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  Appendix B - Final Programme

Course Description

  • DAY 1 ( Tuesday, 22nd July 2008 ) - Nurses lectures and Practical Training 1& 2
  • DAY 2 ( Wednesday, 23rd July 2008 ) - Surgeons Lectures with Practical Training 1& 2
  • DAY 3 ( Thursday, 24th July 2008 ) - Surgeons Lectures with Practical Training 3 & 4
  • DAY 4 ( Friday, 25th July 2008 ) - Case Discussion & Live Demonstration Surgery

Venue:

1). Lecture Hall 2, Medical Faculty , UPM Serdang ( for all Lectures)
2). Anatomy Dissection Hall, UPM Serdang ( for all Practical Training)
3). Operation Theatre & Auditorium, Hospital Putrajaya

DAY 1 - Tuesday (22nd July 2008) – Nurse’s Practical Training Course

8:30 am History and basics of endoscopy (Khairul Muhsein) 
9:00 am Basic Anatomy of Nasal Cavity and Skull Base (Prof. Nasaruddin Abd. Aziz) 
9:30 am Technical equipment for endoscopic transsphenoidal procedures  ( Saw Hui Min – UMMI/Karl Storz) 
10:00 am Coffee break
10:30 am Intraoperative handling, OR set-up, maintenance, and sterilization (Roman Krohn) 
11:00 am Technical equipment for Intraoperative Neuroavigation Endoscopic 
Skull Base Surgery. ( S.Jayaveeran - BrainLab )
11:30 am Hemostasis and CSF Sealing ( Dr.Gerwin Gerke -Humedical)
12:00 noon Nurses Practical Training Session 1 ( Anatomy Dissection Hall) 
1:00 pm Lunch Break 
2:00 pm Nurses Practical Training Session 2 ( Anatomy Dissection Hall)
3:00 pm Tea Break 
4:00 pm Discussion & Closing remarks

Workstations:

i) Neuroendoscopic equipments: Handlings and set up ( Roman Krohn)
ii) Maintenance and sterilization of neuroendoscope (Storz-UMMI)
iii) Video, Camera & documentation devices (Storz-UMMI)
iv) Hemostasis and CSFsealing : Preparation and techniques (Baxter-Humedical)
v) Intraoperative neuronavigation equipments and set-up (BrainLab)

DAY 2 – Wednesday ( 23rd July 2008 ) – Surgeons’s Training Course

Venue:

1. Lecture Hall 2, Medical Faculty – UPM Serdang.
2. Anatomy Dissection Hall ( ADH) – UPM Serdang.

Lectures & Practical Training 

8:00 am

Registration 
8:30 am Opening Ceremony
-  Organizing Chairman ( Dr. Mohammed Saffari)
-  Dean, Medical Faculty UPM ( Prof. Mohd Azhar)
-  Neurosurgical Association Malaysia (Dr. Chee Chee Pin)
-  Director General of Health, Malaysia
  (Tan Sri Datuk Dr. Hj. Mohd Ismail Merican )
 8: 40 am Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery : From Laboratory to Operation Room (Azmi Alias)
 8:50 am Endoscopic anatomy, anatomical landmarks of the nasal Cavity, Sphenoid sinus and Sellar (Azmi Alias)  
 9:00 am Endoscopic anatomy, anatomical landmarks of the nasal Cavity & Sphenoid sinus (Azmi Alias)
9:300 am Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Pituitary surgery (Charalampaki)
10:00 am Coffee Break
10:30 am Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery : Past, present & future (Grotenhuis)
11:00 am Endoscopic Extended approaches to the frontal skull base (Prevedello)
11:30 am Combined supraorbital keyhole craniotomy and endoscopic transnasal approach for skull base Lesions (Grotenhuis)
12:00 am Endoscopic endonasal approach for Craniopharyngiomas (Deopujari )
12:30 Lunch Break
1:30 pm Practical Training 1 ( ADH - Morning Session )
-  10 Endoscopic cadaveric workstations
-  1 Neuronavigation Workstation
-  1 Resting Bay (Specimens and books on Neuroendoscopy)

A. Endoscopic transsphenoidal approach to the sphenoid sinus
-  Endoscopic anatomy of nasal cavity
-  Endoscopic anatomy of the sphenoid sinus
-  Anatomical landmarks in those regions (Charalampaki)
3:15 pm Coffee break 
3:30 pm Practical Training 2 ( ADH- Afternoon Session ) 

B. Endoscopic transsphenoidal approach to the anterior skull base
-  Endoscopic transsphenoidal transplanum, transtuberculum approach
-  Endoscopic anatomy of the suprasellar region (Grotenhuis) 

In combination with
Supraorbital transcranial approach (Charalampaki)
 
5:30 pm End of the session
7:00 pm Visit to Putrajaya & Faculty Dinner ( Lake Cruise )
(upon invitation , limited to 60 participants)

DAY 3 – Thursday ( 24th July 2008) – Neurosurgeon’s Training Course

8:30 am Remarks of the previous day session with breakfast
9:00 am Transsphenoidal endoscopic anatomy of the posterior fossa and craniocervical junction (Charalampaki)  
9:30 am Endoscopic Approach to Clivus Tumour and Skull Base Lesions (Deopujari)
10:00 am Transsphenoidal approach to the clivus and posterior fossa (Indications, technique and case reports) (Charalampaki)
10:30 am Coffee break 
11:00 am Transsphenoidal approaches to the craniocervical junction (Prevedello)
11:45 am Reconstruction techniques for extended transsphenoidal approaches (Charalampaki)
12:15 pm Vascular Pedicle Nasoseptal Flap Reconstruction for dural defect in endoscopic endonasal skull base surgery. ( Narizan Ariffin)
12:30 pm Lunch break
1:30 pm Practical training 3 ( ADH- Morning Session )
C. Endoscopic transphenoidal approach to the posterior skull base
-  Endoscopic transsphenoidal landmarks of the clivus
-  Endoscopic anatomy of the upper part of the posterior fossa (Charalampaki)
3:15 pm Coffee Break
3:30pm Practical Training 4 ( ADH- Afternoon session)
D. Endoscopic transnasal transpharyngeal approach
-  Endoscopic orientation in the lower part of the posterior fossa
-  Endoscopic exposure of the craniocervical junction (Prevedello)
5:00 pm Discussion and Conclusion of Practical training 
5:15 pm Free session ( Visit to Kuala Lumpur City Centre )
( Bus provided – limited to 40 participants)
   

DAY 4 – Friday ( 25th July 2008)

Venue:

  • Main Auditorium, Hospital Putrajaya
  • Operation Theatre, Hospital Putrajaya

8:30 am Remarks of the previous day session.
9:00 am

Case Presentation & Discussion

9:30 am Interactive Live Demonstration Surgery 1 
 
 -  Intraoperative Neuronavigation
 -  Endoscopic Endonasal Approach for Sellar & Suprasellar area ( 2 cases)

 Moderators :
  Operation Theatre : Azmi, Charalampaki & Grotenhuis
  Auditorium : Gurmit, Prevedello & Deopujari 
10:30 am

Coffee Break

11:00 am Live Demonstration Surgery 2
1:30pm Lunch Break
3:00pm Closing Remarks

 



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