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A little history lesson

This is a 2 day advanced course designed for senior trainees & practising surgeons wanting to develop their skills in laryngeal & phonosurgical skills. Advanced Surgical simulation lab with specially preserved cadavers (Thiel embalming method) will offer excellent life like learning environment (2:1 trainee: trainer ratio) to practice, closely supervised, endoscopic microsurgery with rigid & flexible endoscopy with the application of cold steel instruments & KTP and CO2 Laser. Demonstration & hands on practice of TransNasalEsophagoscopy (TNE).

Course Includes:

  • Surgical Anatomy

  • Diagnostic Microlaryngoscopy biopsy

  • Vocal Cord Augmentation: Transcervical Transoral Injection Laryngoplasty

  • Thyroplasty

  • CO2 Laser cordotomy, tongue base resection, tonsillectomy, supraglottic resection on human cadaver

  • Practice of TNE (trans nasal endoscopy)

  • Balloon dilation of cricopharyngeal and esophageal strictures

  • Dilatation of Subglottic stenosis

  • Pharyngeal Pouch surgery on the animal model

  • KTP laser on the animal model(such as HHT Laser treatment)

  • Diode Laser on the animal model

  • TNE injection, biopsy, dilatation

  • Laser setup,

  • Anaesthetic input

  • Eight top tip talks(airway, Thyroplasty, voice disorder, laser resection, Oesophaeal pathologies, Nerve reconstruction...... )

  • Panel discussion on laryngeal laser surgery

  • Laser Course attendance Certificate( Suitable for CCT)

  • Laser safety lectures and laser basic science.

  • 14 Laser Experts as a faculty(UK, Australia New Zealand) for 14 places only

  • Structured rotating station based flow model.

  • Awarded 12 CPD points by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

  • Suitable for ST6,7,8, Fellows and Junior consultants.

  • Excellent feedback, trained 72 delegates from 18 countries around the world.

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If you require online Laser Core of Knowledge course that is accredited by the British Medical Laser Association, It will cost additional £135 . It involves reading online materials and answering multiple choice tests at the end of each section with an 80% passmark which can be retaken up to 5 times. There is a  2-month time limit to take the course. Award certificates are sent out within 7-10 days of successful completion. Please contact

Dr Godfrey Town, Ph.D.

Course Director, Online Laser Training Ltd

+44 (0)1444 484911, godfreytown@mac.com, www.onlinelasertraining.co.uk

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