This Course is now Closed


    • November 26 - 28, 2020


CONVENER Prof. Dr. Ashok K. Rathod
Mob: +91 9820858169
CO-CONVENER Dr. Pankaj P. Pawar
Mob: +91 9930433842
Maximum Delegates: 30
Course Fees: 1770/-
Date: November 26 - 28, 2020

Proposed Faculty

Dr. V. T. Ingahalikar

Dr. V. J. Laheri

Dr. A. B. Goregaonkar

Dr. S. K. Srivastava

and many more eminent spine surgeons form the Bombay spine society

  • Live Surgeries (Basic degenerative, fracture and infective spine pathologies)
  • Cadaveric Dissection (Standard posterior approach of cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, anterior cervical discectomy and fusion and many more)
  • Saw bone workshops (Pedicular screw insertion, anterior cervical plating etc.)
  • Lectures by eminent faculties
  • Case based panel discussion
  • Video modules (Operative techniques)
  • Learn the basics of various spine pathologies i.e., Infection, Trauma, degenerative etc.
  • Details of pathologies and management of spinal problems
  • Learn basic approaches (Cadaveric and live surgeries)
  • After the course, delegates should able to confidently manage the basic spine pathologies
  • Day 1: Degenerative Lumbar spine: Our bread and butter
    • Relevant anatomy and clinical relevance
    • Open Conventional Laminectomy & Discectomy
    • Recent advances
    • 2 Live surgeries (LCS or PID or PLIF)
    • Video modules (15 mins each of common degenerative spine surgeries)
  • Day 2: TB spine
    • Basic pathogenesis of TB spine
    • Pediatric vs Adult TB
    • Conservative vs Operative
    • Decompression in early onset paraparesis
    • Prevention of deformity in TB spine
    • Treatment of post TB deformity
    • 2 Live surgeries (Pott's spine with or without neurodeficit)
    • Video modules (15 mins each common TB spine surgeries)
  • Day 3: Fracture Spine (Lumbar and cervical spine)
    • Clinical application & relevance of classification
    • Emergency management of fracture spine
    • Conservative vs Operative
    • Decompression modalities in fracture spine
    • Reconstruction of # column
    • 2 Live surgeries (Lumbar / Cervical # with or without neurodeficit)
    • Video modules (15 mins each of common # spine surgeries)
  • Day 4: Cervical spine and complications in spine surgeries
    • Cervical PID
    • Cervical myelopathy
    • Laminectomy vs Laminoplasty
    • Anterior cervical discectomy / corpectomy with cage/ cage with screws/ plate
    • CSF Leak - Prevention and management
    • Infections in spine surgeries
  • Day 5: Cadaveric Workshop
    • Standard posterior approach of cervical and Lumbar surgeries
    • Anterior cervical spine approach
    • Pedicular screw insertion techniques in thoracic and lumbar spine, Lateral mass screws in cervical spine, Anterior cervical plating etc.
    • Saw bone workshop (learn to put pedicular screws, lateral mass screws on bone model)
  • Delegates will get latest articles and also will try to give edited videos of operative techniques
  • Delegates should analyze different spine pathologies and their pathogenesis
  • Learn to decide conservative vs operative approach for spine pathologies
  • Delegates should do basic spine surgeries without much difficulties
  • Use of various available implant and instruments for spine surgeries

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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