Course Details

Course:Essentials of the ILIZAROV Method - NURSE REGISTRATION
Date:18 - 19 September 2018
Course convened by:Simon Britten & Mick Dennison
Details:The course will consist of didactic lectures and an opportunity to discuss cases with the faculty. Particular attention will be paid to the issues that arise when dealing with patients who have a circular fixator. These will be addressed via dedicated tutorial and practical workshops. Please note, accommodation and Travel are not included in the course fee.

This course is intended for UK/Ireland delegates only. Please contact your local Smith & Nephew representative if you are interested in this course but are not from the UK/I

Smith & Nephew have made the decision to sponsor all course fees for this event. However a fee of £100 will be taken from card details provided should participants fail to attend the meeting. All travel and accommodation will remain each individuals responsibility.

The course will be held at the Hilton Leeds City Centre Hotel.
Venue:Hilton Leeds City Hotel, Leeds
Agenda:Draft Agenda:

Tuesday, 18 September 2018
08.30 Registration and Coffee
09.00 Introduction and History of the Ilizarov Method
09.15 WORKSHOP 1
- wires, halfpins, rings, frame assembly
- Basic principles of wire and half pin insertion
- Ilizarov equipment & principles of frame construction
10.45 Tea/Coffee Break
11.00 Acute fracture management incl. reduction techniques
11.25 Extra-articular fractures including complex/segmental injury
11.45 WORKSHOP 2 – tibial diaphyseal fracture fixation
12.45 Lunch
13.30 Open fracture Management
14.00 Tibial peri-articular fractures
14.30 WORKSHOP 3 – Schatzker 6 tibial plateau fracture fixation
15.15 Tea/Coffee Break
15.30 Circular Frame mechanics and frame design
16.00 Evidence based pinsite care and life with a frame
16.15 Physiotherapy for frame patients
16.30 WORKSHOP 4 – Breakout discussion groups
17.15 Housekeeping and close of day
17.30 Close

Wednesday, 19 September 2018
09.00 Scope of the Ilizarov Method
09.30 Distraction osteogenesis, incl. corticotomy & distraction
10.00 Introduction to deformity
10.30 Tea/Coffee Break
10.45 WORKSHOP 5a – Application of frame to correct deformity
WORKSHOP 5b – Allied breakout: managing complication
11.45 Non-union
12.15 Bone infection
12.45 Lunch
13.30 WORKSHOP 6 – Monofocal lengthening
14.30 Upper limb frames
15.00 Tea/Coffee Break
15.15 Introduction to TSF
15.45 Ilizarov Method in Children’s Orthopaedics
16.15 Final discussion and close
16.30 Close
Invited Faculty:Course Conveners - Simon Britten - Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust & Mick Dennison - Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Faculty - Paddy Foster - Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Paul Harwood - Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Jon Mcgregor-Riley - Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Simon Royston - Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Hemant Sharma - Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Dominic Sprott - Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Martin Taylor - Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Sandy Wood - Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Katy Emberton - Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Nicola Glossop - Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Maria Vincent - Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
RegistrationFully Booked


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