Styker Neurosurgical Academy
Date: Several modules running throughout 2022
Event description: This course is an online tutor group series designed by neurosurgeons for neurosurgeons, and more specifically for senior residents interested in debating fundamental approaches and techniques in neurosurgery. This virtual academy is designed to give a close-knit tutor group style of learning, where residents are encouraged to take part in discussion with faculty and present their own cases. The objectives are to understand the decision making related to specific neurosurgical procedures, discuss the concept of neurosurgery and the options for surgical techniques. The aim is also to increase your confidence with identifying operative anatomy from discussions.
The number of places for this course is limited and will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis. Please register your interest to the course by filling in the contact form below, and do not forget to mention the name of the course in your message. Our team will then get in touch to inform you about the details and registration process. This course is free of charge.
Advanced Resident Vienna Temporal Bone Course
Date: 22nd - 25th June 2022
Location: Institute of Anatomy, Vienna, Austria
Event description: This course is designed for otolaryngology trainees interested in refining their skills in the treatment of patients with hear-ing loss and chronic otitis media.The international faculty will present updated information and “hands-on” instruction pertaining to surgical techniques used in the management of hearing loss and chronic otitis media.This will include innovations in ossicular chain reconstruction, cochlear implantation, mastoid surgery, Meniere’s man-agement, stapedectomy techniques, and facial nerve man-agement in chronic ear surgery.
There are limited places available for this course. Please reach out to your local Stryker representative for more information. You can also register your interest by filling in the contact form below. Please do not forget to mention the name of the course in your message.
Stryker Advanced Skull Base Microanatomy and hands-on dissection course
Date: 8th - 10th May 2023
Location: Amsterdam Skills Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Event description: Classic microscopic approaches as well as the newly developed endoscopic endonasal approaches are combined in this course. Advantages and disadvantages of both strategies will be critically discussed. The goal of this course is that every participant can confidently treat complex skull base lesions. Expect a very advanced skull base course, that will challenge even experienced surgeons. These three days will be an extremely intense exchange of knowledge around numerous aspects of skull base surgery with a high level of active participation. This course is designed for senior trainees or newly qualified neurosurgeons and ENT surgeons with experience in complex skull based approaches.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: Discuss indications of skull base approaches and surgical strategies / Master the complex skull base microanatomy / Cover a broad spectrum of skull base approaches / Understand the rationale and challenges of endoscopic endonasal and microscopic open techniques.
Topics covered: Transpalpebral supraorbital endoscopic assisted approach / Anterior clinoidectomy and cavernous sinus Transzygomatic infratemporal fossa approach / Anterior petrosectomy and combined complete petrosectomy approach / Complete Mastoidectomy / Transjugular, condylar, and high cervical approach / Transnasal midline approach to the anterior and posterior fossae / Transnasal approach to cavernous sinus, pterygopalatine fossa and condyle
There are 20 places available for this course and it is CPD accredited. Please register your interest by filling in the contact form below. Please do not forget to mention the name of the course in your message.