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23rd January 2010, 8.00 am – 9.00 am:
  1. Dr. Stuart Weinstein: Developmental Hip Dysplasia and Dislocation: What Have I Learned over 33 Years in Practice.
  2. Dr. Colin Moseley: Management of leg length discrepancy
  3. Dr. Michael B Millis: Treatment of hip impingement secondary to healed Perthes’ disease

23rd January 2010, 2.00 pm – 3.00 pm:
  1. Dr. Mathew B Dobbs: Role of surgery in the modern day treatment of clubfoot
  2. Dr. Chris Reilly: Management of Paediatric ACL injuries
  3. Dr. Young Jo Kim: Treatment of unstable SCFE using the modified Dunn technique

24th January 2010, 8.00 am – 9.00 am:
  1. Dr. Sanjeev Sabharwal: Treatment options for Blount’s disease
  2. Mr. Bruce Foster: Physeal surgery – experimental and clinical results
  3. Dr. Perry Schoenecker: Non-osteotomy treatment of Perthes’ disease

SYMPOSIUM – RECONSTRUCTION OF THE FOOT (23rd January, 2010; 09.00 am – 10.30 am)
  • Introductory comments
  • Vertical talus: Dr. Mathew Dobbs
  • The symptomatic flexible flatfoot: Dr. Perry Schoenecker
  • The foot in tibial and fibular deficiency: Dr. Benjamin Joseph
  • The cavus foot: Dr. Chris Reilly
  • The paralyzed foot: Dr. Benjamin Joseph
  • The spastic foot: Dr. Dhiren Ganjwala
  • Concluding remarks

(24th January, 2010; 10.45 am – 12.15 pm)
  • The role of muscle balance: Dr. Vrisha Madhuri
  • The role of proximal femoral osteotomy: Dr. Ashok Johari
  • Guidelines for the choice of the pelvic osteotomy: Dr. Harish Hosalkar
  • Dega osteotomy in the paralyzed hip: Dr. Kishore Mulpuri
  • Triple osteotomy for the paralyzed hip: Dr. Young Jo Kim
  • The role of correcting pelvic obliquity & spinal deformity: Dr. Chris Reilly

EVIDENCE-BASED ORTHOPAEDICS (23rd January, 2010; 5.00 pm – 6.00 pm)
  1. Dr. Kishore Mulpuri: Evidence-based Orthopaedics
  2. Dr. Stuart Weinstein: Evidence-based Research in Orthopaedics
  3. Dr. Colin Moseley: Evidence-based Medicine: The dark side


