Course Details

Course:The Combined Management of Open Tibial Fractures: an Orthoplastic approach
Date:7 - 8 February 2019
Course convened by:Mr. Michael Pearse, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Prof. Jagdeep Nanchahal, Oxford University Hospitals & Mr. Selvadurai Nayagam, Liverpool Royal Infirmary
Details:The Combined Management of Open Tibial Fractures: an Orthoplastic approach is an interactive cadaveric course exploring the latest techniques in open fracture care, with a particular focus on the multidisciplinary roles of Orthopaedics and Plastics in the treatment of these fractures.

The combination of a highly skilled and experienced faculty, fresh frozen cadaveric specimens and a world-class facility give delegates a unique opportunity to develop their skills in the latest Orthopaedic and Plastic Limb Reconstruction techniques.

Participant Profile: Senior Registrars and newly appointed Consultants working in a major Trauma Centre. 

Places are limited so early registration is encouraged. Please note the course fee includes a course dinner on the evening of 7 February 2019 however does not include travel or accommodation.
Venue:Expert Connect Centre, Croxley Park, Watford
Agenda:Thursday, 7 February 2019

08:30-09:00 Arrivals, Registration and Coffee
09:00-09:20 Introduction & History of the Management of Open Fractures M Pearse
Early Management: Chairman: J Nanchahal
09:20-09:40 Emergency Room M Costa
09:40–09:50 Wound Extensions & Soft Tissue Debridement L Harry
09:50–10:00 Bone Debridement N Giotakis
10:00–10.10 Classification X Griffin
10:10-10:30 Discussion
10:30-10:45 Tea/Coffee Break
Vascular problems: Chairman: L Harry
10:45–11:00 Compartment Syndrome D Nayagam
11:00–11:15 Vascular Injuries J Nanchahal
11:15–11:30 Degloving M Lamyman
11:30–11:45 Discussion
Fixation & Coverage: Chairman: D Nayagam
11:45 – 12:00 Skeletal Stabilisation X Griffin
12:00-12:10 Temporary Dressings M Costa
12:10-12:20 Discussion
12:20-12:30 Principles of Soft Tissue Reconstruction J Nanchahal
12:30-12:40 Management of Open Fractures in Children D Nayagam
12:40-13:00 Discussion
13:00-13:45 Lunch
13:45-16:15 Practical Skills I – Skeletal Stabilisation:
External Fixation Workshop:
Demo (fixator choice & configuration) & Tibia fracture, Knee and Ankle Spanning D Nayagam & N Giotakis
IM Nailing Workshop:
Demo Semi-extended & Nailing Practical M Costa & N Giotakis
Challenging Situations: Chairman: D Nayagam
16:15-16:30 Bone Defects M Pearse
16:30-16:45 Infection M Pearse
16:45-17:00 Amputation M Pearse
17:00-17:15 Blast Injuries G Lawton
17:15-17:45 Discussion & Cases

Friday, 8 February 2019

09:00-09:15 Practical Skills II - Soft Tissue Reconstruction:
Lectures: 1. Fasciotomies & 2. Fasciocutaneous flaps J Nanchahal
09:15-12:30 Soft Tissue Practicals: 
Fasciotomies, Proximal fasciocutaneous flaps, Distal fasciocutaneous flaps, Local Muscle Flaps, Free flaps, Popliteal fossa dissection & Amputation - J Nanchahal, L Harry, P Shadig & G Lawton
12:30-12:45 Delegate Case allocation M Pearse
12:45-13:45 Small Group Discussion & Lunch
13.45 – 16.00 Delegate Case Presentations All Faculty
Invited Faculty:Prof. Matthew Costa, University of Oxford, Mr. Nikos Giotakis, Liverpool Royal Infirmary, Ms. Lorraine Harry, Brighton and Sussex University Hospital, Mr. Michael Lamyman, Oxford University Hospitals, Mr. Graham Lawton, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Mr. Parviz Sadigh, Royal London Hospital,
RegistrationFully Booked


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