This podcast features global experts and key opinion leaders discussing innovation, progress and current practice within their subspecialties.
All views expressed in this podcast are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.
Produced by Mr Akib Khan (Orthopaedic Registrar) on behalf of the Orthopaedics Section Council at the RSM.
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Ep 21: Professor Matt Costa: Research in Orthopaedics
We speak with Professor Matt Costa (Oxford, UK) about the importance of research in orthopaedics. Is it still important for trainees? How can you get involved? What are the tips and tricks? This lively discussion also covers his own path into pursuing an academic orthopaedic career. A great episode that helps demystify the world of academic orthopaedics.
Ep 20: Professor Bert Perey: The WRIST trial and Distal Radius Fractures
We speak with Professor Bert Perey (Vancouver, Canada) about the WRIST trial. We discuss the implications of it's findings and the follow-up studies that may also change practice in the management of distal radius fractures. This lively discussion covers the latest evidence and how to apply it to the patients being treated.
Ep 19: Mr. Lee Van Rensburg: Mischief around the Elbow
Mr. Lee Van Rensburg (Cambridge, UK) takes us through elbow trauma including how to keep the elbow stable, tips and tricks for managing the unstable elbow, when to fix or replace a radial head fracture and how to avoid stiffness after elbow trauma. This in-depth discussion covers the evidence and rationale behind different treatment strategies to improve patient outcomes following elbow trauma.
Ep 18: Mr. Jamie Nicholson: Clavicle Fractures - What's the evidence?
Mr. Jamie Nicholson (Edinburgh, UK) provides us with the latest evidence in the management of clavicle fractures. This is a very detailed discussion that covers all of the key papers and decision making algorithms employed in their unit.
Ep 17: Mr. Michael Pearse: Open Fractures and Managing Bone Loss
Mr. Michael Pearse (Imperial College, London & President-Elect of the RSM Orthopaedic Section) is no stranger to managing patients with significant bone loss and open fractures. He established one of the first orthoplastic centres in the 1990s and has a breadth of experience in improving patient outcomes. This podcast episode will given the listener a detailed insight into how to approach these injuries.
Ep 16: Professor Robert O'Toole: FIXIT Study and Management of Open Fractures in the Tibia
Professor Robert O'Toole from the SHOCK trauma centre in Baltimore joins us to discuss the results of the FIXIT Study. This was a Prospective Randomized Trial to Assess Fixation Strategies for Severe Open Tibia Fractures: Modern Ring External Fixators Versus Internal Fixation. We also discuss his experience in managing open fractures in the tibia.