Gulf Diabetic Foot Conference 3rd-4th March 2017 Westin Doha Hotel, Doha. Qatar DAY1 March 3rd 2017 Ball room 1&2

Time Topic
Pro.Bijan Najafi
07:00-08:30 Registration/Welcome Coffee    
08:30-08:45 Diabetic Foot In Gulf Region: Time to Act. Dr.Talal Elenzi 15 mins
08:45-09:05 It Takes Roots to Save Limbs Pro Armstrong .USA 20 mins
09:05-09:25 Neuropathy – the Common Denominator” Stephanie Wu.USA 20 mins
09:25-09:45 Treating painful diabetic neuropathy Pro.Lawrence Lavery.USA 20 mins
09:45-10:05 Innovative Foot and Ankle Exercise Program to Enhance Balance in Patients with Diabetes and Peripheral Neuropathy Pro. Bijan Najafi 20 mins
10:05-10:25 Diabetic limb salvage in Kuwait- Adan hospital experience. Dr. Muneera Ben Nakhi 20 mins
10:25-10:45 The importance of debridement and management of necrosis Pro.Joon Pio Hong. Korea 20 mins
10:45-11:05 Diabetic foot reconstruction Dr. Muneera Ben Nakhi 20 mins
11:05-11:15 Panel Discussion   10 min
11:15 – 13:00 Friday Prayer and Lunch Break   2hrs
Vascular Session : Dr.Khalifa N. Al Wahaibi
13:00-13:15 Mechanisms and consequences of vascular calcification in diabetes Dr.Khalifa N. Al Wahaibi.Oman 15 mins
13:15-13:30 Assessment of arterial perfusion in diabetic foot Dr. Dhafer Kamal. Bahrain 15 mins
13:30-13:45 The use of micro-oxygen sensors (MOXYs) to determine dynamic relative oxygen indices in the feet of patients with limb-threatening ischemia during endovascular therapy. Miguel Montero.USA 15 mins
13:45-14:00 Vascular Surgery In diabetic foot Dr. Amr Fares.Qatar 15 mins
14:00-14:15 Amputations in diabetic patients, from necessity to functionality Dr.Khalifa N. Al Wahaibi.Oman 15 mins
14:15-14:30 Limb salvage in ischemic diabetic foot USA Experience Miguel Montero.USA 15 mins
14:30-14:45 Limb salvage in ischemic diabetic foot Bahrain Experience Dr. Dhafer Kamal. Bahrain 15 mins
14:45-15:00 The pros and cons of endovascular and open surgical treatments for patients with acute limb ischemia Miguel Montero.USA 15 mins
15:00-15:15 Diabetic foot reconstruction and new innovations using super microsurgery Jp (Joon Pio) Hong. Korea 15 mins
15:15-15:25 Panel Discussion   10 min
15:25-15:45 Coffee Break   20 min
Wound Management in Diabetic foot : Dr.F. Javier Aragón Sánchez
15:45-16:05 Frequent mistakes managing diabetic foot. Dr. F. Javier Aragón Sánchez. Spain 20 mins
16:05-16:25 Principals of Management for Diabetic Foot Wounds Dr. Stephanie Wu.USA 20 mins
16:25-16:45 Is there evidence for advanced dressings? Pro.Lawrence Lavery.USA 20 mins
16:45-17:05 Amniotic Membrane: Does It Have Promise For Diabetic Foot Ulcers? KSA Experience Dr Tawqeer Ahmed Malik .KSA 20 mins
17:05-17:25 Use of dermal substitute in diabetic foot ulcers. Dr. Muneera Ben Nakhi .Kuwait 20 mins
17:25-17:45 Negative Pressure Wound Therapy When,How,Why Dr. Toufiq Tabbarah .UAE 20 mins
17:45-18:05 Human Epidermal Growth Factor Enhances Healing of Diabetic Foot Ulcers Pro .Jp Hong. Korea 20 mins
18:05-18:25 The evolution of Negative pressure wound therapy for complex wounds- new dressings, silver and irrigation. Pro.Lawrence Lavery.USA 20 mins
18:25-18:45 Placental tissue and cellular and tissue based products to heal DFUs Pro.Lawrence Lavery.USA 20 mins
18:45-19:00 Stem Cell Therapy in Diabetic Foot- Egypt Experience Pro Hanan Gawish 20 mins
19:00-19:10 Panel Discussion    
19:10-19:30 Coffee Break   20 min
19:30-20:30 Opening Ceremony    

