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Head and Neck / Emergency ENT Dissection Course

ENT Surgery
Last Date
Thu, 24 Jan 2019
CASC - Thomson Building, Glasgow University - Glasgow
Please Note:
Closing date is Wednesday 19th December 2018

This is a two day, hands-on dissection course aimed at ST level trainees in Otolaryngology. The main aim of the course is to teach the surgical anatomy and steps of important head and neck procedures.

There will be an optional emergency ENT procedures component on the afternoon session of the second day. Using fresh/frozen cadavers, two trainees will be allocated to each table working in pairs. There will be excellent supervision provided during this course by experienced faculty members in the relevant speciality.

The provisional lists of topics are:

Head and Neck

  • Parotidectomy
  • Submandibular gland excision
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Total laryngectomy
  • Deep neck spaces / neck dissection

Emergency ENT surgery

  • Tracheostomy
  • Sphenopalatine artery ligation
  • Lateral canthotomy
  • Anterior ethmoidal artery ligation
  • Drainage of peri-orbital abscess
  • Frontal sinus trephine

Course Director

Mr Arun Iyer, Consultant ENT Surgeon, Monklands Hospital
Education, Training and Professional Development Board member, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Head and Neck Faculty

  • Mr Shayan Ansari
  • Mr Malcolm Buchanan
  • Miss Anne Hitchings
  • Mr S Kang
  • Mr Stuart Robertson
  • Mr Ian Smillie
  • Mr Murray Stewart

Emergency ENT Faculty

  • Mr N Balaji
  • Mr Nick Calder
  • Mr Andy Chin
  • Mr Alasdair Robertson

All Dates

  • Thu, 24 Jan 2019


  • 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.