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  • 23rd Annual Conference of Paediatric Orthopaedic Society of India - Changing Trends in Paediatric Orthopaedics - Read More |    
  • 23rd Annual Conference of Paediatric Orthopaedic Society of India - Changing Trends in Paediatric Orthopaedics - Read More |    
  • 23rd Annual Conference of Paediatric Orthopaedic Society of India - Changing Trends in Paediatric Orthopaedics - Read More |    
  • 23rd Annual Conference of Paediatric Orthopaedic Society of India - Changing Trends in Paediatric Orthopaedics - Read More

Highlights of the Conference of POSICON-2017

  • PRE-CONFERENCE ADVANCED WORKSHOP

    Thursday, January 26, 2017 | 8.00 am – 1.00 pm

    Conveners: Unni Narayanan (POSNA), Alaric Aroojis (POSI), Dhiren Ganjwala (POSI)
    VOS Coordinators: Sudhir Soni, Ashok Lawange, Jitendra Taori, Prashant Rathi
    Faculty: Unni Narayanan, Shafique Pirani, Alain Dimeglio, Andrew Howard, William Mackenzie, Sanjeev Sabharwal, Reinald Brunner, Abhay Khot, Ashok Johari, Mathew Varghese, Indranil Khushare, Dhiren Ganjwala, Alaric Aroojis


    Time Topic  
    70  mins CLUBFOOT IN 2017: BEYOND THE PRIMARY TREATMENT
      Chairperson: Ashok Johari  
    8 + 8 mins Debate - Is the French technique a viable option to the Ponseti method? Alain Dimeglio V/S
    Shafique Pirani
    8 mins Video: Mod. Ponseti technique for complex clubfoot
    (video showing clinical features & modified plastering technique)
    Dhiren Ganjwala
    8 mins Case discussion: Relapsed clubfoot in a 2 yr old - How do I manage? Alaric Aroojis
    8 mins Video: How do I do Tibialis anterior tendon transfer for dynamic supination A. N. Johari / Alaric Aroojis
    8 mins Case discussion: Relapse after invasive clubfoot surgery - Does the Ponseti method have a role? Shafique Pirani
    8 mins Case discussion: Challenges of using the Ponseti method in a 10 year old with bilateral untreated clubfeet Mathew Varghese
    15 mins Discussion
    45 mins CVT & TARSAL COALITION
      Chairperson K. Sriram
    8 + 8 mins Debate: Vertical talus in a 9 month old child - Extended peritalar release v/s Dobbs approach A. N. Johari v/s
    Andrew Howard
    8 mins Tarsal Coalition - Clinical features, differential diagnosis & investigations Sanjeev Sabharwal
    8 mins Video / PPT: Surgical technique of excision of Calcaneonavicular coalition and / or Talocalcaneal coalition Shafique Pirani
    10 mins Discussion
    15 mins TEA BREAK
    70 mins CEREBRAL PALSY
      Chairperson: Benjamin Joseph
    10 mins Understanding foot deformities in CP – What have we learnt from video & 3D Gait analysis? Abhay Khot
    10 mins Equinus in CP - Treatment options / indications for specific techniques Unni Narayanan
    10 mins Orthosis in CP – A practical approach Reinald Brunner
    10 mins Indications & techniques of tendon transfers in CP foot Unni Narayanan
    10 mins Severe planovalgoid feet - Indications & Techniques of lateral column lengthening vs triple C osteotomy Reinald Brunner
    10 mins Video - Dowel subtalar fusion technique for CP planovalgoid foot Abhay Khot
    10 mins Discussion
    30 mins OTHER NEUROMUSCULAR CONDITIONS
      Chairperson: B. D. Athani
    8 mins Case discussion - Equinocavovarus foot in MMC with lateral trophic ulcer Reinald Brunner
    8 mins Syndromic clubfoot in AMC William Mackenzie
    8 mins Cavus foot in CMT - Tendon transfer v/s osteotomy Andrew Howard
    6 mins Discussion
    60 mins OTHER FOOT PROBLEMS
      Chairperson: Vrisha Madhuri
    8 mins Management of foot in Paley Type III fibular hemimelia – Is the ‘Super-ankle procedure’ really that superb? William Mackenzie
    8 mins Management of foot deformities in common syndromes Andrew Howard
    8 mins Management of open foot fractures & crush foot Sanjeev Sabharwal
    8 mins Hallux varus - Surgical options Alain Dimeglio
    8 mins Hallux Valgus - Role of soft tissue procedures & osteotomies Unni Narayanan
    8 mins OCD of Talus body - Clinical features & management Indranil Khushare
    12 mins Discussion
  • PRE-CONFERENCE BASIC WORKSHOP: CEREBRAL PALSY FOR GENERAL ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON

