Combined Services Plastic Surgery Society Meeting 2012
Thursday 4th October
Venue: College Hall Officers’ Mess, RAF Cranwell
0800 – 0830 Sponsors arrive
0830 – 0900 Registration
0900 – 0905 Welcome - Wg Cdr Wian VanNiekerk RAF
0905 – 0910 ‘State of the Union’ – Col Alan Kay RAMC
0910 – 0920 Deployed workload update – Surg Cdr Rory Rickard RN
Session 1: Extremity Reconstruction
Chair: Surg Cdr Rory Rickard & Lt Col Nick Bennett TBC
0925 – 0935 Major Trauma Centres; the Impact on Plastic Surgery Manpower and Implications for the Future
Maj Graham Lawton, Mr John Henton, Mr Jon Simmons, Mr Abhilash Jain, Maj Shehan Hettiaratchy, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London
0935 – 0945 BOA/BAPRAS Standards of Management for Open Fractures of the Lower Limb: Plastic Surgical District General Hospital Experience
Jeevaratnam JA, Fletcher JW, Khan MS, Salisbury General Hospital
0950 – 1000 Temporal progression of functional recovery following limb salvage of open lower limb fractures
Clancy R, Greenwood A, Baden J, Khan U, Bristol Royal Infirmary
1000 – 1010 Use of an external fixator for splintage of a pedicled groin flap
Sheena Y, McCulloch R, Evriviades D. Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham
1010 – 1025 Trends in the Management of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injuries
Mr. Anthony MacQuillan, Stanmore National Orthopaedic Hospital
1030 – 1100 Tea/coffee and visit sponsors
Session 2: Head & Neck Reconstruction
Chair: Wg Cdr Wian Van Niekerk & Lt Col Simon Hepple TBC
1100 – 1110 ‘The Guinea Pigs’
Dr. Sandy Saunders
1115 – 1150 Head & Neck Surgery – A Historical Perspective.
Mr. David Soutar, Consultant Plastic and Head & Neck Surgeon, Glasgow
1155 – 1205 Maxillofacial Prosthetics – ‘Only Skin Deep’
Peter Jeynes, Senior Oral-Maxillofacial Prosthetist, The New Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham
1205 – 1240 Management of Head & Neck Ballistic Injuries - Lessons Learned.
Gp Capt Andrew Monaghan RAF, Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, Birmingham
1245 – 1330 Lunch
Session 3: Facial Reconstruction
Chair: Wg Cdr Demetrius Evriviades & Wg Cd. Ankur Pandya
1330 – 1340 Epiphora in facial palsy: a case report and proposed guidance on assessment and management plans for plastic surgery trainees
Wheble GAC1, Clancy R2, Tan KH2, 1. Mountbatten Dept. of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth, 2. Department of Plastic Surgery Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury
1340 – 1415 Noma – Ethiopian Experience.
Mr. Hiroshi Nishikawa, Consultant Craniofacial Plastic Reconstruction Surgeon, Birmingham Children’s Hospital
1420 – 1455 Facial Transplant – A Viable Alternative for Facial Reconstruction.
Lt Col Colin MacIver, Consultant Southern General Hospital, Glasgow
1500 – 1520 Open Forum Discussion:
Composite Tissue Allotransplantation and Its Potential Role in the Reconstruction of Our Service Personnel
Chair: Maj Shehan Hettiaratchy & Col Alan Kay
1520 – 1550 Afternoon Tea and visit sponsors
Session 4: Title?
Chair: Wg Cdr William VanNiekerk & Lt Col Tania Cubison
1550 – 1600 VEGF and CXCR4 can be used as immunohistochemical markers to predict whether patients may develop Metastatic Melanoma following primary tumour excision, independent of tumour thickness.
R. Price, 2D.B.A. Dunn, H. Rigby, 2D.O. Bates. Dept. of Pathology, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, and 2Microvascular Research Laboratories, Bristol Heart Institute, Dept of Physiology, University of Bristol
1600 – 1610 Mark Foster’s research – abstract awaited
1610 – 1645 Burns Resuscitation Decision Support.
Col Lee Cancio (US Army), Consultant Surgeon US Army Institute of Surgical Research, San Antonio, Texas
1650 – 1725 How the Global War on Terrorism has Impacted Civilian Trauma Care.
Col David Powers USAF – Former Director USAF Centre for Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills (C-STARS), R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Centre, Baltimore
1730 Closing address & admin instructions for evening dinner
Formal Evening Dinner
Officers’ Mess, RAF Cranwell
1830 – 1930 Drinks available from bar
1930 – 2000 Drinks Reception
2000 – Late Formal Evening Mess Dinner (Incl. Royal Air Force Band)