Complications in Gynaecological Surgery Prevention and Management

Venue: RCOG

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Oct 08, 2002 End Date/Time: Oct 09, 2002
Early Registration Date: Sep 20, 2002
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PROGRAMME


Tuesday 8 October 2002

9.00am REGISTRATION and COFFEE

9.25am Welcome and introduction
Mr Peter J O’Donovan, Bradford Royal Infirmary, Bradford

BACKGROUND

9.30am Complications in gynaecological surgery – an overview
Mr E Downes, Consultant, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Chase Farm Hospital, London

9.50am C E P O D
Miss Heather Mellows, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Bassetlow Hospital, Worksop and Vice-President, RCOG

10.10am Reporting of adverse incidence
Dr J Hopper, MDA

10.30am Recording facts (BSGE Minimum Data Sheet)
Mr A R B Smith, Consultant, The Warrell Unit, St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester

10.50am Discussion

11.10am COFFEE


MEDICAL LEGAL ASPECTS

11.30am Causes of gynaecological litigation
Dr Stephanie Bown, Medico-Legal Consultant, Medical Protection Society, London

11.40am Consent – A solicitor’s view
Mr Bertie Leigh, Senior Partner, Hempsons Solicitors

11.50am Consent – A gynaecologist’s view
Mr R Porter, Consultant Obstetrician, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal United Hospital, Bath

12.00noon The gynaecologist as an expert witness
Mr V Lewis, Consultant Gynaecologist, London

12.10pm Future trends in litigation
Mr R Clements, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, London and Editor: Clinical Risk

12.20pm Discussion

12.40pm LUNCH

STRATEGIES TO AVOID COMPLICATIONS

1.40pm Risk management – what to do when the operation is over
Mr D Tuffnell, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Bradford Royal Infirmary

2.00pm Assessment of the high risk surgeon
Professor Robert Shaw, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Derby City Hospital

2.20pm Analysis of tests in light of history and physical findings
Mr K Khan, Birmingham

2.20pm Training in gynaecological surgery
Mr S Vyas, Consultant Gynaecologist, Southmead Hospital, Bristol

3.00pm Training in endoscopic surgery
Mr Y Van Belle, Assistant Chief, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Klinick St Jan, Brussles, Belgium

3.15pm Discussion

3.30pm TEA


SURGICAL PRACTICE

3.45pm Prevention of thromboembolic disease
Dr Hannah Cohan

4.00pm Prevention of infection following gynaecological surgery – the evidence
Mr R Lamont, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow

4.15pm Abdominal wound closure
Mr P Hogston, Consultant Gynaecologist, St Marys’ Hospital, Portsmouth

4.30pm Discussion

5.00pm CLOSE


FREE COMMUNICATIONS

11.45am – 12.45pm Hysteroscopy

1.45pm – 2.45pm Laparoscopy


PARALLEL WORKSHOPS/DISCUSSION GROUPS

3.45pm 1. Medical Legal Aspects – Bond Solan
2. Risk Management – Mr D Tuffnell
3. Training in Gynaecological Surgery – Mr Y Van Belle / Mr A R B Smith / Mr Sanjay Vyas


Wednesday 9 October 2002

ADHESIONS PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT

9.00am Incidence and surgical management of adhesions
Mr A Lower, Consultant Gynaecologist, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London

9.30am Pharmacological preparations
Mr G Trew, London

9.50am New developments in adhesion prevention
G S di Zegra, USA

INJURIES TO THE URINARY TRACT DURING GYNAECOLOGICAL SURGERY

10.15am Causes
Professor L Cardozo, London

10.35am Prevention and repair
Mr A R B Smith

11.00am Discussion

11.15am COFFEE

COMPLICATIONS OF LAPAROCOPIC SURGERY

11.30am Incidence
Mr E Downes, London

11.45am Entry Techniques – An Overview
Mr P McGurgan, Bath

12.00noon Consensus
Mr Phillips, Beverley

12.15pm Dealing with Common Complications
Mr Nakade, Research Fellow, Merit Centre, Bradford Royal Infirmary

12.30pm Sterilization Failure
Mr M F Filshie, Consultant Gynaecologist, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham

12.45pm Discussion

1.00pm LUNCH

2.00pm Victor Bonney Lecture
‘Born Without’
Keith Edmonds

COMPLICATIONS OF HYSTEROSCOPIC SURGERY

3.00pm Dealing with Common Complications
Mr Peter O’Donovan

3.20pm Fluid Overload
Dr M Gannon, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar, Ireland

3.40pm Advances in Electrosurgery
Mr P McGurgan, Bath

4.00pm TEA

COMPLICATIONS OF RADICAL SURGERY

4.30pm Gynaecological Oncology
Mr R Crawford, Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist, Addenbrokes Hospital, Cambridge

4.50pm Endometriosis Surgery
Mr J Wright, London

5.10pm New Endoscopic Equipment
Professor P Koninckx, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium

5.30pm Discussion


FREE COMMUNICATION SESSIONS

12 noon – 1.00pm Teaching and Training

3.00pm – 4.00pm Imaging


PARALLEL WORKSHOPS/DISCUSSION GROUPS

4.30pm 1. Adhesion Prevention
2. Complications in Endoscopic Surgery
3. Complications in Urogynaecology
4. Incontinence Workshop
5. Complications in Reproductive Surgery – Mr Colin Davis, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Specialist in Reproductive Medicine and Minimal Access Surgery, St Bartholomews and The Royal London Hospitals



6.00pm CLOSE OF MEETING

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RCOG
27 Sussex Place, Regents Park
London
United Kingdom
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