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
Dr Milind Choudhary


  • 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 AssociationASAMI India will organise National Ilizarov Course, Patna  (BOA Mid Term Conference) on 14-15th July 2018, at Hotel Lemon Tree, Patna,  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, Dr Milind Choudhary Ex President ASAMI India from Akola, &  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):

S.No Topic Time Faculty
Day One -14th July
Registration & Breakfast 08.00 – 9.00 AM
Introduction 09.00 – 9.20 AM Rakesh Choudhary
Rajeev Anand 
Shamshul Hoda 
Harshad M Shah 

SESSION –I    BASICS  OF ILIZAROV (9 AM -11 AM ) Sponsor: Zydus Synovia
1 History & Introduction to Ilizarov /ASAMI 09.00 – 09.10 AM  (8+2 Mins) Arnab Sinha
2 Indications 09.00 – 09.20 AM (8+2 Mins) Harshad M Shah
3 Anatomty & Safe zones – Lower Limb 09.20 – 09.30 AM (8+2 Mins) R A Agrawal 
4 Biomechanics of Ilizarov Apparatus 09.30 – 09.40 AM (8+2 Mins) Jitendra Bhatnagar 
5 Corticotomy  09.40 – 09.50 AM (8+2 Mins) Manish Dhawan 
6 Limb lengthening & Bone Transport & LON  09.50 – 10.00 AM (8+2 Mins) V K Sinha 
7 Lengthening over plate  10.00 – 10.10 AM (8+2 Mins) Ruta Kulkarni 
8 Biology of Distraction Osteogenesis 10.10 – 10.20 AM (8+2 Mins) Shamsul Hoda
9 Pre op plan & Post Op care  10.20 – 10.30 AM (8+2 Mins) Milind Choudhary
10 Complications of Ilizarov  10.30 – 10.40 AM (8+2 Mins) John Mukhopadhaya 
11 Post Mortem of Limb Lengthening- Ilizarov Frame 10.40 – 10.50 AM (8+2 Mins) SS Jha
12 Techniques  Ilizarov frame application 10.50 – 11.00 AM (8+2 Mins) Rajat Agrarwal 
INAUGURATION  – 11.00 – 11.30 AM 
Ilizarov – Instrumentation  & Components 11.30 – 11.45 AM  Milind Choudhary
Wire/ half  pin  fixation on tibia ..Demo 11.45 – 12.00 PM Rajat Agrawal
 Hands on Workshop on Tibia: Ilizarov Frame 12.00- 01.30 PM  HR Jhunjhunwala 
Harshad M Shah 
RA Agrawal
John Mukhopadhaya

LUNCH – 01.30  – 02.00 PM
SESSION III- TRAUMA /INFECTION 02.00 – 03 .00 PM Sponsor: Intas Alecta
Ilizarov in primary Trauma  02.00 – 02.10 PM (8+2 min) Harshad M Shah 
Principles of infected non-union  02.10 – 02.20 PM (8+2 min) Harshad M Shah 
Bone transport tibia  02.20 – 02.30 PM (8+2 min) Manish Dhawan 
Ankle arthrodesis 02.30 – 02.40 PM (8+2 min) Anil Mahajan 
Case Discussions: trauma, Infected Non Unions 02.40- 03.10 PM (8+2 min) All Faculty
SESSION IV: 03.00 – 04.00 PM
WorkShop : Peo-Op Planning / Apparatus/ Ring Construct of Live Surgery 03.10 – 04.00 PM (8+2 Mins) All Faculty
                                   SESSION V  – DEFORMITY CORRECTION – 04.00 – 05.00 PM  Sponsor: Intas Alecta

Normal & Abnormal 04.00 – 04.10 PM (8+2 min) Rajat Agrawal
Mal-Alignment & Malorientation Tests 04.10 – 04.20 PM (8+2 min) Ruta Kulkarni
Frontal Plane Deformity Correction 04.20 – 04.30 PM (8+2 min) Ruta Kulkarni
Sagittal Plane Deformity Correction 04.30 – 04.40 PM (8+2 min) R A Agrawal 
Oblique Plane deformity Correction 04.40 – 04.50 PM (8+2 min) HR Jhunjhunwala 
Rules of Osteotomy For Deformity Correction 04.50 – 05.00 PM (8+2 min) Milind Choudhary
SESSION VI: 05.00 – 05.30 PM (FREE PAPERS)
Case Discussion: 05.30 – 07.00 PM
Cultural Evening: 07.30 Pm Onwards
Final scientific program will be updated on ASAMI India & BOA Website/ WhatsApp group.
For Enquiries, Contact – Dr Shamsul Hoda, Convenor, Ilizarov Sub Committee, BOA,, WhatsApp; 9308334056, 7070467777
Before 30th  April Till 31st June Spot/After 31st June
ASAMI/BOA Member Rs 2000 Rs 2500 Rs 3000
Non ASAMI/BOA Member Rs 2500 Rs 3000 Rs 3500
PG students Rs 1000 Rs 1500 Rs 1500
Spouse Rs 1000 Rs 1500 Rs 2000
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.
Filled forms & cash  please submit filled form to Mr Uday BOA Staff (Ph 9308269182) at BOA office, IMA Building, Gandhi Maidan Patna, 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), please submit filled form to Mr Uday at BOA office, Patna.
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 Staff on Ph 9308269182.


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