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Renal Biopsy (Cadaver Course)

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
CASC - Thomson Building, Glasgow University - Glasgow

This course will once again run in the state-of-the art Clinical Anatomy Skills Centre (CASC) which is based in the University of Glasgow.  

Organised by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and run by two Consultant Nephrologists and a Consultant Radiologist, this course is ideally suited to trainees who will be expected to carry out renal biopsies or core medical trainees intending to apply for renal specialty training.  

Providing hands on experience using cadaveric material, the programme will include:

  • Indications for native renal biopsy
  • Complications of renal biopsy
  • Ultrasound localisation of the kidney with demonstration by a Consultant Radiologist and hands on experience
  • Hands-on experience of real-time ultrasound guided native renal biopsy in cadavers
  • Appropriate division of biopsy cores for maximal diagnostic yield
  • Hands-on experience in identification of cortical tissue and biopsy division with personalised feedback from Consultant Renal Pathologist
  • Post-procedure management (including bleeding complications)

CPD Credits: 6

Upcoming Dates:      17 August 2017

The fees for this event are:

  • Non Member - Attendance: £450
  • Fellow/Member - Attendance: £350

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All Dates

  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017


  • Clinical Anatomy Skills Centre
  • Glasgow University
  • Thomson Building
  • University Avenue
  • G12 8QQ


The Clinical Anatomy Skills Centre was established through the generous support of the William and Elizabeth Davies Charitable Foundation. It is a state of the art facility that aims to raise clinical standards, anatomical knowledge and surgical skills through the provision of world class education and training.