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Renal Biopsy Cadaver Course

Course/Event Date: Thursday, August 15, 2024

Course/Event Duration: 1 Day

Course/Event Description

This one day cadaver course will run in the Clinical Anatomy Skills Centre (CASC), based within the University of Glasgow.

Run by two Consultant Nephrologists, a Consultant Radiologist and a Consultant Renal Pathologist, this course is ideally suited to trainees who will be expected to carry out renal biopsies or core medical trainees intending to apply for renal specialty training.
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 demonstration by a Consultant Radiologist and hands on experience
  • Hands-on experience of real-time ultrasound guided native renal biopsy in cadavers
  • Appropriate division of biopsy cores for maximal diagnostic yield
  • Hands-on experience in identification of cortical tissue and biopsy division with personalised feedback from Consultant Renal Pathologist
  • Post-procedure management (including bleeding complications)

How to book your place:

  • Select the green ‘Book Now’ button.
  • Then, either log in to your account, or, if you’re new to the College, scroll down and select ‘Register’.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions.
  • We look forward to welcoming you to the course

Course/Event Venue: Clinical Anatomy Skills Centre Thomson Building, Laboratory of Human Anatomy, University of Glasgow, G12 8QQ

This course is targeted at the following specialty Groupings:

  • Medicine

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