Global Diabetic Foot Course
The Evolving Concept in Diabetic Foot
4-7 December 2018
Sofitel Downtown, Dubai. UAE

Global Diabetic Foot Course 2018
4 - 7 December, 2018 - Sofitel Hotel Downtown, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Day 1, Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Time Topic Speaker/Facilitator Period
13:30-15:00 Registration/Welcome Coffee    
15:00-15:20 Welcome And Introductions Mounia/Nashaat/Saud 10
15:20-15:40 Role Of Endocrinologist In Diabetic Foot Prevention And Management Dr. Saud Al Harthi 20
Aetiology Of Diabetic Foot Ulceration:
15:40-16:00 Role Of Microcirculation Dr. R. Ravikumar 20
16:00-16:20 Role Of Neuropathic Dr. Stephanie Wu 20
16:20-16:40 Role Of Neuropathic Dr. Neil Baker 20
16:40-17:00 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Of Diabetic Foot Complications Dr. Abeer Al Riyami 20
17:10-17:20 Panel Discussion   10
17:20-17:50 Coffee Break/Exhibition   30
17:50-18:10 Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: Current Concepts In The Parthenogenesis, Diagnosis, And Treatment Of Diabetic Neuropathy” Dr. Noor Al Janahi 20
18:10-18:30 Refining Our Understanding Of Diabetic Foot Through A New Approach - Diabetic Foot Simplified Through A New System Of Practice Dr. Amit Kumar 20
18:30-18:50 Diabetic Foot Nail Problems And Treatment Dr. Aziza Al-Hinai 20
18:50-19:10 Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: The Biomechanics Of The Foot In Diabetes Dr. Noor Al Janahi 20
19:10-19:30 Foot Care Education For Diabetic Patients Dr. Aziza Al-Hinai 20
19:30-19:50 Preventative Strategies To Minimize Recidivism Of Diabetic Foot Ulcers Dr. Stephanie Wu 20
19:50-20:10 Impact Of Chronic Stress On Diabetic Foot Management Dr. Hussam Itani 20
20:10-20:30 Nutrition Needs For Patient With Diabetic And Diabetic Foot Disease: Explore The Evidence Dr. Wafa Ayesh 20
20:30-20:40 Panel Discussion    
20:40-21:00 Exhibition   20
21:00-23:00 Course Dinner /Pool Side /Sofitel Down Town    

Day 2, Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Time Topic Speaker/Facilitator Period
Diabetic Foot Infection: Diagnosis
08:30-08:50 Diabetic Foot Microbiology Dr. William Tettelbach 20
08:50-09:10 Soft Tissue, Bone And Joint, Infection In Diabetic Foot Dr. Zakaryiah 20
09:10-09:30 Biofilm And It Is Role In Diabetic Foot Infection Dr. Srinivas Seshabhattaru 20
09:30-09:50 Necrotizing Fasciitis Dr. Srinivas Seshabhattaru 20
09:50-10:10 Is Gold Standard For Diagnosis Of Osteomyelitis: The Complementary Views Of Diabetic Foot Specialist Dr. Giacomo Clerici 20
10:10-10:30 Is Gold Standard For Diagnosis Of Osteomyelitis: The Complementary Views Of The Radiologist Dr. R. Ravikumar 20
10:30-10:50 Is Gold Standard For Diagnosis Of Osteomyelitis :The Complementary Views Of Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Zakaryiah 20
10:50-11:10 Osteomyelitis And Charcot Foot: A Harmful Combination Dr. Luca Dalla 20
11:10-11:20 Panel Discussion    
11:20-11:40 Coffee Break   30
Diabetic Foot Infection Management And Recorded Live Cases: Surgical Intervention On Osteomyelitis
11:40-12:00 Super Oxidized Solution Sos Therapy For Diabetic Foot Infection Dr. Luca Dalla 20
12:00-12:20 Effect Of Topical Antimicrobial On Infected Diabetic Foot Dr. Luca Dalla 20
12:20-12:40 Antibiotic Therapy In Diabetic Foot Infection Dr. Zakaryiah 20
12:40-13:00 Does Npwt Improve The Outcome In Diabetic Foot Osteomyelitis Dr. Luca Dalla 20
13:00-13:20 Plastic Surgical Technique For Coverage Of Wounds With Osteomyelitis Dr. Muneera 20
13:20-13:40 Surgical Approach On Forefoot Osteomyelitis Dr. Giacomo Clerici 20
13:40-13:50 Panel Discussion    
13:50-14:50 Lunch Break   1 Hr
14:50-15:00 Surgical Approach On Mid Foot Osteomyelitis Dr. Luca Dalla 10
15:00-15:10 Surgical Approach On Hind Foot Osteomyelitis Dr. Giacomo Clerici 10
15:10-15:20 The Complicated Infected Charcot Foot Dr. Luca Dalla 10
15:20-15:30 Trans Metatarsal Amputation In Diabetic Foot - A Salvage Procedure Dr. Amit Kumar 10
15:30-15:50 Coffee Break   20
15:50-17:20 Workshop 1 Group A Opal Meeting Room
Examination Of Foot And Ankle Evaluation
  • Vascular System (Perfusion & Transcutaneous Oximeter,Abi Measuring)
  • Neurological Status
  • Foot Deformity
Dr. R. Ravikumar
Dr. Nihar Ranjan Pradhan
Dr. Noor Al Janahi
Dr. Amit Kumar
Dr. Aziza Al-Hinai
90
15:50-17:20 Workshop 2 Group B Aquamarine Meeting Room
  • Orthosis And Offloading
  • Application Of Total Contact Cast
Dr. Niel Baker
Dr. Hanan Gawish
Dr. Manal Al Tarshoby
90
17:20-18:50 Workshop 1 Group B Aquamarine Meeting Room
Examination Of Foot And Ankle Evaluation
  • Vascular System (Perfusion & Transcutaneous Oximeter,Abi Measuring)
  • Neurological Status
  • Foot Deformity
Dr. R. Ravikumar
Dr. Nihar Ranjan Pradhan
Dr. Noor Al Janahi
Dr. Amit Kumar
Dr. Aziza Al-Hinai
90
17:20-18:50 Workshop 2 Group A Opal Meeting Room
  • Orthosis And Offloading
  • Application Of Total Contact Cast
Dr. Luca Dalla
Dr. Niel Baker
Dr. Hanan Gawish
Dr. Manal Al Tarshoby
90

