About this event

  • Date and time Tue 25 Feb 2020 from 8:00am to 27 Feb 2020 at 6:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Orthopaedics

This popular annual course aims to provide both experienced orthopaedic surgeons and those in training with a comprehensive update on evolving concepts and techniques in orthopaedic trauma. Our successful interactive format includes short lectures, case-based discussions and surgical masterclasses. The distinguished faculty will share their evidence-based knowledge and expertise on a wide variety of clinically relevant topics.

Target Audience

Established orthopaedic surgeons seeking to update their trauma knowledge and techniques. The course also includes dedicated sessions for surgeons in training, particularly those preparing for the Fellowship examination.

Meeting Objectives

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the evidence-based treatment of common fractures & have knowledge of the latest prospective clinical trials
  • Revisit surgical techniques in elbow and shoulder injuries
  • Apply new concepts for fixation of foot and ankle fractures
  • Understand recent advances in proximal femoral fractures
  • Evaluate and apply new concepts for the treatment of infected fractures
  • Gain an understanding of spinal trauma for the non-spinal surgeon

The price includes all refreshments and lunch.

 

We would like to thank our exhibitors:

Acumed, Biocomposites, Bone Support, DePuy Synthes, Lavender Medical, Orthofix, Stryker and T.J. Smith & Nephew

Please note that none of the companies listed have had any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of this meeting.

 

Key speakers

Professor William M Ricci

Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, USA

Professor Stuart Gold

Harbor-UCLA, Los Angeles, USA

Mr Robert Handley

John Radcliffe Hospital Oxford, President-elect BOA, UK

Agenda

View the programme 25 February 2020

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Mr Michael Pearse, Clinical Senior Lecturer, Imperial College London

Stream sessions: Periprosthetic femoral fractures: From fixation to revision or Principles orthopaedic trauma I

Periprosthetic femoral fractures: From fixation to revision

Chair: Mr Michael Pearse

 

Principles orthopaedic trauma I

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

9:00am - Periprosthetic femoral fractures: A growing problem

Dr William Ricci, Chief of Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Hospital for Special Surgery and NewYork–Presbyterian Hospital

9.05am - How bones break: The mechanics of skeletal trauma

Dr Spyros Masouros, Senior Lecturer in Trauma Biomechanics, Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London

9:10am - Is it loose?

Mr Sebastian Dawson-Bowling, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Orthopaedic Clinical Network Director, Barts Health NHS Trust 

9:15am - Fracture healing

Mr Darren Forward, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

9:20am - Contemporary fixation – Nail and plate?

Dr William Ricci

9:30am - Cases and discussion
9:35am - Achieving implant stability

Mr Sebastian Dawson-Bowling

9:35am - Radiology of orthopaedic trauma

Dr Sangoh Lee, Musculoskeletal Consultant Radiologist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

9:50am - Best practise for periprosthetic fractures

Professor Chris Moran, National Clinical Director for Trauma, NHS England and Professor of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

9:50am - Principles of plate fixation

Professor Stuart Gold, Chief of Trauma, Harbor-UCLA, Los Angeles, USA

10:00am - Case based discussion
10:05am - Principles of nailing

Professor Xavier Griffin, Consultant Senior Lecturer in Orthopaedic Trauma, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

10:20am - Cases and discussions

Tea and coffee break

Stream sessions: Elbow trauma or Principles orthopaedic trauma II

Elbow trauma

Chair: Mr Dylan Griffiths, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

 

Principles orthopaedic trauma I

Chair: Mr Raj Bhattycharya

11:00am - Elbow stability: 3 pillars of wisdom

Professor Dr Roger van Riet, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Monica Hospital Antwerp, OrthoCenterAntwerp and University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium

11.00am - Principles of external fixation

Professor Stuart Gold

11:15am - Radial head and neck fixation: The limits

Mr Lee van Rensburg, Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

11:15am - Non-union and malunion

Mr Darren Forward

11:25am - Ligament reconstruction: How I do it

Professor Dr Roger van Riet

11:30am - Physeal fractures

Mr Khaled Sarraf, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

11:35am - Case based discussion
11:45am - Cases and discussion

Keynote lecture: The evolution of joint replacement in elbow trauma

Professor Roger van Riet

Lunch and masterclasses
12:30pm - Proximal humeral nailing sponsored by DePuy Synthes

Mr Lee van Rensburg

1:00pm - Hexapod circular fixation sponsored by Smith+Nephew

Professor Stuart Gold

Stream sessions: Polytrauma and pelvic injury or Principles orthopaedic trauma III: Paediatric fractures

Polytrauma and pelvic injury

Chair: Mr Michael Pearse

 

Principles orthopaedic trauma III: Paediatric fractures

Chair: Mr Fergal Monsell, Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust

2:00pm - What’s new in resuscitation?

Professor Xavier Griffin

2:00pm - Shoulder and proximal humerus

Mr Anish Sanghrajka, Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 

2:10pm - Head injury: Can we operate?

Professor Mark Wilson, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust 

2:20pm - Hip and proximal femur fractures

Mr Matthew Barry, Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

2:20pm - Binder, ex-fix or embolise?

Mr Darren Forward

2:40pm - Open fractures

Mr Fergal Monsell

2:30pm - Elderly polytrauma: Who survives?

