Program

It is the aim of PSSB to provide an excellent, realistic, and fruitful learning environment for all participants. Small groups of two participants are introduced to the different techniques by personal instructors. The course strongly relies on hands-on demonstrations using whole head cadaveric specimens. Live lectures and demonstrations cover the theoretical background of the subjects taught. The program of this course includes live surgeries, hands-on dissection sessions, and podium presentations by Swiss and international faculty. The official language of the course is English. 


The following topics will be covered:

 ■ Anatomy
 ■ Olfactory function
 ■ CT analysis
 ■ Powered instruments
 ■ Image-guided surgery
 ■ Anterior-posterior ethmoidectomy
 ■ Sphenoidotomy
 ■ Sphenoid-ethmoidectomy
 ■ Fronto-ethmoidectomy
 ■ Frontal sinusotomy type II & III
 ■ Malignant tumor surgery
 ■ Dacryocystorhinostomy
 ■ Closure of sphenopalatine artery
 ■ Decompression of the orbit and the optical nerve
 ■ Lateral cantholysis
 ■ CSF leak closure


Format and objective:

It is the aim of PSSB to provide an excellent, realistic, and fruitful learning environment to all participants. Small groups of two participants will be introduced to the different techniques by personal instructors. The course strongly relies on hands-on demonstrations using whole head cadaveric specimens. Lectures and live demonstrations will cover the theoretical background of the subjects taught.


Language:
The official language of the course is English