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IGOF organized a two day International Seminar on Hip and Knee Arthroplasty at MIOT Hospitals - pioneer of joint replacement surgeries in India. A “Master’s Course in Hip & Knee Arthroplasty” programme was successfully conducted on Saturday - September 13, 2008 and Sunday - September 14, 2008.

 

More than 400 delegates from various countries participated in the seminar where the recent developments in Hip & Knee Replacement surgery and joints lasting for a lifetime were elaborated upon.

 

The seminar saw renowned surgeons from all over the world discussing

  • Changes in the operative techniques

  • Changes in the material used for implants

    • From plastic cups to ceramic cups

    • From metal heads to ceramic heads,

  • Replacement of old materials used for joints and

  • The enhancement of a joint which lasted 10-15 years to a life time.

The seminar also covered a lecture on minimally invasive hip and knee surgery - no muscle cutting, less complications and early return to normal activity. Dr. Prithvi Mohandas (Director of Hip Arthroplasty, MIOT Hospitals) gave a lecture on “Minimal Invasive Approaches -Does minimal invasiveness improve early or late outcome”. This lecture covered topics from his scientific journal – Current Orthopedics 2005 “A review of minimally invasive hip replacement surgery - current practice and the way forward

 

On both the days, the seminars were followed by Live Surgeries performed in the modern laminar flow theatres at MIOT Hospitals.

 

VENUE DETAILS

 

Address

MIOT Hospitals
4/112, Mount Poonamalle Road
Manapakkam
Chennai - 600 089
Tamil Nadu
INDIA

Website

www.miothospitals.com

 

DATE

September 13, 2008 and Sunday - September 14, 2008.

 

SCHEDULE

 

IGOF MASTER’S COURSE IN HIP & KNEE ARTHROPLASTY PROGRAMME

Saturday September 13, 2008

08.00 -09.00

Registration

09.00

Welcome – Prof.Dr.S.S.K.Marthandam

09.15

History of Joint Replacement Surgery – Prof. Dr. P.V.A. Mohandas

09.30

Twenty years of experience with Bicontact Prosthesis

- Prof. Dr. Siegfried Weller

09.45

Minimal Invasive Approaches - Dr. Prithvi Mohandas (Does minimal invasiveness improve early or late outcome)

10.00

The Rationale of Cement & Uncemented techniques of implantation - Prof. Dr. U. Holz

10.15

The Evolution of Hip Resurfacing - tribology of bearing surfaces - risks & pitfalls in Resurfacing - Dr. Andrew Cobb.

10.30

Coffee Break

11.00

The Ideal Hip - Dr. Prithvi Mohandas

11.15

Peri prosthetic fractures - Prof. Dr. U. Holz

11.30

“Cups getting bigger and stems getting smaller.” - Dr. S.K. Marya.

11.45

Bone Conservation in Hip Arthroplasty - Dr. Andrew Cobb

12.00

Asceptic revision surgery of the hip – Dr. Sanjay Agarwala

12.15

Septic Revision surgery of the hip – one step, two steps – what are

the decisive criteria - Prof. Dr. U. Holz.

12.30

“Large sized bearing surfaces implies greater mobility

and stability” - myth or reality? – Dr. Andrew Cobb

12.45

Special Prosthesis – Prof. Dr. Rainer Neugebauer

13.00

Lunch

14.00

Live Surgeries

 

KNEE

Sunday, September 14, 2008

09.00

Reconstruction of the Acetabulum in Trauma & Revision of hips

- Prof. Dr. Kuno Weise

09.20

Indications, techniques and results in unicondylar and total condylar prosthesis - Prof.Dr.Rainer Neugebauer

09.30

Total knee replacements - rotating platform - mobile bearing knee - Dr. Phil Hirst

09.45

Gender knee - does it improve the gold standard or is it a marketing tool? - Panel discussion led by Prof. Dr. U. Holz

10.00

Coffee Break

10.30

Revision knee - replacements - asceptic revision & septic revision - Dr. Phil Hirst

10.45

Peri prosthetic fractures - Prof. Dr. U. Holz

11.00

Overcoming bone defects - Dr. Phil Hirst

11.20

Computer Navigation and its role in knee arthroplasty - Dr. Arun Mullaji

12.00

Lunch

14.00

Live Surgeries

 

 
 
GALLERY

IGOF MASTER’S COURSE IN HIP ARTHROPLASTY PROGRAMME

Left to Right : Prof. Dr. P.V.A.Mohandas, Managing Director - MIOT Hospitals and Founding Member & Chairman Board of Trustees - IGOF; Mrs.Mallika Mohandas, Chairman - MIOT Hospitals; Mr.Axel Saurer, Vice Consul Federal Republic of Germany, Chennai; Prof. Dr. Ulrich Holz – Founding Member of IGOF; Prof. Dr. Siegfried Weller - Founding Member of IGOF; Prof. S.S.K. Marthandam Executive President - IGOF.

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IGOF MASTER’S COURSE IN KNEE ARTHROPLASTY PROGRAMME

Reconstruction of the Acetabulum in Trauma & Revision of hips - Prof. Dr. Kuno Weise

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