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Conference Scientific Programme

Day 01 (08th January, 2016)
Timings Topic Chairperson
7:30 AM – 8:00 AM Breakfast Session
Research Session
08:00 AM – 08:15 AM Development of an indigenous clubfoot abduction brace Prof Vrisha Madhuri
8:00 AM to 8:30 AM Registration and Coffee (For general delegates)
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Early Session
08:30 AM – 08:45 AM Flat feet in children: When should we operate? Dr Sanjeev Sabharwal
08:45 AM – 09:00 AM Controversies and consensus in the management of SCFE Dr Ernest Sink
9:00 AM – 10:20 AM Conference Theme Session Childhood Musculo-skeletal infections
09:00 AM – 09:20 AM Acute Osteomyelitis and Septic Arthritis: Guidelines for best practice Dr Mininder Kocher
09:20 AM – 09:40 AM Evidence - based antibiotic choice and duration in acute infections Dr Unni Narayanan
09:40 AM – 10:00 AM Atypical infections including MRSA: Getting it right Prof Benjamin Joseph
10:00 AM – 10:20 AM The Management of Chronic Osteomyelitis in children Prof Vrisha Madhuri
10:20 AM – 10:30 AM COFFEE BREAK
10:00 AM – 12:00 NOON Free Paper Session
12:00 – 12:45 PM POSI ORATION Dr Michael Millis
DEBATE 1
12:45 PM – 01:00 PM Femoral osteotomy or Pelvic osteotomy for late hip dysplasia in a 4 year old girl (previous successful closed reduction at age 9 months and no other treatment to date) Prof Ashok N Johari and Prof Ashok N Johari
DEBATE 2
01:00 PM – 01:15 PM Asymptomatic Lateral Condyle Humerus non-union of 18 months duration in a 7 year old boy Dr. Micheal Millis and Prof S SGopakumar
01:15 PM - 02.00 PM LUNCH
02:00 PM – 03:00 PM Free Paper Session 2: Best Paper Session Dr Sanjeev Sabharwal
03:00 PM – 03:45 PM Guest Lecture Series 1 Beyond Surgical Skills: (12 + 3 mins per lecture)
03:00 PM – 03:15 PM Interpreting the MR scan in childhood infections– The Radiologist’s Trade Secrets: Dr Srikanth MSK Radiologist Sakra Hospital Prof K Sriram and Prof Rajagopala
03:15 PM – 03:30 PM How can we help children cope with chronic illness? Perspectives from a child psychologist: Speaker TBC Prof K Sriram and Prof Rajagopalan
03:30 PM – 03:45 PM Multiple joint pains in the child: When to refer and when to wait? Dr Aruna Bhatt, Paediatric Rheumatologist Narayana Multi-specialty Hospital, Hosur Road, Bengaluru Prof K Sriram and Prof Rajagopalan
03:45 PM – 04:45 PM Case Discussion 1: Taral Nagda and Rujuta Mehta to present (Infection and its sequelae) Dr Scott Nelson will moderate the discussion
04:45 PM – 05:00 PM TEA BREAK
Guest Lecture Series 2The skeletally immature athlete (12 + 3 mins per lecture)
05:00 PM – 05:15 PM Osteochondritis dissecans of the elbow/ knee in children: Dr Donald Bae
05:15 PM – 05:30 PM sports injuries around the knee in children and latest management guidelines Dr Mininder Kocher
05:30PM – 06:00PM FACULTY FELICITATION CEREMONY AND PHOTO SESSION5:
ANNUAL GENERAL BODY MEETING OF POSI
08:00PM – 11:00PM GALA BANQUET WITH LIVE ENTERTAINMENT


DAY 2: Saturday 9th January, 2016
Timings Topic Chairperson
7:30 AM – 8:00 AM Breakfast Session
Congenital Deformity Session
8:00AM – 08.20AM Posteromedial Tibial Bowing: Natural history and role of surgery Dr Ashok Johari
8:20AM – 08.40AM Management of Radial Club Hand: What is the current state of the art? Dr Don Bae
8:40AM – 09.00AM Correcting congenital deformity: Why do we sometimes fail? Dr Sanjeev Sabharwal
8:40AM – 09.00AM Symposiumon Cerebral Palsy
09:00AM – 09.20AM Orthopaedic Management of CP in the walking child – What is the current gold standard? Dr Abhay Khot
09:20AM – 09.40AM Managing CP in the developing world:What is possible? Dr Benjamin Joseph
09:40AM – 10.00AM Surgical Management of the spastic hand Dr Unni Narayanan
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM COFFEE BREAK
10:15AM – 11.15AM Free Paper Session
11:15AM – 11.45AM The POSI Quiz Dr Ranganath, Dr Maulin Shah, Dr Vijay Sriram
Paediatric Trauma Symposium
11:45AM – 12.00PM TRASH Elbow: Guidelines for management Dr Don Bae
12:00PM – 12.15PM Proximal femur fractures Dr Alaric Aroojis
12:15PM – 12.30PM Physeal injuries around the ankle: Tips and tricks Dr Prasad Gourineni
Guest Lecture 4: Training/ educational opportunities in Paediatric Orthopaedics
12:30PM – 12.45PM Global Help Programme Dr Lynn Staheli
Interactive Case Discussion Session 2
Dealing with common complications in Paediatric Orthopaedics
12:45PM – 01.00PM Dr Premal Naik and Dr Manohar Babu to present cases. Dr Premal Naik and Dr Manohar Babu
01:00PM – 01.15PM moderate the discussion - Practical Skills in Paediatric Orthopaedics: Dr Lynn Staheli
01:15PM – 01.30PM 1. Calculating bone age in children 5 minute Dr Binu Kurian and Dr Prashanth Inna
2. Using the Multiplier app for Leg length inequality 10 minutes Dr Binu Kurian and Dr Prashanth Inna
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