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Advancing Mobility, Enhancing Lives: The Orthopedic Conference for Today's Practitioners.

This conference is designed specifically for today's practitioners - those who are at the forefront of orthopedic treatment and care. Through a series of informative and engaging sessions, attendees will gain insights into the latest trends, techniques, and technologies in the field of orthopedics. They will learn from leading experts, engage in meaningful discussions with peers, and take away practical strategies and tools to improve patient outcomes and experiences.

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start date 09.09.2023
map icon Lecture Theatre, 1 Wally's Walk, Macquarie University

Orthopaedic Conference 2023

Orthopaedic Conference 2023

Walter Kmet

CEO, MUH

Sam Adie

Associate Professor

Rishi Narasimhan

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Mustafa Alttahir

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Welcome Coffee and Conference Bag

Opening addresses from the CEO of Macauqrie University Hospital

Walter Kmet
Walter Kmet CEO, MUH

Munjed Al Muderis Professor

Discover the latest advancements in bone deformity correction through innovative technology like 3D printing, computer-assisted surgery, and robotics, and their potential to improve patient outcomes.

Mustafa Alttahir Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Join us to learn about the differences between anterior hip replacement and posterior hip replacement procedures, and the advantages and disadvantages of each technique for patients.

Razvan Stoita
Razvan Stoita Doctor

Discover the latest approaches to ankle replacement planning and the outcomes that can be achieved through this procedure, as well as the potential benefits for patients with ankle arthritis.

Tim O'Carrigan
Tim O'Carrigan Doctor

The provision of stable soft tissue support is vital in ensuring endurance, stability and functionality in lower limb reconstruction. This talk will outline the approach to providing soft tissue cover to the lower limb using the reconstructive ladder. The lowest rung of the ladder is the simplest option - primary closure, whilst at the top of the ladder - the use complex and staged microsurgical flaps can provide solutions to the most difficult defects. The importance of a team approach and careful operative and postoperative planning is vital. Patients who undergo complex soft tissue reconstruction also require rehabilitation, oedema control and scar management. We should always strive to engage, empower and inform both patients and their carers as they progress through their treatment.

Anand Deva Associate Professor

Discover the intricacies of shoulder reconstruction as Dr Rishi Narasimhan, a distinguished orthopedic surgeon, delves into this transformative field. Explore surgical techniques, considerations, and advancements that contribute to successful outcomes. Gain valuable insights to enhance decision-making and stay at the forefront of shoulder reconstruction.

Mark Haber Doctor
Rishi Narasimhan
Rishi Narasimhan Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Platinum Sponsor: Permedica Australia

Tim O'Carrigan
Tim O'Carrigan Doctor

Join us as to explore the cutting-edge techniques and advancements in the field of robotic knee replacement. Discover the precision and personalization offered by robotic-assisted procedures, empowering surgeons to optimize outcomes and enhance patient satisfaction. Gain valuable insights into the future of knee replacement, where robotics and human expertise converge to redefine the standard of care.

Munjed Al Muderis Professor

Join us to explore the surgical options available for amputee patients, including osseointegrated prosthetics and targted muscle reinnervation, and the latest advancements in these technologies to improve mobility and quality of life.

Munjed Al Muderis Professor

Discover the latest strategies for managing amputee patients and improving their outcomes, including rehabilitation techniques, post-op care, and prosthetic alignment considerations to enhance their physical and mental well-being.

Bridget Dean
Bridget Dean Physiotherapist

Embark on a compelling exploration of prosthetic options for amputees, where innovation meets the art of enhancing lives. Join us as we delve into this transformative field alongside Ms Geada, an esteemed expert in prosthetics. Discover the latest advancements, from state-of-the-art bionic limbs to customizable prosthetic solutions, empowering individuals to regain mobility and independence. Gain invaluable insights into the evolving landscape of prosthetic technology, where compassion and cutting-edge engineering converge to restore hope and transform the lives of amputees.

