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August 15 All day

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This one-day cadaver course will be held at the Clinical Anatomy Skills Centre (CASC), located within the University of Glasgow.

Run by two Consultant Nephrologists, a Consultant Radiologist, and a Consultant Renal Pathologist, this course is ideally suited for trainees expected to perform renal biopsies or core medical trainees planning to apply for renal specialty training.

Programme Highlights

Providing hands-on experience using cadaveric material, the programme will include:

  • Indications for native renal biopsy
  • Complications of renal biopsy
  • Ultrasound localisation of the kidney, with demonstrations by a Consultant Radiologist and hands-on practice
  • Hands-on experience of real-time ultrasound-guided native renal biopsy in cadavers
  • Proper division of biopsy cores for maximal diagnostic yield
  • Hands-on practice in identifying cortical tissue and biopsy division with personalised feedback from a Consultant Renal Pathologist
  • Post-procedure management, including handling bleeding complications

How to Book Your Place

  1. Select the green ‘Book Now’ button.
  2. Log in to your account, or if you’re new to the College, scroll down and select ‘Register’.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions.

We look forward to welcoming you to the course!

£425 – £525 Event Price
Thomson Building, University Ave
Glasgow, G12 8QQ
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0141 330 2063
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