The Orthopaedic Trauma Society Annual Conference is one of the UK’s leading meetings for Trauma & Orthopaedics and is only a few short weeks away. Places are disappearing fast — have you booked your place yet?

The Orthopaedic Trauma Society is a non-profitmaking membership organisation that provides a forum for Orthopaedic Trauma surgery in the British Isles.

Topics for discussion in 2020 include:

  • Distal humerus fractures
  • Distal femur fractures
  • Subtrochanteric fractures
  • Non-unions/bone gaps
  • Paediatric fractures
  • Fragility fracture networks
  • Military update/rehabilitation
  • ‘Best of the Best’
  • 2 Minutes | 2 Slides
  • Dragons’ Den
  • Industry breakout sessions
  • Annual General Meeting
  • World Orthopaedic Concern
  • New BOASTs update

INTERNATIONAL GUEST SPEAKERS

  • Ken Egol (United States)
  • Olof Wolf (Sweden)

Meet Ortho Consulting Group at OTS 2020

Thursday 16th January

 

09.00 Registration/Breakfast
ADMIN TEAM
09.45 Welcome
PAUL DIXON | ALEX TROMPETER

Session 1 – 09:50 – 10:40

Femurs, Avoiding Disaster

Chair: Tim White

09.50 Subtrochanterics | What does the literature say
MIKE KELLY
Atypicals | Associated medical management
ANNA EKMAN
Atypicals | Getting them to heal
SHARON SCOTT
Distal femur trials | What happened? Can we shape the future?
PETE HULL
Dual implants | Getting things stable in periprosthetic fixation
KEN EGOL
10.40  | Coffee

Session 2 – 11:00 – 11:40

Collaborative Working for Fragility Fracture Care

Chair: Matt Costa

11.00 What is the Royal Osteoporosis Society doing for patients with fragility fractures and why are orthopaedic surgeons an important part of this mission?
ALI DOYLE
Why should orthopaedic trauma surgeons engage with the Fragility Fracture Network?
ANDY GRAY
What an orthopaedic surgeon needs to know about orthogeriatrics 2020?
FAYE WILSON

Session 3 – 11:40 – 12:30

Rehabilitation After Complex Trauma | Military Perspective

Chair: Hugo Guthrie

11.40 Trauma rehabilitation principles | The military experience
RHODRI PHILLIP
“They said I’d never walk again”
JON KENDREW
Rehab for amputees | Regular vs osseointegrated
KATE SHERMAN
12.30  | Lunch

Session 4 – 13:30 – 14:20

Two Minutes | Two Slides

Chair: Mike Kelly

Presenters Ken EgolPaul HartnettSharon ScottOlof WolfHugo GuthrieJohn McMasterJohn McArthur and Anna Ekman.

Session 5 – 14:20 – 15:10

Pilon Fractures – Where are we in 2019?

Chair: Dan Deakin

14.20 Timing | What has happened?
TIM WHITE
New strategies in internal fixation | A whistlestop tour through the literature
DAN DEAKIN
Internal fixation | Shifting the emphasis
ALEX TROMPETER
Frame vs Plate | Is there a debate to be had?
SIMON ROYSTON
Closed incision wound therapy
MATT COSTA
15.10  | Tea

Session 6 – 15:30 – 15:50

IOTA Reports – Travelling Bursaries

Chair: Tim Chesser

15.30 Ortho Trauma Institute | San Francisco
MARK WEBB
Ortho Trauma Institute | San Francisco
ANDY MARSH
Tampa General Hospital | Florida
ANDREW MILLER

Session 7 – 15:50 – 16:15

Annual General Meeting

Chair: Paul Dixon, OS President

 

Session 8 – 16:15 – 17:00

Guest Speaker – Ken Egol

 

Session 9 – 17:00 – 18:10

Industry Breakouts

smith and nephew The Tibial Plateau | Treatment options, tips and tricks
Nitinol Implants for Fracture reduction
Leadership secrets in orthopaedic trauma

Session 10 – 18:10 – 19:30

Parallel Scientific Breakouts

18.10 Polytrauma/Rib fracture cases
CHRIS MORAN | JOHN MCMASTER
18.10 Mind the gap | Dealing with bone loss
BADRI NARAYAN | ENIS GURYEL
18.10 Upper limb injuries
ANDREW DUCKWORTH | DANIEL ENGELKE

Friday 17th January

Session 11 – 09:00 – 09:40

Trauma in Children – The myths and the miracles

Chair: Dan Perry

09.00 Things that cure themselves, and some that don’t
PHILIP HENMAN
Trauma trials in children | Testing the myths and miracles
DAN PERRY

Session 12 – 09:40 – 10:20

Orthopaedics in Africa

Chair: Jim Harrison

09.40 Gunshot related injuries in South Africa | A perspective on national burden
JAMES MASTERS
Fracture healing in HIV positive patients
SIMON GRAHAM
AO Alliance in Africa
JIM HARRISON
10.20  | Coffee

Session 13 – 11:00 – 11:40

National Leaders Discussion

Chairs: Bob Handley and Chris Moran

 

Session 14 – 11:40 – 12:30

Back to the Start – Systems of care for femoral fractures

Chairs: Charlotte Lewis and David Noyes

11.40 The Swedish Fracture Register | 400,000 fractures and counting. What’s in it for the user?
OLOF WOLF
Weightbearing | Challenging dogma?
PAUL DIXON
The holistic approach | Treating the whole bone | Implications of the new BPT for femoral fractures
TIM CHESSER
12.30  | Lunch

Session 15 – 13:30 – 14:30

Dragons Den

Head Dragon: Will Eardley

Dragons David BeardNigel Rossiter & Matt Costa.

Session 16 – 14:30 – 15:30

Learning from our mistakes

The case that has taught me the most in the last year.

Presenters Ken EgolOlof WolfMick PearseBob HandleyDaniel Engelke & Ad Gandhe.

Conclusion 15:30

Closing remarks

Paul Dixon

 

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