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Intercontinental George Hotel Edinburgh

Classic hotel situated at the centre of Edinburgh

18th-19th November, 2021

Thursday – Friday

The Intercontinental George Hotel

We’re delighted to be hosting the LINK Symposium 2021 at the famous Intercontinental George Hotel in Edinburgh.

A grand hotel since 1881 and nestled in the UNESCO World Heritage area of the beautiful and cultured city of Edinburgh is a collection of fine Georgian townhouses that make up the InterContinental Edinburgh The George.

Timetable

Thursday 18th November

Meeting Open
09:30

Registration
09:30 10:00

Opening Remarks
10:00 – 10:10

 


 

Session 1: Trauma Convener

Hip Fracture Epidemiology
Mr. Ansar Mahmood
10:10 – 10:20


Uncemented Hemiarthroplasty
TBC
10:20 – 10:30


Vancouver B2
Fix or Replace
Mr. Hussain Kazi
10:30 – 10:40


PPF
– The under reported pandemic
Mr. Josh Lamb
10:40 – 10:50

Regionalised treatment centres
Mr. Ansar Mahmood
10:50 – 11:00

Q&A
11:00 11:20

 

Morning Coffee Break
11:20 – 11:50

 


 

Session 2: Primary Hip Arthroplasty Convener

My approach to DAA – What I’ve learnt
Mr. John Stammers
11:50 12:00

Using an anatomic collared implant
Mr. Andy Ballantyne
12:00 12:10

James Cook – COMPOSE data
TBC
12:10 – 12:20

The well cemented hip

Mr. Hussain Kazi
1
2:20 12:30

Digital intervention before/after surgeon
Miss Anna Robinson
1
2:30 12:40

Q&A
12:40 – 13:00

 


 

Lunch and Exhibition
13:00 14:00


Session on 3: Revision Hip Arthroplasty Part 1

Monobloc revision stems – should we use them?
Mr. Sulaiman Alazzawi
14:00 – 14:10

The ETO – My technique
Mr. Andy Ballantyne
14:10 – 14:20

Modular dual mobility
Mr. Doug Dunlop
14:20 – 14:30

TBC
14:30 – 14:40

 

MP Experience – Bath
Mr. Harvey Sandhu
14:50 15:10

Q&A
14:50 – 15:10

 



Afternoon Coffee Break
15:10 – 15:40

 


 

Session 4: Revision Hip Arthroplasty Part 2 Convener:

 

Custom Acetabulum – St George’s
Mr. Sulaiman Alazzawi
15:40 – 15:50

When to operate – the complex revision
Mr. John Stammers
16:00 – 16:10

 

Cement in Cement revision for infected hips
Mr. Tim Petheram
16:10 – 16:20

Handling METS femurs
TBC
16:20 – 16:30

Management of acetabular defects
Mr. Ben Clift
16:30 – 16:40

Q&A
16:40 – 17:00

 

Closing Remarks
17:00 17:10

Day 1 Close
17:10

Friday 19th November

Meeting Open
09:00

Registration
09:00 09:30

Opening Remarks
09:3009:40

 


Session 1: Unicondylar Knee Arthroplasty

Convener: Prof. Andrew Price

How do we assess outcomes for UKA
Prof. Andrew Price
09:40 – 09:50

How to safely increase the utilisation of UKA
Mr. Richard Parkinson
09:50 – 10:00

HTO indications and my experience with Flexit
Mr. Paul Nicolai
10:00 – 10:10

All-polyethylene vs. Metal-back literature review
Mr. Fabian Poletti
10:10 – 10:20

My results of the SLED prosthesis
Mr. Sean O’Leary
10:20 – 10:30

Q&A
10:30 – 10:50

 


Morning Coffee Break
10:50 – 11:20

 


 

Session 2:Total Knee Arthroplasty

Convener: Mr. Abtin Alvand

Day case TKA
Mr. Tim Petheram
11:20 – 11:30

Management of fixed flexion deformity
Mr. Sanjeev Agarwal
11:30 – 11:40

Diagnosis and management of the painful knee
Mr. Abtin Alvand
11:40 – 11:50

An MDT approach to complex primary TKA
Mr. Sanjeev Agarwal
11:50 – 12:00

Northgate / NJR
Mr. Edd Caton
12:00 – 12:10

Q&A
12:10 – 12:30

 


Lunch and Exhibition
12:30 13:30


Session 3: Revision Knee Arthroplasty Part 1

Convener: Mr. Tim Petheram

PJI in revision knee arthroplasty
Mr. Tim Petheram
13:30 – 13:40

1 stage vs. 2 stage – Our approach at St. Georges
Mr. John Stammers
13:40 – 13:50

Fusion nail for 1st stage revision in septic patients
Mr. Abtin Alvand
13:50 – 14:00

CCK vs. Hinge – Our decision-making process
Mr. Sulaiman Alazzawi
14:00 – 14:10

Managing bone loss and implant removal
Mr. Abtin Alvand
14:10 – 14:20

Q&A
14:20 – 14:40

 


 

Afternoon Coffee Break
15:10 – 15:40

 


 

Session on 4: Revision Knee Arthroplasty Part 2

Convener: Mr. Rhidian Morgan-Jones

25 years of the Link RHK
Mr. Ben Clift
15:10 – 15:20

Zonal fixation using FlexiCones
Mr. Rhidian Morgan-Jones
15:20 – 15:30

Fixing distal femoral fractures
Miss. Jayne Ward
15:30 – 15:40

DFR – The evidence
Mr. Phil Walmsley
15:40 – 15:50

DFR – Tips and tricks
Mr. Sanjeev Agarwal
15:50 – 16:00

Q&A
16:00 – 16:20

Closing Remarks
16:20 – 16:30

Day 2 Close
16:30

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Renowned faculty

Central Edinburgh location

2 full days of education

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OPTION 1

LINK Symposium 2021

£79

OPTION 2

LINK Symposium 2021 + Hotel Accomodation

This ticket includes one night in the hotel on the evening of the 18th November.

£179

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Answers to Your Questions

What if I can only attend for one day?

You’re very welcome to only attend for one day but the price will remain constant. You’re still invited to our drinks reception!

Will there be food/drinks provided?

We will be providing lunch both days and plenty tea and coffee! There will be a drinks reception with snacks on the evening of the 18th.

Are there CPD points allocated?

We have applied for these and will update in due course

Can I bring my partner?

The hotel can accommodate an additional person in your room at no additional cost. Any extras will be paid for by you.

Is there parking available?

There is chargeable on street parking but this is very costly. We recommend arriving by public transport to the venue.

Contact Us

Location

4 South Gyle Crescent Lane,
Edinburgh,
EH12 9EG

0131 660 1961

enquiries@linkorthopaedics.co.uk

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