18 - 19 Jul 2017

Cambridge Plastic Surgery Cadaveric Dissection Course: Breast & Perineum

This is an intensive practical two-day course using fresh-frozen cadavers with emphasis on hands-on supervised dissection.



Topics to be covered:

  • Surgical anatomy of the chest/abdomen/perineum
  • Breast reconstruction using implants
  • Acellular dermal matrix breast reconstruction
  • Preparation of recipient vessels in free flap breast reconstruction
  • Commonly-used flaps:
    - VRAM
    - Gluteal
    - Latissimus dorsi/TAP
    - Gracilis
  • Axillary and groin lymphadenectomy

Learning outcomes:

Understanding of the surgical anatomy of the breast, chest wall, abdomen and perineum, with specific relevance to plastic surgical procedures.

Target audience:

Plastic Surgical Trainees and General Surgery Trainees (ST3+); SAS grades; Consultants



East of England Trainees’ Course Fee: £600.00 (non-refundable)

National Course Fee: £900.00 (non-refundable)

The course fee includes:

• Educational materials, supervision, tuition and instruments
• Shared access to a fresh-frozen trunk specimen
• Buffet lunch and refreshments
• Classroom time has been minimised to allow as much time as possible for the hands-on dissection

You can download the event flyer by clicking here. 


We are now able to accept on-line applications via our website: 

For further details please contactMrs Julie Graham on 01223 274452 or at jlg@medschl.cam.ac.uk.