What’s in store for DLS 2021…

Tours of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Center for Wound Healing 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Opening Remarks 1:00 p.m.
Starting From Scratch: The Genesis of the Georgetown Model 1:15 p.m.
Leveraging Your Resources to Increase Productivity in the Wound Center 1:45 p.m.
Regionalization of Limb Salvage and Wound Care Centers for a Health System 2:00 p.m.
Nuts and Bolts of Running a Hospital Based Wound Center 2:15 p.m.
Break 2:30 p.m.
Optimizing Relations with Industry to Benefit Patient Care 3:00 p.m.
Case Management Done the Right Way… 3:15 p.m.
Putting Together the Right Team of Providers 3:30 p.m.
Coding for the Facility: The CEO Perspective 3:45 p.m.
Coding for the Provider: Navigating the Insanity 4:00 p.m.
30 Years of Great Patient Care and Avoiding Lawsuits 4:15 p.m.
Integrating the Inpatient Care to Your Wound Care Unit 4:30 p.m.
Nurse Manager: Care, Coordination, Compliance 4:45 p.m.
5:00 p.m.
Registration & Continental Breakfast 7:00 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction 8:00 a.m.
SESSION I: Diabetes: The Elephant in the Room
DFU by the Numbers:  Is there any Hope? 8:05 a.m.
Revascularization in the Face of Increased Comorbity 8:20 a.m.
The Sobering Facts on DLS:  What Should Our Goals Be? 8:35 a.m.
Have the Rules Changed?  Current Consensus in Charcot Foot Management 8:50 a.m.
Unlocking the Mystery of Peripheral Neuropathy in Diabetes 9:05 a.m.
Offloading Science vs Offloading Nonsense 9:20 a.m.
Panel Discussion 9:35 a.m.
SESSION II: It's Complicated, Very Complicated: Cardiac and Renal Risk Factors
Tipping the Scale:  Cardiac Impact of Diabetes 10:30 a.m
Complex Renal Impact of Diabetes and its influence on Amputation 10:45 a.m.
This Amputation Functions BETTER Than Your Salvage... 11:00 a.m.
Diabetes is NOT for Beginners. The Hard Facts of this Disease 11:15 a.m.
Frailty and Mobility...Degeneration in Diabetes and DFU 11:45 a.m.
Panel Discussion 12:00 p.m.
MedStar Georgetown Distinguished Achievement Award in Diabetic Limb Salvage 12:20 p.m.
Lunch and Visit the Exhibits and Posters 12:30 p.m.
SESSION III: Diabetic Foot Osteomyelitis
A Real World Approach to Treating Osteomyelitis 1:45 p.m.
Oral vs IV Antibiotics:  The Data Has Conquered the Dogma 2:00 p.m.
Video: A Chance to Cut is a Chance to Cure…Surgical Management of Osteomyelitis 2:15 p.m.
Charcot and Infection in Diabetes 2:30 p.m.
Latest Updates from the NIH NIDDK: Biomarkers for DFU 2:45 p.m.
What Do Those Cultures Really Mean? 3:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion 3:15 p.m.
Break and Visit the Exhibits and Posters 3:30 p.m.
SESSION IV: The Patient Centered Approach
Workhorse Local Flaps for the Foot, Ankle and Leg 4:00 p.m.
Nutrition, Obesity, and Activity:  Death Markers in Diabetes 4:15 p.m.
Video:  Amputee Support Group:  Science and Practicality 4:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion 4:45 p.m.
Georgetown Limb Salvage Patient Panel
5:00 p.m.
Welcome Reception with Exhibitors 5:30 p.m.
Registration & Continental Breakfast 7:00 a.m.
SESSION V: Inflow, Outflow, and Edema
Video:  Evolution of Endovascular Limb Salvage for the Surgeon 8:00 a.m.
When is it TOO Much?  Managing CLI in 2020 8:15 a.m.
Video:  Can We Reliably Turn Veins into Arteries for Limb Salvage? 8:30 a.m.
Video:  Veins Are Cool Too:  Surgical Management of Chronic Venous Hypertension 8:45 a.m.
Video:  Advanced Options to Address the Negleted Lymphatic Component of Edema 9:00 a.m.
Is the Distal Byass Dead? 9:15 a.m.
Panel Discussion 9:30 a.m.
Break and Visit the Exhibits and Posters 10:00 a.m.
SESSION VI: Plastic Surgery is NOT Optional…It Is ESSENTIAL for Limb Salvage
Video:  Free Tissue Transfer in DLS:  Lessons Learned and Best Practice 10:30 a.m.
Video:  Super Microsurgery for DLS 10:45 a.m.
Video:  STSG:  Sometimes The Simple Things Are Best 11:00 a.m.
Case Management and Critical Care of Complex Inpatients 11:15 a.m.
Fat Grafting for Wound Healing:  Does it Have Staying Power? 11:30 a.m.
The Science and Practicality of Tissue Products for Wound Healing 11:45 a.m.
Panel Discussion 12:00 p.m.
Lunch and Visit the Exhibits and Posters 12:30 p.m.
Keynote Lecture:  Prepared for Disruption?  The Future of Healthcare Delivery 1:45 p.m.
SESSION VII: Complex Charcot Foot Deformity
The International Public Health Crisis of Diabetic Foot Complications 2:30 p.m.
Internal Fixation for Charcot Reconstruction 2:45 p.m.
Video:  IM Nails for Charcot Foot Deformity 3:00 p.m.
Video:  Surgical Complications and Revision in the Charcot Foot 3:15 p.m.
Soft Tissue Coverage in the Complex Charcot Reconstruction 3:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion 3:45 p.m.
Break and Visit the Exhibits and Posters 4:00 p.m.
SESSION VIII: Oral Manuscript and Poster Abstract Presentations
Oral Abstract #1 4:30 p.m.
Oral Abstract #2 4:40 p.m.
Oral Abstract #3 4:50 p.m.
Panel Discussion 5:00 p.m.
Reception with Moderated Discussions with Authors 5:30 p.m.
Registration & Continental Breakfast 7:00 a.m.
SESSION IX: Wounds, ATYPICAL Wounds, and Amputation
Making Sense of Topical Wound Care Products 8:00 a.m.
Simple Options in Lower Extermity Reconstruction 8:15 a.m.
Autoimmune, Coagulopathy, and the Inflammatory Factors of Non Healing 8:30 a.m.
Atypical Leg Ulcers: Diagnose BEFORE You Grab the Blade 8:45 a.m.
UK Approach of Medical vs Surgical Wound Management 9:00 a.m.
Video: TMR and the Revolution in Amputation Surgery 9:15 a.m.
The International Public Health Crisis of Diabetic Foot Complications 9:30 a.m.
Panel Discussion 9:45 a.m.
Break and Visit the Exhibits and Posters 10:15 a.m.
SESSION X: The Georgetown Team Approach to This Complex Problem
The Georgetown Data:  DFU Surgical Outcomes 10:30 a.m.
Video:  Prophylactic Surgery in DLS 10:45 a.m.
Video:  Debridement is the Key to it All 11:00 a.m.
Video:  Tendon Balancing for Pressure Offloading 11:15 a.m.
Orthopaedic Lessons Learned in Diabetic Foot and Ankle Surgery 11:30 a.m.
The Team Quarterbacks and How to Get Across the Goal Line 11:45 a.m.
Panel Discussion 12:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks & Adjourn 12:25 p.m.