Head and Neck Dissection Course Training Program

Head and Neck Dissection Course: An anatomical reappraisal and hands on cadaver workshop
At Bahçeşehir University

BAU Head and Neck Dissection Course: An anatomical reappraisal and hands on cadaver workshop

Educational Objectives 

This two-day intensive Head and Neck Dissection Course will be hold under the direction of the Anatomy Department of the Bahçeşehir University School of Medicine. This workshop will emphasize topographic anatomy of the Head and Neck Region focusing on parotid region, temporomandibular joint and pterygopalatine fossa. A major feature is to investigate the anatomy relevant to clinical procedures. Lectures will cover the theoretical background and frame the individual dissection sessions. This course is designed to give maximal exposure of the faculty to the participants in the anatomy lab, with ample time to learn the details of the topographical aspects of aforementioned body parts. It is appropriate for surgeons in training for ENT surgery, plastic and aesthetic surgery, maxillofacial surgery, anatomy PhD students , medical and dentistry students who need further evaluation of head and neck region. The official course language is English.

Course Objectives

1. Visualization of parotid region and facial structures topographically.

2. Exploration of infratemporal fossa and pterygopalatine fossa with emphasizes on maxillary artery, vein, and pterygoid venous plexus

3. Visualization of the TM joint’s anatomy and observe the motion of the condyle and the disc in relation to muscles of mastication

Dissection of the different structures will include the following:

Parotid gland, parotid duct with facial nerve sparing

External carotid artery and its terminal branches (superficial temporal and maxillary arteries)

Retromandibular vein and related veins

Submandibular gland, submandibular duct, hypoglossal nerve

Muscles of facial expression

Infraorbital and mental nerves

Muscles of mastication

Temporal fossa

Infratemporal fossa

Temporomandibular joint, temporomandibular disc

Pterygopalatine fossa and related nerves and vessels

Inferior and superior alveolar nerves and vessels

Stylomandibular ligament, styloid process and related ligaments

Presentation Staff

Çağatay BARUT, MD, PhD. Professor of Anatomy

Eren ÖĞÜT, PhD. Associate Professor of Anatomy

16 hours of hands-on training on head and neck anatomy

High-quality specimens

Personal Step-by-Step cadaver dissection

Supervised training – 2 participants per specimen

During the course we have two dissection sessions on Saturday and Sunday in the afternoon. Two participants share one cadaver. You can assist each other. We provide instruments for dissection.

General information : 

– The training will be in English.

– The price includes transportation between Airport-Hotel .

– There is just 4 Available Seats.

Venue :

– Bahçeşehir University – Istanbul .

Cost :

– 1.000$ .

How To Apply :

– Please send us your CV on our Email: 

– Write on the email title : (  Head and Neck Dissection Course ).

– Note: You have to send 10% from the fees during the application period to confirm your seat .

– We will send to you Invitation letter to apply for Visa .

Accommodation :

– Local 4 stars hotel accommodation is available for those who require it, it cost 40$ / day with breakfast .

– Note : We will receive all the participants in the Airport .

Tour in Istanbul : 

 The price include 1 Day tour for the most important sites in Istanbul .

Certificate :

By the end of the course you will get certificate from the host university ( Bahçeşehir University )