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HipThe NORTHERN RETRIEVAL REGISTRY Inaugural Conference
Dates: 
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 08:00 to 16:00
Location: 
The Baltic, Newcastle Gateshead Quayside
Sponsoring Organisation: 
CeramTec, Matortho, Smith and Nephew, Stryker, Zimmer Biomet
Type of course: 
Conference
Contact: 
Lorraine Waugh Education Manager Newcastle Surgical Training Centre Freeman Hospital Freeman Road Newcastle upon Tyne NE7 7DN
Telephone Number: 
0191 223 1264
Description: 

Examination of explanted medical devices can identify factors associated with their clinical success or failure

This conference brings together a number of recognised experts in the fields of surgery, medicine and bioengineering to discuss how explant analysis can improve patient healthcare

Topics
• Taper junction failure in total hip arthroplasty
• Spinal growth rod failure
• Variations in manufacturing
• Implant wear and tissue reaction
• Routine explant analysis and the NJR
• Economics of a retrieval centre
• Explant analysis and the birth of new designs

Speakers
Steve Kurtz, Philadelphia
Justin Cobb, London
Richard Cook, Southampton
David Deehan, Newcastle
James Holland, Newcastle
Thomas Joyce, Newcastle
David Langton, Newcastle
Jeremy Latham, Southampton
Helen Lawrence, Newcastle
Antoni Nargol, North Tees
Claude Rieker, Zimmer
Biomet John Skinner, LIRC
Mike Tuke, MatOrtho Keith Tucker, Norwich
Roman Preuss,CeramTec
Catherine Van Der Straeten, London