• Startdatum:
  • 19 maart 2021
  • Cursusduur:
  • 1 dag
  • Werkzaam als:
  • Medisch specialist, AIOS


  • NVvH:
  • 6
  • NOV:
  • 6
  • NVPC:
  • Aangevraagd
  • NVVN:
  • Aangevraagd

During this one-day course you will learn how to expose all the major nerves of the lower limb. Experienced faculty members will give short presentations on the different anatomical regions followed by demonstration-operations, after which you can perform the surgical approaches individually.

Learning objectives
After following this course you are able to carry out operations to the lower limb where the treatment of nerve pathology is central or where iatrogenic nerve injuries must be avoided.

Target group
Neurosurgeons, orthopaedists, general surgeons, trauma surgeons and plastic surgeons, and for those who are in training for one of these specialties.
For Neurosurgery trainees in the Netherlands the course is a compulsory part of the curriculum.

The course takes place under the auspices of the Dutch Society for Neurosurgery.

Accreditation for 6 points will be requested at the various professional associations.

Course language
If there are no international participants the course language will be in Dutch.

Course committee
Chair: prof.dr. M.J.A. Malessy, nervesurgeon of the department of neurosurgery of LUMC
K.A. Bartlema, trauma surgeon
dr. J. Groen, nervesurgeon, LUMC
dr. J. Nagels, orthopedic surgeon, LUMC
prof.dr. R.G.H.H. Nelissen, orthopedic surgeon, LUMC
dr. W. Pondaag, nervesurgeon, LUMC

19 March 2021  
08:30 Registration and coffee
09:00 Welcome and introduction
Prof.dr. Martijn Malessy
09:05 The ankle area
Drs. Jochem Nagels
09:15 Medial approach to the ankle and foot
09:50 The anterior and lateral knee area
Jochem Nagels
10:00 The anterior and lateral approach to the knee
10:40 Coffee break
10:50 The posterior knee area
Drs. Jochem Nagels
11:00 Posterior approach to the knee
11:30 Gluteal region
Dr. Willem Pondaag
11:40 Subgluteal space and dorsal approach to the hip
12:30 Lunch
13:30 The ventral upper leg
Drs. Kees Bartlema
13:40 Ventral approach tot the upper leg
14:45 Coffee/tea break
15:00 Lumbosacral plexus 
Prof.dr. Martijn Malessy
15:10 Approach to the lumbosacral plexus
16:00 ‘From head to toe’
Prof.dr. Martijn Malessy
16:30 Cocktail
Drs. K.A. Bartlema
Traumachirurg, LUMC
Dr. J.L. Groen
prof. dr. M.J.A. Malessy
Neurochirurgie, LUMC
Drs. J. Nagels
Prof. dr. R.G.H.H. Nelissen
Orthopedie Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum (LUMC)
Dr. W. Pondaag
Neurochirurgie, LUMC
Einthovenweg 20, 2333 ZC Leiden
Participation € 975,-
EANS Member € 880,-