The 17th Annual Fracture Fixation Course with Hands on & Cadaveric Workshop Organised by Eastern India Initiative for Orthopaedic Training (EIIOT) and under the aegis of WBOA was held in NRS Medical College & Hospital, Kolkata on 11th, 12th & 13th April 2019 with 80 Delegates and presence of large number of national Faculties.
The Inauguration ceremony was star studded with following dignitaries sharing their hands in lamp lighting ceremony :
Prof. Tapan Kumar Moitra, Prof. Sourav Chattopadhyay, MSVP, NRS Medical College & Hospital, Prof. Gautam Bhattacharyya : Head, Dept. of Orthopaedics, NRSMCH, Prof. Gopinath Maiti, Dept. of Orthopaedics, NRSMCH, Dr. Partha Sarathi Sarkar : Secretary, WBOA, Dr. Sabyasachi Santra, Treasurer, WBOA.
Prof. Saibal Mukhopadhyay : Principal, NRS Medical College, Prof. Niloy Kanti Das : President, WBOA, also attend the programme.
There were :
Two (2) Live Surgeries on Arthroscopic : Shoulder & Knee
Two (2) days Cadaveric Workshop on Shoulder & Pelvic
Hands on work station on principles of Screw and Plate Fixation, External Fixation and Pedicle Screw Fixation technique.
The programme was credited 6 CME hours by West Bengal Medical Council.
The 1st day ie 11th April, 2019 was dedicated for Shoulder & Knee Arthroscopy. Apart from multiple lectures and panel discussion there were interactive sessions by Dr. Kanchan Bhattacharyya, Dr. Gopinath Maiti & Dr. Ananda Mandal, Dr. Rajeev Raman, Dr. Sunit Hazra, Dr. Arnab Karmakar & Dr. Mainak Chandra.
On 12th April 2019, the programme started early with lecture on Plate, Screw & TBW, Proximal Humerus Fracrures, Distal Humerus Fracture, Proximal Tibia Fracture, Distal Radious Fracture & Cadaver : Shoulder by national faculties from Orthopaedics & Anatomy.
On 13th April 2019, the programme started early with lecture on Open Fracture, Neck Femur Fracture, Trochanteric Fracture, Intramedullary Nails, Principle of Pop Cast, Spine Session & Spine Saw Bone Workshop, Pelvis Session & Pelvic Cadaveric Workshop by national faculties from Orthopaedics & Anatomy.
The day was honoured by gracious presence of eminent Orthopaedic Surgeons :
Prof. Tapan Kumar Moitra, Prof. Narayan Chandra Ghosh, Prof. Biswanath Chakraborty & Prof. Anil Kr. Choudhuri and the organizing team was blessed to pay homage “GURU PRANAM” to teachers.
The Organising committee:
Organising Chairman : Prof. Gautam Bhattacharyya
Course Directors : Prof. G. N. Maiti, Prof. K. K. Mukhopdhyay,
Prof. S. N. Nandi, Dr. A. Mandal
Organising Secretary : Dr. Utpal Bandyopadhyay
Joint Secretary : Dr. Prasanta Roy
Scientific Chairman : Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Co- Scientific Chairman : Dr. Nabarun Saha
Scientific Secretaries : Dr. Partha Sarathi Sarkar, Dr. Rajeeev Raman
Treasurer : Dr. Subhadip Mandal
The conference was concluded with thanks giving ceremony