When: 10 November 2022 18:30 London time / 19:30 Central-European time/ 20:30 Ukrainian time

Title: Treatment algorithm for peripheral nerve war injuries
Participants in the round table discussion: Dominic Power (Birmingham, UK), Kate Brown (Derby, UK), Inga Besmens (Zürich, Switzerland)

About the participants of the round table discussion:

Dr Dominic Power is a Consultant Hand and Peripheral Nerve Surgeon in Birmingham at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine (RCDM), part of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. He established a regional centre for PNI and Brachial Plexus Injuries and worked alongside Professor Rolfe Birch in the War Nerve Injuries Clinic, Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre (DMRC) Headley Court. He led local development of conflict associated PNI repair and reconstruction capability at the RCDM and the lessons learned from treating UK and coalition combat-injured personnel has translated benefits for the civilian population sustaining complex trauma. He has introduced innovative solutions for the management of nerve gaps, paralysis and neuropathic pain and clinical innovation is evaluated through a large portfolio of academic and commercial  trials that are delivered through the HaPPeN Research group and the UK peripheral nerve CRN.

Dr Kate Brown graduated from Oxford Medical School in 2002. She trained in orthopaedic surgery in the North East Thames region before obtaining her FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedics) in 2014.
She completed her post CCT Hand Fellowship in Derby and was successful in the British Diploma of Hand Surgery in 2017, prior to being appointed as a Hand Consultant in April 2018.
She has a sub-specialist interest in Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injuries and spent a year at the PNI unit at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore whilst in training.
She is a Lt Col in the Armed Forces and has completed tours of duty in Northern Ireland, Iraq and Afghanistan. She maintains her trauma clinical skills as a Major Trauma Consultant at the Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham.
She has completed an MSc (Swansea) in Trauma and MPhil (Newcastle) and has publications in military and hand trauma.

Dr Inga Besmens graduated from Medical School in Bonn Germany in 2011. She is a double board certified plastic surgeon and hand surgeon and currently working as the team leader for extremity reconstruction at the department of plastic surgery and hand surgery at the university clinic Zurich. Among her key research and clinical interests is the surgical treatment and prevention of neuropathic pain from peripheral nerve injuries especially in complex extremity reconstruction cases.

The round table discussion will be followed by a case presentation by Ukrainian doctors.

The webinar is free but registration is needed.
Register in advance for this webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_frsMznI2TH-_9cxmYLwpIw
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10. November 2022


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