14th Annual International External Fixation Symposium

The Premier Surgical Training for the Diabetic Foot and Ankle

What

International External Fixation Symposium (IEFS) 2019

When

December 12-14, 2019

Where

The Westin Riverwalk, San Antonio
420 W Market St
San Antonio, TX 78205

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Agenda

Thursday

December 12, 2019

Friday

December 13, 2019

Saturday

December 14, 2019

Thursday, December 12th, 2019

 
REGISTRATION

8:00am to 9:00am

VASCULAR DISEASE AND THE DIABETIC FOOT

 
OPENING REMARKS and FACULTY INTRODUCTION

9:00am to 9:05am

Initial Vascular Assessment and Imaging Studies

9:05am to 9:20am

Angioplasty Versus Atherectomy for Diabetic Lower Extremity Reconstruction

9:20am to 9:35am

Open Bypass for Lower Extremity Surgery-Indications and Outcomes

9:35am to 9:50am

The Diabetic Foot with Infection and Ischemia-Who Intervenes First?

9:50am to10:05am

Moderator/Panel Discussion Fourm

10:05am to 10:25am

Break/ Visit Exhibits

10:25am to 10:45am

Complications and Revisional Surgery With Endovascular and Open Bypass Procedures

10:45am to 11:00am

When to Consider Lower Extremity Amputation in Critical Limb Ischemia

11:00am to 11:15am

Cardiovascular Risk Assessment of Patients With Diabetes Undergoing a Major Lower Extremity Reconstruction/Amputation

11:15am to 11:30am

Cardiovascular Complications in Patients with End Stage Renal Disease

11:30am to 11:45am

Moderator/ Panel Discussion Forum

11:45am to 12:05pm

Lunch/ Visit Exhibits

12:05pm to 1:00pm

1:00pm to 1:25pm IEFS Opening Ceremony

 
Keynote Lecture: Diabetic Charcot Foot Reconstruction in Europe

1:25pm to 1:45 pm

The Diabetic Foot: Initial Presentation And Perioperative Management 

 
The Diabetic Foot Prevalence in India

1:45pm to 2:00pm

Perioperative Hyperglycemia, Anesthesia Considerations and Management of Patients Undergoing Elective or Urgent/Emergent Surgery

2:00pm to 2:15pm

Advanced Imaging for Diabetic Foot Infections and the Diabetic Charcot Foot

2:15pm to 2:30pm

Nuclear Imaging for the Diabetic Charcot Foot

2:30pm to 2:45pm

Moderator/Panel Discussion Forum

2:45pm to 3:05pm

Break/ Visit Exhibits

3:05pm to 3:25pm

DIABETIC FOOT INFECTIONS AND OSTEOMYELITIS

 
Surgical Management of Diabetic Foot Infections and Osteomyelitis

3:25pm to 3:40pm

Negative Pressure Wound Therapy and Allogenic Skin Grafting

3:40pm to 3:55pm

Cemented Non-Biodegradable Antibiotic Beads/Spacers for the Diabetic Foot

3:55pm to 4:10pm

Antibiotic Therapy for Diabetic Foot Infections and Osteomyelitis

4:10pm to 4:25pm

Moderator/Panel Discussion Forum

4:25pm to 4:45pm

Surgical Management of Diabetic Foot Infections and Osteomyelitis

3:25pm to 3:40pm

Negative Pressure Wound Therapy and Allogenic Skin Grafting

3:40pm to 3:55pm

Cemented Non-Biodegradable Antibiotic Beads/Spacers for the Diabetic Foot

3:55pm to 4:10pm

Antibiotic Therapy for Diabetic Foot Infections and Osteomyelitis

4:10pm to 4:25pm

Moderator/Panel Discussion Forum

4:25pm to 4:45pm

Adjourn

4:45pm

Friday, December 13, 2019

 
REGISTRATION/BREAKFAST/VISIT EXHIBITS

7:30am to 8:30am

TRAUMA SURGERY AND THE DIABETIC FOOT

 
The Perforasome-An Evolution of the Concept on Microsurgical Soft Tissue Coverage in the Diabetic Foot

