Title: Innovative Hip Navigation Technology – Improving THA Accuracy
Date: Monday March 8th
Time: 19.00 – 20:00 GMT
Duration: 60 minutes
Professor Siôn Glyn-Jones, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford
Dr. Andreas Ottersbach, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Head of the Orthopedic Clinic at the Spitalzentrum Oberwallis, Brig (Switzerland)
Dr. David Liu, Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon, John Flynn Hospital (Australia)
The success of a total hip replacement is greatly affected by correct cup alignment and by achieving an adequate leg length and offset as planned. The latest navigation technology combines precision with simplicity, working with existing workflows and enabling use in far more theatres than previously possible. Join our webinar to review the needs and benefits of hip navigation and understand the tips and tricks for achieving alignment accuracy.
Target Audience: Hip Surgeons, Clinical Directors, Private sector management, Procurement, Training managers
19:00 – Welcome and housekeeping: Kate Stoddard
19:05 – Navigation in total hip arthroplasty – Is it worth the bother? Dr David Liu
19:15 – Q&A
19:20 – Innovative Technique for Better Results in THA Dr Andreas Ottersbach
19:30 – Q&A
19:35 – Why Start Hip Navigation? – Getting the first cases right Prof Siôn Glyn-Jones
19:45 – Q&A & Panel discussion
20:00 – Close
Professor Glyn-Jones read medicine at Cambridge and later conducted his clinical attachment in London. Thereafter, he went on to complete his surgical and orthopaedic training in Oxford, where he gained a DPhil and now based at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre. He undertakes all aspects of adult hip surgery and has a specialist interests in the treatment of hip arthritis in the young patient and revision hip arthroplasty. Siôn leads the Oxford Hip Preservation and Young Adult Hip Units.
He sits on the Steering Committee of the Arthritis Research UK Centre of Excellence in Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis and is also a CI on the Arthritis Research UK Centre of Excellence in the Pathogenesis of Osteoarthritis. He is the NIHR Clinical Research Network National Speciality Lead for Musculoskeletal Disorders and the local CRN Musculoskeletal lead for the Thames Valley and South Midlands.
Dr. Ottersbach focuses in particular on hip and knee joint replacement in combination with minimally invasive techniques and navigation. For the intraoperative control of leg length, he cooperated in the development of a navigation system and is using it routinely.
Dr. Ottersbach is the first surgeon in Switzerland to introduce the Rapid Recovery treatment concept. Furthermore, he is pushing digitalization in the operating room to increase patient safety.
Dr. Liu is currently a Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon at John Flynn Private Hospital and Honorary Adjunct Associate Professor at Bond University. He is a member of the Arthroplasty Society of Australia, Scientific Committee of Asia Pacific Arthroplasty Society and Editorial Board of Knee Surgery and Related Research.
By the end of this educational presentation delegates should be able to:
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