Vascular Surgery Webinar

  • Date: Wednesday, Nov 11, 2020
  • Time: 18:00
  • Location: Online
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This weeks webinar will be discussing Vascular Surgery. Contributing to this event are the following:

  • Professor Ronan O’Connell, President, RCSI
  • Professor Frank Smith, Professor of Vascular Surgery & Surgical Education at Bristol University and RCSI Fellow. He has a long held interest in TOS since he visited David B. Roos 25 years ago. Currently, he is concerned with Safety in Surgery, education and training. He is collaborating in setting up the first dedicated TOS surgical unit in the UK, aiming to improve reporting standards and setting up a TOS registry. He is also involved in introducing changes to the training curriculum of Vascular Surgeons, to include TOS. He is a co-author of the 2nd edition of the multi-authored textbook on Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.
  • Miss Sophie Renton is an esteemed Consultant Vascular Surgeon with over 30 years’ experience. She currently practices in Northwick Park Hospital in London. She is currently a council member and the elected secretary of the Vascular Society. She has multiple publications on many aspects of arterial and venous disease, and holds the position of Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College, London.
  • Mr Douglas Orr is Chair of the intercollegiate Board in Vascular Surgery

Topics being discussed during the webinar are:

  • Update on the Intercollegiate exam In Vascular Surgery – Mr. Douglas Orr
  • New NICE guidelines on Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Surgery – published March 2020 Implications for practice – Ms Sophie Renton
  • The challenges of managing Thoracic Outlet Syndrome – Professor Frank Smith

Topics

  • Update on the Intercollegiate exam in Vascular Surgery
  • New NICE guidelines on Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Surgery
  • The challenges of managing Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Speakers

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Professor Ronan O'Connell

President of RCSI
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Prof. Frank Smith

Professor of Vascular Surgery & Surgical Education at Bristol University
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Miss Sophie Renton

Consultant Vascular Surgeon
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Mr Douglas Orr

Chair of Intercollegiate Board in Vascular Surgery

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