Appendix B - Final Programme

Course Description

  • DAY 1 ( Tuesday, 22nd July 2008 ) - Nurses lectures and Practical Training 1& 2

  • DAY 2 ( Wednesday, 23rd July 2008 ) - Surgeons Lectures with Practical Training 1& 2

  • DAY 3 ( Thursday, 24th July 2008 ) - Surgeons Lectures with Practical Training 3 & 4

  • DAY 4 ( Friday, 25th July 2008 ) - Case Discussion & Live Demonstration Surgery

Venue:

  1. Lecture Hall 2, Medical Faculty , UPM Serdang ( for all Lectures)

  2. Anatomy Dissection Hall, UPM Serdang ( for all Practical Training)

  3. Operation Theatre & Auditorium, Hospital Putrajaya

DAY 1 - Tuesday (22nd July 2008) – Nurse’s Practical Training Course

  • 8:30 am   : History and basics of endoscopy (Khairul Muhsein) 

  • 9:00 am   : Basic Anatomy of Nasal Cavity and Skull Base (Prof. Nasaruddin Abd. Aziz) 

  • 9:30 am   : Technical equipment for endoscopic transsphenoidal procedures  ( Saw Hui Min – UMMI/Karl Storz)

  • 10:00 am : Coffee break

  • 10:30 am : Intraoperative handling, OR set-up, maintenance, and sterilization (Roman Krohn) 

  • 11:00 am : Technical equipment for Intraoperative Neuroavigation Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery.                                        (S.Jayaveeran - BrainLab)

  • 11:30 am : Hemostasis and CSF Sealing ( Dr.Gerwin Gerke -Humedical)

  • 12:00 pm : Nurses Practical Training Session 1 ( Anatomy Dissection Hall) 

  • 1:00 pm   : Lunch Break 

  • 2:00 pm   : Nurses Practical Training Session 2 ( Anatomy Dissection Hall)

  • 3:00 pm   : Tea Break 

  • 4:00 pm   : Discussion & Closing remarks

Workstations:

  1. Neuroendoscopic equipments: Handlings and set up ( Roman Krohn)

  2. Maintenance and sterilization of neuroendoscope (Storz-UMMI)

  3. Video, Camera & documentation devices (Storz-UMMI)

  4. Hemostasis and CSFsealing : Preparation and techniques (Baxter-Humedical)

  5. Intraoperative neuronavigation equipments and set-up (BrainLab)

DAY 2 – Wednesday ( 23rd July 2008 ) – Surgeons’s Training Course

Venue:

  1. Lecture Hall 2, Medical Faculty – UPM Serdang.

  2. Anatomy Dissection Hall ( ADH) – UPM Serdang.

Lectures & Practical Training 

  • 8:00 am :     Registration 

  • 8:30 am :     Opening Ceremony

       -  Organizing Chairman ( Dr. Mohammed Saffari)
       -  Dean, Medical Faculty UPM ( Prof. Mohd Azhar)
       -  Neurosurgical Association Malaysia (Dr. Chee Chee Pin)
       -  Director General of Health, Malaysia

                -  (Tan Sri Datuk Dr. Hj. Mohd Ismail Merican )

  •  8:40 am :    Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery : From Laboratory to Operation Room (Azmi Alias)

  •  8:50 am :    Endoscopic anatomy, anatomical landmarks of the nasal Cavity, Sphenoid sinus and Sellar (Azmi                         Alias)  

  • 9:00 am  :    Endoscopic anatomy, anatomical landmarks of the nasal Cavity & Sphenoid sinus (Azmi Alias)

  • 9:30 am  :    Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Pituitary surgery (Charalampaki)

  • 10:00 am:    Coffee Break

  • 10:30 am:    Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery : Past, present & future (Grotenhuis)

  • 11:00 am:    Endoscopic Extended approaches to the frontal skull base (Prevedello)

  • 11:30 am:    Combined supraorbital keyhole craniotomy and endoscopic transnasal approach for skull base Lesions (Grotenhuis)

