Program

 

Wednesday 13th

11.45-12.00

Registration and light snack

12.00-12.15

Welcome

12.15-12.45

Entrapment in the upper extremity.

Endoscopic and open carpal tunnel decompression – Ulnar nerve decompression – anterior interosseus nerve decompression.

Ove Bergdal

12.45-13.00

The radial nerve. Typical lesions and surgical approach.

Marco Sinisi

13.00-16.00

Hands on

+ demo (Bergdal/Sinisi)

16.00-17.00

Lecture and hands on.

Novel solutions for nerve grafting and repair by Axogen.

Prof. Dr. Ivan Ducic, Director, Washington Nerve Institute, The George Washington University, Medical Director of AxoGen.

Thursday 14th                                               

7.45-8.00           

Coffee

8.15-8.45

Lectures

Degeneration and regeneration in the peripheral nervous system – the basics.

Degeneration – classification of nerve injuries – regeneration.

Kåre Fugleholm

8.45-9.15

Surgical management of peripheral nerve tumors.     

Classification- when to worry, and about what?-surgical technique – case review.

Lars Bøgeskov

9.15-9.45

Entrapment in the lower extremity.

Meralgia paraesthetica – Mortons metatarsalgia – Tarsal tunnel syndrome.

Kåre Fugleholm

09.45 -12.15

Hands on + demo (Fugleholm/Fox)

12.15-13.00      

Lunch

13.00-13.25

Lecture

Peroneal nerve exploration, nerve anastomosis.

Sciatic nerve – tibial nerve- superficial and deep peroneal nerve, sural nerve – microneurololysis – end to end suture after transection lesion – sural nerve graft.

Marco Sinisi

13.25-17.00      

Hands on + demo (Sinisi/Fox)

19.00 Course Dinner

Friday 15th

7.45-8.00           

Coffee

8.00-8.15

Lecture

Thoracic outlet syndrome.

Upper plexus – scalenotomy – cervical rib.

Vagn Eskesen                       

8.15-9.15

Lecture

Brachial plexus surgical anatomy.

Supraclavicular and infraclavicular access – plexus dissection – Nerve transfer for upper plexus lesions.

Lynda Yang

9.15-12.00

Hands on + demo (Eskesen/Yang)

12.00-13.00      

Lunch

13.00-13.30      

Lecture

Nerve grafts.

Fascicular dissection– interfascicular nerve graft, nerve grafting for complete plexus lesions.

Michael Fox

14.15-17.00      

Hands on + demo (Fox/Yang/Sinisi)

17.00-17.30

Course Evaluation

Copenhagen Peripheral Nerve Surgery Course 2017brochure3

 

A hands-on course for all surgeons with an interest in peripheral nerve surgery