Thirteenth Practical

Introductory Course in Microsurgery of the Temporal Bone (Otology)
    General Information

    FIMF in collaboration with:

    • Department of Anatomy, University Hospital of Zürich, Switzerland
    • Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, Kantonsspital Lucerne, Switzerland

    Course Objectives:

    • Practising microsurgical procedures on temporal bones
    • Surgical anatomy and analysis of CT scans
    • Discussion of surgical cases
    • Teaching of drilling techniques
    Course Director
    Prof. Dr med. Thomas Linder
    Number of Participants
    limited to12
    Course Location

    Anatomy Department University Zurich-Irchel
    Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich

    Tram no. 9, 10: Irchel
    Tram no. 7, 14: Milchbuck

    Parking: University Campus Zurich-Irchel


    (Anatomy Department University Zurich-Irchel, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich: see map)

    Anatomy of the temporal bone
    Basics of Drilling Techniques

    Open Mastoido-Epitympanectomy with Tympanoplasty (Open MET)

    Introduction and Video
    Dissection (1st temporal bone)
    Lunch (provided)
    Dissection (1st temporal bone)
    Checklist of open MET

    Discussion of individual temporal bones

    Clinical Cases and Video


    Review of the day: “Tips and Pitfalls”
    Course Dinner (provided)

    (18:30 – 21:00)

    Clinical Radiology of the Temporal Bone

    Closed Tympano-Mastoidectomy

    Introduction and Dissection

    (2nd temporal bone)

    Discussion of temporal bones
    Lunch (provided)
    Subtotal Petrosectomy
    Introduction and Dissection

    (2nd temporal bone)

    Clinical Cases and Video


    Course Summary and “Take-home messages”
    End of the Course

    After application we will send you an invoice for payment by banc draft.

    Because of many applications we have to schedule on a «first pay, first serve» basis. Please note that the bank transmission fees have to be paid by the transmitter.

    You will receive a final confirmation letter of your admission after the full payment has been received.

    Registration Fee