CONVENER Dr. Kshitij Chaudhary
Mob: +91 81080 00038
CO-CONVENER Prof. Dr. Aseem Parekh
Mob: +91 9819143242
Maximum Delegates: 16
Course Fees: 18,000 (Including GST)
Dates: September 10 - 13, 2020
Venue: BYL Nair Hospital, Mumbai Central, Mumbai

Proposed Faculty

Eminent Spine Deformity Surgeons

  • This course will be for 4 days including one day of cadaver training. Apart from live surgeries, the delegate will be able to participate in case discussions, pre-operative planning and operative treatment along with postoperative management of these cases. This will be accompanied by didactic lectures by spinal deformity surgeons. Delegates will be able to participate in small group discussion. Case scenarios will be given as homework and will be discussed the next day. The cadaver module will focus on surgical techniques that are specific for treating spinal deformities, such as different spinal osteotomies, S2 Alar iliac fixation, pedicle screw salvage techniques, hook instrumentation, etc.
  • The course is designed for surgeons with minimum of 3 years of independent spine surgery experience. The delegates should be well-versed with care of degenerative spinal conditions, trauma and tuberculosis and should be proficient in procedures like lumbar fusion, transpedicular decompression, thoracolumbar fracture surgeries, thoracic pedicle screw instrumentation.
  • The main focus of the course will be on Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis and Congenital Scoliosis.
  • After the course the delegates should be able to:
    • Diagnose Adolescent Idiopathic and Congenital Scoliosis, understand natural history and predict progression
    • Make correct decisions regarding non operative care for AIS and Congenital Scoliosis patients
    • Understand King’s and Lenke Classification for AIS
    • Formulate a surgical plan including determining fusion levels and correction strategies.
    • Learn the use of Surgimap Software and Horos (Mac) / Radiant (Windows) for Deformity Surgery Planning (Delegates are expected to get their laptops)
    • Comprehend goals of surgery, spinal balance, complications, neuromonitoring alerts, pulmonary function
    • Brief overview of non-idiopathic scoliosis and early onset scoliosis.
  • Day 1: Live Surgery, Lectures, Group Discussions, Workshop on Surgimap
  • Day 2: Live Surgery, Lectures, Group Discussions, Workshop on Horos / Radiant (DICOM)
  • Day 3: Live Surgery, Lectures, Group Discussions
  • Day 4: Cadaver Lab + deformity module with 3D printed models
  • Hand-out on AIS and Congenital Scoliosis, Key articles.
  • Recorded Surgical Videos by Faculty Members, Surgimap and Horos Software training videos
  • Use of surgical planning software for spinal deformity
  • Tricks to Instrument in difficult pedicles and salvage techniques (hooks, wires, sublaminar bands)
  • Hands-on for direct vertebral rotation techniques (DVR)
  • S2 alar iliac screws / iliac screws
  • Spinal osteotomies (Ponte, PSO and VCR)

Course Refunds Disclaimer

It needs to be noted that any course of the BOS may be cancelled or postponed or its program may be altered / modified depending upon the situation prevalent in the country in view of the COVID 19 infection, rules and regulations by the Central Government, State Government, Municipal Corporations of the cities in which the courses are held and the institutes in which the courses are conducted.

The Bombay Orthopaedic Society will try and intimate the course delegates in advance in such circumstances. However, it may not be possible for the BOS to intimate or inform the delegates in reasonable time, in case the courses need to be cancelled at a shorter notice.

In such a case, the rules of course fees refund will apply. The BOS or its Executive Council cannot be held liable and responsible for any financial losses, which may result due to course cancellation including travel expenses, residential and logistical expenses. Such Expenses shall not be reimbursed to the delegates.

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