Day 3, Thursday, December 6, 2018

Time Topic Speaker/Facilitator Period
08:30-08:50 Registration
08:50-09:10 Vascular Assessment Of The Diabetic Foot At Risk Dr. R. Ravikumar 20
09:10-09:30 Endovascular Approach To Diabetic Pvd Dr. Nihar Ranjan Pradhan 20
09:30-09:50 The Role Of Interventional Radiology In The Treatment Of Arterial Diabetic Foot Disease Dr. R. Ravikumar 20
09:50-10:10 Venous Insufficiency And Ulceration Dr. Nihar Ranjan Pradhan 20
10:10-10:30 Venous Obstruction Dr. Nihar Ranjan Pradhan 20
10:30-10:50 Imaging In Neuropathic Arthropathy (Charcot Joint) Dr. Abeer Al Riyami 20
10:50-11:00 Panel Discussion    
11:00-11:20 Coffee Break   20
11:20-11:40 Wound Healing And Wound Chronicity Dr. Hussam Itani 20
11:40-12:00 Usage Of The Dhacmin Managing Diabetic Foot Ulcer. Dr. William Tettelbach 20
12:00-12:20 Role Of Regenerative Medicine In Diabetic Foot Management Dr. Hussam Itani 20
12:20-12:40 Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy And Its Effectiveness In Dfu Management Dr. William Tettelbach 20
12:40-13:00 Stem Cell Therapy Dr. Hanan Gawish 20
13:00-13:20 Role Of Cytokines And Growth Factors In Wound Healing Dr. Safwat Al Hossini 20
13:20-13:40 Lymphedema: How To Address And Manage It? Dr. Nihar Ranjan Pradhan 20
13:40-13:50 Panel Discussion    
13:50-14:50 Lunch Break   1 Hr
14:50-16:20 Workshop 3 Group A Opal Meeting Room
  • Debridement In Diabetic Foot - Equating With Oncological Practice
  • Principle Of Conservative Sharp Debridement
  • Hands-On
    • Ulcer Debridement
    • Suturing
Dr. Toufiq Tabbarah
Dr. Stephanie Wu
Dr. Srinivas Seshabhattaru
Dr. Amit Kumar
Kumal Rajpul
Mounia Sabasse
90
14:50-16:20 Workshop 4 Group B Aquamarine Meeting Room
  • Clinical Examination And Radiology In Diabetic Foot And Ankle
Dr. Hartik Hariharan
Dr. Stephanie Wu
Dr. R. Ravikumar
90
16:20-16:30 Coffee Break    
15:50-17:20 Workshop 3 Group B Aquamarine Meeting Room
  • Debridement In Diabetic Foot - Equating With Oncological Practice
  • Principle Of Conservative Sharp Debridement
  • Hands-On
    • Ulcer Debridement
    • Suturing
Dr. Toufiq Tabbarah
Dr. Stephanie Wu
Dr. Srinivas Seshabhattaru
Dr. Amit Kumar
Kumal Rajpul
90
16:30-18:00 Workshop 4 Group A Opal Meeting Room
  • Clinical Examination And Radiology In Diabetic Foot And Ankle
Dr. Kartik Hariharan
Dr. Stephanie Wu
Dr. R. Ravikumar
90

