The Annual Northwest Vascular Meeting

Wednesday 15th October 2014
The Holiday Inn, Haydock
Lodge Lane Newton Le Willows WA12 0JG


14:00 Registration - Please make sure to visit our sponsors’ stands in the foyer.  Welcome drinks provided.

15:00 Management of the Diabetic foot

  1. Diabetic foot service - An overview
    T Rashid, Vascular Surgeon, Manchester Royal Infirmary
  2. Wound Care in the Diabetic Foot
    Karen Perkins, Diabetic Foot Specialist Nurse, Countess of Chester Hospital
  3. Surgical Revascularisation options
    R Salaman, Vascular Surgeon, Royal Blackburn Hospital
  4. Endovascular Interventions
    Shafi Badar, Interventional Radiologist, Countess of Chester Hospital
  5. Amputations in the diabetic foot
    David Russell, Vascular Surgeon, Leeds Vascular Institute

16:40 Afternoon tea

17:10 NW vascular audit - Mr V Smyth

17:30 Amputation audit - Dr F Jepson & Dr A Azer

18:00 Research papers - Chair: J Mosley

  1. Developing a Clinically & Cost Effective Community Vascular Service
    Pam Smith, Susan Matthews, JV Smyth
  2. Are Screen-detected Patients with Aortic Aneurysms as Fit as They Should Be?
    Sophie Rogers, JV Smyth
  3. Early Results Using BNP As a Marker For The Efficacy for the Secondary Extension Technique (SET) in Improving Myocardial Function in Dialysis Patients with High  Flow Fistulas
    R. Goel, H Al-Khaffaf
  4. Should Stenting Be The Standard of Care for  Popliteal Restenosis
    C Higgs, A Balakrishnan, S Dimitri,  BBB. Shaffi, B Majumder
  5. Initial Clinical Experience of Endovascular Aneurysm Sealing (EVAS) Using the Nellix Endoprosthesis: A Multicentre Study
    Oshin OA, Ibrahim R, Madan M, Patel H, Smyth JV, McWilliams RG, Fisher RK, Torella FT
  6. Haemodynamic Distraction Force and the Risk of Limb Migration Following Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
    SM Jones, A England, RJ Poole, SR Vallabhaneni, RG McWilliams, RL Williams, RK Fisher
  7. Prospective Study of Hospital Acquired Thrombosis (HAT) with Root Cause Analysis of Two Consecutive Years in DGH Hospital
    M. Barkat
  8. Influence of Revascularisation Modality on Level of Lower Extremity Amputation in England
    Naseer Ahmad, G Neil Thomas, Paramjit Gill, Francesco Torella
  9. The Efficacy of a Dual Surveillance System for Arterio-Venous Fistulas (AVF) in Improving Access Patency
    N. Charlwood, H Al-Khaffaf

19:30 Guest lecture on ‘Vascular Surgery in the Real North West’ - Mr Paul Blair, President Elect Vascular Society

20:00 Buffet Dinner

Announcement of the winning paper

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