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03-25-1996, 03:31 AM
This conference looks at new ways of percutaneous attachment of artificial
limbs and includes live surgical demonstrations.


Advances in Osseointegration in Limb Implant Surgery
at The University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, England, and
Queen Mary's University Hospital, Roehampton, London,
on Thursday 4th July and Friday 5th July 1996.

In Association with:
* the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO),
* the Institution of Physics and Engineering in Medicine and Biology (IPEMB=
).
*the Institute of Applied Biotechnology.(IAB), Gothenburg
*the Branemark Osseointegration Centre, Gothenburg
* Approved for CME and CPD credits.

Advances in Research and Methods.
Thursday 4th July
12.00 noon Welcome Buffet and Registration.
1.30 pm Osseointegration Research Session - Chairman Mr SC Hughes.
1.30 pm. Official Welcome to the University of Surrey
to Professor PI Branemark, Guest Speakers and Delegates.

1.45 pm. State of the Art - Keynote Lecture
Potential Applications of Osseointegration to Limb Surgery and
Rehabilitation.
Professor PI Branemark, The Institute for Applied Biotechnology,
Gothenburg, Sweden.

2.30 pm. Osseointegration Interface Problems in Total Joint
Prostheses in Current Clinical Practice.
Professor P. Walker, Department of Biomedical Engineering,
Institute of Orthopaedics, UCL Medical School, Royal National Orthopaedic
Hospital Trust, Brockley Hill, Stanmore.

3.00 pm. Coffee, Refreshments and Exhibition.

3.30 pm. Soft Tissue and Bone Biomechanics in Osseointegration
Implant Surgery.
Dr Richard Skalak, Director of the Institute for Mechanics and
Materials, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla.

4.00 pm The Interaction of Bone and Soft Tissues with Biomaterials.
Professor W Bonfield ( to be confirmed), Queen Mary and Westfield
College, University of London.

4.30 pm Discussion.

5.00 pm Refreshments.
5.30 pm Open Prestigious Lecture.
Osseointegration in Limb Replacement and Maxillofacial Surgery
- the Next Step ?
Professor PI Branemark,
The Institute for Applied Biotechnology, Gothenburg, Sweden.

7.00 pm Conference Dinner.

9.30-10.00 pm Depart.=0C
Friday 5th July 1996.
at
Queen Mary's University Hospital, Roehampton, London,
in the Douglas Bader Centre

Clinical Applications of Osseointegration.

8.45 am Coach from the University to Queen Mary's University
Hospital, Roehampton.

9.30 am Surgical Practice Session - Chairman Mr K Robinson.

9.30 am Demonstration of Surgical Procedure(s) - Professor PI Branem=
ark

Parallel presentations (to fi t in with live surgery demonstration) -
10.00 am The role of QMUH as an international Centre for limb surgery=
Mr K Robinson, Consultant Surgeon, RTR Healthcare Trust, QMUH, UK.

10.30 am Clinical Research in QMUH and the University of Surrey -
A new Gait Analysis walkway applied to Clinical Rehabilitation.
Mr SC Hughes, BioMedical Engineering Group, the University of Surrey=
,
and / Dr DWR May, Rehabilitation Services, RTR Healthcare Trust,
QMUH, UK.

11.00 am Coffee and refreshments.

11.30 am Discussions Session on the Surgical Procedure.
Led by Professor PI Branemark.

12.30 pm Lunch and Exhibitions.

2.00 pm Rehabilitation Management Session - Chairman Dr S Sooriakumaran.

2.00 pm Does Hyperbaric Oxygen have a Role in the Management of
Osseointegration in the Compromised Tissue?
Professor Gosta Granstrom - EWT Sahlgrens Hospital, Gothenburg, Swe=
den.

2.30 pm Cosmetic Silicone hand Prostheses - Expectiations and Limitations.
Mr K Thomas, The Facial Prosthetic Clinic, St Andrews Hospital
Billericay, Essex. UK.

2.45 pm Options for Tissue Reconstruction of the Hand.
Mr D Martin, Mr G Wilson, Consultants in Hand Surgery, Queen Mary's
University Hospital, UK.

3.05 pm The Implications of Osseointegration for Lower & Upper Limb
Prosthetic Development.
Mr R Cooper, Hugh Steeper, Roehampton, London, UK.

3.25 pm The Intelligent Prostheses and the Future Role of
Osseointegration in Lower Limb Development.
Dr S Zahedi, Chas. Blatchford and Sons Ltd, Basingstoke, UK.

3.45 pm (approx.) Closing Discussions and Comments.
4.30 pm End of Meeting.

Information and booking form from - mes1sm@surrey.ac.uk

Costs are -Registration Fees
1. Members of ISPO, BOA, IPEMB, BAOMS

With ensuite accommodation on Thursday 4th July
breakfast on Friday 5th July, & conference catering (except conference dinn=
er).
before 1st May 1996 @ =A3195 per person

after 1st May 1996 @ =A3210 per person
.................
Without accommodation
but with conference catering (except conference dinner)
before 1st May 1996 @ =A3165 per person
after 1st May 1996 @ =A3190 per person
.................
2. Non members
With ensuite accommodation on Thursday 4th July
inc breakfast on Friday 5th July, & conference catering (except conference
dinner).
before 1st May 1996 @ =A3220 per person
after 1st May 1996 @ =A3245 per person
Without accommodation
but inc conference catering (except conference dinner)
before 1st May 1996 @ =A3190 per person

after 1st May 1996 @ =A3225 per person


3. Conference Dinner..........persons @ .=A335.......each
_________


Steve Hughes
Director of BioMedical Engineering
University of Surrey,
Guildford. UK. GU2 5XH