Advanced Cadaveric Trauma Surgery

Date(s) - 26/09/2016 - 27/09/2016

Newcastle Surgical Training Centre, Newcastle

This course is a two day hands on practical cadaveric workshop for surgeons, military or civilian who are relatively inexperienced in trauma but may be required to perform surgery on patients suffering traumatic injuries under pressure in a trauma and emergency environment.


  • The Damage Control Philosophy
  • Left Anterolateral Thoractomy
  • Clamshell Thoracotomy
  • Repair of Atrial and Ventricular Injuries
  • Median Sternotomy
  • Control of vessels
  • Thoracic and Oesophageal Trauma
  • Radiology of Trauma
  • Approaches to the Hilum, Pulmonary Injuries, superior and posterior mediastinum.
  • Closure and drains
  • The Military Approach to Major Trauma
  • Abdominal Trauma: The International Experience
  • Pre-peritoneal packing (pelvic trauma) and
  • Supracoeliac aortic control
  • Splenectomy,
  • Pringle manoeuvre,
  • Liver mobilization/packing
  • Exposure of femoral, Iliac, Popliteal Vessels
  • Major Vascular Lower Body Injury
  • Kocherisation, Pancreatic injury
  • RtoL Visceral Medial rotation/ IVC Repair
  • LtoR Visceral Medial rotation; renal repair and nephrectomy