Abstract Submissions

The British Society of Orthopaedic Anaesthetists would like to thank and congratulate all trainees who submitted an abstract for this year’s virtual event. We really appreciate your efforts in making this event series and insightful day for all.

We would also like to extend further commendations to the winners of the prizes who are mentioned below:

Verbal Prizes

  • Winning Verbal Presentation – Dr Callum Twohig
  • Runner Up Verbal Presentation – Dr Orlaith McMahon
  • Third Place Verbal Presentation – Dr Chris McGrath

Poster Prizes

  • Best Overall Poster – Dr Hirminder Ubhi
  • Best Presented Poster – Dr Supriya Lynette Dsouza
  • Poster Most Likely to Change Practice – Dr Julie Kuzhively

To see a selection of this year’s submissions, please use the links below. You can also find all abstracts in the Abstracts and Biographies for Virtual Events 2020

1. Anaesthesia for Unicompartmental Knee Replacement – Saritha Thirunagari

3. Day case hip and knee replacement – Initial experience of day case joint replacement in an elective orthopaedic centre – Serena Sodha

4. Multidisciplinary management of pain following bilateral below knee amputation in a patient with contraindicated epidural analgesia – Bhuvanshyam Bhaktavatslam

5. Improving rates of same day discharge in patient’s undergoing anterior cruciate ligament surgery – Rebecca Medlock

9. Supraclavicular brachial plexus block and continuous supraclavicular catheter infusion for successful upper limb immobilisation and analgesia following pedicled groin flap – Orlaith McMahon

11. Steroid-induced hiccups – a case study – Fiona Osborne

12. How can we improve our trauma and orthopaedic theatre lists? – a quality improvement project with the aim to produce a new standard – Marjan Raad

13. Our experience with peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC) at a tertiary orthopaedic hospital- A analysis of complications over the last 5 years – Supriya Lynette Dsouza

14. Tapia’s syndrome: a case report examining the beach chair position – Amy Gribble

15. Mobilisation of an ERAS protocol following total knee replacement: improving patient length of stay and post-operative analgesia – Jenna Shepherd

16. Analgesia post primary knee arthroplasty – Marwan Sarsam

17. ANAESTHETIC Sprint Audit of Practice: An Audit of Anaesthetic Management of Neck of Femur Fractures at a District General Hospital and Consequent Implementation of Local Guidelines – Joanna Carvalho

18. Learning ultrasound guided neuraxial technique in the emergency setting during the covid-19 era – Martin May

20. Evaluation of pre-operative analgesia received by patients admitted with fractured neck of femur at Worthing Hospital – Ross Holcome-Law

21. Accuracy and clinical implications of estimated GFR versus calculated GFR in patients undergoing primary lower limb arthroplasty – Alexander Churton

23. Challenges of central neuraxial anaesthesia and sedation in obese and morbidly obese patients undergoing prolonged lower limb free flap surgery – Julie Kuzhively

24. Frailty in the elective orthopaedic population: assessing the population and designing a service to manage frail patients – Yusuf Ghumra

25. Case Series: Using high flow nasal oxygen (Optiflow) with deep sedation for complex orthopaedic operations – Lee Yee Tee

27. Analgesia Nociception Index Potential Use for Chronic Shoulder Pain Detection – Sabine Zande

29. Restoration of elective surgery following the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic in a tertiary specialist centre – Hirminder Ubhi

30. Improving perioperative outcomes in hip fracture patients – a quality improvement process – Eric Makmur

32. Devising a novel Triage system to identify high risk patients undergoing joint replacement surgery – Vatsala Padmanabhan