Thursday, April 19, 2018

National Ilizarov Course, Patna, by ASAMI India & BOA (BOA Mid term Conference), July 14-15, 2018

 July 14-15th, 2018
Venue: Hotel Lemon Tree, Patna
Dr HR Jhunjhunwala  
Dr Harshad M Shah.  
Dr R A Agrawal  
Dr Rajat Agarwal
Dr Manish Dhawan.     
Dr Ruta Kulkarni        
Dr Anil Mahajan   
Dr Jitendra Bhatnagar

  • Ilizarov Basic & Deformity Correction Workshops
  • Live Surgery 
  • Eminent National Faculty 
  • Interesting case presentations
  • Free Papers
  • E-Posters
  • Foreign Fellowship Selection
Organising Committee:

                                  Dr Harshad M. Shah, President ASAMI India
Dr Rajat Agarwal, Secretary ASAMI India 
Dr Rakesh Choudhary, President BOA  
Dr Rajeev Anand, Secretary, BOA

Organising Secretary: 
Dr Rajeev Anand                      Dr Shamsul Hoda
   Secretary, BOA                          Joint Secretary, BOA

Executive Committee:
Dr Dr RN Singh      Dr SS Jha                    Dr Capt. DK Sinha       Dr V K Sinha  
Dr HN Diwakar      Dr John Mukhopadhay Dr Ashok K Sinha Dr Amulya Kr Singh. 
Dr Ranjeet Singh   Dr NK Singh Dr Bharat Singh Dr Santosh Kumar  
Dr Rajat Charan    Dr KS Anand       Dr Ritesh Runu            Dr Mahesh Prasad  
Dr Praveen Sahu    Dr Madhusudan Kumar Dr Arvind Gupta Dr Ramit Gunjan  
Dr Anoop Kumar    Dr Sanjay Shrivastava Dr Arnab Sinha Dr Vikas Kumar

Dear Orthopods,

Bihar Orthopaedic Association & ASAMI India will organise 1st Patna Ilizarov Course & Conference on 14-15th July, 2018 at Patna.
Patna or Patliputra has been historically known as place of academic excellence & meditation since ages, land of Ashoka, Budha, and has been giving birth to children of knowledge like 

Leading National Faculty from ASAMi India will be interacting with the delegates and focussing on the training on basics of Ilizarov Ring Fixation for it variety of uses like Infected non union, deformity correction, bone transport, limb lengthening, lengthening over nail/plate, and lates updates like Spine Ilizarov, osteotomies and  correction over Ilizarov for Poliomyelitis, Perthes Disease, stump lengthening, Ilizarov with Vac application, Hexapod (SUV/TSF) etc.

Dr Harshad M Shah from Ramaiah Medical college, President ASAMI India will be the Course Chairman. Along with, Senior faculty from India like Dr HR Jhunjhunwala (Ex President ASAMI International, India, IOA) from Mumbai, Dr RA Agarwal Ex President ASAMI India from Gorakhpur, Dr Manish Dhawan from Sir Ganga Ram ,Hospital New Delh & Vice President ASAMI India,  Dr Ruta Kulkarni Senior faculty from Meraj,  Dr Rajat Agrawal Secretary ASAMI India from Gorakhpur,  &  other eminent faculty like Dr Anil Mahajan from Indore &  Dr Jitendra Bhatnagar will elaborate the vibrant use of Ilizarov in various aspects of Orthopaedic Surgery. 
Main attraction of Course will be multiple basic and advanced saw bone hands on workshops on Ilizarov techniques. Our prime attraction will be a live Ilizarov surgery where pre surgery Ilizarov frame making will be another attraction on patient. 
We will try to make a condensed and comprehensive program so make it a quiet interactive for better learning, keeping in mind handling complicated cases of daily practice for Ilizarov Surgery.

Scientific program is tentative and has been elaborated below, modifications will be further updated.

