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ASWF 2018

Dubai 5 -7 October 2018


Go Beyond Innovate. Integrate. Interact.

The Acelity Surgical Wound Forum (ASWF) aims to facilitate peer-to-peer learning, the exchange of innovative concepts in surgery and wound care and educate delegates on the safe and effective use of new technologies.
In addition to a high-impact plenary session with content delivered by renowned faculty from across the globe, ASWF 2018 will also host four specialty-dedicated breakout sessions in which current surgical practices and challenges will be addressed:

[1] Orthopedic and orthopedic-trauma surgery
[2] Plastic surgery
[3] Cardiothoracic and vascular surgery
[4] General and trauma surgery

Confirmed Topics:

  • Crisis management, civilian trauma, mass casualty
  • Implant salvage in orthopaedic surgery
  • Instillation-mediated flap salvage in multi-morbid patients
  • Management of stalled wounds and wound bed preparation
  • SSI reduction in vascular surgery - a prospective randomised multicenter trial
  • The role of NPWT in the management of the open abdomen
  • Leading the digital health revolution - the use of a remote monitoring system to improve wound healing outcomes

Confirmed Faculty

Dr. Hugues Lefort
Legouest Military Hospital, Metz, France
PD Dr. Burkhard Lehner
University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
Dr. Andreas Kehrer
University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
Prof. José Luis Lázaro Martínez
University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Dr. Montiel Jimenez Fuertes
Hospital Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain
Dr. Javad Parvizi
Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA
Dr. Pietro Maria Ferrando
St. Anna Hospitals, Turin, Italy
Dr. Leslie Fingleson
Sunninghill Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa
Dr. Ethel Andrews
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Confirmed Faculty

Dr. Alexander Gombert
University of Aachen, Aachen, Germany
Prof. Dr. Christoph R. Hirche
University of Heidelberg, Trauma Center Ludwigshafen,
Department of Hand, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Burn Center
Dr Jason Brown BDS(Hons) MBBS FRACS
Burns and General Surgeon and the Director of the Professor Stuart Pegg Adult Burns Centre,
Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland
Dr. Matthias Münzberg
Senior consultant Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, Berufsgenossenschaftliche Unfallklinik Ludwigshafen, Germany
Dr. Muneera
Consultant plastic & reconstructive surgeon specialized in reconstructive microsurgery and super-microsurgery,
Al Adan hospital, Kuwait
Osvaldo Chiara, MD
Physician in chief of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery 
The Emergency Department of the Ospedale Niguarda, Milano
Dr. Robbie K. George MS, DNB, FRCS(Gen), FRCS(Gla)
Head & Consultant Vascular & Endovascular Surgeon, Narayana Institute of Vascular Sciences