5th International Hands-on FESS Course (Basic)

22 October to 23 October 2020 - Berlin

Program (preliminary; update in progress)

Day 1 Thursday, october 22
 
     
09:30 Welcome and introduction Weber
09:40 Principles of dissection  Kühnel
09:55 Principles of sinus anatomy Hosemann
10:15 Technical Feature: up-to-date shaver technology Weber
10:30 Transit from lecture hall to dissection hall  
10:40 individual demonstration: Systematic approach to equipment Faculty 
10:40 Technical Feature: Two groups in turns: Lecture on navigation technology - Laptop-based analysis of CT and defining of anti-targets (Collision warning) Faculty 
11:20 Hands-on dissection*: Systematic nasal endoscopy, septoplasty, turbinoplasty of the middle turbinate Kühnel
12:00 Course foto, Lunch  
13:00 Lecture, master dissection and hands-on dissection*: Anatomy of uncinate process and  maxillary sinus ostium; uncinectomy / infundibulotomy and middle meatal antrostomy 1-3;  Hosemann
14:30 Coffee break  
15:00 Lecture, master dissection and hands-on dissection*: Anatomy of anterior ethmoid and frontal recess, anterior ethmoidectomy, anterior ethmoidal artery,  frontal sinus drainage I, IIa  Weber
17:00  Technical Feature:  frontal sinus pathway finding; shaver navigation  
17:30 End of day 1   
18:00 Course dinner  
 
 
Day 2 Friday, October 23
 
08:30 Lecture, master dissection and hands-on dissection*: Posterior ethmoidectomy, sphenoethmoidal recess, sphenoidotomy (transnasal / transethmoidal / transethmoidal-transnasal),  Hosemann
10:30 Coffee break  
11:00 Lecture, master dissection and hands-on dissection*: Dissection of vessels: sphenopalatine artery Weber
12:00 Master dissection and hands-on dissection*: Dissection of vessels:  anterior / middle / posterior ethmoidal artery  Hosemann
12:45 Special Feature: Propel, Propel mini Weber
13:00 Lunch  
14:00 Master dissection and hands-on dissection*: Management of complications : orbital decompression (endonasal decompression, lateral canthotomy and inferior cantholysis), duraplasty Kühnel
15:15 Master dissection and hands-on dissection*: Endonasal Dacryocystorhinostomy, "Testing the Limits" Kühnel
16:00 Cases of interest:  how to manage clinical challenges Faculty
16:30  Evaluation of FESS Course , Closing ceremony and certificates Faculty
17:00 End of course  











































* One whole specimen is available for two participants (one side at disposal for each participant). Dissection is done on a rotating basis.