CONFERENCE AGENDA

 

FRIDAY – Nov 23rd, 2018

0730-0800                  Registration

0800-0830                  Welcome & Overview

By:  Dr Ghazala Balhaj CMO Al Ain Hospital, UAE

Dr Edward Black, Al Ain Hospital, UAE University

 

Session 1

Patterns of injury

Chairperson:  Dr. Mohamad Yaman

0830-0900                   Patterns of rib injury

                                       By:  Dr John Edwards, Northern General Hospital, UK

 

0900-0930                   Patterns of sternal injury

                                    By:  Dr Stefan Schulz-Drost, Berlin, Germany

 

0930-1000                  Chest wall fractures and associated injuries

                                    By:  Dr. Tom White, Utah, USA

 

1000-1030                   Can we afford (not) to stabilise the chest wall?

                                    By: Dr. Rasmus Gjesing, Dubai, UAE

 

1030-1100                   Coffee Break

 

Session 2

Clinical assesment

Chairperson:  Dr. Ian Hunt

 

1100-1130                   Preoperative investigations

                                    By: Dr. Mariam Al Marashda, Tawam, UAE

 

1130-1200                   Radiology

                                    By:  Dr. Mohammed Zeki Al Ain Hospital, UAE

 

1200-1230                   Anaesthetic blocks

                                    By:  Dr. Mohamed Kari, Al Ain Hospital, UAE

 

1230-1300                  Perioperative care

                                     By:  Usama Saad  Al Ain Hospital, UAE

 

1300-1345                  Lunch Break / Prayer

 

Session 3

Surgical technique – Part 1

Chairperson:  Dr. Stefan Schulz-Drost

 

1345-1415                   Surgical pathway

By:  Dr. Elizabeth Belcher John Radcliffe Hospital, UK

 

1415-1445                  Posterior rib fractures

                                    By:  Dr. Tom White, Inter-Mountain Hospitals, USA

 

1445-1515                  Lateral rib fractures including sub-scapular

                                    Dr. John Edwards, Northern General Hospital, UK

 

1515-1545                   Coffee Break

 

Session 4

Surgical technique – Part 2

Chairperson:  Dr. Elizabeth Belcher

 

1545-1615                   Anterior fractures including sternum

By:  Dr. Edward Black, Al Ain Hospital, UAE

 

1615-1645                   Clavicle (13th rib)                            

By: Dr Stefan Schulz-Drost, Berlin, Germany

 

1645-1715                 Surgery to the lung and pleura

                                    By:  Dr. Ian Hunt, London, England

 

1715-1745                   Closing statements

                                    By: Dr. Edward Black, Al Ain Hospital, UAE

 

  • End of Day 1

 

SATURDAY - Nov 24th, 2018

0730-0800                              Registration

 

Session 5

Anterior approaches

 

0800-0830                   Welcome and introduction to the dissecting room

By:  Dr Edward Black, Al Ain Hospital, Al Ain

 

0815-0830                   Introduction to the Chest Wall Injury Society clinical resources

                                    By:  Ms Sarah Whitbeck, Utah, USA

 

 

0830-0900                   Revision: Surgical approaches medial to the mid-clavicular line

                        By: Dr Stefan Schulz-Drost, Berlin, Germany

 

Anaesthetic blocks for surgical approaches medial to the mid-clavicular line

                                    By:  Dr. Mohamed Kari, Al Ain Hospital, UAE

 

0900-1030                   Practical: Practical: Plating and blocks: sternum, ribs and cartilage

                                    In groups of 4 per cadaver

 

1030-1100                   Coffee Break

 

Session 6

Lateral approaches

 

1100-1130                   Revision: Surgical approaches to the lateral chest wall

                                    By: Dr. Edward Black, Al Ain Hospital, UAE

 

 

Anaesthetic blocks for surgical approaches to the lateral chest wall

                                    By:  Dr. Mohamed Kari, Al Ain Hospital, UAE

 

1130-1300                  Practical: Plating and blocks: lateral ribs and costal cartilages, sub-scapular

                                    In groups of 4 per cadaver

 

1300-1400                   Lunch Break / Prayer

 

Session 7

Posterior approaches

 

1400-1430                   Revision: Surgical approaches to the posterior chest wall

                                    By: Dr. Tom White, Inter-Mountain Hospitals, USA

 

Anaesthetic blocks for surgical approaches to the posterior chest wall

                                    By:  Usama Saad  Al Ain Hospital, UAE

 

1430-1600                   Practical: Plating and blocks: posterior ribs fractures

                                    In groups of 4 per cadaver

 

1600-1630                   Coffee Break

 

Session 8

Interesting cases

Chairperson:    Dr. Edward Black

 

1630-1730                 Case presentations

 

 

1730-1800                   Closing Statements

 

 

  • End of Conference