Endoscopic Ear Surgery Course. 2nd Edition

Barcelona, April 15, 2020

Course overview:

Intensive course of basic and advanced techniques of endoscopic ear surgery, based on short lectures and surgery videos presented by experts as well as in laboratory practice with fresh corpse, guided by instructors, designed to acquire skill in this technique.



Manuel Bernal Sprekelsen


Francesc Larrosa



Oliver Haag, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu

Miriam Hamdan, Hospital de Bellvitge

Rafael Hijano, Hospital Parc Salut Mar

Cristóbal Langdon, Hospital Clínic

Maurizio Levorato, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu

Fernan Vicario, Hospital Clínic

Guest Faculty


Arun Iyer. University of Glasgow



Registration fee: 750€ 

Includes: Anatomical sample (one side per trainee), Coffee, work meals and Certificate.


Miquel Pahissa
+34 685265622
Email: info@endoent.com

Course Venue:

Disection room, Anatomy Department, School of Medicine, Universitat de Barcelona.
Calle Casanova, 143. Barcelona


Wednesday, April 15, 2020

7.45 – 8.00 Registration 

Lectures / recorded surgeries

8.00 – 8.15 Welcome and course objectives.

8.15 – 8.45 Getting started in endoscopic ear surgery.

8.45 – 9.15 Endoscopic ear anatomy.

9.15 -10.30 Procedures 1:
-Myringoplasty: inlay, underlay and over-under techniques
-Retraction pockets

10.30 -11.00 Coffee break

11.30 -12.15 Procedures 2:
-Other procedures: middle ear tumors, facial nerve decompression, vestibular neurectomy, acoustic neuroma, combined endoscopic-microscopic approaches (cholesteatoma, cochlear implants, tumors)

12.15 -13.00 Round table “Future perspectives in endoscopic ear surgery”

13.00 -14.00 Lunch

Hands-on dissection (LABORATORY)

14.00 -14.30 Live demo

14.30 -15.15 Basic techniques I:
-Handling and positioning the endoscope
-Myringotomy and ventilation tube insertion
-Graft harvesting  
-Inlay grafts

15.15 -16.30 Basic techniques II:
-Tympanomeatal flap elevation, atticotomy
-Underlay grafts
-Extended tympanomeatal flap
-Over-under grafts
-Stapes surgery
-Ossicular reconstruction ( TORP, PORP)

16.30-17.00 Coffee break

17.00-17.30 Live demo

17.30-19.00 Advanced techniques:
-facial decompression, combined retroauricular-transcanal approach, cochlear implants, vestibular neurectomy, access to IAC, two-handed surgery


Recomended hotels

Here you can find some recommended hotels.

We have selected this hotels for its proximity to the venue (all are at walking distance) and for having a good value for money.

Hotel Zenit Borrell

Comte Borrell street, 208
08029 Barcelona, Spain
Tel: +34 934 525 566
Email: borrell@zenithoteles.com

U232 Hotel

Comte d’Urgell street, 232
Tel: +34 93 322 41 53

Hotel Evenia Rosselló

Rosselló street, 191,
08036 Barcelona
Tel: +34 932 38 63 55

The Corner Hotel

Mallorca street, 178
Tel.: +34 93 554 24 00
E-mail: thecornerhotel@nnhotels.com