Gulf Diabetic Foot Conference 3rd-4th March 2017 Westin Doha Hotel, Doha. Qatar DAY2 March 4th 2017 Ball Room 1

Time Topic
Infection: Pro. David Armstrong
07:00-08:00 Registration/Welcome Coffee   60 mins
08:00-08:15 Osteomyelitis in diabetic foot: Find your bug if you can Dr Saleh Al-Azri. Oman 15 mins
08:15-08:30 Radio graphical Finding in the diabetic foot patient Dr. Batoul Darwis.Qatar 15 mins
08:30-08:45 Conservative surgery of diabetic foot osteomyelitis Dr. F. Javier Aragón Sánchez. Spain 15 min
08:45-09:00 Management of diabetic foot infections: Principles and Tips Dr Saleh Al-Azri.Oman 15 min
09:00-09:15 Fungal infection:Hiden enemy in diabetic foot ulcer Dr Tauqeer Ahmed .KSA 15 min
09:15-09:30 Basis of surgical treatment of diabetic foot infections Dr. F. Javier Aragón Sánchez.Spain 15 min
09:30-09:45 Debridement and Reduction in Bacterial Burden Dr. Stephanie Wu.USA 15 min
09:45-10:00 Electrical stimulation to manage foot problems. Pro.Lawrence Lavery.USA  
10:00-10:15 Salvage procedures in diabetic lower limb infections Dr. Ajit Varma.India 15 min
10:15-10:30 Antibiotic Choices In the diabetic foot patient Dr. Muna Al Maslamani. Qatar 15 min
10:30-10:40 Panel Discussion   20 mins
10:40-11:00 Coffee Break   20 mins
Charcot Foot :Pro Lavary Lawrence
11:00-11:20 Charcot Arthropathy Dr.Ali Al Amoudi.KSA 20 min
11:20-11:40 Principles of surgical treatment of the Charcot hind foot Dr. Kartik Hariharan 20 min
11:40-12:00 External Fixation in Charcot Deformity Reconstruction Dr. Stephanie Wu 20 min
12:00-12:20 Principles of treatment of the Charcot midfoot Dr. Kartik Hariharan 20 min
12:20-12:40 Treatment modalities of the Charcot foot Dr.Ali Al Amoudi.KSA 20 min
12:40-13:00 Foot and Ankle reconstruction :India Experience Dr.Ajit Kumar. India 20 min
13:20-13:40 Surgical algorythms of forefoot in diabetic Dr. Kartik Hariharan 20 min
13:40-14:00 Diabetic foot and orthopedic related complication Dr.Ali Al Amoudi.KSA 20 min
14:00-14:10 Panel Discussion   10 min
14:10-15:00 Lunch Break   50 min
Dr. Kartik Hariharan
15:00-15:15 Classification of diabetic foot wounds Pro. D.Armstrong.USA 15 min
15:15-15:30 Diabetic Foot Ulcers: How Stressed are Patients During Clinical Visits? Pro. Bijan Najafi 15 min
15:30-15:45 What Podiatrists Would Like Team Members to Know About Foot Health and Diabetes Dr.Noor Al Janahi 15 min
15:45-16:00 Diabetic foot in patient on Dialysis Dr. Abdullah Ibrahim Hamad ,Qatar 15 min
16:00-16:15 Behavior and knowledge: basis for prevention of diabetic foot. Mrs.Najma Al Bulushi .Oman 15 min
16:15-16:30 Better nutrition boosts diabetic foot outcome Dr.Wafa Ayesh 15 min
16:30-16:45 New clinical guidelines to off-load & help heal diabetic foot ulcers: Actionable evidence to improve outcomes Pro. Armstrong .USA 15 min
16:45-17:05 Offloading - New Technology and Diabetic Foot Ulcer Prevention Pro. Bijan Najafi 15 min
17:05-17:20 Surgical Offloading for the Diabetic Foot Dr. Stephanie Wu 15 min
17:20-17:35 Can Diabetic Foot Care Education reduce Ulcers and Amputation? Mrs.Najma Al Bulushi .Oman 15 min
17:35-17:45 Panel Discussion    
18:20-18:30 Coffee Break    

Gulf Diabetic Foot Conference 3rd-4th March 2017 Westin Doha Hotel, Doha. Qatar DAY2 March 4th 2017 Ball Room 2