Marta Geada
Marta Geada CPO

Platinum Sponsor: Osseointegration International

Mustafa Alttahir Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Explore the future of healthcare in an immersive workshop session featuring Robotic Knee, Virtual Reality, Lengthening Nails, and Osseointegration. Led by experts in their respective fields, delve into cutting-edge technologies and advancements. Discover precision robotics, transformative virtual reality, innovative lengthening nails, and groundbreaking osseointegration. Engage, learn, and embrace the forefront of medical innovation in this captivating workshop session.

Learn about the challenges and strategies for administering anaesthetics during complex orthopaedic surgeries, and the latest advances in anaesthetic techniques to improve patient safety and outcomes.

Carlo Vernier
Carlo Vernier Doctor

Join us for a brief overview of the humanitarian surgeries being conducted in Ukraine, including the challenges faced, the impact on patients, and the future of this vital work.

Lucy Richardson
Lucy Richardson Nurse Practitioner

Learn about how we achieve Enhanced Recovery After Surgery and how it can improve patient outcomes, followed by a Level 5 Virtual Tour to see firsthand the advanced technology implemented at our brand-new state-of-the-art facility.

Finny Staples RN

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Speaker

Lucy Richardson

Nurse Practitioner

Bridget Dean

Physiotherapist

Sam Adie

Associate Professor

Anand Deva

Associate Professor

Rishi Narasimhan

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Mustafa Alttahir

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

08:00 - 08:30

Conference Registration

Welcome Coffee and Conference Bag

08:30 - 08:45

Welcome and Conference Opening

Opening addresses from the CEO of Macauqrie University Hospital

Walter Kmet

SESSION 1: Moderator – Professor Munjed Al Muderis

Munjed Al Muderis
08:45 - 09:15

Bone Deformity Correction using today’s Technology

Discover the latest advancements in bone deformity correction through innovative technology like 3D printing, computer-assisted surgery, and robotics, and their potential to improve patient outcomes.

Mustafa Alttahir
09:15 - 09:30

Anterior Hip Replacement vs Posterior Hip Replacement

Join us to learn about the differences between anterior hip replacement and posterior hip replacement procedures, and the advantages and disadvantages of each technique for patients.

Razvan Stoita
09:30 - 09:45

Ankle Replacement planning and results

Discover the latest approaches to ankle replacement planning and the outcomes that can be achieved through this procedure, as well as the potential benefits for patients with ankle arthritis.

Tim O'Carrigan
09:45 - 10:00

An approach to soft tissue in lower limb reconstruction

The provision of stable soft tissue support is vital in ensuring endurance, stability and functionality in lower limb reconstruction. This talk will outline the approach to providing soft tissue cover to the lower limb using the reconstructive ladder. The lowest rung of the ladder is the simplest option - primary closure, whilst at the top of the ladder - the use complex and staged microsurgical flaps can provide solutions to the most difficult defects. The importance of a team approach and careful operative and postoperative planning is vital. Patients who undergo complex soft tissue reconstruction also require rehabilitation, oedema control and scar management. We should always strive to engage, empower and inform both patients and their carers as they progress through their treatment.

Anand Deva
10:00 - 10:15

Shoulder Reconstruction

Discover the intricacies of shoulder reconstruction as Dr Rishi Narasimhan, a distinguished orthopedic surgeon, delves into this transformative field. Explore surgical techniques, considerations, and advancements that contribute to successful outcomes. Gain valuable insights to enhance decision-making and stay at the forefront of shoulder reconstruction.

Mark Haber Mark Haber
Rishi Narasimhan
10:15 - 10:30

Q&A

10:30 - 10:50

Morning Tea and Trade Display

Platinum Sponsor: Permedica Australia

SESSION 2: Moderator – Dr Tim O’Carrigan

Tim O'Carrigan
10:55 - 11:10

Robotic Knee Replacement

Join us as to explore the cutting-edge techniques and advancements in the field of robotic knee replacement. Discover the precision and personalization offered by robotic-assisted procedures, empowering surgeons to optimize outcomes and enhance patient satisfaction. Gain valuable insights into the future of knee replacement, where robotics and human expertise converge to redefine the standard of care.

