About this event

  • Date and time Tue 24 Mar 2020 from 8:30am to 5:15pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Plastic Surgery

Please note this event has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused.

International orthoplastic surgeons with experience in reconstructive and orthopaedic surgery will present and discuss recent advances in orthoplastic surgery. 

Current best practice BOAST guidelines, surgical management of trauma wounds, reconstructive techniques and future concepts in orthoplastics will be covered. 

This meeting will highlight the burden and difficulty of managing trauma cases and how organised collaboration between orthopaedic and plastic surgery specialities improves and redefines the treatment of major trauma injury for the benefit of the patient. The continued evolution of microvascular technique and the creation and evolution of vascularized composite transplantation allowing specific approaches to complex trauma cases will be discussed.

The meeting will conclude with an expert panel debate.

Topics include: 

  • Recent advances in orthoplastic surgery
  • Awareness, insight and understanding of the multidisciplinary surgical needs and skills
  • Knowledge update and review of current best practice BOAST guidelines, surgical management of trauma wounds, reconstructive techniques and future concepts in orthoplastics

Agenda

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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Mr Naveen Cavale, President, Plastic Surgery Section, Royal Society of Medicine, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Major trauma centre networks, trauma burden – past, present and future

Dr Ash Vasireddy, Consultant Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon, Lecturer, Institute of Pre-Hospital Care at London’s Air Ambulance, Hon Clinical Lecturer, Blizard Institute of Trauma Sciences, Queen Mary University of London

Bone debridement dogma

Speaker TBC

Combined definitive orthoplastic surgery – an Orthopaedic perspective

Dr Ash Vasireddy, Consultant Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon, Lecturer, Institute of Pre-Hospital Care at London’s Air Ambulance, Hon Clinical Lecturer, Blizard Institute of Trauma Sciences, Queen Mary University of London

Tea and coffee break
The future for BOA standards for trauma and orthopaedics– is it worth it

Speaker TBC

Managing bone loss

Mr Ben Ollivere, Clinical Associate Professor, Trauma Surgery, University of Nottingham, Honorary Consultant Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon and Major Trauma Surgeon, The Queens Medical Centre

Orthoplastic approach to joint infection

Mr Umraz Khan, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Limb Reconstruction, North Bristol NHS Foundation Trust 

Lunch
Definitive frame fixation in open fractures

Speaker TBC

Orthoplastic Surgery in Western Australia

Speaker TBC

Tea and coffee break
Trauma on the south coast

Miss Lorraine Harry, Consultant Surgeon, Royal Sussex County Hospital and Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Orthoplastic service development and delivery

Miss Victoria Rose, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, St Thomas’ Hospital and King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Controversies panel discussion

All faculty

Close of meeting

Location

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

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