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3rd Microsurgery Workshop

  • Guest speaker and practical session supervisors (ENT/ophthalmologist/orthopaedic hand surgeon)
  • Lecture from surgeon on surgical career path & microsurgery
  • 6 practical stations; At each station: 1 microscope, 2 microsuture kits, and suture materials
  • 24 medical student delegates in total, 12 per session; 1 delegates per station
  • 2 sessions - AM or PM
  • Microsuturing competition at the end of each session
  • Certificate of course attendance for delegates
  • Members FREE, Non-Members £5.00 (payable on entry)


3rd Microsurgery Workshop

A chance for students to test their hands in the fine art and skill of microsuturing

Monday 28th January 2013, 9:00AM-6:00PM

Venue: West Midlands Surgical Training Centre, University Hospital, Coventry CV2 2DX

PROGRAMME: Morning session (09:00-12:00)/Afternoon session (13:00-16:00)

Registration & introductions: Lecture from guest speaker

Topic: Microsurgery, suturing & knots under the microscope

Practical session 1: Basic microsuturing techniques

Suturing on chicken thighs, grapes

Lecture 2: Advanced microsurgery techniques

Arterial and venous anastomoses

Practical session 2: Advanced microsurgery techniques

Simulate microvascular anastomosis

Microsuturing competition

Debrief & announce competition winner


Check out the gallery of photosfrom previous events !

This video demos microsuturing of a grape and was filmed from the Microsurgery Workshop on 19th June 2012.

In order to view the sign up sheets for the workshop, please make sure you are signed in to your Warwick Account at the top of this page

This course is kindly supported by: