Advancements in Limb Reconstruction Surgery
On-demand recorded 5 Oct 2021
This webinar will describe the recent advances in innovative limb reconstruction techniques and present an overview of some of the reconstructive options available to patients with a variety of conditions, particularly in the field of deformity, leg length discrepancy, chronic infection, limb salvage, amputations, and ankle arthritis.
Orthopaedic surgeons will describe how to assess patients with limb reconstructive needs, explain the rationale behind early referral and intervention. Additionally, the orthopaedic surgeons will demonstrate the cutting edge technology available.
- Outline the advances in limb reconstruction assessment for patients with multi-level deformity, congenital or acquired limb length discrepancy, failed arthroplasty and chronic osteomyelitis.
- Describe novel treatment techniques in the field of limb reconstruction surgery involving the hip, knee and foot and ankle joints.
- Apply the early referral and intervention rationale to help improve patient outcomes.
- Discuss the role of primary care practice in the management of patients requiring reconstructive limb surgery
This event attracts 2 CPD points
Dr Tim Senior
Dr Tim Senior is a GP at the Tharawal Aboriginal Corporation in South West Sydney. He is Medical Advisor to the RACGP in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and is a clinical senior lecturer in general practice and Indigenous Health at the University of Western Sydney.
Professor Munjed Al Muderis
Professor Al Muderis is an Australian trained Orthopaedic Surgeon. His day-to-day work involves hip & knee arthroplasty and reconstructive surgery.
Dr Mustafa Alttahir
Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon
Dr Alttahir specialises in foot and ankle and complex limb reconstruction surgery. He completed his post fellowship training in Switzerland at Swiss Ortho Center in Basel.