Advanced Surgery Workshop

Date: Saturday, 16 September 2017

8:00-11:15 (morning session)

13:15-16:30 (afternoon session)

*only sign up for one of these courses- the morning and afternoon sessions are the same

Cost: 30 EURO
Room: Lounge 3

Prof. Robert Gniadecki

Dr. Annik van Rengen

Overview:  The aim of this interactive session is to review the principles of closures of surgical wounds in the face and provide practical experience and training with the advanced reconstruction in different regions of the face. The target audience will comprise of dermatologists who have basic experience with surgery and would like to improve their skills with surgical excisions of the face. After short introductory talks the participants will be divided into groups and will be presented a series of challenging cases of facial tumors or surgical defects for reconstruction. The proposals will be discussed within the groups and selected cases will also be brought for comments and discussion by all participants. The session will end with a self-assessment test. After this workshop the participants should be able to understand and apply the principles of reconstruction of surgical defects in the face to obtain best functional and esthetic outcome and design side-to-side closures and flaps in different facial regions.
Level of proficiency: This course is designed for residents and specialists with basic understanding and experience in skin surgery. Basic knowledge of flap design and execution (simple rotational and advancement flaps, rhombic flap, bilobe flap).
Please Note: Potential participants who would like to review and refresh basic surgery techniques are encouraged to register for the Basic Surgery Workshop

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During Congress registration you will be asked if you want to attend the workshops; click on the workshops you would like to attend.

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You can pay for the course via credit card.

Enrollment is not guaranteed until the financial transaction has been completed.

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