Course Details

Course:Intermediate Techniques of the TSF Method
Date:26 - 27 February 2019
Course convened by:Mr Om Lahoti, King's College Hospital
Details:The Intermediate Techniques of the TSF Method Course is an intermediate course, which will focus beyond basic – deformity correction, stacked frames, bone transport, open fracture/soft tissue management, special situations and introduction to foot frame software. Sessions will include presentations, hands on workshops and case presentations to examine treatment options.

This is two day course is ideal for surgeons who wish to extend their circular frame experience.

Delegate minimum requirement:
Before attending the course, we ask all delegates must have attended an Introduction to a Hexapod Framing Course OR have attended an Introduction to Framing Course and have performed 20+ assisted frames OR 6+ unassisted frames (please indicate your experience accordingly so we can group delegates for the workshops). Good understanding of the TSF software is essential (distal referencing).

Places are limited so early registration is encouraged. Please note the course fee does not include travel or accommodation but will include a course dinner on 26 February 2019.
Venue:Expert Connect Centre, Croxley Park, Watford
Agenda:Tuesday, 26 February 2019
09.00 Registration
09.30 Welcome & Review of TAYLOR SPATIAL FRAME™ principles (deformity and mounting parameters, distal referencing)
10.00 Osteotomy – techniques and other considerations
Corticotomy, Gigli Saw, Drill holes
10.30 Tibial Deformity Analysis
11.00 Distal Femoral Deformity Analysis and TAYLOR SPATIAL FRAME™ considerations
11.30 Coffee/Tea Break
11.45 WORKSHOP 1 – Tibial Deformity/Femoral deformity
13.15 Post work shop discussion
13:30 Lunch
14:00 Segmental Fractures of Tibia
14:15 Management of bone loss with TAYLOR SPATIAL FRAME™
14:45 Strategies to reduce frame duration
15.00 Foot consideration in tibial frame
15:10 When and how to incorporate
15.30 Coffee/Tea Break
15.45 WORKSHOP 2 – Stacked frame, foot incorporation
17:15 Case Discussions (Deformity, Bone Loss etc.)
18:00 Close of Day
20.00 Course Dinner

Wednesday, 27 February 2019
09.30 Welcome – Recap Day 1
09.45 Setting up a Limb Recon Service
10.00 Allied Health Professional support for clinic
10.30 Soft tissue defect management with TAYLOR SPATIAL FRAME™
10.45 Hexapod assisted deformity correction
11.00 Coffee/Tea Break
11.15 1. Introduction to Foot Deformity Software 
2. Correction of equinus
11.45 Paediatric Applications – Blount’s disease
12.00 WORKSHOP 3 - Equinus, Blount’s
13:30 Lunch
14:30 Case discussions (faculty and participants) to focus on hurdles and complications, tips and tricks
16.00 Close and depart
Invited Faculty:TBC
RegistrationFully Booked


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