About this event

  • Date and time Tue 12 Feb 2019 from 8:30am to 14 Feb 2019 at 4:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Orthopaedics

The RSM is excited to welcome the very best of the worldwide trauma faculty to London! International experts will present topical, common and controversial case studies and lectures - perfect for senior trainees and consultants in practice.

Register for your place today to learn how to manage complications in everyday practice and debate the issues that many surgeons see, and review current and future treatment strategies.

Delegates will also have the chance to network with experts in the field and understand how their experiences have shaped the opinions and techniques of leading surgeons.

Key themes of the symposium include:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of trauma
  • Managing complications in everyday practice
  • Issues that many surgeons see
  • Techniques of leading surgeons

Agenda

Day one 12 February 2019

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Jon Monk, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Ashford and St Peter’s NHS Foundation Trust

Stream session: Proximal femoral fractures or Principles of orthopaedic trauma I

9.05 am: The top five current controversies

Ben Ollivere, Honorary Consultant Orthopaedic and Major Trauma Surgeon, Queen's Medical Centre

9.05 am: How bones break: The mechanics of orthopaedic trauma

Anthony Bull, Professor Of Musculoskeletal Mechanics, Imperial College London

9.10 am: Debate: Is the standard of care for a fit 75 yr old woman with a displaced intracapsular fracture a total hip replacement?

For: Paul Duffy, Professor, University of Calgary, Canada

Against: Michael Pearse, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

9.15 am: Fracture healing

Darren Forward

9.30 am: Discussion and audience vote
9.30 am: Cases and discussion
9.50 am: Achieving stable fixation in young displaced intracapsular fractures

Paul Duffy

9.35 am: Radiology of orthopaedic trauma

Dimitri Amiras, Musculoskeletal Consultant Radiologist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

10.05 am: DHS or femoral nails for inter-trochanteric fractures – what’s the evidence?

Ben Ollivere

10.15 am: Nailing

Stefaan Nijs, Head of Department of Traumatology, UZ Leuven, Belgium

Cases and discussion
Tea and coffee break

Stream session: Bone health or Principles of orthopaedic trauma II

Chair of Bone health: Jon Monk
Chair of Principles of orthopaedic trauma II: Raj Bhattycharya

11.00am: Orthogeriatrics – the other side of the ward round

Dr Keefai Yeong, Consultant Orthogeriatrician, Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

11.00 am: Principles of external fixation

Stuart Gold, Chief of Trauma, Torrance Memorial Medical Centre, Los Angeles, USA

11.20 am: Vitamin D, bisphosphonates and bone health - what do surgeons need to know?

Ben Ollivere

11.15am: Non-union and malunion

Darren Forward

11.30am: Opioids – lessons from the U

Stuart Gold, Chief of Trauma, Torrance Memorial Medical Centre, Los Angeles, USA

11.30 am: Pathological fractures

Paul Duffy

11.40 am: Tips and tricks for stable fixation of bisphosphonate and fragility fractures

Michael Pearse

11.45 am: Cases and discussion
Keynote lecture: Proximal humeral fractures – how my practise has evolved

Michael McKee, Professor of Orthopaedics, University of Toronto, Canada

Lunch and masterclasses
12.30 pm: Proximal humeral nailing with Stefaan Nijs
1.00 pm: Hexapod circular fixation with Stuart Gold

Stream session: Humeral fractures or Principles of orthopaedic trauma III - Paediatric fractures

Chair of Humeral fractures: David Griffiths, Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon, University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust
Chair Principles of orthopaedic trauma III - Paediatric fractures: Fergal Monsell, Consultant, The Bristol Royal Hospital for Children

2.00 pm: Debate: The optimum fixation for adult humeral shaft fractures

Plate: Michael McKee

Nail: Stefaan Nijs

2.00 pm: Forearm and wrist injuries

Speaker to be confirmed

2.20 pm: Cases, discussion and audience vote
2.15 pm: Femoral fractures

Speaker to be confirmed

2.30 pm: Adult distal humeral fractures – update for 2019

Terry Axelrod, Orthopaedic Staff Surgeon, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Canada

2.40 pm: Knee and tibial trauma

Speaker to be confirmed

Cases and discussion
Tea and coffee break
Keynote lecture: Paediatric elbow fractures

Fergal Monsell, Consultant, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children

Close of day
Day two 13 February 2019

Registration, tea and coffee

Stream session: Shoulder trauma or Principles of orthopaedic trauma IV

Chair of Shoulder trauma: Terry Axelrod, Orthopaedic Staff Surgeon, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Canada
Chair Principles of orthopaedic trauma IV: Michael Pearse, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

9.00 am: Mid-shaft clavicle fractures – a problem solved?

