Annual instructional course

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The next BESS instructional course will take place at the Brighton Centre in Brighton on 23 June 2020, the day preceding the start of our annual scientific meeting. This will be the fourth event in a series of courses run across four years and designed to complement the annual meeting, providing members with the opportunity to gain additional cpd credits. There will be a discounted registration fee for those members who book at the same time as registering for the annual scientific meeting.

23 June 2020

Brighton Centre

Course 4: Disorders of the tendons, nerves and joint capsule of the shoulder and elbow

This course will include lectures, small group based discussions, debate, controversies, surgical techniques and expert panel tips and tricks. There will also be a parallel session for AHPs.

International faculty (supported by UK faculty) will include:

  • Prof Joseph Zuckerman, Surgeon in Chief, Hospital of Joint Diseases of NYU Langone Medical Centre
  • Prof Gregory Bain, Professor of Upper Limb and Research, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Flinders University
  • Professor Karen Ginn, Musculoskeletal Anatomist in the Discipline of Anatomy & Histology, Faculty of Medicine and Health

Topics to be covered:

  • Controversies in rotator cuff tears
  • Brachial plexus injury for a non-plexus surgeon
  • Peripheral nerve injuries
  • Evidence in tennis elbow management
  • Current concepts in the management of frozen shoulders
  • Management of irreparable cuffs
  • How to treat a stiff elbow and shoulder
  • Tips and tricks from the experts

A provisional programme will be available here soon.

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