Cadaveric Laparoscopic Renal Surgery Course

Category: Training - School of Surgery

Date: April 10th 2013

Location: Vesalius Surgical Training Centre, Bristol BS2 8EJ

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For Speciality Trainees in Urology



A one-day course using fresh frozen cadavers to give a safe and realistic surgical experience. Focusing on laparoscopic nephrectomy and pyeloplasty, the small number of delegates maximizes practical experience.

Aimed at:

  • gaining safe and effective access to the peritoneum
  • dissection of the kidney, renal pelvis & ureter
  • performing anastomosis of a spatulated proximal ureter to the renal pelvis
  • gaining increased confidence in dissecting around the renal hilum and dividing the
  • major renal vessels


Consultant Faculty


  • Mr Jon McFarlane Royal United Hospital, Bath
  • Mr Henry Sells Derriford Hospital, Plymouth
  • Mr Mark Mantle Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro
  • Mr Alistair Ramsden Derriford Hospital, Plymouth


Delegate Fees

Surgical Trainees £500
Observer (e.g. junior trainees / theatre practitioners) £100 (limited places available)


Payment/Booking/Additional Information

For more information or to book a place and arrange payment please contact Ed Jeffries, Specialist Registrar Urology (ST4) at the Royal United Hospital, Bath by email on

Payment by cheque is required at the time of booking.

All cheques MUST be made payable to “University of Bristol” and sent to Ed Jeffries, Urology Department, Royal United Hospital, Combe Park, Bath BA1 3NG.