Contemporary management of vascular malformations of the head and neck


Thursday 19 October 2017


Venue Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
Organised by

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Section


6 CPD Points

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** Registration for this meeting is now closed, if you would still like to register for this event, come along on the day**


This meeting will focus on the contemporary management of vascular malformations and its aim is to identify the different types of vascular malformations that can be encountered, the different ways of managing it and to give delegates an overview of the problems that could occur and how to manage the patients when they do occur

The day will be of interest to consultants and trainees in OMF Surgery, Plastic surgery, Ent Surgery and Radiology


  • Understand current methods of diagnosing the different types of vascular malformations
  • Have a clearer understanding of the role of medical and surgical methods of managing vascular malformations


Short paper prize - October

Submission deadline: Monday 18 September 2017
Meeting date: Thursday 19 October 2017
Prize: £100
Open to: All trainees in relevant specialties

John Langdon essay prize

Submission deadline: Monday 18 September 2017
Meeting date: Thursday 19 October 2017
Prize: £250 prize money and £250 book vouchers
Open to: Candidates must be practicing medicine currently in the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland and be in a recognised training post

Topic: How is the NHS going to pay for the emerging technologies of tomorrow’s MaxFax surgery practise?

Papers should be a on the topic related to advances in head and neck microvascular reconstruction. Abstracts should be no more than 200 words (excluding title, authors and references).

To apply or for more information, please go to


RSM member from £45 - £125

Non-member from £55- £195

*Tickets include tea and coffee and lunch


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Setting up a vascular malformation service

8:30 am

Registration, tea and coffee

9.00 am

Welcome and introduction

Mr Alistair Cobb, President, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Section and Miss Caroline Mills, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Great Ormond Street Hospital

9:15 am

Presentation and classification of head and neck vascular malformations

Mr Kevin McMillan, Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon, Birmingham University Hospital

9.45 am

Management of low flow and high flow malformations – The Birmingham Experience

Mr Andrew Monaghan Consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Birmingham University Hospital and Mr Rob Jones Consultant in Interventional Radiology, Birmingham University Hospital QE Hospital Birmingham

11.00 am

Panel discussion

11:15 am

Tea and coffee break

11:45 am

Setting up a vascular malformation unit - challenges and how to overcome them

12:30 pm

Panel discussion

12:45 pm


1:45 pm

Imaging and radiological intervention in children with vascular malformations

Dr Alex Barnacle, Consultant Interventional Radiologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital

2:15 pm

Surgical management of children with vascular malformations

Mr Guy Thorburn, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Great Ormond Street Hospital

3.00 pm

Medical management of vascular malformations in children

Miss Caroline Mills, Maxillofacial Consultant, Great Ormond Street Hospital

3:30 pm

Panel discussion

3:45 pm

Tea and coffee break

4:00 pm

John Langdon Presentation

4:15 pm

Short paper presentations

5:00 pm

Close of meeting and online evaluations

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For information on this event, contact Lucy Courtney-BennettTel: 02072903945 Email: arrow