Live surgical demonstrations: “Learn from Masters”
Case Discussions: “The Brain Teasers”.
Interactive Sessions on Tips & Tricks: ”Difficult Situations”.
AO Workshop on Advanced Techniques: “To keep update with advances”.
The meeting proposes to discuss in detail the following aspects"
- Current trends in Polytrauma management.
- Casualty assessment of severely injured limbs
- Value of various scores in assessing the open injuries of the limbs
- Biochemical modulators
- Amputation versus Salvage
- The art and science of Debridement
- Management of severely injured limbs on day one
- Early global reconstruction when to do and when not to do
- Overcoming bone gaps
- Soft tissue reconstruction
- Late complications of open injuries
TOPICS ON – MANAGEMENT OF SEVERELY INJURED LIMBS
The Index Surgery – How far to go ?
Primary Wound Closure
Primary Bone Grafting
Limb Reconstruction Methods
LEAP Study in Todays Perspective and the need for Multicenter trial
Open injury in Children
Severe Open Joint Injuries
Side swipe Injuries
Management of III C Injuries – Assessment and Priorities
When to say No – For Reconstruction in III C injuries
Overcoming Bone Defects
Induced Membrane Technique
Management of Bone Defects – Ganga Experience
Orthofix V/S llizarov
Infection in Open Fractures – Influence on Treatment
Pin Track Infection
Infection while Bone Transport
Major Limb Injuries – Epidemiology and Concerns.
Polytrauma Assessment Protocols – What should not be Missed?
The Effect of Polytrauma on Limb Trauma.
Polytrauma Management – Protocols.
Polytrauma Management – Current Trends.
Staged Damage Contorl.
Early Total Care.
Casualty Resuscitation and Initial Management.
Pain Relief Methods and On Arrival Block.
Antibiotics in Open Injuries – Prophylaxis and Therapeutic.
Antibiotics Duration – Scientific Approach.
When to Culture, and Interpretation of Cultures.
Soft Tissue Assessment.
Art and Science of Debridement.
Pulsed Lavage – Is it Debridement?
Role of Irrigation with Antiseptics and Antibiotic solution.
Grading or Scoring of Open Fracture.
Move Beyond Gustilo – Ganga Hospital Score.
Functional Determinents in Salvage.
Indications for Extreme Salvage.
Patient Satisfaction and Function after Salvage / Amputation.
The Soft Tissue Reconstruction and Dilemmas
Decision Making on the Type of Internal Fixation
External Fixation Technique and Tips
Conversion of External Fixator to Internal Fixation
Primary Intramedullary Nails – Reamed and Unreamed(Current Scenario)
Primary Plate Fixation