Fundamental Principles of Microsurgical Anastomosis, Flap Designs and Tendon Repairs

8th November 2022 (1800-2100 hours) 12th November 2022 (0830-1800 hours)

8th November 2022 (1800-2100 hours)- Theoretical Component Held via Zoom
12th November 2022 (0830-1800 hours)- Practical Component Held at College of Physicians and Surgeons of Cardiff, Cardiff Bay



This hybrid course will discuss the fundamental principles of microsurgical anastomosis, flap designs and tendon repairs. The theoretical component of the course will be delivered via Zoom on Tuesday 8th November 2022 (1800-2100 hours), and the practical component will take place at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Cardiff, Cardiff Bay on Saturday 12th November 2022 (0830-1800 hours).

Delegates will use mounted simulators to practise the basics of microsurgery. They will perform microsurgical repairs of nerves and vessels using animal models. They will also perform local flaps and Z-plasty on animal models, as well as tendon repairs.

Practical Sessions:

  • Microsurgery suturing practice on simulators
  • Microsurgical repair of nerve
  • Microsurgical repair of blood vessel
  • Z-plasty
  • Four flap z-plasty
  • Five flap z-plasty
  • Rotation flap
  • Transposition flap
  • Rhomboid flap
  • Flexor tendon repair-Kessler
  • Flexor tendon repair-cruciate
  • Extensor tendon repair
The theoretical session will introduce delegates to the design of Z-plasty and local flaps, the principles of flexor and extensor tendon repairs, the rehabilitation of tendon repairs, and the complications of tendon surgery.

Delegates might also wish to attend the ‘Principles of Managing Hand Fractures and Fracture Fixation Course’ on Thursday 10th November 2022 (1800-2100 hours) and Sunday 13th November 2022 (0830-1800 hours). Delegates who attend both courses will be eligible for a reduction in the fee (applied during registration). Please follow this link for further details of the course: Principles of Managing Hand Fractures and Fracture Fixation Course

Aimed at

  • Core Surgical Trainees (CT1 and CT2)
  • Specialty Trainees in Orthopaedic Surgery (ST3)
  • Specialty Trainees in Plastic Surgery (ST3)
  • Trust Doctors
  • Clinical Fellows
  • Non-Training Registrars in Plastic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery and Hand Surgery


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Date 8th November 2022 (1800-2100 hours) 12th November 2022 (0830-1800 hours)
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8th November 2022 (1800-2100 hours)- Theoretical Component Held via Zoom
12th November 2022 (0830-1800 hours)- Practical Component Held at College of Physicians and Surgeons of Cardiff, Cardiff Bay
Course Fee £275.00
Closing Date Places will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis and therefore we are unable to provide a precise closing date.
No of Places 16
Dress code Professional/Semi-formal
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