Programs

General information

Dress code: You can wear anything you are comfortable in, we provide white lab coats.
We train in small groups, usually around 5-8 persons or other numbers by arrangement. Our lab has for you an own operating station with Leica or Zeiss binocular operating microscope, full set of microsurgery instruments and all materials you will need. You will experience hands on learning both in models and in living materials. The last one or two days of the training can be spend on your technique of interest.

Training modules on offer

Module A; Microsurgical Techniques

This module can be of interest to clinical surgeons who want to master the basics of microsurgery. It will typically involve;
  • blood vessel anastomoses (ETE, ETS, interposition grafts etc.)
  • nerve repairs
  • skin flap preparation
  • other techniques of special interest to participants by agreement before or during the module.
This is the program of Module A

Module B; Experimental Research Techniques

This module is of interest to those who want to master experimental research techniques on small rodents using the power of the operating microscope and basic microsurgical techniques.
If appropriate for you this can include;
  • pharmacology models, for infusion and blood sampling, for temporary occlusion stroke models, for transplantation models. Focal and global ischemia models in rats and mice. Cardio-vascular models (MI and TAC) or any others specifically relevant to your needs
  • pharmacokinetic models, for infusion and blood sampling from arteries, veins, bile duct, gut or any other places relevant to your needs
  • toxicology models, for single dose, multiple dose acute and chronic study designs and performance
  • other techniques of special interest to participants by agreement before or during the module
 This is the program of Module B

Module C; Radio-telemetry in small rodents

Radio-telemetry is a nice form of refinement.
If appropriate for you this can include;
  • pharmacology models, for measuring ECG, EEG, blood pressure or other pressures (LVP and RVP) or any others specifically relevant to your needs
  • toxicology models, for studying QT-prolongation in a chronic study design.
  • other techniques by agreement before or during the module

This is the program of Module C

NB Your own individual needs can be satisfied during either module. Correspond with René Remie by e mail, r.remie@rrssc.eu to discuss any specific needs.