Hosted by Department of Orthopaedics, NEIGRIHMS
Co-sponsored by ICMR, NEC & NIOH
Organizational & logistic Support by NEIGRIHMS, NEROSA & OSS
  DAY 1: 9th Saturday, April, 2011

 08.00-08.35     Registration /Breakfast
 Session : I
 8.35-09.00      Introduction and overview on orthopaedic Rheumatology : Evidence based
                 approach to Chondroprotection : Past, Present and the emerging trend:
                 Dr Bhaskar Borgohain, NEIGRIHMS, OrganizingSecy.IORACON 2011
 9.00-09.20      Rheumatological orthopaedic management: The current Indian Scenario:
                 Dr. Manish Khanna, Secy Gen. IORA
                 (Moderators: Dr. Ratnesh Kumar, Director, NIOH, Brig.Dr. A.P.Mohanty
                 VSM, Commandant M.H., Shillong)
 9.20-09.40      IORA Oration: Prof P.K.Dave, Professor of Orthopaedics & Former
                 Director, AIIMS

                 Spinal afflictions in Rheumatological diseases

                 Preservation of the spine motion segments in spinal degeneration
                 and related disorders.

 9.40-10.00      Surgical options in Orthopaedic Rheumatology: Prof. Santanu Lahkar,
                 Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh

 10.00-10.20     Role of Tribology lab and engineering principles in understanding Joint
                 Disorders: Dr.S.Kanagaraj. IIT,Guwahati
 10-20-10.30     Cartilage Metabolism in health and disease: Dr. Bipul Borthakur, Assam
                 Medical College, Dibrugarh
 10.30-10.40     Newer modes of therapy in RA: Brig.Dr. A.P.Mohanty, VSM, MH,Shillong

                 Moderators: Dr. B.Borgohain, Dr.Manish Khanna, Dr. W. Sutnga
 10.40-10.50     Interactive session with Break
 Session : II            CME Lectures
 10.50-11.10     Management of arthritic disorders in remote areas: the Challenges and
                 Pitfalls: Prof.S.S.Jha, President IORA.
                 (Moderators: Dr. E.K.Singh, Dr. Gyaneswar Tonk, Dr.Ashok Tyagi)
 11.10-11.35     Practice of Rheumatology: the North-East Scenario: Dr Molly Thabah,
 11.35-12.00     NEIGRIHMS
                 Red flags in connective tissue disorders : Dr Mahendra Kudchadkar
                 ( Moderator: Dr Rashna Dass, Dr. Sharat Agarwal)
12.00-12.20    Interactive session with participants: Dr. E.K.Singh, Kamber Clinic,Shillong
12:20-13.00    LUNCH
13.00-13.10    The Role of Imaging technology in Rheumatology: Prof.R.Bhalla, Sir Ganga
               Ram Hospital ,Delhi
13.10- 13-50   Panel Discussion
               Assimilating Medical & Surgical Rheumatology :Both sides of the coin
               Moderators: Prof. Kabul Ch. Saikia, Dr. E.K.Singh
               Panelists: Prof. R Bhalla, Brig. A.P.Mohanty, Dr. M. Kudchadkar, Dr
               Rashna Dass
13.50-14.10    Surgical Management of Spine Problems in Ankylosing Spondilitis:
               Dr. K.L.Kalra, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital ,Delhi
14-10-14-20    "Multimodal approach to OA Knee-An Overview": Dr Manish Khanna,
                ( Moderators: Dr. M. Kudchadkar & Prof. R. Bhalla)

14.20-14.40    Problems of decision making in management of arthritis: Prof. S.S.Jha,
14.40-15.00    Joint restoration surgeries in arthritic disorders: An overview:
               Prof.A.K.Singh, RIMS,Imphal
               (Moderators : Dr A.C.Bordoloi, Dr.S.K.Bhuyan)
15.00-15.15    Interactive session with participants: Facilitator Dr. M. Kudchadkar,
               President, Goa Orthopaedic association
15.15-15-45    Break
15-45-16.00    Formulating the Best therapeutic approach in RA as the primary provider:
               Dr Sanjay Keshkar, Faculty NIOH/ESI PGI Kolkata