Munjed Al Muderis
11:10 - 11:25

Options for the Amputee patient

Join us to explore the surgical options available for amputee patients, including osseointegrated prosthetics and targted muscle reinnervation, and the latest advancements in these technologies to improve mobility and quality of life.

Munjed Al Muderis
11:25 - 11:40

Management and outcomes of the Amputee patient

Discover the latest strategies for managing amputee patients and improving their outcomes, including rehabilitation techniques, post-op care, and prosthetic alignment considerations to enhance their physical and mental well-being.

Bridget Dean
11:40 - 12:00

Prosthetic Options for Amputees

Embark on a compelling exploration of prosthetic options for amputees, where innovation meets the art of enhancing lives. Join us as we delve into this transformative field alongside Ms Geada, an esteemed expert in prosthetics. Discover the latest advancements, from state-of-the-art bionic limbs to customizable prosthetic solutions, empowering individuals to regain mobility and independence. Gain invaluable insights into the evolving landscape of prosthetic technology, where compassion and cutting-edge engineering converge to restore hope and transform the lives of amputees.

Marta Geada
12:00 - 12:15

Q&A

12:15 - 12:45

Lunch and Trade Display

Platinum Sponsor: Osseointegration International

SESSION 3: Moderator Dr Musafa Altthair

Mustafa Alttahir
12:45 - 13:30

Workshops Sessions: Robotic Knee, Virtual Reality, Lengthening Nails & Osseointegration

Explore the future of healthcare in an immersive workshop session featuring Robotic Knee, Virtual Reality, Lengthening Nails, and Osseointegration. Led by experts in their respective fields, delve into cutting-edge technologies and advancements. Discover precision robotics, transformative virtual reality, innovative lengthening nails, and groundbreaking osseointegration. Engage, learn, and embrace the forefront of medical innovation in this captivating workshop session.

13:30 - 13:45

Anaesthetics for Complex Orthopaedics

Learn about the challenges and strategies for administering anaesthetics during complex orthopaedic surgeries, and the latest advances in anaesthetic techniques to improve patient safety and outcomes.

Carlo Vernier
13:45 - 14:00

My Nursing Experience in Iraq and its Challenges

Join us for a brief overview of the humanitarian surgeries being conducted in Ukraine, including the challenges faced, the impact on patients, and the future of this vital work.

Lucy Richardson
14:00 - 14:20

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery explained & Level 5 Virtual Tour

Learn about how we achieve Enhanced Recovery After Surgery and how it can improve patient outcomes, followed by a Level 5 Virtual Tour to see firsthand the advanced technology implemented at our brand-new state-of-the-art facility.

Finny Staples
14:20 - 15:00

Q&A and Closing Remarks

  • Date : 09.09.2023
  • Time : 08:00 - 15:00 (UTC+11)
  • Reg. Deadline : 09.09.2023 12:00 am
  • Venue : Lecture Theatre, 1 Wally's Walk, Macquarie University

Short Details

  • start date Start Date: 09.09.2023
  • Event Venue Event Venue: Lecture Theatre, 1 Wally's Walk, Macquarie University
  • Organizer Organizer: Mark Haber
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  • Designation Designation: Doctor

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Limb Reconstruction Centre

Advancing Mobility, Enhancing Lives: The Orthopedic Conference for Today's Practitioners.

This conference is designed specifically for today’s practitioners – those who are at the forefront of orthopedic treatment and care. Through a series of informative and engaging sessions, attendees will gain insights into the latest trends, techniques, and technologies in the field of orthopedics. They will learn from leading experts, engage in meaningful discussions with peers, and take away practical strategies and tools to improve patient outcomes and experiences.

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