8:30am to 8:45am

LisFranc and Calcaneal Fracture-Dislocations

8:45am to 9:00am

Ankle and Tibial Plafond Fractures

9:00am to 9:15am

Ilizarov External Fixation for Open Fractures of the Diabetic Lower Extremity

9:15am to 9:30am

Plastic Surgical Reconstruction for Traumatic Injuries of the Diabetic Lower Extremity

9:30am to 9:45am

Moderator/Panel Discussion Forum

9:45am to 10:05am

Break/ Visit Exhibits

10:05am to 10:25am

PLASTIC SURGICAL RECONSTRUCTION OF THE DIABETIC LOWER EXTREMITY

 
Local Random and Muscle Flaps

10:25am to 10:40am

Local vs. Free Perforator Flaps for Soft Tissue Coverage of the Diabetic Lower Leg and Foot

10:40am to 10:55am

Microvascular Free Flaps for Diabetic Lower Extremity Reconstruction

10:55am to 11:10am

Podoplastic Approach for Reconstruction of the Diabetic Foot and Ankle

11:10am to 11:25am

Vasculoplastic Approach to Avoid Major Lower Extremity Amputation Due to Soft Tissue Loss

11:25am to 11:40am

Moderator/Panel Discussion Forum

11:40am to 12:00pm

Lunch/ Visit Exhibits

12:00pm to 1:00pm

THE DIABETIC CHARCOT FOOT AND ANKLE – PART I

 
The Diabetic Charcot Foot: Pathophysiology and Conservative Treatment

1:00pm to 1:15pm

Surgical Treatment Options for the Acute Charcot Foot and Ankle

1:15pm to 1:30pm

Surgical Treatment Options for the Chronic Charcot Foot and Ankle

1:30pm to 1:45pm

Intramedullary Nailing for the Diabetic Charcot Foot and Ankle

1:45pm to 2:00pm

Moderator/Panel Discussion Forum

2:00pm to 2:20pm

Break/ Visit Exhibits

2:20pm to 2:40pm

THE DIABETIC CHARCOT FOOT AND ANKLE – PART II

 
Role of Anatomic Location and Surgical Fixation Options in Diabetic Charcot Foot and Ankle Reconstruction

2:40pm to 2:55pm

Surgical Considerations for the Diabetic Charcot Foot and Concomitant Osteomyelitis

2:55pm to 3:10pm

Revisional Surgery for the Failed Diabetic Charcot Foot and Ankle Reconstruction

3:10pm to 3:25pm

When to Consider an Amputation for the Diabetic Charcot Foot and Ankle Deformity

3:25pm to 3:40pm

Moderator/Panel Discussion Forum

3:40pm to 4:00pm

Adjourn

4:00pm

Reception (All Faculty and Attendees)

 
The 14th Annual IEFS "Ilizarov Award of Excellence" 
Poster Abstract Competition Awards

6:00pm

Saturday, December 14, 2019

 
Meet at Westin Riverwalk Lobby  – Transportation to UT Health San Antonio Long School of Medicine Anatomy Facility

7:00am

UT HEALTH SAN ANTONIO ANATOMY FACILITY – CADAVER LABS

 
Breakfast

7:30am to 8:00am

  • Local Random and Muscle Flaps for the Diabetic Foot and Ankle
  • Pedicle and Perforator Flaps for the Diabetic Foot and Ankle

8:00am to 12:15am

Lunch

12:15am to 1:00pm

  • Delta External Fixators for Diabetic Lower Extremity Trauma
  • Circular External Fixators for Diabetic Midfoot Arthrodesis
  • Circular External Fixators for Diabetic Ankle Arthodesis
  • Intramedullary Nailing for Diabetic Foot and Ankle Arthrodesis

1:00pm to 7:30pm

Adjourn/ Return Transportation to Westin Riverwalk

7:30pm