Clinical Anatomy and Operative Procedures as Applied to the Thorax and Abdomen

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About the course

Taught by surgeons, this highly interactive event will feature focus-group workshops and individual demonstrations complemented by essential theoretical information on surgical anatomy. Delegates will be taught the anatomy encountered in common procedures, the placement of incisions and essential principles of surgery.  This session will also include the anatomical basis in the assessment and management of patients involved in trauma and emergencies. Some examples of the topics intended to be covered include:

  • Stab/gunshot wounds to the thorax and abdomen
  • Chest drain insertion
  • Colorectal cancer and principles of cancer resection
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysms
  • Acute abdomen

The workshops will use imaginative artwork in identifying important surface anatomy landmarks and the underlying structures on live human models.  Operative anatomy pertinent to the following specialties will be covered:

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Urology

Delegates may also wish to attend the afternoon session entitled Clinical Anatomy and Operative Procedures as Applied to the Head, Neck and Limbs for an additional fee. Kindly follow this link for further details:


Suitable for

Medical Students and Foundation Year Doctors

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