Malvern Diabetic Foot Conference 2021


Day 1 Wednesday 7th July
12:00 noon onwards Registration, Badge and Welcome Pack Collection
( Reception, Abbey Hotel )
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Session 1: The Diabetic Foot Care Team in 2021
Chair:  AJM Boulton(Manchester. UK)
14:00 - 14:15 Introduction and brief overview of Diabetic Foot in 2021.
AJM Boulton (Manchester. UK)
14:15 - 14:40 Setting up a foot service in the UK: Lessons from the North-East.
N Leech (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK)
14:40 - 15:05 Setting up a foot service in Ireland: the Galway Experience.
S Dinneen (Galway, Ireland)
15:05 - 15:25 The expanding role of the podiatrist.
C Gooday (Norwich, UK)
15:25 - 15:45 The expanding role of the diabetes foot specialist nurse.
R Berrington (Leicester, UK)
15:45 Fresh air break
Session 2: Biomechanics and Radiology
Chair:  G Rayman(Ipswich, UK)
16:15 - 16:45 What is the place of the plain radiograph of the diabetic foot in 2021?
R Whitehouse (Manchester, UK)
16:45 - 17:15 Role of MR and CT in diabetic foot assessment.
R Johnson (Oxford, UK)
17:15 - 17:45 Biomechanics: from physiotherapy to smart pressure sensing insoles.
N Reeves (Manchester, UK)
17:45 - 18:15 Health sensors, smart home devices and the internet of medical things:
opportunities for foot care.
B Najafi (Houston, USA)
18:15 Close

Day 2 Thursday 8th July
Session 3:
08:30 - 10:15

First Joint Symposium: Vascular Society of Great Britain and Malvern International meeting
Co-chairs:  AJM Boulton (Manchester. UK) and TBA

08:30 - 08:55 Global Vascular Guidelines.
R Benson (Birmingham, UK)
08:55 - 09:20 Advances in endovascular revascularisation.
C Twine (Bristol, UK)
09:20 - 09:45 Complex surgical revascularisation.
R Davies (Leicester, UK)
09:45 - 10:15 Quality improvement for critical limb ischaemia.
S Renton (London, UK)
10:15 - 10:45 Coffee/Tea
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Session 4: Clinical aspects
Chair:  N Schaper (Maastricht, NL)
10:45 - 11:15 International guidelines on diabetic foot infections: an update.
E Peters (Amsterdam, NL)
11:15 - 11:45 A pragmatic approach to diabetic foot infections in the UK.
K Dhatariya (Norwich, UK)
11:45 - 12:10 Oral vs intravenous antibiotics for osteomyelitis: lessons from the OVIVA study.
H Kwong Li (London, UK)
12:10 - 12:30 Overview of current therapies for diabetic foot ulcers.
N Schaper (Maastricht, NL)
12:30 - 13:45 Lunch
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Session 5:
13:45 pm - 15:15 pm Oral Abstract Presentations
Chair:  G Rayman (Ipswich, UK) / AJM Boulton (Manchester, UK)
15:15 pm - 15:45 pm Coffee/Tea
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Session 6:
15:45 - 18:10

Second Joint Symposium: British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (BOFAS) and Malvern International Meeting
Co-chairs: R Brown (Oxford, UK) and D Wukich (Dallas, USA)

15:45 - 16:00 The Charcot foot - The perfect storm.
WJ Jeffcoate (Nottingham, UK)
16:00 - 16:20 Clinical presentation and differential diagnosis of acute Charcot foot.
ME Edmonds (London, UK)
16:20 - 16:40 How the orthopaedic surgeon differentiates Charcot neuroarthropathy from osteomyelitis?
A Pillai (Manchester, UK)
16:40 - 17:00 How long to cast in acute Charcot foot in a Total Contact Cast?
N Schaper (Maastricht, NL)
17:00 - 17:20 When to operate on a Charcot foot?
D Wukich (Dallas, USA)
17:20 - 17:30 Exostectomy – open or mini-incision?
T Williams (Colchester, UK)
17:30 - 17:50 Surgical principles of mid-foot reconstruction.
F Robinson (Cambridge, UK)
17:50 - 18:10 Surgical principles of hind-foot reconstruction.
V Kavarthapu (London,UK)
18:10 Close

Day 3 Friday 9th July
Session 7: Closing session: new treatments for diabetic foot lesions: a renaissance?
Chair: K Dhatariya (Norwich, UK)
09:15 - 09:45 Topical oxygen – what evidence?
RG Frykberg (Phoenix, USA)
09:45 - 10:15 Sucrose octasulphate, PRONOX: use in neuroischaemic ulcers?
ME Edmonds (London, UK)
10:15 - 10:40 Leucopatch and other trials – evidence for efficacy in hard to heal ulcers?
F Game (Derby, UK)
10:40 - 11:15 Coffee/Tea
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Session 8: The future
Chair: AJM Boulton (Manchester, UK)
11:15 - 11:35 Measuring effectiveness of foot care strategies
W Jeffcoate (Nottingham, UK)
11:35 - 12:00 What does the future hold for diabetic foot care?
DG Armstrong (Los Angeles, USA)
12:00 Final comments & close of conferance
G Rayman (Ipswich, UK)

This meeting is supported by grants and sponsorship from the pharmaceutical and device industries. See here for details.