The programme for the 7th annual London Breast Meeting will be inspiring and thought-provoking, presented by the most eminent, highly respected Faculty from around the world.

It will consist of best practice updates, practical video workshop sessions, panel discussions and debates, as well as a dedicated programme for nurses and allied health professionals.


1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Wednesday 1st September

Parallel Session (Choose from A or B below)

A: Oncoplastic Breast Surgery

  • Chest wall perforator flaps
  • Advanced oncoplastic techniques with glandular manipulation
  • Pre-pectoral reconstruction: step by step
  • Late correction of volume defects
B: Imaging for Microsurgeons
  • The use of ultrasound in perforator flaps
  • Thermal imaging in flap planning
  • Interpretation of ICG lymphangiography
  • Interpretation of CT angiograms

Aesthetic Breast Surgery
  • Choosing the implant in subfascial/subglandular augmentation with lipofilling
  • Mastopexy in massive weight loss patients
  • Breast reduction
  • Implant to fat conversion

8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Thursday 2nd September

What’s new in oncology and genetics
  • Alternative strategies to risk reducing surgery
  • What to do with the results of other gene mutations?
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy techniques - are we saying goodbye to the isotope?
  • Molecular profiling- What's the relevance?
Keynote Lecture: Why does the breast sag?

Round Table Discussion: What's new in radiotherapy in relation to breast reconstruction

Sponsored Symposium: KCI

SOS session: your challenging cases discussed 
Keynote Lecture: My innovation journey

LBM Free Paper Session: Innovations in Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery
 What's new in lymphoedema
  • Summary of the 9th World Symposium on Lymphoedema Surgery
  • Prophylactic lymphoedema surgery
  • The epigastric flap
Artificial intelligence and robotics
  • Robotic microsurgery
  • Robotic surgery for lymphoedema
  • Centre of the future of surgery
  • Big data and AI in breast cancer
  • AI in perforator mapping

8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Friday 3rd September

LBM Run through Regents Park
Parallel Session (Choose between Sessions A or B below)

1A: What’s new in autologous reconstruction
  • SHAEP flap
  • Surgical delay of the DIEP flap
  • The sensate breast
  • Extracorporeal telescopes in microsurgery
2A: The abdominal donor site
  • How to achieve divine proportions
  • Abdominal wall repair
  • Correction of the abdominal bulge

1B: What's new in oncological surgery?
  • Targeted axillary surgery
  • Nipple sparing mastectomy in the difficult breast shape
  • Summary of St Gallen/Vienna Consensus 2020
2B: What's new in oncoplastic surgery?
  • Management of positive margins after oncoplastic surgery
  • Lipofilling in DCIS and BRCA patients: a no go?
  • Multiple ipsilateral cancers: Therapeutic mammoplasty vs mastectomy

Keynote Lecture: My journey in the innovation of perforator flaps
Keynote Lecture: what innovations can we expect from implants?

What's new in pre-pectoral implant reconstruction?
  • Capsular contracture in the thin patient
  • Implant choice (texture and composition)
  • ADM choice - do we still need it?
  • Staged procedure vs direct to implant reconstruction
  • Round table discussion
Implant technology and related issues
  • Nanotechnology
  • Surface texture
  • Breast implant illness
Tips and tricks in implant based reconstruction and lipofilling
  • Rippling when there is no fat available
  • How to treat fat cysts and necrosis after lipofilling
  • Management of the axillary tail

Networking reception

LBM 2020 Friday Night Party

8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Saturday 4th September

What is really new in breast augmentation?
  • Management of implant removal without replacement
  • Volume augmentation without implants
  • The use of 3D imaging in pre-operative consultation
  • Minimally invasive breast augmentation: does it exist?
  • Dual plane vs composite augmentation
What's new in massive weight loss surgery: techniques for perfection and longevity?

What's new in mastopexy and reduction?
Lipofilling techniques for superior results
  • What is the industry's contribution for success?
  • Fat donors and recipients
  • Harvesting techniques- is it as simple as it looks? 
Update on ALCL

IBSA Session: Management of the asymptomatic patient with textured implants

What have I changed in my practice in the last year?