23rd January, 2010; 1.00 pm – 2.00 pm

23rd January, 2010; 4.00 pm – 5.00 pm

24th January, 2010; 12.15 pm – 1.15 pm

POSI BEST PAPER AWARD SESSIONS (24th January, 2010; 10.30 am – 12.30 pm)
(8 min presentation + 4 min discussion)
No. Topic Faculty
1. Management of idiopathic club foot by Ponseti method - short term follow up Dr. M. Suresh Babu, Chennai
2. Outcome evaluation of clubfoot treated by soft tissue release through the hemi-Cincinnati incision a mid-term follow- up study. Dr. Amrinder Singh, Kasturba Hospital, Manipal
3. Study of surgical exposures by hemi-Cincinnati incision verses Turco incision for postero-medial soft tissue release in club foot. Dr Jagannatha Sahoo, BIRRD, Tirupati
4. MRI evaluation of femoral and acetabular anteversion in developmental dysplasia of hip: A study in early walking age group. Dr. Aditya Krishna Mootha, PGIMER, Chandigarh
5. Talo-navicular angle on sonography during Ponseti correction of clubfoot: a prognostic indicator? Dr. Naveen Gupta, PGIMER, Chandigarh
6. Application Of Ilizarov In Correction Of Forearm Deformities Due To Multiple Exostoses. Dr. Kirti Ramnani, Institute of pediatric orthopedic disorder, Mumbai
7. Does Instability In Fracture Configuration Correlate With Clinical Loss Of Reduction In Supracondylar Fractures Treated Surgically? Dr Balakumar B, Christian medical college, vellore.
8. Is universal ultrasound screening for DDH relevant to south Indian population? Dr Chirag Bhalvani, Christian medical college, vellore
9. The role of the fibula in management of the congenital Pseudarthrosis of the tibia. Dr Hitesh Shah, Kasturba Hospital, Manipal
10. Stabilization of the cervical spine in pediatric & adolescent patients with infective spondylodiscitis without or with functional neurodefecit -treatment algorithm and surgical selection. Dr Swapnil Keny, JJ Group of hospitals, Mumbai
FREE PAPER SESSIONS-1 (23rd January, 2010; 3.00 pm – 4.00 pm)
(5 min presentation + 3 min discussion)
No. Topic Faculty
1. Congenital pseudarthrosis of tibia. Multimodal treatment with the Ilizarov technique. Dr Milind M Chaudhary.
2. Management of bone loss in children secondary to pyogenic osteomyelitis of long bones Dr. Harish. P, Christian medical college, vellore
3. Analysis of outcomes and complications after femoral lengthening in children Dr. PN Gupta, Chandigarh
4. Stature lengthening in skeletal dysplasia Dr. Sanjay Chilbule, Vellore
5. Supra-supracondylar fractures of humerus in children. Dr Sujit Kumar Tripathy, Chandigarh
6. Modified French osteotomy for cubitus varus deformity-our experience Dr. Penigalapati Hemanth Kumar, BIRRD, Tirupathi
7. Recurrence after surgery for equinus foot deformity in children with cerebral palsy- assessment of predisposing factors for recurrence in a long term follow-up study. Dr Durga Nagaraju K, DuPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington
FREE PAPER SESSIONS-2 (24th January, 2010; 9.00 am – 10.00 am)
(5 min presentation + 3 min discussion)
No. Topic Faculty
1. The mode of inheritance and other variables in idiopathic talipes equinovarus. Dr. R. S. Kulkarni, Sindhudurg.
2. Evaluation of clubfeet treated by Ponseti’s technique – An analysis of form, function & radiology at 2 yrs follow-up Dr K Venkatadass, Ganga Hospitals, Coimbatore
3. Neglected idiopathic CTEV in school going children (4-8years) managed by jess fixation Dr. K. Meenakshi Sundaram, Salem
4. Evaluation of late presented CTEV managed by ligamentotaxis. Dr. Ajai Singh, Lucknow
5. Management of neglected clubfoot in older children by applying ponseti principles in Ilizarov external fixator. Dr. Agrawal RA, Gorakhpur
6. Management of recurrent and /or late presentations of club foot by modified ponseti technique and dorsal wedge osteotomy- a prospective study in 82 children Dr. Viraj Uttam Rao Shingade, Nagpur
7. Computed Dynography, a new method for evaluation of gait pattern in treated (Ponsetti & Surgically)cases of Congenital Talipes Equino Varus Dr. Agrawal Lavesh, Indore
8. Preliminary results of autologous chondrocyte transplantation for physeal inury in goats. Dr. Karthikeyan R, CMC, Vellore
9. Periosteal grafting for nonunion and deformity correction in children Dr. Anil Agarwal, Delhi
10. Tardy displacement of radial head: case report and evaluation of ulnar bow sign. Dr. Inna Prashanth, Korea
11. Treatment of developmental dysplasia of the hip in older children. Prof. Javed I Anjum, Pakistan.
12. Combined scapular neck osteotomy & soft tissue rebalancing for severe glenohumeral dysplasia secondary to brachial plexus birth palsy: early results of a new approach. Dr. Maulin Shah
13. Congenital vertical talus our results and experiences. Dr. Ravi Kumar S, Puttaparthi
14. Complications during post surgical rehabilitation following single event multilevel surgery in cerebral palsy. Dr. Deepak Sharan, Bangalore