About this event

  • Date and time Wed 27 Oct 2021 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Orthopaedics

This fourth and final episode of the Hip Symposium will provide a refresher on the latest trends and innovations associated with total hip arthroplasty. This webinar will be a combination of instructional talks on key primary and revision hip replacement topics and updates on emerging hip technologies. The interactive programme includes a debate on surgical approaches, the outcome of which will be decided by the audience. In addition, there is ample time for audience questions and discussion. 

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:

  • Appreciate the importance of registry and other sources of big data in driving guidelines and good clinical practice in total hip arthroplasty. 
  • Appreciate the place of recent advances in hip replacement surgery including spino-pelvic mobility, the role of dual mobility cups and the place for robotics.  
  • Appreciate the indications and limitations of common surgical approaches for total hip arthroplasty.

 Book the other episodes now:

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

Hip Symposium Episode 2: Hip and proximal femoral fractures - 13 October 2021

Hip Symposium Episode 3Hip Preservation - 20 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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Key speakers

Mr Andrew Hamer

Consultant surgeon at the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield and President of the British Hip Society. 

Speaker's biography

Mr Andrew Hamer is a renowned consultant hip arthroplasty surgeon who works at the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield. Andrew is the current President of the British Hip Society.  

Professor Sebastien Lustig

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Croix-Rousse Hospital in Lyon, France

Speaker's biography

Professor Sebastien Lustig is an internationally renowned Professor of Hip Surgery, who is based in Lyon, France. Professor Lustig has extensive experience in hip and knee arthroplasty, with specialist interests in biomechanics and computer-assisted surgery. 

Professor Alex Liddle

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and senior lecturer at Imperial College

Speaker's biography

Professor Alex Liddle is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and senior lecturer at Imperial College, London. Alex is a fellowship-trained hip and knee arthroplasty surgeon with interests in the use of big data and new technologies to improve the outcome of joint replacement surgery 


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Welcome and Introduction

Mr Michael Pearse

The optimum surgical approach for primary total hip replacement. Front or back?

Professor Justin Cobb

Questions and answers
Registries, resurfacing & innovation -how big data protects the patient

Mr Alex Liddle

Questions and answers
Robotics in hip replacement -a must for the enthusiast?

Mr Matthew Hubble

questions and answers
The role of Dual Mobility -2 heads are better than 1

Dr Sebastien Lustig

Questions and answers
Spino-pelvic mobility -why it matters

Mr Matt Wilson

Questions and answers & vote
When THRs go wrong -an update on septic & aseptic revision

Mr Andy Hamer

Questions and answers



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

Registration for this webinar will close at 4:00pm on 27 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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