Surgical procedures to master Rhinology

Practical course in Barcelona

RhinoWeek Dissection Course will be held in Barcelona on October 10th and 11th.

This course will take place during two days in wich 10 participants will perform complete cadaveric dissections through full anatomic pieces (one piece for participant).

Participants will be trained by master surgery doctors that will guide them through the entire dissection process. 

On Thursday afternoon there will be the Meet & Greet dinner, held in one of the best restaurants of the city.

Inscripcion process starts in April 2024.

Barcelona, October 10th and 11th


October 10th

10 places

8 hours

Welcome to our Cadaveric Sinonasal Dissection Course, an unrivaled opportunity for surgeons to refine their endoscopic skills and build confidence through hands-on practice with cadavers before transitioning to live surgeries. This course merges theory and practice, bridging the gap between learning and implementation while significantly reducing risks for actual patients.

In this course, surgeons will conduct cadaver dissections, offering a unique chance to acquaint themselves with anatomical variations. This environment serves as a safe testing ground for applying new techniques and a means to deepen their understanding of endoscopic anatomy, all while minimizing patient risk.

Under the guidance of seasoned professionals, participants can advance their technical competency, hone decision-making skills, and gain invaluable insights to improve patient outcomes. This mentorship and ample practice opportunities enhance your surgical results and patient satisfaction.

Our Cadaveric Sinonasal Dissection Course is an invaluable learning experience that allows surgeons to perfect their craft and improve real-life surgical outcomes. Join us on this transformative journey to bolster your surgical expertise, refine your decision-making process, and contribute to advancing safe and personalized patient care.

General Objective

The overarching goal of the Cadaveric Sinonasal Dissection Course is to provide surgeons with an immersive, hands-on learning experience to refine endoscopic skills, enhance decision-making abilities, and improve real-world surgical outcomes in sinonasal procedures.

Specific Objectives

  • Enable surgeons to perfect endoscopic sinonasal techniques through safe and intensive practice on cadavers.
  • Facilitate understanding of anatomical variations in the sinonasal region, equipping surgeons to develop more individualized and effective surgical plans.
  • Provide an environment for surgeons to explore and practice new endoscopic techniques, thus broadening their technical capabilities.
  • Deepen surgeons’ comprehension of endoscopic sinonasal anatomy, aiding in more precise planning and execution of surgical procedures.
  • Promote the highest patient safety standards by offering a thorough pre-operative training platform that minimizes risk to actual patients.
  • Expert guidance fosters the enhancement of surgeons’ technical competence and decision-making abilities in sinonasal surgery.
  • Ultimately, aim to boost patient outcomes and satisfaction by producing more skilled, confident, and knowledgeable surgeons in sinonasal surgery.

PLACES: 10, complete cadaveric piece per participant

8 lecture hours and duration

Content blocks

  1. Nasal Perforation Reconstruction and Septoplasty: Restore nasal function and aesthetics. Address the challenges of nasal perforations and deviated septums through comprehensive instruction and hands-on practice. You will learn advanced techniques for nasal perforation reconstruction, restoring nasal function and aesthetics. Additionally, you will master the art of septoplasty, a procedure that corrects septal deviations and improves nasal airflow.

  2. Unveiling the Mysteries of Uncinectomy: Begin your journey by exploring this fundamental procedure in Rhinology.

  3. The Key to the Frontal Sinus: Master the frontal recess, unlocking the complex gateways to the frontal sinus with Draf I, II, and III procedures.

  4. Delve into the Maxillary: Discover the techniques to gain full access to the maxillary sinus and perform effective maxillectomies.

  5. Ethmoidectomy Excellence: Navigate through anterior and posterior ethmoidectomies, unearthing the true essence of precision.The Power of Sphenoidotomy: Get hands-on experience with sphenoidotomy, a critical procedure that opens the doors to advanced Rhinology.

  6. Into the Depths with Sellar and Suprasellar Approaches: Gain a deep understanding of these advanced techniques, offering a comprehensive insight into the intricacies of Rhinology.

