2017 Chennai 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 third year, and increase the number of opportunities for faculty to interact with attendees.

The 8th annual meeting will be held on:

January 6, 7, and 8, 2017 in Chennai, India

Location

The course will take place at the Hotel Savera, Chennai. Our faculty from around the globe 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, 2016. Please download and fill out the 2017 Registration Form

Continuing Medical Education Credits

As approved by the Medical Council

Hotel Accommodations

The preferred hotels for the conference are:

Hotel Savera, Chennai

Please see brochure for details.

2017 Chennai Agenda Overview

An overview of the 2017 Chennai 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. In addition to the session below, there will be sessions dedicated to case presentations and audience discussions. We suggest that you bring cases on a thumb drive to present at the meeting.

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

2017 Chennai Physical Therapy Conference

3parekhfootankle-physioAs part of the 8th Annual Parekh Foot and Ankle Conference, we will also be offering the 3rd Annual Parekh Foot and Ankle Physiotherapy Day Conference on January 7, 2017.

This is a one day, hands-on cadaver workshop for delegates. E- Posters are selected from delegate submissions for Physiotherapy focused on the Foot and Ankle. Registration Required.

E-Poster Submission Guidelines

e-Poster Presentation (Special Instructions)

The Parekh Indo-US Foot and Ankle Course Program Committee would like to obtain disclosure of any potential conflicts of interest from faculty/presenters at the 2017 Annual Meeting. This disclosure information will be required to be part of the ePoster.

1. Poster presentations will be shown for the entire meeting (3 days).

2. e-Posters presentations are limited to no more than 12 PowerPoint® slides.

3. Applications must be submitted by November 1st, 2016 to be eligible for review by the committee. An abstract is not eligible for consideration if it has been published prior to submission date of November 1, 2016. Notification of acceptance or rejection and all future correspondence will be emailed to the presenter by the beginning of November, 2016.

4. If your poster is accepted, you MUST register for the meeting.

5. Your submission must include:

  • Title
  • Abstract
  • Content
  • 1 to 5 keywords
  • List of all authors (Additional authors may not be added after acceptance.)

6. Email all abstracts for consideration (with all parts listed in step #5) to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Download the Complete e-Poster Submission Guide

Questions?

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

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