Program

Wednesday 12th 

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. Posterior interosseus nerve decompression.
Marco Sinisi

13.00-17.00
Hands on + demo (Bergdal/Sinisi)

Thursday 13th                                               

 7.45-8.00           
Coffee

8.00-8.30
Lectures
Degeneration and regeneration in the peripheral nervous system – the basics.
Degeneration – classification of nerve injuries – regeneration.
Kåre Fugleholm

8.30-8.45
Surgical management of peripheral nerve tumors.     
Classification- when to worry, and about what?-surgical technique – case review.
Lars Bøgeskov

8.45-9.00
Entrapment in the lower extremity.
Meralgia paraesthetica – Mortons metatarsalgia – Tarsal tunnel syndrome.
Marco Sinisi

09.00 -9.15
Neurolysis and nerve anastomosis techniques.
End to end suture after transection lesion – sural nerve graft – fascicular dissection – nerve transfer technique
David Adelson

09.15-12.15
Hands on + demo (Fugleholm/Fox)

12.15-13.00
Lunch

13.00-13.25
Lecture
Sciatic/peroneal/tibial nerve exploration, tendon transfer
Sciatic  nerve-tibial nerve- superficial and deep peroneal nerve, sural nerve – posterior tibial tendon transfer.
Michael Fox

13.25-17.00      
Hands on + demo (Sinisi/Fox)

20.00 Course Dinner

Friday 14th

7.45-8.00           
Coffee

8.00-8.15
Lecture
Thoracic outlet syndrome.
Upper plexus – scalenotomy – cervical rib.
Vagn Eskesen                       

8.15-8.45
Lecture
Brachial plexus surgical anatomy.
Supraclavicular and infraclavicular access – plexus dissection
Lynda Yang

9.15-12.15
Hands on + demo (Eskesen/Yang)

12.15-13.00      
Lunch

13.00-13.20      
Lectures
Upper extremity proximal nerve transfers.
Lukas Rasulci

13.20-13.40
Upper extremity distal nerve transfers.
Michael Fox

13.40-17.00      
Hands on + demo (Adelson/Fox/Yang/Sinisi/Rasulic)

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