Glasgow Urogynaecology Cadaveric Masterclass 2020
held in Dundee 1st and 2nd October 2020
Karen Guerrero, the Programme Director, a Consultant Urogynaecologist at NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde will review all application for suitability for attending this course as there are limited places available.
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 1:2 per cadaver, supported by presentations and anatomy prosections.
It is aimed at Senior Trainees & Consultants working in operative Urogynaecology.
- Pelvic anatomy
- Non-mesh Continence Procedures
- Autologous Fascial Slings
- Urethral Bulking Agents
- Artificial Urinary Sphincters (talk)
- Abdominal & Vaginal Prolapse Procedures
- 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
- Priyanka Krishnaswamy
Our 2020 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. This is a purpose built multi-professional facility opened in 1997 by Sir Kenneth Calman. The centre houses state of the art facilities enabling health care professionals to learn safely in simulated environments and enhancing the transfer of new skills to clinical practice.
Further details of the centre, including how to get there and accommodation, can be found at https://dihs.dundee.ac.uk/surgical-skills
AHP Observers: £100
BSUG assoc members / WoS trainees: £400
Consultants / others : £600
For any further information and to registering online for the course:
Provisional Programme: Day 1
08.30 Clinical Anatomy of the Pelvis
09:15 Update on Continence Surgery in UK
09:45 Urethral Bulking Agents
Lab Session 1
10:45 Urethral Bulking Agents
14:00 Fascial Slings
Lab Session 2
14:30 Retropubic Continence Procedures
19:30 Course Diner
Provisional Programme: Day 2
08:45 Artificial Urinary Sphincter
10:15 Sacrospinous Fixation
Lab Session 3
14:00 Training and mentorship
Lab Session 4
14:30 Sacrospinous fixation
16:30 Feedback & Certificates