General Schedule

  Day 1 Day 2
8:00 Demonstration of prosection
8:30 Registration
9:00 Welcome Address Lab Dissection with faculty:

  • Osteotomy including the condylar fossa
  • Exposure and mobilization of petrous carotid artery and Eustachian tube
9:15 Hands on high speed drill Midas Rex Course:

  • Dissection characteristics of various tools and attachments
  • Power tools and attachments for spine
  • Tools and attachments for craniotomies and skull base micro-dissection
10:30 Coffee Break
10:45 Lecture:Overview of Posterior lateral approaches: Retrosigmoid and far, extreme lateral approaches with mobilization of vertebral artery
11:30 Demonstration of prosection
12:00 Lunch
12:30 Lunch
13:00 Lecture:Overview of Antero-lateral skull base approaches: Orbito-zygomatic osteotomy and it’s variations:

  • Orbital osteotomy
  • Condylar fossa and middle fossa
  • Subtemporal-infratemporal approach
Lab Dissection with faculty:

  • Exposure of sub-occipital triangle
  • Drilling condyleMobilization of vertebral artery, opening
  • Dura anterior to vertebral artery and foramen magnum access
14:00 Demonstration of prosection
15:00 Coffee Break Workshop adjournment and evaluations
15:15 Lab Dissection with faculty:

  • Orbital osteotomy
  • Extra dual anterior clinoidectomy
  • Middle fossa floor anatomy
  • Anterior petrous apectomy
19:00 Course Dinner