  7. The Art of Decompression: Dive into the precise techniques of Orbital Decompression and Optic Nerve Decompression, mastering the balance between patient care and surgical excellence.

  8. The Pterygopalatine and Transpterigoid Journey: Enhance your skills with these two advanced approaches, the gateway to more complex Rhinologic procedures.

Choose Your Steps: Tailor Your Learning Experience

Personalized learning is at the heart of our comprehensive Rhinology course. You have the flexibility to select the specific procedures you wish to focus on, tailoring your learning experience to your individual needs and aspirations. Whether you seek to refine your skills in fundamental techniques or delve into advanced approaches, our course empowers you to customize your learning journey.

Embark on this transformative educational journey and elevate your Rhinology expertise to new heights.

Due to the subsequent Rhinoplasty course following the FESS course, participants are kindly requested not to engage in nasal septum work to maintain optimal conditions.


October 11th

10 places

8 hours

Rhinoplasty is a complex surgical procedure with a dual purpose: aesthetic enhancement and functional improvement. It demands a deep understanding of nasal anatomy, encompassing bones, cartilages, and soft tissue structures. This course aims to deliver a comprehensive, hands-on learning experience through cadaveric dissection.

The Cadaveric Rhinoplasty Course is an invaluable platform for surgeons aspiring to enhance their skills and expand their knowledge base. Here, participants can dive deeper into the intricate anatomy of the nose and surrounding structures, explore them up close, and manipulate them safely.

Using state-of-the-art simulation methodologies, our course provides a practical approach to mastering surgical competencies and diverse nasal surgery techniques. It builds confidence in your surgical abilities, promoting increased patient safety for those undergoing these procedures.

Recognizing the variations in nasal anatomy among different patients is critical in designing personalized surgical strategies. Through this course, you will develop a bespoke approach for each patient, which may lead to improved surgical outcomes.

Furthermore, cadaveric dissection empowers surgeons to refine their skills and stay abreast of the latest advances in rhinoplasty techniques. Ultimately, this leads to better results for your patients and enhanced safety standards.

Join us in the Cadaveric Rhinoplasty Course and elevate your surgical expertise. Deepen your understanding, polish your techniques, and contribute to advancing the frontier of rhinoplasty surgery.

General Objective

The primary objective of the Cadaveric Rhinoplasty Course is to provide surgeons with an extensive, hands-on learning experience that enhances their understanding of nasal anatomy and surgical techniques in rhinoplasty. It aims to improve their surgical practice’s overall safety, precision, and effectiveness.

Specific Objectives

  • Deepen the understanding of the complex anatomy of the nose and its surrounding structures including bones, cartilages, and soft tissues.
  • Provide a comprehensive introduction to various surgical techniques in rhinoplasty, enabling participants to expand their technical repertoire.
  • Offer a practical, simulated environment for surgeons to practice, refine, and master surgical competencies related to rhinoplasty.
  • Instill confidence in surgical abilities, emphasizing improving patient safety during rhinoplasty procedures.
  • Encourage the appreciation of anatomical variations among different patients to promote the development of individualized surgical approaches.
  • Keep participants informed about the latest advancements and trends in rhinoplasty techniques.
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning and improvement in rhinoplasty surgery, contributing to better surgical outcomes and patient satisfaction.

PLACES: 10, one nose per participant

8 lecture hours and duration

Content blocks

  1. Anatomy Unleashed: Start from the ground up with the basics of anatomy and recognition of structures, setting a solid foundation for the complex procedures to follow.

  2. The Closed Technique: Get into the rhythm of the precision required for the closed technique approach, focusing on making the perfect incision.

  3. Embrace the Open: Transition into the open technique approach, where you will learn how to make clean incisions and perform accurate dissections.

  4. Master the Hump Resection: Delve into the art of Hump Resection, a cornerstone technique for achieving desirable rhinoplasty results.

