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Type: Webinar
24 Aug, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (AEST)

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Email: Samantha Milat
Call: 02 9886 4707

Price

RACGP Members: Free for Members
Non-Members: Free

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Limb Reconstruction Surgery and Relevance to General Practice

Webinar 24 Aug, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (AEST)

Orthopaedic specialists will discuss the relevance of limb reconstruction in everyday general practice, including the importance of joint preservation surgery.  They will discuss the examination of patients who could benefit from limb reconstructive approaches, the investigation modalities, the differential diagnoses and the treatment options available in advanced limb reconstruction surgery. This will include the reiteration of previously discussed and recent advances in our techniques, and their relevance to clinical practice.

Learning outcomes

  1. Outline a systematic approach to examination, investigation and understanding the significance of clinical and radiological findings in early intervention and joint preservation.
  2. Outline the advances in treatment of limb reconstruction patients with multi-level deformity, congenital or acquired limb length discrepancy, failed arthroplasty and chronic osteomyelitis.
  3. Describe novel treatment techniques in the joint preservation surgery involving the hip, knee and foot and ankle joints.
  4. Discuss the role of primary care practice in the management of patients requiring reconstructive limb surgery and the rationale to early intervention to help improve patient outcomes.
This event attracts 2 CPD points

This event attracts 2 CPD points

Facilitator

Dr Tim Senior
MBBS, FRACGP

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.

Presenters

Professor Munjed Al Muderis
Orthopaedic Surgeon

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.

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