2016 Ahmedabad Conference

Parekh Indo-US Foot and Ankle Surgery Meeting is presented by the Parekh Family Foundation. The aim of this course is to disseminate and share techniques in foot and ankle surgery with surgeons from India, South Asia, and the United States. As always, we will continue the tradition with live surgeries and technique videos, as well as workshops and lectures. However, we will be building on prior successes and add physiotherapy day for a second year, and increase the number of opportunities for faculty to interact with attendees.

The 7th annual meeting will be held on:

January 8, 9, and 10, 2016 in Ahmedabad, India

Location

The course will take place at the Polio Foundation Hospital Auditorium. Faculty from the US, Chile, Canada, and India will participate in the teaching during the workshops and the didactic sessions. This will provide attendees and registrants with a unique perspective on foot and ankle pathologies.

Registration

Registration opens on July 1, 2015. Please download and fill out the 2016 Registration Form

For more information, visit the registration website.

Continuing Medical Education Credits

As approved by the Gujarat Medical Council

Hotel Accommodations

The preferred hotels for the conference are:

TBA

Please see brochure for details.

2016 Ahmedabad Agenda Overview

An overview of the 2016 Ahmedabad Conference is below. Click a section to get more information. To get downloads of the presentations and papers, AFTER the meeting, please sign into the Forum.

Foot and Ankle Basics

  • Physical Examinations and How to Diagnose
  • How to do Imaging – Recent Advances-3D Printing and Demonstration
  • Anesthesia and Positioning

Foot and Ankle Trauma: Concepts, Principles, How to Plan and Perform

  • Recent Advances in Ankle Fractures - Posterior Malleolus Fractures
  • Recent Concepts in Syndesmotic Injuries
  • Understand injury and deciding approach and implant for Pilon Fractures
  • Talus Fractures - Minimally Invasive – Which screw, From where? Plate?
  • Recent Advances in Calcaneal Fractures - Minimally invasive Approaches
  • Lisfranc – Multiple Metatarsals – Compartment Syndrome and Many More

Tendon Issues: Recent Advances, Principles, Identify Source of Pain

  • Tendo-Achilles Rupture - Acute and Chronic
  • Achilles Tendonitis and Tendinopathy
  • Peroneal Tendonitis and Tears
  • Anterior Tibial Tendinopathy
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Stage 1, 2, 3 Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

Arthritis Issues: Recent Advances, Principles, Identify Source of Pain

  • Ankle Arthritis - Nonoperative Management
  • Ankle Arthritis - Distraction Arthroplasty
  • Ankle Arthritis - Fusion (open, arthroscopic, and mini)
  • Ankle Arthritis - Total Ankle Replacement
  • Subtalar Arthritis
  • Subtalar Arthritis - Distraction Arthrodesis
  • Tibiotalocalcaneal Fusions 
  • Midfoot Arthritis - Nonoperative and Operative Management
  • Delayed Presentation of Lisfranc Injuries and TMT Arthritis - Nonoperative and Operative Approach

Common Foot & Ankle Issues: Concepts, Principles, Management

  • Claw and Hammer Toes
  • Plantar Heel Pain
  • Neuropathic Foot and Ankle
  • Stress Fractures of the Foot and Ankle
  • Physical Therapy of the Foot and Ankle
  • Equinus Ankle
  • Osteotomies of the Foot and Ankle
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Sesamoid Pathologies
  • Common Tumors of the Foot and Ankle
  • Congenital Deformities
  • Prosthetics and Orthotics and Many More

Ligament & Sports Related Problems: Concepts, Management

  • Foot and Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Acute Ankle Sprains (bracing, PT, medial ankle)
  • Chronic Anterolateral Ankle Pain
  • Ankle Instability
  • Medial Deltoid Ligament Injury and Reconstruction

Surgical Videos/Classes

  • Recorded Surgical Videos
  • Ask the Experts
  • Live Saw Bone Workshops
  • Live Surgeries

Questions?

If you have questions about the conference, please contact us.

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