Principles of Intramedullary Nailing

Principles of Intramedullary Nailing

16 November 2020

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

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  • This practical, one day course introduces the principles of intramedullary nail fixation for fractures of the tibial and femoral shaft. The course will be taught by experienced orthopaedic surgeons with an interest in orthopaedic trauma.

    The emphasis of the course will be on supervised practical sessions allowing participants to get hands-on experience performing intramedullary nail fixation using saw-bone models.

    The day will also include short, interactive lectures on the principles of lower limb intramedullary nailing, complications and case based discussions.

    Course Conveners:
    Mr Andrew Marsh and Mr Jibu Joseph, Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeons

    Suitable for:

    • Surgeons Outside the UK
    • Surgical Foundation Trainees
    • Surgical Core Trainees
  • 16 November
    08:30-09:00

    Registration

    16 November
    09:00-09:05

    Welcome and introduction

    16 November
    09:05-09:15

    Principles of fracture healing: absolute and relative stability

    16 November
    09:15-09:30

    Principles of IM tibial nail fixation: theatre set-up/technique

    16 November
    09:30-10:45

    Practical 1: tibial IM nail

    16 November
    10:45-11:00

    Morning break

    16 November
    11:00-11:15

    Principles of IM femoral nail fixation (ante-grade): theatre set-up/technique

    16 November
    11:15-12:30

    Practical 2: ante-grade IM femoral nail

    16 November
    12:30-12:45

    Complications of IM nail fixation (including compartment syndrome)

    16 November
    12:45-13:00

    Difficulties in fracture reduction:

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    Proximal tibial fractures
    Proximal femoral fractures
    Segmental fractures

    16 November
    13:00-13:45

    Lunch

    16 November
    13:45-14:00

    Principles of IM femoral nail fixation (retro-grade): theatre set-up/technique

    16 November
    14:00-14:15

    Practical 3: retrograde IM femoral nail

    16 November
    14:15-14:30

    First afternoon break

    16 November
    14:30-14:45

    Introduction to advanced nailing techniques:

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    Blocking screws
    Temporary reduction tools
    Supra-patellar tibial nail

    16 November
    14:45-16:00

    Practical 4: advanced nailing technique: blocking screws/wires

    16 November
    16:00-16:15

    Second afternoon break

    16 November
    16:15-17:00

    Case discussions (IM tibial and femoral nails): why did it go wrong?

    16 November
    17:00-17:15

    Review of day and feedback
  • Category Product Amount
    Member Registrations £125
    Non-Member Registrations £175

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  • The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Closing date: 15 November 2020


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Laura McNally
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