2013 Kolkata Conference

The 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.  The first three annual meetings were enormous successes.  For 2013, we will continue the tradition with live surgeries and technique videos, as well as workshops and lectures.

The 4th annual meeting will be held on:

January 18, 19, and 20, 2013 in Kolkata, India

Location

The course will take place at the Columbia Asia Hospital in Kolkata.  Faculty from both the US 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 April 1, 2012. Please download and fill out the 2013 Registration Form.

Please view at our 2013 Foot & Ankle Surgery Conference Brochure for more information.

Hotel Accomodations

The preferred hotel for the conference is to be announced.

Kolkata Agenda

Foot and Ankle Basics

Physical Exam of the Foot and Ankle
Imaging of the Foot and Ankle
Regional Anesthesia in Foot and Ankle

Foot and Ankle Trauma

Recent Concepts in the Management of Ankle Fractures
Recent Concepts in the Management of Syndesmotic Injuries
Management Principals and Algorithm of Care for Pilon Fractures
Management Principals and Algorithm of Care for Talar Fractures
Open Treatment of Calcaneal Fractures - When and How?
Managament of Compartment Syndrome of the Foot

Foot and Ankle Arthritis and Acquired Pes Planus

Ankle Arthritis - Nonoperative Management
Ankle Arthritis - Distraction Arthroplasty
Ankle Arthritis - Fusion (open, arthroscopic, and mini)
Ankle Arthritis - Total Ankle Replacement
Subtalar Arthritis - Open Arthrodesis
Subtalar Arthritis - Distraction Arthrodesis
Tibiotalocalcaneal Fusions - Techniques and Tips
Midfoot Arthritis - Nonoperative and Operative Management
Delayed Presentation of Lisfranc Injuries and TMT Arthritis - Nonoperative and Operative Approach
Hallux Rigidus - Nonoperative and Operative Approach and Management
Stage 1 Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction - Diagnosis and Treatment
Stage 2 Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction - Diagnosis and Treatment
Stage 3 Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction - Diagnosis and Treatment

Tendon Issues

Approach and Management of Achilles Tedonitis
Approach and Management of Acute Achilles Ruptures
Approach and Management of Chronic Achilles Ruptures
Approach and Management of Peroneal Tendonitis and Tears
Approach and Management of Anterior Tibial Tendinopathy

Miscellaneous Foot and Ankle

Approach and Management of Hallux Valgus
Approach and Management of Claw and Hammer Toes
Approach and Management of Plantar Heel Pain
Principles in the Treatment (Operative and Nonoperative) of the Neuropathic Foot and Ankle
Stress Fractures of the Foot and Ankle
Principles in Physical Therapy of the Foot and Ankle
The Equinus Ankle - Approach and Surgical Management
Osteotomies of the Foot and Ankle - Indications and Techniques
Management of Neuromuscular Disorders of the Foot and Ankle
Morton's Neuroma - Approach and Management
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome - Approach and Management
Sesamoid Pathologies
Common Tumors of the Foot and Ankle
Congenital Deformities of the Foot and Ankle
Prosthetics and Orthotics in Foot and Ankle
Evidence in Foot and Ankle Surgery

Foot and Ankle Sports

Acute Ankle Sprains (bracing, PT, medial ankle)
Chronic Anterolateral Ankle Pain
Ankle Instability - Operative (Primary and Salvage) Techniques
Medial Deltoid Ligament Injury and Reconstruction

Foot and Ankle Arthroscopy

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Arthroscopy in Foot and Ankle - Techniques and Tips

Surgical Videos

Surgical Cases
Industry Sessions and Sawbones

Questions?

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

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