2015 Goa Mid-Year Conference

The Parekh Family Foundation has been promoting physician education in the subspecialty of Foot & Ankle surgery in various parts of India. These courses are held twice a year, in the months of January and June. This mid-year course in June is aimed at delivering content in trauma of the foot and ankle, and commonly seen pathologies.

This will be a two-day meeting with emphasis on use interactive modules, case based education, surgical technique videos, hands on workshops and small group or ‘fire-side’ sessions allowing informal engagement with faculty.

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This third mid-year meeting will be held on:

June 26 and 27, 2015 in Goa, India

Location

Hotel Cidade de Goa, famous 5 Star Resort, Panaji, Goa

Registration

You can register for the Mid-Year meeting by downloading the registration form.

Hotel Accommodations

Hotel Cidade de Goa, famous 5 Star Resort, Panaji, Goa

Goa Agenda

An overview of the the 2015 Goa Mid-Year Conference is below. Click a section to get more information. (Agenda is subject to change.)

Day 1 - Session 1 & 2

Session 1

  • Foot & ankle examination
  • Radiological signs & measurements in foot & ankle
  • How I read foot & ankle MRI?
  • Regional blocks & anaesthesia in foot & ankle
  • Discussion

Session 2

  • How I select approach for pilon fractures & fixation modalities for pilon fractures
  • Controversies in ankle fracture management
  • Calcaneal fracture: surgery v/s conservative care!?
  • Newer modalities of treatment for calcaneal fractures

Day 1 - Session 3 & 4

Session 3

  • Talus fractures: management tips
  • Lisfranc injuries - approach & management
  • Crushed foot: how I approach & management principles

Session 4

  • Acute Achilles rupture: controversy in treatment
  • Unresolved ankle sprain
  • Neglected ankle fracture
  • Peroneal tendon injuries

Day 2 - Session 5 & 6

Session 5

  • Demonstration of foot & ankle examination

Session 6

  • Midfoot fractures: approach & management
  • 5th metatarsal fractures: whom do we need to fix? How?
  • Fractures in diabetics
  • Calcaneal malunion: approach & management

Day 2 - Session 7 & 8

Session 7

  • Tendoachilles tendinopathies
  • Plantar heel pain: approach & management algorithm
  • Chronic Achilles rupture: approach & management
  • AAFD stage 1 & stage 2: approach & management
  • AAFD: stage 3 & stage 4 : approach & management

Session 8

  • Ankle arthritis
  • Subtalar arthritis
  • Midfoot arthritis
  • TTC fusion

Day 2 - Session 9

  • How I select my operative procedure for hallux valgus
  • Differential diagnosis of metatrsalgia
  • Lesser toe deformities: diagnosis & management
  • Tarsal tunnel syndrome & morton’s neuroma: diagnosis & treatment
  • Diabetic foot
  • Principles of management of: Foot & ankle deformity correction, Amputations, Tendon transfers, Osteotomies
  • Closure

E-Poster Submission Guidelines

e-Poster Presentation (Special Instructions)

1. Poster presentations will be shown for the entire meeting.

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

3. Applications must be submitted by April 1st, 2015 to be eligible for review by the committee. Acceptance notifications will be emailed by May 1st, 2015.

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

6. Send you submission with all parts listed in step #5 to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Questions?

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

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