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2nd Microsurgery Workshop

  • Guest speaker and practical session supervisors (ENT/ophthalmologist/orthopaedic hand surgeon; TBC)
  • Lecture from surgeon on surgical career path & microsurgery
  • 6 practical stations; At each station: 1 microscope, 2 microsuture kits, and suture materials
  • 12 medical student delegates; 2 delegates per station
  • Microsuturing competition at the end of the session
  • Certificate of course attendance for delegates


2nd Microsurgery Workshop

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

9th November 2012, 6:00PM-8:00PM

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

6:00PM – 6:15PM

Registration & introductions Lecture from guest speaker: Microsurgery, suturing & knots under the microscope

6:15PM – 7:00PM

Practical session 1: Suturing on chicken thighs

7:00PM – 7:10PM

Coffee & Tea break

7:10PM – 7:40PM

Practical session 2: Suturing on grapes

7:40PM – 7:55PM

Microsuturing competition Other delegates to continue practicing or observe

7:55PM – 8:00PM

Debrief & announce competition winner


The winner of the 2nd Microsuturing competition was Hannah Adams. She is shown below collecting her prize from Daniel Lin, Microsurgery Workshop Director.

Check out the gallery of photos from previous events !

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

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