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Oxford Regional Anaesthesia

British Society of Orthopaedic Anaesthesia


21st Annual Scientific Meeting

4th November 2016

Oxford Town Hall

Improving patients’ outcomes

Provisional Programme

08:15-09:00Registration and coffee
09:00-10:45Session 1: Pain in orthopaedic patients: whose pain is it?Chair: Dr. Jan Cernovsky
Acute pain management in “difficult” orthopaedic patients: surgical viewsMr. Martin McNally, Oxford, UK
PCAs: old and newProf. Richard Langford, London, UK
Persistent postoperative pain in orthopaedics: is it a problem?Mr. Adrian Taylor, Oxford, UK
10:45-11:15Coffee, poster and trade exhibitions
11:15-13:00Session 2: Pushing the boundaries of regional anaesthesia for orthopaedic surgeryChair: Dr. Svetlana Galitzine
You snooze you lose: prolonged orthoplastic operations in “awake” patientsMr. Alex Ramsden, Oxford, UK
Hypotensive epidural anaesthesia for orthopaedic oncologyDr. Tom Neal, Birmingham, UK
Shoulder surgery without GA: possible for everyone?Dr. Morné Woolmarans, Norwich, UK
13:00Annual General Meeting
13.00-14.15Buffet lunch, poster and trade exhibitions, 2 parallel US-guided RA workshops (optional)
14:15-15:15Session 3: Oral presentations of the best abstractsChair: Dr. Bernadette Ratnayake
15:15-15:30Tea break
15:30-16:50Session 4: Working together to improve patients’ outcomesChair: Dr. Alex Marfin
Hip replacements: can anaesthetists improve patients’ outcomes?Dr. Alwin Chuan, Melbourne, Australia
Benefits and pitfalls of “fast track” major knee surgery:
A. Surgeon’s perspectiveMr. Nick Bottomley, Oxford, UK
B. Patient’s perspectiveProf. Henry McQuay, Oxford, UK
Perioperative blood management: what can we do on both sides of the “blood brain” barrierDr. Jan Cernovsky, London, UK
16:50-17:00Prize giving and closing of meeting