Advanced Surgery Workshop

Places limited to 24 participants

Saturday, 10 October, 2015


The aim of this interactive session is to:

1) review the principles of closures of surgical wounds in the face

2) provide practical experience and training with the advanced reconstruction in different regions of the face

3) examine the current surgical management of non-melanoma skin cancer. The target audience will comprise of dermatologists who have basic experience with surgery and would like to improve their skills with surgical excisions of the face. After short introductory talks the participants will be divided into groups and will be presented a series of challenging cases of facial tumors or surgical defects for reconstruction. The proposals will be discussed within the groups and selected cases will also be brought for comments and discussion by all participants. The session will end with a self-assessment test. After this workshop the participants should be able to:

1) understand the current surgical management of skin cancer

2) understand and apply the principles of reconstruction of surgical defects in the face to obtain best functional and esthetic outcome

3) design side-to-side closures and flaps in different facial regions

Potential participants who would like to review and refresh basic skin surgery are encourage to register for the Basic Skin Surgery Workshop offered on 9 October 2015 from 9:00-10:30 and again at 13:00-14:30.

Registration for this course is closed.

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