London Breast Meeting 2024 Programme

Below is the programme for London Breast Meeting 2024.

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Registration and refreshments

Please note refreshments will take place downstairs in the Platt Room.

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Welcome and introduction

Jian Farhadi & the scientific committee

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Keynote lecture: Evolution of Breast Rejuvenation: My Personal Journey

Patrick Malluci

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Sponsored symposium: Three years’ experience with PERLE™ smooth opaque silicone breast implants: safety and clinical outcome data

Supported by GCA

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Breast Reshaping 2024 - Have we succeeded in achieving longevity?

Chair: Patrick Malluci

- Breast reduction- do we need vertical sutures, glandular flaps/ glanduloplasty, Dr Lazaro Cardenas

- Individualising mastopexy for a predictable and long lasting outcome, Adel Bark

- What is the purpose of the mesh in mastopexy, Roy De Vitta

- Explantation and mastopexy, Marc Pacifico

- Correction of tuberous breast deformities- do we need implants?, Klaus Ueberreiter

- Refinements of transgender surgery: Male to female, Pat McGuire

- Refinements of transgender surgery: Female to male, Lazaro Cardenas

- Discussion

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Lunch and exhibition viewing
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Deep Dive into Breast Augmentation

Chair: Adel Bark

- Back to basics of subglandular breast augmentation technique, Pat McGuire

- Deep dive into implant choice- shape, texture and cohesivity, Paolo Montemurro

- How to downsize implants without mastopexy, Laura Cala

- How to maintain pocket stability- avoiding caudalization and lateralisation of the implants

- Composite breast augmentation- getting balance right between fat and implant volumes, Ramon Llull

- Breast augmentation in the older woman- addressing skin and tissue laxity, Patrick Malluci

- Discussion

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Refreshments and exhibition viewing
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Tips and Tricks in Aesthetic Surgery

Chair: Marc Pacifico

- Incision placement in the absence of the inframammary crease, Paolo Montemurro

- How to medialise the nipple in breast augmentation and mastopexy, Patrick Malluci

- How to minimise sensory loss in breast augmentation and mastopexy, Lazaro Cardenas

- Addressing the excess axillary skin in breast reduction surgery , Adel Bark

- Gynaecomastia, Mark Ho Asjoe

- Discussion

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Sponsored symposium

Supported by Motiva

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Panel Discussion: Tips, Traps & Correction of unfavourable results

Chairs: Mo Nahabedian & Eric Santamaria

Panellists: Lazaro Cardenas, Marc Pacifico, Pat McGuire, Adel Bark, Paolo Montemurro & Laura Cala

Garden Party & Drinks

SPONSORED BY GEM/SYNOVIS



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LBM Fun Run
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Pre-pectoral breast augmentation with anatomical implants

Chairs: Adel Bark & Mark Ho Asjoe

- Yes!, Patrick Malluci

- No!, Pat McGuire

- Discussion

Part of the MENTOR Sponsored Morning

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Sponsored Symposium : Planning and choosing anatomical implants for aesthetic breast surgery in 2024

Marc Pacifico & Sara Dominquez Bengoa


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Exchange of Implants for the Aesthetic Breast

- Implant choice following removal of anatomical implant and strategies for pocket control

- Change of plane, Laura Cala

- Discussion

Part of the MENTOR Sponsored morning

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Special topic: Capsular Contracture

Chairs: Mo Nahabedian & Eric Santamaria

- Capsular Contracture and Management of the Capsule, Paolo Monttemurro

- Panel Discussion - why are there different rates in the North America compared to Europe?

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Break and exhibition viewing
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Advances and Refinement of Implant Reconstruction

- Unilateral breast reconstruction: Technical strategies for symmetry, Andrea Morreira

- The role of fat grafting and ancillary procedures to enhance breast aesthetics in Hybrid Breast Reconstruction, Klaus Ueberreiter

- Salvaging Implant Reconstruction without Reverting to Autologous Reconstruction, Nicola Rocco

- Conversion from prepectoral to submuscular plane: When, why and how?, Roy De Vita

- Mesh and implant reconstruction- what, why and how?, Ash Kothari

- Implant reconstruction failure- aesthetic strategies for removal, alternative reconstruction and the role of the LD, Cicero Urban

- Panel Discussion

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Sponsored symposium

Supported by Integra

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Best Papers in Aesthetic, Oncological and Reconstructive Surgery- Comparing Surgeon reported vs Patient Reported outcomes

