Zurich Microsurgery Course

This course is suitable for surgeons working with microsurgical techniques, microsutures and microanastomoses. Participants will be able to practice basic microsurgical techniques such as dissection of arteries and veins using a placenta model.

21.01.2023 08.30-18.00 Course 1 - fully booked, waiting list
22.01.2023 08.30-18.00
23.01.2023 08.30-18.00 Course 2 - fully booked, waiting list
24.01.2023 08.30-18.00
10.06.2023 08.30-18.00 Course 3 - fully booked, waiting list
11.06.2023 08.30-18.00
12.06.2023 08.30-18.00 Course 4 - fully booked, waiting list
13.06.2023 08.30-18.00

Program

Day 1

Time Program
8.30 am Introduction to the Lab. Microscope, instruments and positioning
8.45 am Microdissection, microsuturing and microanastomosis techniques
9.15 am Vessels microdissection (1 to 4 mm)
10.00 am 3 cm arteriotomy and microsuturing with 9-0 (interrupted microsutures) with symmetry analysis
11.00 am 3 cm arteriotomy and microsuturing with 10-0 (interrupted microsutures) with symmetry analysis
11.45 am 3 cm arteriotomy and microsuturing with 10-0 (running microsutures)
12.30 pm Break / Lunch
1.30 pm End-to-end microanastomosis complete technique with 9-0 (vessel dissection, microsuturing with analysis of leakage, symmetry of microsutures; fluorescein analysis)
3.30 pm End-to-end microanastomosis complete technique with 10-0 (vessel dissection, microsuturing with analysis of leakage, symmetry of microsutures; fluorescein analysis)
5.00 pm Donor vessel preparation for end-to-side (fish mouth technique) and side-to-side
6.00 pm End of the day

Day 2

Time Program
8.30 am End-to-side microanastomosis complete technique with 9-0 (vessel dissection, microsuturing with analysis of leakage, symmetry of microsutures; fluorescein analysis)
10.45 am End-to-side microanastomosis complete technique with 10-0 (vessel dissection, microsuturing with analysis of leakage, symmetry of microsutures; fluorescein analysis)
12.30 pm Break / Lunch
1.30 pm Side-to-side microanastomosis complete technique with 10-0 (vessel dissection, microsuturing with analysis of leakage, symmetry of microsutures; fluorescein analysis)
3.30 pm End-to-end or Side-to-side microanastomosis complete technique (vessel dissection, microsuturing with analysis of leakage, symmetry of microsutures; fluorescein analysis)
5.00 pm Transposition of vessels (vessel dissection, microsuturing with analysis of leakage, symmetry of microsutures; fluorescein analysis)
6.00 pm End of day

Registration

Please register below to be put on the official waiting list.

Responsible Department

Department of Neurosurgery