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Safety and success enhanced by Microscopes


To transfer the knowledge and experience of the unit, the spine department of Ganga Hospital in collaboration with Carl Zeiss started a unique microsurgical training centre equipped with a permanent wet lab utilizing the latest Zeiss operating microscopes and high quality surgical instruments, which will be first of its kind in the world. The purpose of the course is to establish and strengthen the foundation of microsurgical skills in spine surgery. The course has two modules. In the clinical training module, the trainee spends two days in the operating theatre assisting and observing spinal microsurgeries along with other spinal instrumentation surgeries. In the lab module, the trainee is given hands-on training in the wet lab. The course is designed to benefit practising orthopaedic surgeons, spine surgeos and neurosurgeons by teaching them the nuances and techniques of basic microsurgical procedures like lumbar microdiscectomy, micro decompression, anterior cervical microdi scectomy, intra dural surgeries and repair of dural tears.



Aims of course


Prof S Rajasekaran Demonstrating the Nuances of Microsurgery

Prof S Rajasekaran Demonstrating the Nuances of Microsurgery to the trainees

  • to establish and strengthen the foundation of microsurgical skills in spine surgery.
  • The course has two modules. In the clinical training module, the trainee attends the operating theatre assisting and observing spinal microsurgeries along with other spinal instrumentation surgeries. In the laboratory module, the trainee is given hands-on training in the wet lab.


Course schedule

The course is designed as a 4 days course, which includes 2 ½ days of live demonstration of spine microsurgery cases and 1 ½ days of hands on training in the wet lab. The course starts on a Monday and finishes on Thursday evening.


Training Fellows Practising

Training fellows practising independently in the Microsurgical lab


In the clinical module, the trainee will have adequate opportunity to observe and assist spinal microsurgery cases. In addition to microsurgery cases, the trainee will have adequate opportunities to assist spinal instrumentation surgeries including lumbar fusion, cervical instrumentation and scoliosis deformity correction surgeries.

In the lab, the trainee will be taught safe handling of the microscope, techniques of neural canal exposure, safe dissection around the neural structures, techniques of micro-internal decompression and microdiscectomy in a cadaveric calf specimen. Common micro surgery procedures like lumbar micro discectomy, anterior cervical micro discectomy and dural opening will be taught. The safe corridors for free hand pedicle screw insertion will be also be explained.


Day

Training Schedule

Day 1

Clinical module – basic microsurgery

Day 2

Lecture – Principles of Microsurgery
Wet lab training

  • Lumbar microdiscectomy (unilateral, midline, micro-internal decompression).

  • Anterior cervical microdiscectomy.

  • Lumbar free hand pedicle screw insertion.

  • Posterior approach to the lumbar inter-body.

Day 3

Clinical module

  • Advanced Microsurgery.

  • Spinal Instrumentation.

Day 4

Wet - lab training

  • Dural repair.

  • Safe dural opening and closure.

  • High speed burr in spine surgery.


Dr Ajoy Shetty demonstrating microsurgery to trainees

Dr Ajoy Shetty demonstrating microsurgery to trainees



Course Date

September 19th to 22nd 2018 (2 SLOTS VACANT)


International Trainees

Dr Abdul Halim Yusof, Malaysia Dr Khoo Eng Hooi, Malaysia
Dr Abu Baker, Bangladesh Dr Kishore Kumar M, Muscat
Dr Ahmed Tajuddin, Abdullah, Malaysia Dr Lim Phaik Gan, Malaysia
Dr Ali Saadun Al Khaykany, Iraq Dr Shree Kumar Dinesh, Singapore
Dr Anukul Kumar Deb Goswami, UK Dr Tushar Dholakia, Dubai
Dr Paul M. Atienza, Philippines Dr Akinniyi Oluwatoba Taiwo, Nigeria
Dr Ramachandran Arumugham, Malaysia Dr Shedul Lohman, Nigeria
Dr Coen Jaspers, Netherlands Dr Shahid Akon, Bangladesh
Dr David Kilonzo, Kenya Dr Hatem Handy, Egypt
Dr Harjanto Effendi, Indonesia Dr Prakash Sitoula, Nepal
Dr Moses Agunda, Nigeria Dr Muhammad Salman Zakzouk, Egypt
Dr Hazim Moojid Abbas, Iraq Dr Joseph Charles, Sharjah
Dr Benny Lay, Indonesia Dr Ali Bayati, Jordan 
Dr Ardam Jamal Ahmed, Iraq Dr Bigyan Bhandari, Nepal 
Dr Nazeeh Abu-Dayyah, Germany 