Marc Pacifico, Nicola Rocco & Mark Schaverien

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Conference group photo
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Lunch and exhibition viewing
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Lipofilling

- Tribute to Eric Auclair

- Comparison of techniques, Ramon Llull

- Lipofilling with cryopreservation, Roy De Vita

- Total Breast Reconstruction with Autologous Fat Grafting, Klaus Ueberreiter

- Treatment of cysts and fat necrosis, Ed Chang

- Panel discussion: Pre and post-operative strategies to improve fat retention after fat transfer

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Sponsored symposium: Endopscopic NSM, techniques and clinical evidence review

Supported by Applied Medical

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Astley Cooper Key Note Lecture: Are AI and Robotics Compensating for the Lack of Experience

JP Hong

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Break and exhibition viewing
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Breast Oncology Update

Chair: Ash Kothari

- Radiotherapy updates and the Cinderella project, Orit Kaidar-Person

- De-escalation of treatment- surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy, Maggie Banys-Paluchowski

- Will there be a reduction in Axillary lymph node clearance procedures soon?, Cornelia Leo

- Prediction of breast cancer from DNA in non-mutation carriers, Vishakha Triparthi

- Treatment of breast cancer in special groups: extremes of age and pregnancy, A De Scalzi

- Ethical considerations in Risk Reducing Surgery, Cicero Urban

- The Impact of Lifestyle on Cancer Development, Gill Reeves

- Discussion

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THE LBM 10TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

SPONSORED BY Q MEDICAL & INTEGRA

Join us in celebrating a decade of surgical excellence at the 10th Anniversary of the London Breast Meeting! Join us at this black tie event in Quaglino’s in the heart of Mayfair. Click here to find out more.

Tickets for this extraordinary evening are available now and are included in the LBM 10th Anniversary Premium Ticket.


Day 3 - Friday 6th September

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Refreshments and exhibition viewing
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Deep Dive into Lymphoedema Surgery

Chairs: Ed Chang & Koen Van Landuyt

- Prevention surgery: cost, time vs outcome benefit of LVA, Andrea Moreira

- Comparing microsurgical vs conservative treatment for breast cancer related lymphoedema, E. Kappos

- Non -surgical therapy for lymphoedema, Curro Millan

- Novel flaps for lymphoedema, Mark Schaverien

- Panel discussion: Is there a reducing rate of lymphoedema

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Keynote Lecture: From microsurgery to supremicrosurgery, A Personal Journey

Koen Van Lanuyt

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Break and exhibition viewing
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Parallel A: Microsurgical Reconstruction

Achieving the Gold Standard in Autologous Reconstruction

- Nipple sparing Mastectomy and Free Flaps Reconstruction, Ed Chang

- Aesthetic considerations- patient vs surgeon outcomes, Andrea Morreira

- Fat necrosis in flaps - strategies to avoid this and the role of imaging, Gemma Pons

- Discussion Tips and Tricks of Autologous Reconstruction

- The SGAP flap, Paul Roblin

- The LAP flap, Koen Van Landuyt

- Thigh flaps, Venkat Ramakrishnan

- Insetting of the delayed flap reconstruction, Mark Scharverien

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Parallel B: Oncoplastic Surgery

- Intra-operative confirmation of resection margins and review of the imaging devices, Ash Kothari

- Biozorb versus radio-opaque suture for radiation therapy mapping following oncoplasty, Alessandra de Scalzi

- BCS in small breasts- what are the limits, Cornelia Leo

- Resection of recurrent cancer after BCS and modalities to confirm resection, Nicola Rocco

- Reducing the skin envelope in nipple sparing mastectomy

- Discussion


- Panel Discussion: complex oncological and aesthetic scenarios and the treatment algorithms

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Lunch and exhibition viewing
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Free Paper Session
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Innovation and technology

- Robotics in breast surgery, Benjamin Sarfati

- The use of PRP in breast surgery, Laura Cala

- Tranexamic acid- friend or foe?, Mark Schaverien

- The role of intra-operative imaging in breast reconstruction, Gemma Pons

- Discussion

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Break and exhibition viewing
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Implant Technology

- The use of polyurethane implants in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery, Roy De Vita

- Medical Grade silicone and its application in breast implants - Breast implant illness - uncovering the aetiology, Patricia McGuire

- ALCL and the prophylactic explantation of macro-textured implants, Nicolo Rocco

- Breast Implant Registries, Standards of Care and Regulations

- What's on the Horizon in Breast Surgery, Jaume Masia

- Discussion

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Summary and close of conference