    Thursday, January 26, 2017 | 2.00 pm – 7.00 pm | Senate Hall

    Conveners: Reinald Brunner (Swiss), Abhay Khot (Australia), Taral Nagda (POSI), Maulin Shah (POSI)
    VOS Coordinators: Rajesh Dulani, C. M. Badole, Anshul Chaddha, Vikram Sapre
    Faculty: Taral Nagda, Unni Narayanan, Maulin Shah, Reinald Brunner, Jaydeep Damale, Abhay Khot, Jayanth Sampat, Chasanal Rathod


    60 MIN SESSION 1: BASICS OF CEREBRAL PALSY EVALUATION
    10 min Introduction to CP - Basic Rules of the Game Taral Nagda
    10 min GMFCS and FMS: What is it? How does it matter? Unni Narayanan
    10 min Important bedside Clinical Tests Maulin Shah
    10 min Visual gait Analysis and Gait patterns Reinald Brunner
    10 min Overview of surgical management of cerebral palsy - The game plan Unni Narayanan
    10 min Discussion
    45 MIN SESSION 2: MANAGEMENT OF YOUND DIPLEGIC (3- 7 YEARS)
    15 min Case Presentation: 4-7 year old with spastic Diplegia with dynamic equinus Jaydeep Damale
    10 min How to select the right orthoses and assistive devices Abhay Khot
    10 min Worth a watch - Hip surveillance and Osteopenia Jayanth Sampat
    10 min Technique videos: Botox injection techniques Maulin Shah
    45 MIN SESSION 3: MANAGEMENT IN AGE GROUP 7 TO 9 YEARS OLD
    15 min Case Presentation: 9 year old spastic diplegic with jump gait Chasanal Rathod
    10 min Soft tissue release - Dose of surgery Abhay Khot
    10 min Surgical Technique Videos: Soft Tissue Release Unni Narayanan
    10 min Semitendinosus Transfer Abhay Khot
      COFFEE BREAK
    60 MINS SESSION 4: ADOLESCENTS WITH GAIT ABNORMALITIES
    5 min Case Presentation: 12 year old with crouch gait Chasanal Rathod
    10 min Lever Arm Disease: How it affects the gait Reinald Brunner
    5 min Surgical Technique: Calcaneal Lengthening Jayanth Sampat
    10 min Surgical Technique: DEFO + Patellar Tendon Advancement Unni Narayanan
    10 min Surgical Technique: Hindfoot & Midfoot fusions in CP Abhay Khot
    10 min Discussion
    30 MINS SESSION 5: WHAT WENT WRONG?
      Case presentation (2.5 min + 5 min discussion each)
    7.5 min 5 yr / M, GMFCS - III, Jump Knee Gait underwent Strayer's release ended up in crouch
    7.5 min 14 yr / F, GMFCS - III, Crouch Gait, extensive hamstring release, anterior pelvic tilt
    7.5 min 9 year old child GMFCS -II, Hamstring lengthening with recurvatum gait
    7.5 min 12 yr / F, hemiplegic, underwent SPTT ended up in valgus foot
      Panelists: Reinald Brunner, Unni Narayanan, Abhay Khot
    10 MINS SESSION 6: SUMMARY OF WHAT WE LEARNT & QUESTIONS