  • 12:00 pm:    Endoscopic endonasal approach for Craniopharyngiomas (Deopujari )

  • 12:30pm :   Lunch Break

  • 1:30 pm  :   Practical Training 1 ( ADH - Morning Session )

       - 10 Endoscopic cadaveric workstations
       - 1 Neuronavigation Workstation
       - 1 Resting Bay (Specimens and books on Neuroendoscopy)
 A. Endoscopic transsphenoidal                          approach to the sphenoid sinus

       - Endoscopic anatomy of nasal cavity
       - Endoscopic anatomy of the sphenoid sinus
       - Anatomical landmarks in those regions (Charalampaki)

  • 3:15 pm :    Coffee break 

  • 3:30 pm :    Practical Training 2 ( ADH- Afternoon Session ) B. Endoscopic transsphenoidal approach to the                            anterior skull base

       - Endoscopic transsphenoidal transplanum, transtuberculum approach
       - Endoscopic anatomy of the suprasellar region (Grotenhuis) 
       - In combination with Supraorbital transcranial approach (Charalampaki)
 

  • 5:30 pm :   End of the session

  • 7:00 pm :   Visit to Putrajaya & Faculty Dinner ( Lake Cruise )

                          (upon invitation , limited to 60 participants)

DAY 3 – Thursday ( 24th July 2008) – Neurosurgeon’s Training Course

  • 8:30 am  :     Remarks of the previous day session with breakfast

  • 9:00 am  :     Transsphenoidal endoscopic anatomy of the posterior fossa and craniocervical junction                                       (Charalampaki)  

  • 9:30 am  :     Endoscopic Approach to Clivus Tumour and Skull Base Lesions (Deopujari)

  • 10:00 am:     Transsphenoidal approach to the clivus and posterior fossa (Indications, technique and case                               reports) (Charalampaki)

  • 10:30 am:    Coffee break 

  • 11:00 am:    Transsphenoidal approaches to the craniocervical junction (Prevedello)

  • 11:45 am:    Reconstruction techniques for extended transsphenoidal approaches (Charalampaki)

  • 12:15 pm:    Vascular Pedicle Nasoseptal Flap Reconstruction for dural defect in endoscopic endonasal skull                           base surgery. ( Narizan Ariffin)

  • 12:30 pm:    Lunch break

  • 1:30 pm  :    Practical training 3 ( ADH- Morning Session ) C. Endoscopic transphenoidal approach to the                                 posterior skull base

       -  Endoscopic transsphenoidal landmarks of the clivus
       -  Endoscopic anatomy of the upper part of the posterior fossa (Charalampaki)

  • 3:15 pm  :    Coffee Break

  • 3:30pm   :    Practical Training 4 ( ADH- Afternoon session) D. Endoscopic transnasal transpharyngeal approach

                        -  Endoscopic orientation in the lower part of the posterior fossa
                        -  Endoscopic exposure of the craniocervical junction (Prevedello)

  • 5:00 pm  :    Discussion and Conclusion of Practical training 

  • 5:15 pm  :    Free session ( Visit to Kuala Lumpur City Centre )

                            (Bus provided – limited to 40 participants)

 

 

DAY 4 – Friday ( 25th July 2008)

Venue:

  1. Main Auditorium, Hospital Putrajaya

  2. Operation Theatre, Hospital Putrajaya

 

  • 8:30 am :     Remarks of the previous day session.

  • 9:00 am :     Case Presentation & Discussion

  • 9:30 am :     Interactive Live Demonstration Surgery 1 

               -  Intraoperative Neuronavigation
               -  Endoscopic Endonasal Approach for Sellar & Suprasellar area ( 2 cases)

Moderators 
Operation Theatre  : Azmi, Charalampaki & Grotenhuis
Auditorium              : Gurmit, Prevedello & Deopujari 

  • 10:30 am :     Coffee Break

  • 11:00 am :     Live Demonstration Surgery 2

  • 1:30 pm   :      Lunch Break

  • 3:00 pm   :     Closing Remarks

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