Foundational Science for Fracture Fixation

When:
27th August 2017 all-day Asia/Kolkata Timezone
2017-08-27T00:00:00+05:30
2017-08-28T00:00:00+05:30
Where:
HBT Medical College & Dr. R. N. Cooper Municipal General Hospital
U 15
Bhaktivedanta Swami Marg, Gulmohar Road, Opp Bhagu Bai Polytechnic College, Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400056
India
Cost:
INR 1,150/-
Contact:
Anand J. Thakur (Convener)
+91 98200 69077
Convener Anand J. Thakur (Mob.:+91 9820069077)
Co-Convener Jairam Jagiasi (Mob.: +91 9820662166)
Mentors Vikas Agashe, Mangal Parihar
Date August 27, 2017
Venue R. N. Cooper Hospital & HBT Medical College, Mumbai
Maximum Delegates 50
Course Fee INR 1,150/-
Course Highlights

The course is aimed at budding orthopaedic surgeons, within three years before and after the final exams.

The course is based on didacticals and pre-recorded videos, describes the essential biomechanics and good methods of handling the bone screw, bone plate, nail, wire & cable, external fixators, hip fixation implants and lays sound scientific foundation for fracture fixation operations. The spoken words are supported by numerous line sketches, videos, and radiographic examples to drive home the principles. There will be a work book exercise before and after a talk on an implant.

Course Objectives
  • Clarify in simple terms process of fracture healing and importance of mechanical environment of a fracture.
  • Explain the language used in fracture fixation.
  • Enumerate devices for fracture fixation; their description, principles of function, methodology and best practices for their use – screw / plate / nail / wires & cables / external fixations / spinal fixation.
Proposed Faculty Anand J. Thakur, Jairam Jagiasi, Jayashree Kenkre, Anil Karkhanis

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