Course Details

Course:Essentials of the ILIZAROV Method - NURSE REGISTRATION
Date:30 September - 1 October 2019
Course convened by:Simon Britten & Mick Dennison

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.

Participant Profile:
CT2/CT3/ST3/ST4 - new to circular framing

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:To Be Confirmed

Draft Agenda:

Monday, 30 September 2019

08:30 Registration and Coffee
09:00 Introduction and History of the ILIZAROVTM Method
09:15 Basic principles of wire / half pin insertion and frame construction
09:45 WORKSHOP 1 
- Wires, Halfpins, Rings, Frame assembly 
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
15:30 Tea/Coffee Break
15:45 Circular Frame mechanics and frame design
16:15 Evidence-based pin site care and life with a frame
16:30 Physiotherapy for frame patients
16:45 WORKSHOP 4 – Breakout discussion groups
17:30 Housekeeping and close of day
20:00 Course Dinner

Tuesday, 1 October 2019

09:00 Scope of the  ILIZAROVTM 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 complications
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 ILIZAROVTM Method in Children’s Orthopaedics
15:45 Introduction to TAYLOR SPATIAL FRAME™
16:15 Final discussion and close
16:30 Close





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