We speak with Dr Marí Thiart who is an orthopaedic surgeon in Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa. She is also the president of the International Orthopaedic Diversity Alliance. In this episode we discuss the set up of South African paediatric orthopaedic services, trauma, infection and training.

01:08: Set-up of Paeds Ortho Services in South Africa

04:40: Set-up of South African Trauma Services

06:30: Blunt vs Penetrating Trauma

10:50: Common Trauma in Cape Town and Top Tips

16:00: How to manage gunshot injuries in children

18:15: Musculoskeletal Infection in Children including acute haematogenous osteomyelitis (PhD subject of Dr Thiart)

21:50: Offending organisms

23:40: Surgical management of osteomyelitis is rare right? - "100% of kids need surgery"

28:00: Critical bone defects in infection

33:00: Quick Fire Round - High yield orthopaedic topics for the FRCS / Postgraduate exams

43:40: IODA and how to get involved