The London pelvis and acetabular fracture course

Date: 14/05/2018
Location: Museum Depot, Acton Town, London

Available spaces: Sold out

The London pelvis and acetabular fracture course


Please email Ruth Threadgold to join the waiting list.

Course convenor: Mr Paul Harnett, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, King’s College Hospital NHS Major Trauma Centre

This course will be aimed at the specialist registrar who will be working at a major trauma centre. The candidate will obtain a sufficient level of understanding of P+A fractures at the FRCS Orth/trauma fellowship level. Surgical skills in percutaneous and open treatment of pelvis and acetabular fractures will be covered in the practical sessions.

Topics include:

  • Emergency treatment of the exsanguinating pelvis ring fracture
  • Emergency/peri-operative treatment of fracture dislocations of acetabular fracture
  • Understanding the diagnosis and treatment algorithm acetabular fractures
  • Understanding the diagnosis and treatment algorithm pelvis ring fractures
  • Peri-operative treatment of associated complications (eg bladder injuries, VTE prophylaxis, sciatic nerve injuries)
  • Treatment of fragility fractures of pelvis and acetabulum

Drybone plus image intensifier workshops include:

  • Posterior wall /posterior column acetabular fracture, reduction and fixation
  • Vertical shear pelvis ring fracture reduction with Starr Frame and SI screw fixation
  • Infix application

The quickest way to register and confirm your place is to book online by credit or debit card. In order for you to register online you will need to register with our website first, upon registration with ORUK you will be given the option to book this meeting online. If you have already registered with our website you can sign in and book.

We accept cheques, please ensure you attach an accompanying registration form. Cheques are to be made payable to “Orthopaedic Research UK” and posted to the address detailed on the registration form.

You can also pay by direct bank transfer, our transfer details are listed on the registration form. Please ensure you also complete and return a registration form if you are paying by direct bank transfer.

Registration form

Registration fee: £150

Please contact the events team via email: events@oruk.org  or telephone: +44 (0)20 7307 3013 if you have any further queries.

Venue address

Museum Depot,
2 Museum Way
Acton Town,
W3 9BQ


By tube: The nearest tube station is Acton Town which is on both the Piccadilly and District lines. The museum depot is just a 2 minute walk from Acton Town tube station.

By bus: The nearest bus routes/stops: Gunnersbury Lane (Acton Town Tube) E3, Gunnersbury Lane/Uxbridge Road Junction (207, 607, 427 and 440), short walk from Acton High Street (70 and 266).

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