Archive of the Webinar: MDT Approach to Vascular Malformations

Monday 4th September

Management of Paediactric Vascular Anomalies of the Upper Limb

Meeting Objectives  

–       To present an MDT approach to the diagnosis and treatment of paediatric vascular anomalies of the upper limb

–       Update paediatric hand surgical community on the latest developments within the field

–       Provide a forum for complex case discussion

–       Strengthen links to European centres who regularly undertake this work for future collaboration and dialogue



Mr Bran Sivakumar BSc MD(Res) FRCS(PLast)

Consultant Paediatric Hand, Plastic Reconstructive Surgeon

Great Ormond Street Hospital London

Special Interests: Congenital/ Paediatric Hand Surgery, Vascular Anomalies, Microsurgery , Paediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


Dr Maanasa Polubothu MBChB BSc MSc MRCPCH PhD
Consultant Academic Paediatric Dermatologist, working both as a Paediatric Dermatology Consultant in Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and as a Principal Investigator in the Molecular Biology of Rare Disease Section, Genetics and Genomic Medicine Programme, UCL GOS Institute of Child Health

Dr Alex Barnacle BM, MRCP, FRCR

Consultant Lead for Interventional Radiology

Great Ormond Street Hospital

Special Interest Vascular Anomalies

Co-director of the bi-annual UK conference ‘Vascular Anomalies: A clinical approach’.



–       Introduction Bran Sivakumar

–       Overview and update on therapeutic advances in the management of Vascular Anomalies of the Upper Limb  – Dr Maanasa Polubothu

–       The role of Interventional Radiology in the MDT management of Paediatric Vascular Anomalies of the Upper Limb – Dr Alex Barnacle

–       The role of surgery in the MDT management of Paediatric Vascular Anomalies of the Upper Limb – Mr Bran Sivakumar

–       Case Discussion and Q and A