 

Interactive world map map
Interactive world map


National

Dr Abdul Jaleel T K,Kerala Dr N.Dheen Mohamed Ismail,
Chennai
Dr Sundararajan N D,
Gopichettipalayam
Dr Ajay Krishnan, Surat Dr Natarajan S, Erode Dr Sunil Kumar H,Bangalore
Dr Akshay Jain, Indore Dr Natesh J, Bangalore Dr Thiraviam T, Nagercoil
Dr Antony Joseph Thoppil, Kerala Dr P Gnanaprakash, Coimbatore Dr Tushar J Deore, Pune
Dr Arul Durai Arasu, Dindigul Dr P P Sunil, Thrissur Dr V.Surya Prakash Rao,
Hyderabad
Dr Ashok D, Trivandrum Dr Pankaj G Gujar, Maharashtra Dr Venugopal S, Bangalore
Dr Ashok M Ghodke, Mumbai Dr Pankaj Kandwal, Mumbai Dr Veushj Sharma, Punjab
Dr B V R N Varma, Vizag Dr Rahul Singh, Saharanpur Dr Vignesh Jayabalan S, Chenn
Dr Bangari Swamy, Karimnagar Dr Rajeev Naik, Bangalore Dr Vishal Prakash Thakur, Mumbai
Dr Bikram Kar, Cuttack, Orissa Dr Rajendra U Mehta, Rajkot Dr Dangeti Ram Kishore,
Rajahmundry
Dr Chandrappa M, Bangalore Dr Rajesh Khanna G, Chennai Dr Shantanu Anil Gunjotikar,
Solapur
Dr Gautam Prasad, Mumbai Dr Rajiv Shah, Vadodara Dr Prabhakaran Jayaprakasan,
Thrissur
Dr Gowrishankar Swamy LG,
Bangalore
Dr Ramanand Mishra, Gorakhpur Dr Chetan V Mudaliar, Bilaspur
Dr I Satish Raju, Vizag Dr Rashid A S, Kerala Dr Hitesh L Kukadya, Surat
Dr Jay Deep Ghosh, Kolkatta Dr Ravi K, Kerala Dr V Ravi, Chennai
Dr Jim F Vellara, Thrissur Dr Renjit Kumar J, Kerala Dr C Ranganath, Bangalore
Dr K Sambasiva Rao, Tenali Dr S Jagadeesh Babu, Hyderabad Dr Saurabh Kapoor, Delhi
Dr K. Shanmugasundaram, Pollachi Dr Sachithanandam V, Erode Dr Palavali Maheswara Reddy,
Dr Karthikeyan R, Coimbatore Dr Saheel Maajid, J & K Dr Deepu Sebastian, Kannur
Dr M Narayana Reddy, Chennai Dr Sandeep Surana, Ahmednagar Dr A Venkateshwar Rao,
Secunderabad
Dr Madan Temker D, Bangalore Dr Saurabh Chaudhary, Salem Dr Ajay V Randive, Mumbai
Dr Mallikarjuna Reddy, Karnataka Dr Shameer Ali.T.P, Kerala Dr Bharath Kumar R, Trichy
Dr Mathew P Daniel, Kerala Dr Shanmugasundaram P, Chennai Dr Ambarish Mathesul, Pune
Dr Muthuraj, Nagercoil Dr Sudheer U, Kerala Dr Ashish Tomar, Haryana
Dr Backiaraj Devaraj, Thanjavur Dr Ajaykumar Ajanavi, Trivandrum Dr Parthiban K., Chennai
Dr Suhahish Roy, Kolkatta Dr Anindya Basu, Kolkatta Dr Srikanth Nara, Hyderbad
Dr Daya Thirumala Rao, Vishakapatnam Dr Pawan Kumar Sharma, Rajasthan Dr Gaurav Sawhney, Chandigarh
Dr Ranjith Shaw, West Bengal Dr Subodh Borle, Burhanpur Dr Amarendranath Roy, Kolkatta
Dr Venkatesan P, Thanjavur Dr Suresh Kumar M, Pondicherry Dr Suresh Cheekatla, Hyderabad
Dr Navneet Kumar, Kolkatta Dr Md.Mohtashemul Haque, Bihar Dr Siddharth Sanjay Shah, Mumbai
Dr Raghuraj Kundangar, Manipal Dr Ratanlal Rajesh Agarwal, Chennai Dr S.Karthikeyan, Palani
Dr Sareesh Kumar, Kottayam Dr Mahendra Kolikonda, Telengana Dr Ramkinkar Jha, Gurgaon
Dr Malayanathan, Pondicherry Dr Raminder Singh, Patiala Dr Naved Farid, Mumbai
Dr Ashwinkumar Khandge, Pune Dr Nitin Ashok Bhalerao ,Maharashtra Dr Rajesh Bahadur Singh, Varanasi
Dr Vijay Kagane,  Maharashtra Dr Tushar Ubale, Chembur Dr Bhukya Gopilal, Telengana
Dr Deepak Datrange, Ahmednagar Dr Deepak Singh, Rajasthan Dr Pankaj Arora, Haryana
Dr Vivek Vincent, Thrissur Dr V.I.Simon, Thrissur Dr Karthik Malepathi, Bangalore
Dr M.Manoj Deepak, Theni  Dr Harshad G Argekar, Mumbai Dr Abhijit Kale, Maharashtra
Dr Nilay Chhastia, Surat Dr Ameer Theruvath, Kerala Dr Rajesh, Vishakapatnam
Dr Sudeep Kumar, Madurai Dr Vinoth T, Madurai Dr Pramod Baral, Nepal
Dr Kulbhushan Kamboj, Delhi Dr Mantu Jain, Bhubaneswar Dr Vijay Anand, Maraimalainagar
Dr Birendra Kumar, Bokaro, Jharkhand Dr Chanda Srinivasa Rao, Karim Nagar, Telangana Dr J.Srinivas, Karim Nagar, Telangana
Dr H.C.Shivakumar, Shimoga, Karnataka Dr Sekar, Tirunelveli

