Dr Angela Butler
Otolaryngologist, Canterbury DHB, Christchurch, NZ
Angela Butler is an otolaryngologist based in Christchurch, with a subspecialty interest in head
and neck surgery. She completed her medical education at the University of Otago and worked through-out New Zealand during her ORL training. In 2014, Angela completed her fellowship in Halifax, Canada, in head and neck cancer resection, microvascular reconstruction and facial plastics, before returning to Christchurch.
Free Flaps in H&N Cancer Surgery – Choosing Wisely
This talk explores the old adage “Because we can, does it mean we should?”. I will review our local experience of head and neck reconstruction and the evidence base of choosing wisely with regards to this.
Perioperative Management of Head & Neck Cancer
The care of head and neck patients can be complex and requires collaboration and team work to optimise patient outcomes. Peri-operative nursing plays a crucial role within this environment. This talk reviews cases highlighting the success, pitfalls and challenges from a surgeons perspective.