Cadaveric Approaches Day

Category: Training - School of Surgery

Date: October 17th 2019 8:15am until 5:30pm

Location: University of Bristol, Vesalius Centre, Southwell Street, Bristol BS2 8EJ

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This is the third  induction day for the new ST3 Trauma & Orthopaedic Trainees.  

for further information and queries please contact;

 James Berwin  

Andrew Jones  

Sebastien Crosswell  


8.15     Registration

8.40      Welcome and ground rules

8.50      Core Orthopaedic Approaches Hand: Flexor sheath washout, Brunner Incision, Carpal Tunnel Decompression

10.00     Core Orthopaedic Approaches Wrist, Forearm, Elbow: Volar (Henry's) approach to the radius, Forearm Fasciotomies, Kocher

             approach to elbow

11.10     Break

11.40     Core Orthopaedic Approaches Elbow and Shoulder: Deltopectoral approach to shoulder, posterior approach to humerus

13.00    Lunch

13.30     Core Orthopaedic Approaches to Hip: Posterior Approach, Smith- Peterson approach

14.45     Core Orthopaedic Approaches to Knee: Lateral approach to femur, Approaches to proximal tibia

16.00     Break 

16.15     Core Orthopaedic Approaches to Foot/Ankle: Posterolateral approach to the ankle, Lower limb Fasciotomies

17.30     End of day - Feedback


The session for each anatomical region is planned to last 1hr 10 mins-1 hr 20 mins, broken down as follows:

20 minute combined oral presentation and demonstration (P)

50-60 minute delegate practice with facilitation and aim to complete instrumentation.

It may be possible to complete simulated PBA's for Fasciotomies, Carpal Tunnel Decompression 

Faculty presenters will be able to complete OOT assessments