Live surgery at Apollo Spectra

Saturday, 19 December 2015

Kanpur, 19th December 2015: UP Arthroplasty Society is organizing a day-long medical conference on ‘Basic Arthroscopy Surgery Training' in the city. Being attended by more than 45 orthopedic surgeons from various cities of Uttar Pradesh, the conference will be featuring latest surgical techniques being performed by renowned specialists. It is being organized as a skill enhancement workshop and knowledge sharing session for the orthopedic surgeons.

An interactive live surgery will be performed at Apollo Spectra Hospitals, a synonym for ‘simplified quality healthcare', followed by a panel discussion on advanced techniques in arthroscopy. The live telecast will be broadcasted at Landmark Towers where the meeting is being held. Informs Dr. Ali Ahmad, Medical Superintendent, Apollo Spectra Hospitals, Kanpur, "It is not possible to accommodate people inside an operation theatre even for academic purposes owing to fear of infection. Through live demonstration of the surgery the participants will be benefited." Apollo Spectra Hospitals follow a ‘patient-centric' approach. The exclusive surgery center model minimizes hospital acquired infections resulting in elimination of unnecessary hospitalization and remarkable medical outcomes. Minimal invasive procedures carried at the hospital minimizes hospital stay, less blood loss and affordable.

Informed Dr A S Prasad, UP Arthroplasty Society, "This is one of its kind advanced course to help Orthopaedic surgeons across the region to enhance and update their knowledge and expertise in advanced surgeries." Arthroscopy is a method of minimally invasive joint surgery and is developing at a fast pace as the main tool of treatment of Sports Injuries. Sports medicine heavily relies on it for future options. It is therefore mainly done in young active people who do not need prolonged hospitalization and rest , though it is also needed for certain problems related to old age .

UP Arthroplasty Society has been organizing workshops & conferences for many years on Joint Replacement surgeries and advancements in Trauma. Its founder members are Dr AS Prasad , Dr Anand Nigam Dr Vishal Agrawal, Dr Vinay Gupta, Dr Amit Verma ,Mr Rajiv Bajpai". Such medical conferences enable city surgeons to keep pace with the latest developments in joint replacement surgeries and using the techniques used by their counterparts across the world.

In India especially arthritis affects early. According to healthcare experts, severe arthritis of the knee has become very common condition in Indian population. There are several reasons for this which includes increasing life expectancy, rising obesity levels and sedentary life style.