16.00-16.15    Trends in Management of Juvenile RA: The Indian Scenario: Dr.Rashna
               Dass. Faculty, NEIGRIHMS
               (Moderators: Dr. D.Phanbuh, Dr. Valencia Myrboh)

16.15-16.30    Parasitic infestations and its significance in the etiopathogenesis and management
               of Rheumatoid arthritis: Prof. G. N.Khare, IMS-BHU,Varanasi

16.30-17.00    Management of early RA - G.K.MChand.
               ( Moderators: Prof K.C.Saikia, Prof. G. N.Khare, Brig. A.P.Mohanty)
DAY 2: April 10th , 2011
Session : I
8.30-09.30     IORA Gold Medal Session
               - 25 years of Personal experience on tuberculosis of foot bone: Dr Vijay Khariwal
               - Feasibility study on carbon nanotubes and UHMWPE nanocomposite for
               acetabular cup in THR. P.S.Ramasrikanth, IIT(G)
               - An isolated case of hip arthritis in infancy: Dr Dwijender Mili
               - A curious case of CRMO: Dr Jerrison Bareh
               - How do we diagnose & manage RA on OPD basis: Dr Nasim Akhtar
               - SONK of Knee: A case report & Review of literature: Dr Tashi Khongla
               - Staphylococcal septic arthritis complicating chicken pox: Dr Rejaul Haque
               - Ocular manifestation in Rheumatoid diseases : Dr.Gitupom Bordoloi
               - Meningococcal Arthritis: Dr Bipul Kr.Das
               - MOWO of tibia using AO device in varus knee in an adolescent girl: A case study
               on the first case in the NER: its planning and outcome: Dr N.Borgohain

               Chair: Dr. Manish Khanna, Secy. Gen IORA
               Judges: Prof A Santa Singh, Prof K.C.Saikia,     Brig. A.P.Mohanty, Dr Aditya
               Aggarwal & Dr. K.L.Kalra

9.30-9.45      Ankylosing Spondylitis- Limitations of current treatment and future
               directions:Dr Aditya Aggarwal ,Univ.Coll.Med.Scinces, Delhi
9.45-10.00     Prevention of deformity in Arthritic disorders: Dr.Madhu Chandra
               (Moderators: Dr Sanjay Keshkar, Dr Sudhir Warrier)
10:00-10:20    Break
10.20-10.30    Managing Ankylosing Spondylitis from orthopaedic perspective:
               Dr. K.L.Kalra, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi
10-30-10-50    Scope of Nanotechnology in Joint and Cartilage restoration: Dr.Utpal Borah,
10.50-11.10    Hand surgery options in RA: Dr. Sudhir Warrier, Lilavati Hosp. Mumbai
11.10-11.20    Joint replacement in arthritic disorders -Triumph & Challenges: Dr.
               S.K.Bhuyan , GMC,Guwahati
11.20-11.30    Minimally invasive surgeries in arthritic disorders: Dr. Bhaskar Borgohain
               (Moderators:Prof. G. N.Khare, Dr.Madhu Chandra, Dr.Rashna Dass)
11.30-12.10    Myths and realities in Management of Gout : Dr.K.G.Lynrah, NEIGRIHMS
               (Moderator: Brig. A.P.Mohanty, Dr. E.K.Singh)
12.10-12.30    Interactive session with the participants: Dr. Sudhir Warrier, Lilavati
Session : II
12.30-13.00   Lunch
13.00-13.20   Rehabilitation challenges in RA: Dr.Valencia Myrboh, Civil Hospital,
13.20-13.50   Brainstorming Session/Focused Group Discussion
              Minimally Invasive Techniques in joint disorders:
              Facilitator: Dr.G.S.Borgohain
              Experts :Prof R.Bhalla, Prof.S.S.Jha, Prof A.K.Singh, Prof. Anil Mahanta

13.50-14.05   Surgical options for Chondroprotection: Dr. G.S.Borgohain, Jorhat Medical
14.05-14.20   Analgesia Challenges in arthritis associated pain: Dr. B.K.Biswas,
              (Moderators: Dr.S.K.Bhuyan, Dr. K.G.Lynrah, Dr. W. Sutnga)
14.20-14.40   Valedictory function

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