We are pleased to announce the prize winners from the Summer SCOT Research Sessions. The judges were very impressed with the high standard of all presentations:
1st Prize: Katrina Bell (South-East) Operatively managed distal radius fractures: complications and re-intervention rate from a single centre (KR Bell, J Balfour, WM Oliver, TO White, SG Molyneux, ND Clement, AD Duckworth)
2nd Prize: Hattie Pleasant (South-East) Delayed ACJ reconstruction does not increase the risk of fixation failure or major complications (H Pleasant, P Robinson, CM Robinson, JA Nicholson)
3rd Prize: Luke Farrow (North) Use of pre-operative EUROQOL FIVE-DIMENSION (EQ-5D) scores to prioritise patients for elective hip and knee arthroplasty in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic (L Farrow, J Redmore, P Talukdar, GP Ashcroft)
We are pleased to announce the following Registrar Free Papers were awarded prizes at the Winter SCOT Meeting on 29 Jan 2021:
1st Prize: Tom Carter (South-East) Acute distal biceps tendon repair using an EndoButton technique results in excellent short and long-term patient outcome. A single-centre experience of 102 patients (TH Carter, BJ Karunaratne, WM Oliver, IR Murray, JT Reid, TO White, AD Duckworth
Joint 2nd Prize: Jamie Nicholson (South-East) Three-dimensional ultrasound reconstruction of sonographic callus: a novel imaging modality for early evaluation of fracture healing (JA Nicholson, WM Oliver, F Perks, T Macgillivray, CM Robinson, AHRW Simpson)
Joint 2nd Prize: Luke Farrow (North) Future demand for primary hip and knee arthroplasty in Scotland (L Farrow, S Gaba, GP Ashcroft)
The Summer SCOT Meeting takes place on Friday 8/9/2017 at Dunblane Hydro. The Guest Lecture is by Rhidian Morgan-Jones on the subject of “The Infected Knee Replacement”. There will be updates from the Scottish Arthroplasty Project, along with Registrar free papers.
Abstracts are invited for the Winter SCOT Meeting from Scottish Orthopaedic Trainees. Normally approximately 15 papers are accepted and the presenters will be sponsored to attend the whole Meeting. Those not selected may attend the Meeting on the Friday and Saturday if they wish, but will not be able to stay overnight.
Abstracts should be structured as per the instructions below and should not exceed 250 words. Please ensure you submit your abstracts by Friday 21st October 2016to Kimberley Moore Ede, Secretary to Professor Simpson.
11.00am Stephen Cooke: Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon
University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust. Paediatric Elbow Injuries
11.30am Mr Martin Sarungi: Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Golden Jubilee Hospital. Topic TBA
12.00pm Buffet Lunch and Depart.
This meeting is mainly supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Depuy, Arthrex, styker and Zimmer which funded the educational sessions and lecturers expenses only. All companies have paid only to exhibit at this meeting and have had no other involvement in the organization, including the choices of speakers or agenda items