The workshop was organised by Malda Orthopaedic Club with the guidance of WBOA, at RAMRI, Raiganj. 34 orthopaedic surgeons from all over West Bengal attended the Workshop.
The morning session was initiated with lectures on principle of Ilizarov fixation. Our Scientific Secretary Dr. G. G. Kar started the session. Eminent Ilizarov surgeon Dr Dipak Jha explained the philosophy of Ilizarov. Thereafter Dr. P. Pujari, Dr. Chandrachur Bhattacharya, Dr. Priyajit Chattarjee, Dr. Anindya Sarkar delivered their lectures. Dr. Subrata Basu spoke on the development and future of Ilizarov fixator.
Dr. Kiran Mukherjee, Honorary Secretary, West Bengal orthopaedic association greeted the delegates. Dr. D. Bose President of Malda orthopaedic Club delivered the Welcome Address.
There after two live surgeries were performed at Upasam N Home. Direct telecast of the operations was arranged in the seminar room. There was two way communication in between the surgeon and delegates. Dr. D. Jha conducted the whole session and explained the operative stapes.
In the post lunch session there was case presentation from the faculty members and delegates. The patients with Ilizarov frame were presented & one frame was removed in the seminar room. Delegates enjoyed the hands on workshop on artificial bones, they took part in the interactive session with great enthusiasm.
The workshop was unique one and first of its type on Ilizarov, in all over North Bengal .