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Glasgow Urogynaecology Cadaveric Masterclass 2018 held in Dundee

Glasgow Urogynaecology Cadaveric Masterclass 2018 held in Dundee

29th and 30th November 2018 (Maximum of 15 places avaiable)

Course Objectives:

Anatomy is key to safe surgical practice. Performing surgical procedures and understanding their potential complications requires a knowledge and understanding of the clinical anatomy.

This course aims to cover Non-Mesh Continence surgery and prolapse surgery, with the emphasis on clinical anatomy. It is a ‘hands-on’ cadaveric operative course, with a ratio of 1:4 per cadaver, supported by presentations and anatomy prosections.

It is aimed at Senior Trainees & Consultants working in operative Urogynaecology.

Programme Includes:

  • Pelvic anatomy
  • Non-mesh Continence Procedures
    • Colposuspension
    • Autologous Fascial Slings
    • Urethral Bulking Agents
  • Artificial Urinary Sphincters
  • Abdominal & Vaginal Prolapse Procedures
  • Sacrocolpopexy
  • Sacrospinous Fixation


The Glasgow Urogynaecology faculty consists of an experienced team of clinicians and teachers. The team have extensive experience in teaching and delivering both the surgical procedures being taught and in teaching of clinical anatomy. They are there to facilitate learning.

  • Karen Guerrero                Stewart Pringle             
  • Mahesh Perera                 Veenu Tyagi                  
  • Mohamed Allam               Dalia Saidan


Our 2018 Urogynaecology Masterclass is being held at the Surgical Skills Centre at the Dundee Institute for Healthcare Simulation, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee.  Further details of the centre, including how to get there and accommodation, can be found at https://dihs.dundee.ac.uk/contact-us/travel-and-accommodation/travel-dun...


Trainee Grades:                                                      £400

Consultants:                                                           £600 

Further Information:

For any further information and registering for the course please contact:

Karen Guerrero:      Programme Director

                             Consultant Urogynaecologist NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde



Provisional Programme: Day 1

08:15                     Registration

08.25                     Introduction                                                          

08.30                    Clinical Anatomy of the Pelvis                                  

09:15                    Update on Continence Surgery in UK

09:45                    Urethral Bulking Agents    

10:15                    Coffee

Lab Session 1

10:45                     Urethral Bulking Agents    

12:30                     Lunch

13:30                    Colposuspension    

14:00                    Fascial Slings

Lab Session 2

14:30                     Retropubic Continence Procedures        

17:00           Close                                      

19:30                    Course Dinner

Provisional Programme: Day 2

08:30                              Registration

08:45                              Artificial Urinary Sphincter

09:30                              Sacrocolpopexy

10:15                              Sacrospinous Fixation

11:00                             Coffee

Lab Session 3                                           

11:30                               Sacrocolpopexy                            

13:00                              Lunch

14:00                              Training and mentorship

Lab Session 4

14:30                              Sacrospinous fixation  

16:30                              Feedback & Certificates