AWRE Online Workshop for Trainees

1st & 2nd October 2021

After the success of AWRE Online in February, we will be running a second online event in October 2021.

This online workshop will be relevant for trainees, junior surgeons, and for experienced surgeons who would like a refresh.

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10:00 AM - 10:05 AM

Welcome and introduction

10:05 AM - 10:25 AM

Why is this specialty important and how has AWR evolved?

10:25 AM - 11:00 AM

Abdominal wall anatomy

11:00 AM - 11:20 AM

Sponsored symposium

11:25 AM - 12:00 PM

Pre-operative optimisation

12:00 PM - 12:35 PM

How to assess the abdominal wall

12:35 PM - 12:55 PM

Sponsored symposium

1:00 PM - 1:20 PM

Principles of abdominal wall closure

1:20 PM - 1:40 PM

Introductory principles of plastic surgery and wound management

1:40 PM - 2:00 PM

An overview of component separation

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Minimising risk in abdominal closure

2:20 PM - 2:40 PM

Principles of hernia repair

2:45 PM - 3:05 PM

Sponsored symposium

3:05 PM - 3:45 PM

When to use a mesh, which mesh and where?

3:45 PM - 4:05 PM

Mesh fixation: glueing, stitching, transfascial suture

4:05 PM - 4:25 PM

Sponsored symposium

4:30 PM - 5:05 PM

Why things go wrong?

5:05 PM - 5:40 PM

How to manage the complex abdominal wound

5:40 PM - 11:41 AM

Close of day 1

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Interactive case studies: what can be learned from these examples?

11:00 AM - 11:20 AM

Sponsored symposium

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Cases submitted by the audience

12:30 PM - 12:35 PM

Why attend AWRE in Feb 2022?

12:35 PM - 12:45 PM

Final comments and close