Basic Microsurgery

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Columbia Orthopedics Microsurgery Research & Training Laboratory

Columbia Orthopedics Microsurgery Research & Training Laboratory

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  • Autre
  • New York, États-Unis
  • 5 jours de formation   /   Durée effective : 7h
  • 3 participants par session
  • Anglais

Détails de la formation

The Basic Microsurgery course involves 40 hours of one-on-one, individualized training of microsurgical techniques in a small class environment where students can learn at their own pace. 

Qu'allez-vous apprendre ?

  • Use of the operating microscope
  • Basic suturing techniques using a plastic model
  • Performing end-to-end arterial anastomoses utilizing the femoral artery of the rat (1 mm diameter): forehand, backhand, and one-way-up suturing techniques
  • Performing end-to-end venous anastomoses utilizing the femoral vein of the rat (1.3 mm diameter)
  • Performing an interpositional vein graft using a femoral vein graft (1.3 mm diameter) and epigastric vein graft (1 mm diameter)
  • Performing end-to-side anastomoses: end of the femoral artery to the side of the femoral vein and end of the femoral vein to the side of the femoral artery
  • Completing a peripheral epineurial repair of the rat sciatic nerve
  • Performing a groin cutaneous free tissue flap

Méthodes pédagogiques

Cas pratique, Simulation

Programme

Day 1 (9:30 AM to 5:30 PM):

Videos (click links below to view videos by the Faculty of Columbia Orthopedics):

Practicum:

  • Gain working knowledge of the use of the operating microscope, micro-instruments, and fine sutures (9-0 and 10-0) by practicing suturing on different planes using the latex rubber glove practice card.
  • Practice end-to-end arterial anastomosis using interrupted suturing: forehand and backhand.

Pictures:

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Day 2 (9:00 AM to 5:00 PM):

Videos (click links below to view videos by the Faculty of Columbia Orthopedics):

Practicum:

  • Practice end-to-end arterial anastomosis using one-way-up suturing.
  • Practice end-to-end venous anastomosis using interrupted suturing.

Pictures:

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Day 3 (9:00 AM to 5:00 PM):

Videos (click links below to view videos by the Faculty of Columbia Orthopedics):

Practicum:

  • Practice interpositional vein graft using the femoral vein.
  • Practice interpositional vein graft using the epigastric vein.

Pictures:

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Day 4 (9:00 AM to 5:00 PM):

Videos (click links below to view videos by the Faculty of Columbia Orthopedics):

Practicum:

  • Practice end-to-side anastomosis using femoral artery to the side of femoral vein.
  • Practice end-to-side anastomosis using femoral vein to the side of femoral artery.
  • Practice epineurial repair using sciatic nerve.

Pictures:

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Day 5 (9:00 AM to 5:00 PM):

Final Assessment:

  • Complete end-to-end anastomoses of the femoral artery and vein within a time limit.
  • OR, complete free tissue transfer with groin cutaneous flap (end-to-end or end-to-side).

Pictures:

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A PDF version of the syllabus can be found here.

Catégories de prix

CatégoriePrix
Residents/Fellows3 499 $US
Attending Physician3 799 $US

Dispositifs médicaux

  • - Carl Zeiss, Inc
  • - Sharpoint Surgical Specialties
  • - ASSI
  • - MICRINS

Vidéos

Photos

Données logistiques

Se rendre sur place

Directions to the Columbia University Medical Center

The Microsurgery Laboratory is located at 622 W 168 Street, PH bldg., 11 floor Orthopedic Surgery, room 1158


By subway:

Take the 1, A, or C train to the 168th Street station. From midtown Manhattan, the A train provides express service.


By bus:

A number of city buses serve the medical center: M-2, 3, 4, 5, and 100. For additional bus and subway information, call the Transit Authority at 718-330-1234.


By automobile:

The fastest and most convenient way to reach the medical center by automobile is to follow directions to the George Washington Bridge and exit onto Riverside Drive. From there, proceed south and turn left onto West 165th Street (the first left), and then right onto Fort Washington Avenue to the medical center parking facility.


  • From upstate New York and New Jersey: after crossing the George Washington Bridge, follow signs to the Henry Hudson (also called the West Side Highway), and then to Riverside Drive.
  • From Riverdale and Westchester: via the Saw Mill River Parkway, exit the Henry Hudson Parkway at the Riverside Drive exit, which is immediately past the George Washington Bridge.
  • From Westchester, Connecticut, or the East Side of Manhattan: via the Major Deegan, Cross-Bronx Expressway, or Harlem River Drive approaching the George Washington Bridge, take the Henry Hudson Parkway, stay to the left, and follow signs to Riverside Drive.
  • From the West Side of Manhattan: take the Henry Hudson Parkway to Exit 15-Riverside Drive South.

Où loger ?

Accommodations

For guest housing: https://www.tc.columbia.edu/housing/guest--conference-housing/guest-housing/
Edge hotel across the street: https://www.edgehotelnyc.com/

Additional Resources

Columbia University Travel Portal
Columbia University Housing: Off-Campus Accommodations
The NYC Tourism website offers a wealth of information on the city and its attractions.

Détails pratiques

Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes - or bring scrubs.

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Appréciation générale

4.9 / 5

Pédagogie

4.8 / 5

Organisation

4.9 / 5

Connaissances acquises

4.9 / 5

Recommandation

4.9 / 5

13/01/2023

Ghayoour M.

13/01/2023

David A.

16/12/2022

Arjun D.

02/12/2022

Bayan G.

05/08/2022

Joseph F.

Absolutely amazing. Small class format is perfect for learning such intricate skills. The instructor was knowledgeable, helpful and patient. Would highly recommend this class!

05/08/2022

Joseph F.

Absolutely amazing. Small class format is perfect for learning such intricate skills. The instructor was knowledgeable, helpful and patient. Would highly recommend this class!

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Microsurgery Training and Research Lab

622 W 168 Street, PH bldg., 11 floor Orthopedic Surgery, room 1158

10032 New York, États-Unis