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Hemangiomas and Vascular Malformations: Principles and Practice
Hemangiomas and Vascular Malformations: Principles and Practice will be presented by Professor Tony Penington, chaired by Dr Russell Corlett.
Participants will learn about:

- Classification and diagnosis of hemangiomas and vascular malformations
- When to use propranolol to treat hemangiomas
- Treatment of low-flow vascular malformations
- Treatment of high-flow vascular malformations

The webinar is targeted at surgeons and health professionals and aims to:
- Improve understanding the difference between a vascular tumour and a vascular malformation
- Improve understanding of the role of propranolol in the treatment of infantile hemangiomas
- Improve understanding of the principles of management of vascular malformations
- Review basic techniques of surgery for vascular malformations.

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Apr 30, 2021 04:00 PM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

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Professor Tony Penington
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon @President of the International Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies (ISSVA).
Professor Tony Penington is a leading Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon specialising in paediatric plastic surgery. He has worked in a multidisciplinary clinic for vascular anomalies at the Royal Children’s Hospital for over 20 years, and is the current president of the International Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies (ISSVA). Tony trained in Plastic Surgery in Melbourne, qualifying in 1996 and subsequently obtained further experience in Oxford in the UK. Previously he was head of Plastic Surgery at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne until in 2013 he was appointed as the Jigsaw Chair in Paediatric Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery at Royal Children’s Hospital, the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and the University of Melbourne. Tony has previously volunteered with Interplast including delivering the Surgical Regional training in Nepal.
Dr Russell Corlett
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon @Melbourne
Dr Russell Corlett is a well renowned, recently retired plastic and reconstructive surgeon from Melbourne, Australia. Russell has been instrumental to the development of reconstructive surgery, particularly microsurgery, in Bangladesh, but has also delivered training across many other countries including Nepal, Fiji, Samoa, Kiribati, Tuvalu, Indonesia, China, India and Papua New Guinea. Russell is recognised for his pioneering work in microsurgery and reconstructive surgery; his contributions to medical research, and his role as a research supervisor. Dr Corlett was recently appointed to a Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order Australia for his 35 years of service to the development of plastic and reconstructive surgery in developing countries across the Asia Pacific, with Interplast.