    PRE-CONFERENCE BASIC WORKSHOP: TUMOR

    Thursday, January 26, 2017 | 2.00 pm – 7.00 pm | Anchor Hall

    Conveners: Mihir Thacker (POSNA), Yogesh Panchwagh, Shah Alam Khan (POSI), V. V. Somaraju (POSI)
    VOS Coordinators: Sandeep Shrivastav, Sajal Mitra, Tushar Bhure, Akash Saoji
    Faculty: Bhavin Jankharia, Mihir Thacker, Suyash Kulkarni, Shah Alam Khan, Ajay Puri, Mandip Shah, Chetan Anchan , Ashish Gulia, Yogesh Panchwagh


      PART 1: APPROACH
    14:00 - 14:15 Lesion on x-ray in an immature skeleton - what next? Bhavin Jankharia (12+3 mins)
    14:15 - 14:35 Video technique: How do I do the biopsy? Do’s and don’ts Mihir Thacker (17+3 mins)
    14:35 - 14:50 Role of interventional radiologist in Pediatric MSK Tumors Suyash Kulkarni (12+3 mins)
      PART 2: BENIGN BONE LESIONS
    14:50 - 15:10 Debate: Chondroblastoma - A 2.5 cm lesion - What's the best treatment option? (8 mins each + 4 mins discussion)
      For open surgery Shah Alam Khan
      Against surgery (for RFA) Ajay Puri
    15:10 - 15:25 Video Technique - The ABC of sclerotherapy Mandip Shah (12+3 mins)
    15:25 - 15:40 Failed Sclerotherapy in ABC - What next? Chetan Anchan (12+3 mins)
    15:40 - 15:55 Video Technique - AVM: Role of IR Suyash Kulkarni (12+3 mins)
    15:55 - 16:10 GCT in immature skeleton - What's the current status of adjuvants? Ashish Gulia (12+3 mins)
    16:10 - 16:30 COFFEE BREAK
      PART 3: MALIGNANT BONE TUMORS
    16:30 - 16:45 Catch them early! Bhavin Jankharia (12+3 mins)
    16:45 - 17:00 Why a "whoops" needs to be avoided! Yogesh Panchwagh
    (12+3 mins)
    17:00 - 17:20 Reconstructing the defects: challenges in the young Shah Alam Khan (17+3 mins)
    17:20 - 17:40 Mega prosthesis - Does it have a role? Mihir Thacker (17+3 mins)
    17:40 - 17:55 Pediatric bone Tumors - What's the future? Ajay Puri (12+3 mins)


    PRE-CONFERENCE BASIC WORKSHOP: CLUBFOOT

    Thursday, January 26, 2017 | 2.00 pm – 7.00 pm | Jubilee 2 Hall

    Conveners: Shafique Pirani (POSNA), Sandeep Patwardhan (POSI), Rujuta Mehta (POSI)
    VOS Coordinators: M. R. Koichade, Sushil Mankar, Gopal Kela, Amol Kadu, Alok Umre
    Faculty: Alain Dimeglio, Prasad Gourineni, Ashok Johari, Mathew Verghese, Alaric Aroojis, Viraj Shingade, Mandar Agashe, Sarwar Salaam, Sunil Vijaysinghe


