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Elected Scientific Secretary Qld AOA June 2015

At the most recent annual general meeting of the Queensland branch of the Australian Orthopaedic Association Dr Cutbush was elected scientific secretary. Among the duties of the scientific secretary is responsibility for overseeing the weekly lecture programme for the orthopaedic trainee surgeons and responsibility for organising the annual scientific meeting. The position runs from September…

QHSS Scientific Evening July 2015

The Queensland Hand Surgery Society held a scientific evening in July. The guest speaker was Dr David McCombe from Melbourne. Dr McCombe gave excellent presentations of the application of the medial femoral condyle flap which is a free flap raised from the knee. He described the use of this flap in treating otherwise unsalvageable scaphoid…

QSS Scientific Evening June 2015

The Queensland Shoulder Society held a scientific evening in June. The guest speakers were Associate Professor Des Bokor from Sydney and Dr Jim Fardoulys from Brisbane. The guest speakers presented talks on aspects of shoulder instability. Dr Cutbush attended the dinner with other members of the Queensland Shoulder Society.

Brachial Plexus Course Bangkok June 2015

Dr Cutbush attended the Brachial Plexus course in Bangkok in June 2015. The course was held at Siriraj Hospital. The faculty was comprised of prominent International brachial plexus surgeons including Dr Doi from Japan, Dr Xu from China, Dr Bertelli from Brazil. The lectures and workshops were of an impressive standard and Dr Cutbush greatly…

AOA COE July 2015

Dr Cutbush attended the Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA) Continuing Orthopaedic Education meeting as faculty. Dr Cutbush presented a lecture on the arthroscopic latarjet and his tips and tricks for performing the procedure. He also chaired one of the scientific sessions at the meeting.

Qld AOA Annual Scientific Meeting June 2015

The Queensland branch of the Australian Orthopaedic Association held its annual scientific meeting in June 2015. It was attended by over 120 orthopaedic surgeons. Dr Cutbush was invited to present a talk on the indications for arthroplasty in complex upper limb trauma.

Annecy Shoulder Course June 2015

Dr Cutbush attended the Live Shoulder Surgery course in Annecy, France in June. The course chairman is Dr Lafosse and its focus is on presenting complex shoulder surgery in real time. Dr Cutbush had the opportunity to meet with the engineers responsible for designing the second generation arthroscopic latarjet equipment and review the instruments. This…

Qld Shoulder Society Scientific Evening May 2015

The Queensland Shoulder Society held a dinner evening in May. Dr Alan Barber from Houston Texas was the guest speaker for the evening. He spoke on biomaterials and their application to shoulder surgery. In particular he spoke on biomaterials and their application in the design and manufacture of anchors for use in stabilisation surgery and…

GP Registrar Teaching session May 2015

Dr Cutbush presented to a training session for GP registrars on shoulder and upper limb examination. The doctors were preparing for their final examinations to become a fully qualified general practitioner.

Visitation Dr Glen Gomez

Dr Cutbush was visited by Dr Glen Gomez in May. Dr Gomez is a Melbourne trained orthopaedic surgeon working in Rockhampton. Dr Cutbush and Dr Gomez had a rewarding day performing several complex surgical cases in theatre.

Australian Hand Surgery Society ASM Hobart March 2015

Dr Cutbush attended the Australian Hand Surgery Society Annual Scientific Meeting held in Hobart in March 2015.

Article Accepted for Publication Arthroscopic Latarjet

Dr Cutbush has had an article accepted for publication by the international medical journal the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery in their techniques in shoulder and elbow surgery. The article is entitled “Arthroscopic Latarjet Stabilisation of the Shoulder with Capsulolabral Repair”. The paper was submitted in February 2015 and accepted for publication in March….