Indian Society of Hip and Knee Surgeons 2013
04/27/2013

The Indian Society of Hip and Knee Surgeons are a group of Orthopaedic Surgeons specialising in Total Joint Replacements of Hip and Knee. Their 7th National Congress is going to be held in Kolkata on the 26th to 28th April 2013.

Online PR News – 27-April-2013 – Kolkata – The Indian Society of Hip and Knee Surgeons are a group of Orthopaedic Surgeons specialising in Total Joint Replacements of Hip and Knee. Their 7th National Congress is going to be held in Kolkata on the 26th to 28th April 2013. The current President of the Society is Prof.S.V.Vaidya from Mumbai and the Secretary is Dr.Dimple Parekh from Ahmedabad.

Total Joint Replacement is a highly successful and life-changing operation. Bed ridden patients have started walking, long standing deformed legs have been corrected amazingly, persons who have suffered years of severe pain have started to enjoy a pain free life once again.

Though Total Joint Replacements are being done with increasing regularity and success abroad, our country has certain special problems and needs. For every one operation that is performed, there are a hundred more who deserve this procedure. The rate of growth of these operations are increasing by about 20 % per year nationally, and the Eastern Zone is also recording similar growth--higher than ever before. About 5000 operations are being performed yearly in this part.

To know the real figures, ISHKS have started a registry and the data being gathered will be presented at this conference. A Good registry gives accurate information on reasons, procedures and equipment being used and is the worldwide procedure to gather information on trends, usage and implant preferences.

ISHKS grants fellowships to young orthopaedic Surgeons to work in centres of Excellence in the country.

About 350 Orthopaedic Surgeons from all over India and abroad will attend this conference.

There will be 7 foreign faculty who will be attending this conference.

The names are:-
1)Dr.Leo Whiteside (USA)
2)Dr. Mark Pagnano (USA)
3)Dr. Andrew Manktelow ( UK)
4)Dr.R.Volkmann (Germany)
5)Dr.Alois Franz (Germany)
6)Dr. Raj Pemm (France)
7)Dr. Michael Ruud Larssen (Denmark)

The best of Indian Faculty will be attending bringing their huge experience and innovations to the discussions and presentations. Their inputs will be of immense benefit in solving the unique problems faced in our country.

The main aim of this conference will be to know the latest developments, review our current practice and find ways and means to improve these from the experts here and abroad. Orthopaedic surgeons will be trained in various procedures during the Workshops and intensive discussion sessions with real time cases and will then carry the benefits of this knowledge to their patients all across the country and specially to the Eastern part of India.

Dr.P.K.Banerjee , President ISHKS 2013

Dr.IndrajitSardar Organising Secretary ISHKS 2013