TENDON TRANSFER IN THE HAND: CADAVERIC COURSE

DAY ONE: ANATOMY of FOREARM AND HAND

DAY TWO: TENDON TRANSFERS IN THE HAND

 
Two day cadaveric demonstration course dedicated to instruction on Tendon Transfers in the Hand
 
Day 1: Anatomy of the Forearm and Hand
 
Day 2: Tendon Transfers in the Hand
 
Course Organiser: Donald Sammut
 
Venue: The Vesalius Clinical Training Centre, Southwell Street, Bristol (University of Bristol)
 
 

Faculty: 
Wee Lam, Hand Surgeon, Edinburgh

Donald Sammut, Hand Surgeon, Bath and London

 
Participants:
 
1. Specialist Trainees in Orthopaedic and Plastic Surgery
2. Hand Therapists
3. Consultant Hand Surgeons
 
Maximum 20 participants
 
Format:
 
Day 1
 
The day consists of five sessions of prosection conducted by Faculty with a maximum of 10 participants seated around the table. Participants will perform no dissection but will be free to assist, to question, request repeat and discuss. The course will start with a video presentation of the material to be covered that day, with live commentary.
 
Day 2
 
1. General introduction to biomechanics and principles of tendon transfer
 
2. Lecture on Median Nerve anatomy and paralysis
 
3. Dissection session on Tendon transfer for Median Nerve paralysis
a. The 4 main opposition plasties
b. Surgery for high median palsy
 
4. Lecture on Ulnar Nerve anatomy and paralysis
 
5. Dissection session on Tendon Transfer for Ulnar nerve paralysis
a. Correction of the Intrinsic minus hand
b. Adductorplasty of the thumb
c. Adductorplasty of the little finger
d. Supplementary techniques (tenodesis, stabilisation etc.)
 
6. Lecture on Radial Nerve Palsy anatomy and paralysis
 
7. Dissection session on Tendon transfer for Radial nerve paralysis
a. Restoration of Thumb extension
b. Restoration of Wrist extension
c. Restoration of long digit extension
 
8. Miscellaneous dissection e.g. Swan neck correction
 

Fee for 2 day course: £800

Information and registration of interest via: info@donaldsammut.com
                       

Places are secured only by payment of fee.

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Practice Manager:
Jasmine Catton

Tel: 0203 326 3812 

Email: jasmine.catton@phf.uk.com

BATH:

Sulis Hospital Bath
Foxcote Avenue
Peasedown St John
Bath, BA2 8SF

 

LONDON:

OneWelbeck
1 Welbeck Street
Marylebone
London W1G 0AR