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Lateral Skull Base Surgery Course

This 2 day course covers techniques and recent developments in lateral skull base approaches involving the temporal bone. Lectures and discussions range from relevant pathologies and indications to  approaches surgical techniques with demonstrations; practical hands-on with cadaveric dissections and case discussions.

This training program has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) with 14 European CME credits (ECMECs), LEE19-01302

Learning objectives

At the end of this course, participants will:

  • Understand principles of lateral skull base surgery.
  • Understand surgical anatomy of the middle and posterior cranial fossa.
  • Understand the benefits & limitations of  lateral skull base surgery for the treatment of various pathologies ranging from petrous bone cholesteatoma, facial nerve tumors, endolymphatic sac tumors, acoustic neuromas, temporal bone malignancies to skull base meningiomas.
  • Practice various approaches through cadaver dissection which may include partial labirynthectomy,  translabyrinthine, transotic, transcochlear, retrosigmoid approach.
  • Experience and understand clinical value of powered instrumentation and navigation  system in lateral skull base surgery

Target audience

Participants include specialists in rhinology, neurosurgical skull base and neurotology who are interested in further developing their skills in lateral skull base surgery.


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This course is only available on demand.
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Past courses

  • Course Directors

    Prof. Richard Irving FRCS ORL

    Consultant ENT Surgeon (Otology, Neurotology, Skull Base Surgery)
    University Hospitals Birmingham, NHS Foundation Trust, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Children's Hospital, United Kingdom

    Prof. Prepageran Narayanan FRCS

    Senior Consultant and Skull Base Surgeon, Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
    University Malaya, Malaysia