Time Topic
Dr. Hanan Gawish
07:00-08:00 Registration/Welcome Coffee   60 min
08:00-08:15 IWGDF. Past. Present and Future Dr .Van Acker 15 mins
08:15-08:30 From treatment to preventive actions: improving function in patients with peripheral neuropathy Dr.Noor .Bahrain 15 mins
08:30-08:45 The possible treatment of the diabetic neuropathy Dr. Mohammed Ibrahim Alhatou 15 min
08:45-09:10 Benefits of portable non-powered Negative Pressure Wound Therapy: Acelity Symposium Emilio Galea 25 min
09:10-09:25 The Prevalence Of Diabetic Neuropathy, Painful Diabetic Neuropathy And The At Risk Diabetic Foot In Qatar Presentation Dr.Elhadd, Tarik 15 min
09:25-09:40 The Quality Of Diabetic Foot Care In Muscat, Oman: A Questionnaire-Based Study Dr.Nadia Abdulhadi 15 min
09:40-09:55 The Prevalence And Incidence Of Diabetic Foot Ulcers (Dfu) In The Arab World: A Systematic Review Dr. Maisoon Mairghan, 15 min
09:55-10:10 Impact of Mandatory Comprehensive Foot Exam In The Pre-Clinic Of University Diabetic Center Setting Mohammad Derwish 15 min
10:00-10:25 Diabetic foot infections – what are the challenges in the region? Mölnlycke Health Care Symposium Elizabeth Ruth Choudhry 25 min
10:25-10:35 Panel Discussion   20 mins
10:35-11:00 Coffee Break   25 min
Dr Wafaa Helmi
11:00-11:15 Neuropathic Minimally Invasive Surgeries NEMISIS Ros Miller 15 min
11:15-11:30 Skin Complication Of Diabetes Mellitus& Diabetic Foot Dr. Salem AL-Harmozi, 15 min
11:30-11:45 It Takes A Team To Improve Foot Care Among Dialysis Population Mrs Priya Helena Peterson 15 min
11:45-12:00 Offloading deformed diabetic toes with custom made silicone orthoses Dr. Salah Al Burdini 15 min
12:00-12:15 Diabetic Foot Wounds and Patients related Risk factors At first clinical Presentation Mohd Derwish 15 min
12:15-12:30 Diabetic Foot Ulcers in Bahrain: An epidemiological profile of the prevalence, clinical care, economic cost and impact on quality of life Dr. Maisoon Mairghan, 15 min
12:30-12:45 Presence Of A Diabetic Foot Surgeon At A Super-subspecialty Level In A Surgical Unit – Does It Have An Impact Pro .Amit Kumar Jain 15 min
12:45-13:00 Fixation of unstable Charcot ankles, nailing versus external fixation Dr. Said, M. NADER 15 min
13:00-13:15 Effect of Charcot Foot on Wound Healing and Foot and Ankle Deformity at First Clinical Presentation Mr. Rajan Pichaimuthu 15 min
13:30-13:55 Convatec Symposuim   25 min
13:55-14:05 Panel Discussion   10 min
14:05-15:00 Lunch Break   55 min
Dr.Toufiq Tabbara
15:00-15:15 Novel treatment for advanced diabetic foot ulcer: Pro Berlanga Acosta 15 min
15:15-15:30 Triangle of Wound Assessment DMohamed Nashaat 15 min
15:30-15:45 A 3 minute master plan for screening and offloading the Diabetic Foot” Pro. Armstrong .USA 15 min
15:45-16:00 Analysis Of Trans metatarsal Amputation In Diabetic Foot From A New Perspective Pro .Amit Kumar Jain 15 min
16:00-16:15 Nail fixation of unstable Charcot ankles Dr. Said, M. NADER 15 min
16:15-16:30 Ilizarov external fixators for diabetic Charcot ankles Dr.Ali Darwish 15 min
16:30-16:45 Biofilms – One major barrier for Wound Healing Understanding and Management of Biofilms in Chronic Wounds Nadine Heuer 15 min
16:45-17:05 Foot Care Awareness Among Chronic Schizophrenia Residents With Diabetes In Residential Care Compound Mr. Sheeba Roselin 15 min
17:05-17:15 Panel Discussion    
  To transfer to ballroom 1    
18:30-19:40 Closing Ceremony /Prizes On Ballroom 1