TENDON TRANSFER IN THE HAND: CADAVERIC COURSE

TENDON TRANSFER COURSE
NEXT COURSE 28th MARCH 2024
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

 

Cadaveric demonstration course dedicated to instruction on 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 and Singapore
Caroline Leclercq, Hand Surgeon, Paris

Donald Sammut, Hand Surgeon, Bath and London
 
Participants:

1. Specialist Trainees in Orthopaedic and Plastic Surgery
2. Hand Therapists
3. Consultant Hand Surgeons
 
Maximum 21 participants, 7 per table
 
Format:
  
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

 

NEXT COURSE 28th March 2024

Venue: Vesalius Clinical Training Centre, University of Bristol

Cost of Course: If enrolled to follow Anatomy Course: £500
If enrolled for only the one day, Tendon Transfer course: £650

CME Points: 6
Application/Enquiry: info@donaldsammut.com

Places are secured only by payment of fee.

Note that this course is a charitable, not-for-profit undertaking; the cost reflects the high cost of material and specialist space.
Any proceeds go to the Charity Working Hands, led by Donald SAMMUT, conducting a programme of Leprosy Surgery and teaching in Nepal.

VIEW/DOWNLOAD COURSE FLYER (PDF)

ALL PRACTICE ENQUIRIES:

Practice Manager:
Hannah Webster

Tel: 0203 326 3812 

Email: hannah.webster@phf.uk.com

BATH:

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

 

LONDON:

OneWelbeck
1 Welbeck Street
Marylebone
London W1G 0AR