Please register yourself at the earliest. Registration fee can be given in cash or DD/NEFT in the name of “Bihar Orthopaedic Association” payable at Patna, with account number SBI Ac. No.- 11049769831. Account is at SBI Patna Main Branch, West Gandhi Maidan, IFSC SBIN0000152, Cheque/DD  by name of - “Bihar Orthopaedic Association” Payable at Patna

Foreign Ilizarov Fellowship Selection:  ASAMI India Committee has promised to grant one foreign fellowship in Ilizarov to one of the delegates selected in paper presentation, they have to be old member/new member  of ASAMI India to apply for that.
Candidates interested may mail me their resume, application, and paper to

Dr Rakesh Choudhary Dr Rajeev Anand Dr Shamsul Hoda
President, BOA Secretary, BOA Organising Secretary 

Tentative Scientific Program (Course syllabus will be finalised by ASAMI India Core Committee and will be updated further):


Day One -14th July

Registration8.30-9.00 AM

Introduction9.00-9.10 AM

Basic Ring Fixator Workshop
Ilizarov - Instrumentation9.10-9.40 AM
Safe Zones for wire placement9.40-9.50 AM
Biomechanics9.50-10.00 AM
W1Hands On - Demo of Tibia Ilizarov Frame10.00-11.00 AM

Discussion 11.00-11.15 AM

Tea Break11.15-11.30 AM
Biology of Distraction Osteogenesis11.30-11.40 AM
Corticotomy Techniques11.40-11.50 AM
Post-Operative Management11.50-12.00 Noon
Complications of Ilizarov Technique12.00-12.10 PM

Inaugural Ceremony 12.10-12.20 PM
W2Hands On - Bone Transport Ilizarov Application12.20-01.00 PM

Lunch01.00-01.50 PM
Normal Lower limb alignment01.50-2.00 PM
Malalignment in frontal plane02.00-02.15 PM
Finding CORA02.15-02.30 PM
Osteotomy Concepts02.30-02.40 PM
W3Planning for finding CORA in single plane - Tibia02.40-03.10 PM
W4Planning for finding CORA in single plane - Femur03.10-03.40 PM
Oblique plane deformity03.45-03.55 PM

Tea Break03.55-04.10 PM
W5Planning of pre op frame of live surgery04.10-04.50 PM

Discussion 04.50-05.10 PM

Interesting Cases - one case by each faculty05.10-05.50 PM

Clinical Cases 05.50-07.00 PM

Day Two -15th July
Live Surgery09.00-10.30 AM

Disussion10.30-11.00 AM
Sagittal Plane Normal & Abnormal11.00-11.10 AM
Non Union Tibia - Planning and management11.10-11.20 AM

Tea Break11.20-11.35 AM
Principles of Deformity Crrection11.35-11.45 AM
Ankle Arthrodesis with Ilizarov11.45-11.55 Am
W6Hands On - Angular Correction tibia11.55-12.25 PM
Neglected Club Foot in Adult - Correction with Ilizarov12.25-12.35 PM
Bone Transport - Tibia12.35-1245 PM
Oblique Plane Deformity12.45-12.55 PM
Lengthening over plate with Ilizarov01.10-01.20 PM

New Techniques of Limb Lengthening01.20-01.30 PM

Free Paper Session01.30-02.00 PM


Vote of Thanks

Final scientific program will be updated on ASAMI India & BOA WhatsApp group.
For Enquiries, Contact - Dr Shamsul Hoda, Convenor, Ilizarov Sub Committee, BOA,, WhatsApp; 9308334056, 7070467777


Before 30th  AprilTill 31st MaySpot

ASAMI/BOA MemberRs 2000Rs 2500Rs 3000
Non ASAMI/BOA MemberRs 2500Rs 3000Rs 3500
PG studentsRs 1000Rs 1000Rs 1500
SpouseRs 1000Rs 1000Rs 1000

Pay by Cash /DD/NEFT- SBI Ac. No.- 11049769831, SBI Patna Main Branch, West Gandhi Maidan, IFSC SBIN0000152, Cheque/DD by name of- “Bihar Orthopaedic Association” Payable at Patna.
Address for correspondence: BOA Office, IMA Building, South Gandhi Maidan, Patna-800001, Bihar
Those who will become life member ASAMI (Rs 4000/=) this time, (download ASAMI Membership form from ASAMI India Website, fill in and mail to us/whatsapp form and DD snapshot), will be charged Rs 1000 only for the registration of the course. 
Those who are getting registered please send snapshot to both whatsapp no. 9308334056 & mailto:, Dr Shamsul Hoda, Organising Secretary, and may enquire for any help.
For better and faster response, kindly fill in online form via link:

For Accommodation Assistance, Kindly contact Mr Rajeev Thakur (For Hotel Lemon Tree)  Ph 9117777404&Mr Adeel Ahmed (OYO Hotels) Ph  9051525006‬9570718430.

For Registration assistance, contact Mr Uday BOA Staffon Ph 9308269182.