This workshop will provide participants with the opportunity to learn oncoplastic breast surgical procedures.
This hands-on cadaveric workshop focuses on a combination of surgical techniques which aim to provide best aesthetic outcomes with optimal surgical treatment and management of breast cancer. It will use a combination of pre-reading, discussion and dissection in a supportive, stress-free environment. Participants will have access to hands-on training in small groups under the guidance of expert faculty. The workshop is particularly beneficial to those who have had limited exposure to procedures in the clinical setting.
This workshop will focus on the following surgical procedures in dedicated cadaveric practical sessions:
- Mastectomy with subpectoral expander reconstruction
- Serratus flap
- Dissection thoracodorsal pedicle
- Pedicled TRAM flap
- Umbilical reconstruction
- Mesh repair abdominal aponeurosis
- Latissimus dorsi flap
If time permits, the practical sessions will conclude with a nipple reconstruction, focusing on new surgical advances in this procedure.
Participants will have access to hands on training in small groups under the guidance of expert faculty.
- Fresh frozen human cadaveric dissection
- Didactic sessions
- All meals and refreshments
WA Participant: $1145
Non-WA Participant: $1380
Observer: $150 - limited places
Theatre Nurse: Free of charge - limited places
Workshop content, date and convenors may be subject to change or cancellation due to unforeseen circumstances.
The University of Western Australia
Hackett Drive, Crawley
Perth, Western Australia