Specialty Skills in Breast Surgery (Level 2): Principles in breast symmetrisation surgery, lipomodelling and Latissimus Dorsi Flap reconstruction
Start Date: 06/10/2021
End Date: 07/10/2021
Venue: Vesalius Clinical Training Unit Centre for Applied Anatomy, Bristol
Duration: 2 days
This cadaveric & skills based course is aimed at breast and plastic surgery trainees (ST5-8) as well as consultant surgeons, associate specialists, trust surgeons, breast care nurses and reconstruction nurses wishing to develop an interest in reconstructive breast surgery.
This is an excellent introduction to the complex concepts and principles of immediate and delayed reconstructive breast surgery. This includes essential issues around patient selection, informed consent, psychological evaluation and research. It provides in depth teaching and demonstration of current techniques in implant based reconstruction with the opportunity of cadaveric dissection in the simulated skills laboratory.
Date: 6-7 October 2021
The course will be held at the Vesalius Clinical Training Unit Centre for Applied Anatomy, Southwell Street, Bristol, BS2 8EJ
Delegates must arrange their own accommodation. There is a wide range of hotels in the vicinity of the course venue.
For further information please contact us on 020 7869 6853 or 6855
Brendan Smith is a Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon appointed as a consultant at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in 2005..
He was one of the first cohorts of National Oncoplastic TIG fellows and gained his first choice fellowship at the Christie and South Manchester University Teaching Hospitals.
Brendan set up the first Breast Oncoplastic Surgery service in the Oxford deanery and has trained many other Consultant breast surgeons.
He set up a level 1 oncoplastic training unit at the Royal Berkshire Hospital encompassing all aspects of oncoplastic breast surgery. Over this period he has always looked to develop and deliver new and more effective reconstruction techniques to his patients
Steven Thrush is an experienced breast reconstructive and aesthetic surgeon who has been a Consultant Breast Surgeon in Worcester since 2004. He is passionate about education and has been involved with the the ABS (previously Royal College of Surgeons of England) breast courses since 2005. He is also a module lead for the Oncoplastic Breast Masters Course run through University of East Anglia. He has lectured internationally and published numerous academic papers on breast surgery.
His interests include breast implant reconstruction, psychological affects of breast cancer and was a founder of the iBRA trial.