The course programme includes demonstrations on cadaveric prosection in the upper limb, lower limb and the spine.
The programme is as follows:
UPPER LIMB SESSION: Shoulder / Brachial Plexus. Applied anatomy, anterior approach to the shoulder, posterior approach to the shoulder, approaches for brachial plexus injuries. Arm: Applied anatomy, anterior approach to the humerus, posterior approach to the hemerus, approaches to the distal humerus Elbow: Applied anatomy, approaches to the cubital fossa, approaches to the radial head. Forearm: Applied anatomy, anterior and posterior approach to the radius. Hand: Hand incisions
LOWER LIMB SESSION: Hip and Thigh. Applied anatomy, anterior approach, antero-lateral approach, posterior apporach, medial approach. Tibia and Fibula. Popliteal apprach. Compartment decompression Foot and Ankle. Applied anatomy, anterior approach, lateral approach, postero-medial approach.
THE SPINE: The anterior approach and applied anatomy of the cervical spine. The anatomy of a cervical disolocation and cord injury. The anatomy of a lumbar disc protrusion and a lumbar disectomy. The anatomy of spinal stenosis and a lumbar decompression. The anatomy of the pedicle and spondylolithesis. The anterior approach to the thoracic spine, thoraco-lumbar junction and the lumbo sacral junction The course is for all levels of orthopaedic trainees. Places are limited to 30 delegates. This is a popular course and early booking is advisable.