Annual Meeting of Instructional Course in Spine
"Tumors and Minimally Invasive Spine surgery"

August 09th – 11th, 2018 | Hotel Radisson Blu, Amritsar, Punjab, India

Scientific Programme


Hall A

0900 Onwards Registration
TIME DURATION SESSION FACULTY
1300 - 1400 60 Min Lunch
1400 - 1500 60 Mins Session I: Spinal Tumors - Imaging and Diagnosis Panelists: Shankar Acharya (New Delhi), Gautam Zaveri (Mumbai), Bhavuk Garg (New Delhi), K V Menon (Bangalore),
Moderator: Abhay Nene (Mumbai)
1400 - 1408 8 Mins Diagnostic dilemma in preoperative imaging in Spinal Tumors Harsh Mahajan (New Delhi)
1408 - 1413 5 Mins Case Presentation - Delimma of whether it is a metastatic lesion or an infection P Janardhana Aithala (Mangalore)
1413 - 1421 8 Mins Role of biopsy of solitary spinal lesions: pitfalls, errors and guidelines. H S Chhabra (New Delhi)
1421 - 1426 5 Mins Case Presentation Manish Chadha (New Delhi)
1426 - 1434 8 Mins Diagnostic imaging of complications in the postoperative spine: detection of recurrence, infection and hardware malposition / failure Ketan Khurjekar (Pune)
1434 - 1439 5 Mins Case Presentation Sudhir Ganesan (Chennai)
1439 - 1447 8 Mins Efficacy and risk of preoperative embolization of spinal tumors Chirag K Ahuja (Chandigarh)
1447 - 1455 13 Mins Discussion and summarisation
1500 - 1600 60 Mins Session II: Do we need to update or out these procedures Panelists: Soumyajit Basu (Kolkata), Manoj Sharma (New Delhi), K L Kalra (New Delhi)
Moderator: Ravi Venkatesan (Chennai)
1500 - 1508 8 Mins Cement and Spine: is it history now Subir N Jhaveri (Ahmedabad)
1508 - 1516 8 Mins Non fusion (interspinous devices): Effective or Placebo Harsh Bhargava (New Delhi)
1516 - 1524 8 Mins Lumbar disc replacement Ankur Nanda (New Delhi)
1524 - 1532 8 Mins BMP in spine fusion Rushama Tandon (New Delhi)
1532 - 1542 10 Mins Discussion and summarisation
1542 - 1552 10 Mins Guest Lecture: Artificial intelligence in healthcare: The way forward Vidur Mahajan (New Delhi)
1600 - 1645 45 Mins Session III: Debate Panelists: Ram Chaddha (Mumbai), Sajan Hegde (Chennai), Rajakumar Deshpande (Bangalore), Ravi Venkatesan (Chennai)
Moderator: Arvind Kulkarni (Mumbai)
1600 - 1620 20 Mins Open Surgery is Out / MIS is In, in multilevel spine fixation
1600 - 1608 8 Mins For Amit Jhala (Ahmedabad)
1608 - 1616 8 Mins Against Abhay Nene (Mumbai)
1620 - 1640 20 Mins Indian implants Vs Imported implants
1620 - 1628 8 Mins For Indian implants: K L Kalra (New Delhi)
1628 - 1636 8 Mins For imported implants: Bharat R Dave (Ahmedabad)
1645 - 1730 45 Mins Session IV: Video Session Panelists: Arun Bhanot (New Delhi), R S Chahal (New Delhi), Rajakumar Deshpande (Bangalore), Rohit Pokharel (Nepal)
Moderator: Kali Dutta Das (New Delhi)
1645 - 1653 8 Mins Master's technique - 3D Navigation guided MIS-TLIF Arvind Kulkarni (Mumbai)
1653 - 1701 8 Mins En bloc’ Spondylectomy Gautam Zaveri (Mumbai)
1701 - 1709 8 Mins MISS for intradural Tumors Sachin Borkar (New Delhi)
1730 onwards

Inaugural Ceremony