Day 4, Friday, December 7, 2018

Time Topic Speaker/Facilitator Period
07:30-08:30 Registration And Signing
08:30-09:15 Setting Up A Diabetic Foot Service: Team Work Pod. Neil Baker 45
Charcot Foot
09:15-09:30 Etiopathogenesis Of Charcot Arthropathy Dr. Kartik Hariharan 15
09:30-09:45 Clinical Features Of Charcot Disease Dr. Kartik Hariharan 15
09:45-10:00 Conservative Management Of Charcot Arthropathy Dr. Kartik Hariharan 15
10:00-10:15 Surgical Management Of Charcot Disease and Its Complications Dr. Kartik Hariharan 15
10:15-10:30 Innovative Flex Technology on Diabetic Foot Ulcers Nicolo Conti 15
10:30-10:40 Panel Discussion    
10:40-11:00 Coffee Break    
Diabetic Foot Surgical Intervention
11:00-11:20 Diagnostic Tool For Determination Of Amputation Level: Helpful Or Not? Dr. Giacomo Clerici 20
11:20-11:40 Skin Graft And Local Flap In Diabetic Foot Reconstruction Dr. Muneera 20
11:40-12:00 The Role Of Early Surgical Debridement And Revascularization In Patients With Diabetes And Deep Foot Space Abscess Dr. Giacomo Clerici 20
12:00-12:10 Panel Discussion    
Diabetic Foot Ulcer Offloading
12:10-12:30 Modern Approach To Offloading Diabetic Foot Dr. Giacomo Clerici 20
12:30-12:50 Total Contact Cast Is A Gold Standard For Diabetic Foot Offloading Pod. Neil Baker 20
12:50-13;10 Surgical Offloading For The Diabetic Foot Dr. Stephanie Wu 20
13:10-13:20 Panel Discussion    
13:20-14:20 Lunch Break   1 Hr
14:20-16:00 Workshop 5 Group A Opal Meeting Room
Diabetic Foot Wound Assessment And Dressing Selection:
  • Wound Healing Stage
  • How To Assess Diabetic Foot Ulcer
  • Selection The Optimal Dressing Products
Ms. Mounia Sabasse
Ms. Aisha Al Mehrezi
Dr. Hussam Itani
90
14:20-16:00 Workshop 6 Group B Aquamarine Meeting Room
  • Diabetic Foot Physical And Biomechanical Examination, Gait Analysis
  • Foot Care, Nail Care, Corns And Calluses Removal
  • Lower Extremity Edema Management: Compression Therapy
Dr. Manal Tarshoby
Dr. Hanan Gawish
Pod. Niel Baker
Dr. Aziza Al-Hinai
Dr. Noor Al Janahi
Dr. Nihar Ranjan Pradhan
90
16:00-16:15 Coffee Break   15
16:15-17:45 Workshop 5 Group B Aquamarine Meeting Room
Diabetic Foot Wound Assessment And Dressing Selection:
  • Wound Healing Stage
  • How To Assess Diabetic Foot Ulcer
  • Selection The Optimal Dressing Products
Dr. Hussam Itani
Ms. Mounia Sabasse
Ms. Aisha Al Mehrizi
Dr. Amit Kumar
90
16:15-17:45 Workshop 7 Group A Opal Meeting Room
  • Diabetic Foot Physical And Biomechanical Examination, Gait Analysis
  • Foot Care, Nail Care, Corns And Calluses Removal
  • Lower Extremity Edema Management: Compression Therapy
Dr. Aziza Al-Hinai
Dr. Noor Al Janahi
Dr. Nihar Ranjan Pradhan
90
17:45-18:00 Evaluation And Certificate /Good Bye/Winner