We have the privilege of welcoming you to the Multidisciplinary, Orthopaedic and Vascular Management of the Diabetic Foot 2019 symposium. The prevalence of diabetic foot disease is increasing with rising diabetes rates. At the same time, the treatment options have advanced, with limb preservation now becoming the gold standard aim. Modern concepts in diabetic foot deformity reconstructive surgeries and vascular reconstruction (endovascular as well as surgical) are now emerging and are likely to supersede current techniques.
This year’s meeting, organised by KingsDFC with our partners in the USA, places an emphasis on the surgical reconstruction of the diabetic foot. We have designed the programme to provide practitioners with a comprehensive evidence-based approach to the podiatric, orthopaedic, vascular and medical management of the diabetic foot.
The meeting objective is to cover the multi-disciplinary approach to diagnosis, modern non-operative treatment, recent advances in the orthopaedic surgical management of complex Charcot foot and ankle deformities, including the emerging external and internal fixation techniques and showcase the evolving (and established) endovascular and vascular bypass surgical procedures, delivered by internationally eminent speakers from Europe and the USA. This should act as a forum for discussion and continue to stimulate a lively debate on foot preservation and salvage strategies.
The programme is aimed at orthopaedic surgeons, vascular surgeons, diabetologists, general physicians, podiatrists, diabetes specialist nurses, CCG clinical leads, general practitioners and all members of diabetes foot networks or diabetes clinical networks.
This symposium will be followed by full day cadaver work on advanced surgical reconstruction techniques on Charcot midfoot and hindfoot deformities.
CPD points are being applied from the Royal College of Surgeons, College of Podiatry and the Royal College of Physicians.
Prof. Venu Kavarthapu, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Prof. Mike Edmonds, Consultant Endocrinologist
Additional Cadaver Workshop For Surgeons 26th June 2019
Charcot Midfoot and Hindfoot Reconstruction
King’s College London, Guy’s Campus
Consultants Cadaver Workshop & Symposium- £300,
Consultants Symposium only- £200
AHP/ Podiatrists- £120 (2 Days)
AHP/ Podiatrists- £80 (1 Day)