This is a practical course in which delegates will have hands-on experience of a range of female stress urinary incontinence and urinary tract reconstructive surgical techniques. The course uses using fresh-frozen cadavers in a simulated operating environment, with an experienced faculty from the FNUU Section of BAUS.

Procedures performed by delegates will include:

Autologous rectus fascial sling insertion
Mid-urethral sling approaches
Female artificial urinary sphincter insertion
Harvest of Martius fat pad
Mitrofanoff / Monti formation
Ileal conduit formation
Additional educational elements include a short lecture on the surgical steps for each skill with relevant anatomy. Class-room time has been minimised to allow as much time as possible for dissection.

Learning outcomes
Understanding and technical skills of female stress urinary incontinence and reconstructive surgery
Anatomy relevant to surgery
Target audience
Open nationally and internationally for ST3 – 8 by application. HEE regional trainees will have 6 – 8 reserved places available. The course includes:

Educational material
Tuition from experienced faculty
Use of surgical instruments and materials
Shared access to a fresh-frozen cadaveric pelvis, abdomen, perineum
Buffet lunch and refreshments are provided.
The Course Organiser (Miss Suzanne Biers), Mr Chris Harding, Miss Tamsin Greenwell, Miss Sheilagh Reid, Mr Nikesh Thiruchelvam, Mr Richard Parkinson, Mr Arun Sahai, Mr Mo Belal and Mr Rizwan Hamid.

Course Fee

£100.00 for trainees employed by the East of England Deanery (of which £50 is returned on completion of course) and £495.00 for all other attendees.

We are now able to accept on-line applications via our website. All course fees are non-refundable 14 days after payment.

PLEASE NOTE: we reserve the right to approve all applicants.