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Wrist and Hand Fixation Course
Mr Alan Middleton
Friday, 21 July 2023
Saturday, 22 July 2023
Senior Trainees (ST5+) Fellows New consultants with a keen interest in hand surgery and wishing to improve their operative skill in managing hand fractures.
Newcastle Surgical Training Centre, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle Upon Tyne
This course is based on trainees rotating through specifically designed skill stations. These will be interspersed by a few short didactic lectures.
Practical Sessions: Approaches to the hand specific for fracture fixation around the hand and wrist. Phalanges, metacarpals and carpus. Acute scaphoid fracture - approaches and compression screw placement.
Learning Objectives: Anatomy of the hand and wrist with specific reference to fracture fixation. Imaging of the hand and wrist. Surgical approaches to the fingers and carpus. Acute fracture management - non-displaced and displaced. Scaphoid fracture - presentation and operative fixation options. Salvage procedures.