  5. The Subtleties of Osteotomies: Master the crucial osteotomy techniques, and delve deeper into the innovative realm of preservation.

  6. Rebuilding the Midvault: Equip yourself with the knowledge and skill for Midvault reconstruction, a vital component in the world of rhinoplasty.

  7. Tip Plasty Triumphs: Perfect the subtle art of Tip Plasty, enhancing your abilities to create balanced and aesthetic outcomes.

  8. The Gift of Grafts: Discover the transformative power of grafts in rhinoplasty, an essential tool in your surgical arsenal.

  9. The Freedom of Exploration: Conclude your immersive experience with free time with the cadaver head, providing an opportunity to apply learned techniques and explore at your own pace.

  10. Participants will also have the opportunity to practice rib graft harvesting from a cadaver. This is an essential skill for surgeons who perform rhinoplasty procedures, as rib cartilage is often used to augment the nose. Under the guidance of experienced faculty, participants will learn how to safely and effectively harvest cartilage from the patient’s rib, ensuring minimal donor site morbidity. This hands-on training will provide participants with the confidence and skills they need to perform rib graft procedures in their own practices.

Unleash Your Rhinoplasty Potential

Embark on this comprehensive rhinoplasty course and elevate your surgical expertise to new heights. Through a combination of lectures, demonstrations, hands-on practice, and cadaver dissections, you will master the intricacies of rhinoplasty, empowering you to transform noses and enhance facial aesthetics.

Inscription fee for October 10th and 11th

Unleash Your Rhinoplasty Potential

Embark on this comprehensive rhinoplasty course and elevate your surgical expertise to new heights. Through a combination of lectures, demonstrations, hands-on practice, and cadaver dissections, you will master the intricacies of rhinoplasty, empowering you to transform noses and enhance facial aesthetics.

Inscription fee for October 10th and 11th

Inscription fee for October 10th and 11th

Professors of the courses and conferences

Dr. Diego Arancibia

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery.

Dra. Alicia Barreiro

Specialist in Medical-Surgical Dermatology and Venereology at the Melanoma and Skin Cancer Unit of the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona.

Dr. Ricardo Bartel

Otolaryngologist specialized in rhinology and endoscopic sinus surgery and otology and endoscopic ear surgery.

DR. Lucas Cueto-Felgueroso López-Cortijo

ENT Physician & Head and Neck Surgery, Professor at AMIR Academy, Member of the Spanish Society of Facial Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Juan Maza

Rhinology, Smell and Skull Base Surgery.

Dr. Joaquín Ramírez

Plastic and reconstructive surgery spcialist.

Dra. Maria Jesús Rojas

Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery.

Sureyya Seneldir

Dr. Sureyya Seneldir

Otolaryngologist founder of the Rhinoplasty School who has performed more than 10,000 functional and aesthetic rhinoplasty operations throughout his career.

Dr. Gustavo Suárez

Specialist in Otolaryngology and Cervicofacial Surgery, Fellowship in Facial Plastic Surgery by the EAFPS Rhinoplasty Expert.

Dr Jaime Viera Rhinoweek

Dr. Jaime VIERA

Otolaryngology, specialist in cronical sinusitis and rhinoplasty


Doctoral degree in biomedical sciences with a thesis on the pathophysiology of non-allergic rhinitis. Fellowship in endoscopic sinus surgery and anterior skull base surgery. Rhinology specialist, endoscopic sinus surgery and anterior skull base surgery. Her current research is mainly focused on the different endotypes of rhinitis and rhinosinusitis.


Consultant ENT Surgeon at University Hospital Birmingham



Dr. Cristobal Langdon

Otolaryngologist, specialist in nose surgery: rhinoplasty, perforation of the septum, high-precision surgery at the base of the skull or the treatment of sinusitis.

Dr. Pedro Pablo Villarroel

Otorhinolaryngology, surgical procedures related to the nose, paranasal sinuses and auricle, as well as procedures related to facial aesthetic medicine.

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