Who can attend and How to apply

The course will be conducted once in every 6 weeks as shown in the dates above. Usually three to four candidates will be attending the course. Once you have decided the dates, kindly fill the query form, pay the fees and then write to Prof. S. Rajasekaran at sr@gangahospital.com and gangaorthosecretary@gmail.com. We will revert back to you.


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Course Dates
September 19th to 22nd 2018 (2 SLOTS VACANT)
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If you have not received a reply please send a mail to sr@gangahospital.com and gangaorthosecretary@gmail.com. We look forward to welcoming you.

Payment Options

Option 1:
Demand draft in favour of Ganga Orthopaedic Education Foundation payable at Coimbatore. Courier the Demand Draft addressed to Dr S Rajasekaran, Chairman-Dept of Orthopaedics, Ganga Hospital, 313 Mettupalayam Road, Coimbatore-641043.

Option 2:

  • Internal Candidates: Wire transfer Rs. 20,000/- to the following account.
  • Overseas Candidates: Wire transfer of 750 US Dollars to the following account.

Wire Transfer Wire Transfer

Name of the Account: GANGA ORTHOPAEDIC EDUCATION FOUNDATION
No.313 Mettupalayam Road
Coimbatore - 641 043
Account Type: Current Account
Account Number: 1120 135000009811
Name of the Bank: The Karur Vysya Bank Ltd
Oppanakara street
Coimbatore - 641 001
IFSC Code: KVB L 0001120
Swift Code: KVBLINBBCBM
Pan No. AACTG4443R

AccommodationAccommodation

Quality accommodation is available near the hospital in both budget and luxury categories ranging from Rs. 1500 – Rs. 6000 and if required, arrangements for the same can be made. Quality food is available in the hospital canteen between 7 am to 10 pm.












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