    40 MIN BACK TO THE BASICS
    10 min Etiopathogenesis of CTEV - Are we any closer to an answer? Alain Dimeglio
    10 min Examination of a clubfoot - How do I diagnose type of clubfoot? Is it needed? Shafique Pirani
    8 min Classification and scoring systems: How do they help? Shafique Pirani
    8 min - Alain Dimeglio
    4 min Chai pe Charcha (Discussions)
    60 MIN BASICS OF PLASTERS
    12 min The Ponseti method - Philosophy and principles Shafique Pirani
    12 min The Paris technique - Philosophy and principles Alain Dimeglio
    10 min Avoiding problems with plasters - Materials, after care, removal special situations Sandeep Patwardhan
    10 min Splints - Rationale options & problems of compliance Mandar Agashe
    15 min Chai pe Charcha (Discussions)
    45 MIN RECURRENCES: IDENTIFICATION AND TREATMENT
    8 min Early Diagnosis and counselling parents: Rujuta Mehta
    10 min Early relapses & residual problems after plaster correction Alaric Aroojis
    20 min Management of late relapses: A. N. Johari
    7 min Chai pe Charcha (Discussions)
    45 MIN THE OLDER CLUBFOOT
    8 min How old is old? Is Ponseti technique still the answer?: Mathew Verghese
    8 min Ponseti in post-surgical relapses... It still works: Shafique Pirani
    8 min Soft Tissue Surgery in clubfoot - Is there a role?: Alaric Aroojis
    8 min Fixators and clubfoot - When and how?: Sandeep Patwardhan
    8 min Osteotomies - Which, how & when: Viraj Shingade
    5 min Chai pe Charcha (Discussions)
    30 MIN CASE BASED DISCUSSIONS FROM SAARC COUNTRIES
      Mandar Agashe / Sunil Vijaysinghe / Sarwar Salaam
    60 MIN VIDEO VIGNETTES BY MASTERS (8+2 mins each)
      Detailed explanation of method by Masters and discussion
      Ponseti method Shafique Pirani
      The Paris technique Alain Dimeglio
      Beyond Ponseti... My method of Clubfoot casting Prasad Gourineni
      Tibialis anterior transfer A. N. Johari
      Soft tissue release Alaric Aroojis
      JESS fixator Rujuta Mehta
      Live demonstration of Ponseti Plaster on patients Shafique Pirani
      Followed by Hands on Models  


    PRE-CONFERENCE BASIC WORKSHOP: TRAUMA

    Thursday, January 26, 2017 | 2.00 pm – 7.00 pm | Jubilee 1 Hall

    Conveners: Sanjeev Sabharwal (POSNA), Shital Parikh (POSNA), Premal Naik (POSI), K. Venkatadass (POSI)
    VOS Coordinators: R. M. Chandak, Nirbhay Karandikar, Samir Dwidmuthe, Pankaj Tathe, Ashish Sharma, Sumedh Choudhary


    60 MIN ELBOW
      Moderators: Premal Naik & Sanjeev Sabharwal
    Panelists: Ajit Phadke, Shyam Rathi
    30 min Supracondylar fracture
    15 min Lateral condyle fracture
    15 min Other elbow injury
    30 min PHYSEAL INJURIES
      Moderators: Shital Parikh
    Panelists: Govind Lahoti, Ravi Dashputra
    15 min HIP
      Moderators: Prasad Gurneni
    Panelists: Pramod Raut, Milind Deshkar
    15 min ANKLE
      Moderators: Shital Parikh
    Panelists: Avinash Ranade, Sagar Waze
    45 min FEMUR SHAFT FRACTURE
      Moderators: K. Venkatadass
    Panelists: Kiran Saoji, Ajay Duddhalwar
    30 min FOREARM
      Moderators: Premal Naik
    Panelists: Sanjay Sonawane, Wasudeo Gadigone
    30 min WRIST
      Moderators: K. Venkatadass
    Panelists: C. M. Badole, M. R. Koichade
    15 min SPECIAL FRACTURES
      Moderators: Andrew Haward
    Panelists: Dilip Rathi, Ravi Bhajani
    30 min TECHNIQUES
      Panelists: Sajal Mitra, Sushrut Babhulkar
    5 min Arthrogram Premal Naik
    5 min Forearm nailing K. Venkatadass
    5 min TEN nailing femur Shital Parikh
    5 min TEN nailing tibia Prasad Gurneni
    5 min Triplane fixation ankle Sanjeev Sabharwal