International Vascular Cork

This course is geared towards vascular surgical trainees and practising vascular surgeons who wish to develop their skills in open dissection, endovascular procedures and vascular ultrasound.
Suitable for :
Consultants, Trainees in Vascular Surgery
Dates :
  • 31/10/2019 - 01/11/2019SOLD OUT


Participants will gain hands-on experience with open surgical dissection and reconstruction procedures on cadavers in our state-of-the-art surgical skills laboratory. The simulated operating rooms feature integrated audio-visual facilities to allow for real time and post-procedure feedback from expert faculty. There will be 2-3 participants per cadaver and each participant will spend the equivalent of a full day on this component of the course over the 2-day period.

The Vascular Ultrasound component will run over 4 sessions across the 2 days and each participant will rotate through the sessions where they will have the opportunity to scan peripheral veins, the aorta and the carotid artery on an actor patient and that there will be 1- on-1 supervision/direction by Vascular Physiologists.

Pre-course reading material will be provided.

Course Content:

Examples of exposures which will be included in the open component are:

  • Abdominal Aorta
  • Thoracic Aorta
  • Femoral & Iliac Arteries
  • Popliteal and Pedal Arteries
  • Endovascular Procedures
  • Infrarenal Aneurysm Repair
  • Thoracic Aneurysm Repair
  • Superficial Femoral Artery Angioplasty
  •  Iliac Artery Angioplasty & Stenting

Course Inclusions:

  • Fresh Frozen Cadaveric Dissection and Arterial Reconstruction
  • Endovascular Simulation
  • Vascular Ultrasound
  • All meals and refreshments and Course Dinner on Thursday 31st October 2019


Mark JW Koelemaij
Emily Boyle
Mary Paula Colgan
Greg Fulton
Greg Gosi
Eamon Kavanagh
Brian Manning
Tony Moloney
Daragh Moneley
Gerald McGreal
Morgan McMonagle
Adrian O’Callaghan
Martin O’Donohoe
Muhammad Tubassam


In Association with :

Kindly Sponsored by :







  • KCI Acelity


  • Bayer Limited

  • Abbott Medical

  • 3M

  • Medtronic

  • OLM

  • Tekno Surgical

  • Fannin/SonoSite


Awaiting CME Approval from RCSI (20 points)

Approved from EACCME® (14 European CME credits -ECMEC®s)

Course Fees

International Vascular Cork: €1250.00