Paul Duffy, Professor, University of Calagary, USA

9.00 am: Open fractures – new NICE guidance

Pete Bates, Honorary Senior Lecturer, Queen Mary University of London

9.20 am: Shoulder dislocation – the good, the bad and the ugl

David Griffiths, Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon, University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust

9.30 am: Soft-tissue reconstruction

Graham Lawton, Consultant Reconstructive and Plastic Surgeon, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

9.40 am: The clavicle and acromion part company – sling or surgery?

Terry Axelrod

9.45 am: Restoring bone loss

Stuart Gold, Chief of Trauma, Torrance Memorial Medical Centre, Los Angeles, USA

Cases and discussion
Tea and coffee break

Stream session: Femoral fractures or Principles of orthopaedic trauma V

Chair of Femoral fractures: Jon Monk, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Ashford and St Peter’s NHS Foundation Trust
Chair of Principles of orthopaedic trauma V: Raj Bhattacharya, Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

11.00 am: Neck and shaft

Pete Bates, Consultant Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon, Barts and The London NHS Trust and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Queen Mary University of London

11.00 am: Assessment of the injured spine

Reza Mobasheri, Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

11.15 am: Retrograde nailing

Ben Ollivere, Honorary Consultant Orthopaedic and Major Trauma Surgeon, Queen's Medical Centre

11.15 am: Cauda equina

Kevin Tsang, Consultant Neurosurgeon and Craniofacial Surgeon, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

11.30 am: Plating

Ian Sinha, Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth

11.30 am: New concepts in spinal stability

Reza Mobasheri

11.45 am: Subtrochanteric non-union

Stuart Gold, Chief of Trauma, Torrance Memorial Medical Centre, Los Angeles, USA

11.45 am: Cases and discussion
Keynote lecture: Pelvic and acetabular fractures

Paul Duffy

Lunch and masterclasses
12.45 pm: Distal humeral fixation with Terry Axelrod
1.15 pm: Supra-patellar tibial nailing with Raj Bhattacharya

Stream session: Foot and ankle or Complex upper limb trauma

Chair of Foot and ankle: Michael Pearse, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

2.00 pm: Algorithm for ankle fracture-dislocation

Ziad Harb, Consultant Trauma and Foot and Ankle Specialist, Ashford and St Peter’s NHS Foundation Trust

2.00 pm: Revision shoulder and humeral trauma - including periprosthetic fractures

Dr Michael McKee

2.25 pm: Fifth metatarsal injuries

James Calder, Consultant Foot and Ankle Surgeon, Fortius Clinic

2.30 pm: Revision elbow and forearm trauma

Terry Axelrod

2.50 pm: Talus fractures

Ben Ollivere

Cases and discussion
Tea and coffee break

Calcaneal fracture management in 2019

Chair: Tim White

The case for fixation

James Calder

Non-operative management

Matthew Costa, Professor of Orthopaedic Trauma, University of Oxford

Cases and discussion
Close of day
Day three 14 February 2019

Registration, tea and coffee

Proximal and distal tibial fractures

Chair: Raj Bhattacharya, Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Is the Schatzker classification valid in 2019?

Michael Pearse, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Round the back of the plateau

Pete Bates, Honorary Senior Lecturer, Queen Mary University of London

When plates are not enough

Stuart Gold, Chief of Trauma, Torrance Memorial Medical Centre, Los Angeles, USA

Cases and discussion
Plate or nail for distal tibial shaft fractures?

Matthew Costa, Professor of Orthopaedic Trauma, University of Oxford

The third way

Stuart Gold and Mr Michael Pearse

Cases and discussion
Keynote lecture: Thromboprophlaxis after orthopaedic trauma

David Warwick, Senior Hand Surgeon, Nuffield Health Wessex Hospital

Tea and coffee break

Infection and reconstruction

Chair: Michael Pearse

Infection after fracture fixation – definition and prevention

Willem-Jan Metsemakers, Consultant in Trauma Surgery, Department of Trauma Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven

Role of local antibiotics in open and infected fractures

Martin McNally, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Limb Reconstruction, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Bone substitutes –what really works?

Willem-Jan Metsemakers

Cases and discussion
Lunch and masterclasses
12.45 pm: Bone infection and CERAMENT®G with Martin McNally and Jeffrey Metzmaker
12.45 pm: Bone infection and CERAMENT®G with Martin McNally and Willem-Jan Metsemakers
1.15 pm: Tibial plateau fractures with Pete Bates
1.45 pm: Tips for successful trauma research with Mathew Costa

Wrist trauma

Chair: Michael Pearse

Colles fractures: Cast or K wires? Plating is the gold standard

David Warwick

K wires

Matthew Costa

Cases and discussion
High energy, multi-fragmentary distal radius. Bridging/non-bridging plate/ex-fix

Terry Axelrod, Orthopaedic Staff Surgeon, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Canada

Wrist instability

Joseph Dias, Professor of Hand and Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Leicester

Cases and discussion
Keynote lecture: Scaphoid waist fractures and SWIFFT

Joseph Dias

Discussion
Close of meeting

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

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