About this event

  • Date and time Wed 13 Oct 2021 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Orthopaedics

This second episode of the Hip Symposium will provide an update on the common hip injuries including acetabular, neck of femur and proximal femoral fractures, with a focus on elderly patients. The key differences between young and older neck of femur fracture patients will be highlighted and the evolution of successful surgical techniques will be presented. The importance of achieving fracture stability will be highlighted and salvage surgical techniques will also be covered. 

The event will be chaired by Michael Pearse, incoming President of the Orthopaedic Section of RSM. Topics will be delivered by single expert speakers with illustrative and interactive case presentations with ample time for audience Q&A.    

During this webinar, you will:

  • Gain an understanding of the influence of age on a patient's prognosis with a neck of femur fracture. 
  • Awareness of the importance of a multi-disciplinary approach in the management of elderly hip fracture patients and the key role of the ortho- geriatrician.  
  • Appreciate the evolution of evidence-based surgical techniques in the management of hip injuries, including the changing role of arthroplasty. 

Book the other episodes now:

Hip Symposium Episode 1: Paediatric hip disorders – from infancy to adolescence - 6 October 2021

Hip Symposium Episode 3: Hip Preservation - 20 October 2021

Hip Symposium Episode 4: Hip Replacement - 27 October 2021

This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The webinar recording will be available for registered delegates up to 60 days after the live webinar broadcast via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

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Mr Michael Pearse, clinical senior lecturer and consultant orthopaedic surgeon 

Young individuals with hip fracture - Differences and similarities compared with the elderly: Neck of femur fractures under 60 years -the bone may not be normal?

Professor Cecilia Rogmark Associate professor at Orthopaedics, Clinical and Molecular Osteoporosis Research, Lund University 

Optimising the elderly hip fracture patient

Dr Louis Koizia, Consultant Physician, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Acetabular fractures in older patients –another indication for a total hip arthroplasty?

Mr Andrew Carrothers, Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon at Addenbrookes Hospital CambridgeAssociate Lecturer at the University of Cambridge School of Medicine 

Fixation, hemi or total hip replacement after femoral neck fracture - an evolving algorithm

Mr Michael Pearseclinical senior lecturer and consultant orthopaedic surgeon 

Determining stability and treatment after inter-trochanteric fractures

Mr Tim Chesser, orthopaedic trauma consultant, Bristol 

Salvage of the failed proximal femoral fracture -From dynamic hip screws to total hip arthroplasty

Mr Sebastian Dawson-Bowling, Consultant Orthopaedic and Specialist Hip Surgeon 

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Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.

Registration for this webinar will close at 4 pm on 13 October 2021. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

Special rates for difficult times
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s ​weekly COVID-19 Series ​webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

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