Taiwan International Hands-on FESS Course (Basic)

13 February to 14 February 2019 - Lukang, Taiwan

Two full days with short lectures for introduction, master dissection and guided dissection by the participants

  • Welcome, introduction and systematic approach to equipment and instruments
  • CT-Analysis with navigation system, delineation of individual anatomy of specimen
  • Nasal endoscopy, endoscopic septoplasty, handling of the middle turbinate (concha bullosa)
  • Uncinectomy / infundibulotomy, maxillary sinus ostium, middle meatal antrostomy type 1-3
  • Anterior ethmoidectomy, dissection of the retrobullar and suprabullar recess, dissection of the frontal recess, frontal sinus drainage type I, IIa
  • Posterior ethmoidectomy, spheno-ethmoidal recess, sphenoid ostium, transnasal / transethmoidal / transethmoidal-transnasal sphenoidotomy
  • Dissection of vessels: sphenopalatine artery, anterior / middle / posterior ethmoidal artery
  • Management of complications : orbital decompression (endonasal decompression, lateral canthotomy and inferior cantholysis), duraplasty
  • Turbinoplasty of the inferior turbinate and posterior translacrimal approach to maxillary sinus

* One whole specimen is available for two participants (one side at disposal for each participant). Dissection is done on a rotating basis.