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About this course

This is a fresh cadaver dissection course designed to introduce the practising otolaryngologist and senior trainee to the fundamentals of EES.

The course dissection is based on the SEES online dissection modules and guide There will be a structured 8-step dissection, EES operation principles, getting started with EES and live surgery.  Each dissector will progress through 2 fresh cadaver endoscopic ear and lateral skull base dissections. 

The course has a 20 dissector limit.

Each dissector will dissect 2 endoscope approaches to the ear & lateral skull base.

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International Speakers:

Professor Daniele Marchioni
Professor Marchioni is the Professor and Head of Department at the University of Verona in Italy. Professor Marchioni is world-renowned for progressing the method of EES and has been performing the technique for over 10 years. He is the author of the first comprehensive textbook on the subject and has published widely on the technique. His new textbook on "Endoscope Lateral Skull Base Surgery" is due to be published in 2018. Professor Machioni is a founding member of the International Working Group on Endoscopic Ear Surgery.


Dr Alejandro Rivas Campo
Dr Rivas is an Associate Professor of Otolaryngology and Neurological Surgery at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.  he is an early adopter of the endoscopic ear method and one of the USA's first International Working Group members.


Associate Professor Brandon Isaacson
Brandon is an Associate Professor of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, USA. He serves as the Co-Director of the UT Southwestern Comprehensive Skull Base Program and is one of a handful of US surgeons in the International Working Group for Endoscopic Ear Surgery. He has over 80 publications, nine of which relate to endoscopic ear surgery. Brandon has lectured at a number of regional, national, and international courses and meetings on the topic of endoscopic ear surgery.


Course Directors

Associate Professor Nirmal Patel
Dr Nicholas Jufas

Local Faculty

Dr Jonathon Kong
Dr Alex Saxby


Kolling Building, Royal North Shore Hospital
St Leonards   NSW   2065


Dissector          AUD $2,500
Non Dissector  AUD $1,000

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For more information go to:  Sydney Endoscopic Ear Surgery Research Group 4th Course




Sydney Endoscopic Ear Surgery Research Group 4th Course

2 September 2017 to 3 September 2017

Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, NSW

Contact Name
Associate Professor Nirmal Patel

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