Professor William Ricci

3:00pm - Cases and discussion
2:50pm - Venous thrombo embolism after trauma: An update

Professor Xavier Griffin

3:00pm - Case based discussion

Tea and coffee break

Keynote lecture: The role of interventional radiology in trauma

Dr Robert Morgan, Consultant Interventional and Diagnostic Radiologist, St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Close of day 1
View the programme 26 February 2020

Registration, tea and coffee

Stream sessions: Proximal humeral injuries or Principles orthopaedic trauma IV

Proximal humeral injuries

Chair: Mr Peter Reilly, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

 

Principles orthopaedic trauma IV

Chair: Mr Michael Pearse

9:00am - Sling or surgery?

Mr Lee van Rensburg

9:00am - Orthoplastic management of open fractures: Meeting the NICE guidance

Mr Alex Trompeter, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Mr Jonathan Lohn, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

9:20am - Anatomic basis of proximal humeral surgery: Deltopectoral or deltoid split?

Mr Lee van Rensburg

9:40am - Compartment syndrome

Mr Michael Pearse

9:30am - Achieving fixation in osteoporotic bone

Mr Peter Reilly

9:50am - Restoring bone loss after trauma

Professor Stuart Gold

9:45am - Role of joint replacement

Mr Dylan Griffiths

10:00am - Case based discussion
10:00am - Case based discussion

Tea and coffee break

Stream sessions: Proximal femoral fractures or Principles orthopaedic trauma V: Spinal trauma

Proximal femoral fractures
Chair: Mr Michael Pearse

Principles orthopaedic trauma V: Spinal trauma
Chair: Mr Raj Bhattacharya

11:00am - Does timing of hip fracture surgery really matter?

Professor Xavier Griffin

11:00am - Clinical and imaging assessment of the injured spine

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

11:10am - THR for neck fractures: Will HEALTH change practise?

Mr Tim Chesser, Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon, North Bristol NHS Trust

11:15am - New concepts in spinal stability

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

11:20am - Hip hemiarthroplasty: How I do it

Mr Darren Forward

11:30am - Cauda equina syndrome and spinal emergencies

Mr Cheonghung Lee, Consultant Nuerosurgeon, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

11:30am - Optimum fixation of the femoral neck: The evidence

Mr Michael Pearse

11:45am - Case based discussion
11:40am - Debate: DHS or IM nail for inter-trochanteric fractures?

Nail for best outcome: Professor William Ricci

DHS is best values: Mr Tim Chesser

12:00pm - Case based discussion

Lunch and masterclasses
12:45pm - Tips and tricks in antegrade femoral nailing sponsored by Stryker

Mr Tim Chesser

1:15pm - Radial head fixation and replacement sponsored by Acumed

Professor Dr Roger van Riet

Stream sessions: Foot and ankle or Complex upper limb surgery

Foot and ankle

Chair: Professor William Ricci

 

Complex upper limb surgery

Chair: Mr Dylan Griffiths

2:00pm - Lisfrance injuries: Fix or fuse?

Mr Naveethan Sivanadarajah, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

2:00pm - Revision shoulder and humeral trauma, including periprosthetic fractures

Mr Lee van Rensburg

2:15pm - Talus fractures

Mr Alex Trompeter

2:30pm - Revision elbow and forearm trauma

Professor Roger van Riet

2.40pm - Debate: Routine fixation of posterior malleolus fractures: Essential or fashionable?

Mr Michael Pearse and Mr Lyndon Mason, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

3:00pm - Cases and discussion
3:05pm - Discussion and audience vote
3:15pm - Case based discussion of lisfanc and talar injuries

Tea and coffee break

Keynote lecture: Getting it right first time in trauma

Chair: Professor William Ricci

Mr Robert Handley, President Elect British Orthopaedic Society, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Close of day 2
View the programme 27 February 2020

Registration, tea and coffee

The mangled lower extremity

Chair: Mr Michael Pearse

Lessons from LEAP

Professor William Ricci

Early amputation after trauma: Indications and techniques

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

Amputation after severe distal limb trauma

Surgeon Lieutenant Commander Jowan Penn-Barwell

Optimising outcomes for the limb salvage patient: Frame and brace

Professor Stuart Gold

Case based discussion

Tea and coffee break

Fracture related infection

Chair: Mr Alex Trompeter

The leaky wound

Mr Alex Trompeter

Local or systemic antibiotics: What's the evidence?

Dr Hugh Donaldson, Consultant Microbiologist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Implant retention or revision?

Mr Michael Pearse

Infection with soft-tissue and bone defects

Mr Nima Heidari, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Barts Health NHS Trust

Case based discussion

Lunch and masterclasses
1:00pm - Bone infection and CERAMENT®G sponsored by Bonesupport

Mr Nima Heidari

1:00pm - Unilateral and circular external fixation strategies in trauma sponsored by Orthofix

Mr Alex Trompeter

Advances in nail fixation of the lower limb

Chair: Mr Michael Pearse

History of the intra-medullary nail

Mr Michael Pearse

Neck and shaft femoral fractures: My algorithm

Surgeon Lieutenant Commander Jowan Penn-Barwell

Nailing for delayed and non-union

Mr Alex Trompeter

When a nail needs a plate

Mr Tim Chesser

Semi-extended tibial nailing: The only way?

Mr Alex Trompeter

The lengthening nail after trauma: A new option

Mr Nima Heidari

Case clinic and discussion

Close of day 3

Location

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

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