- Around 50 renowned spine surgeons provided training to 70 budding surgeons at SPINECON 2018, a conference and workshop organized by Paras Hospitals.
- While focusing on the cutting edge technology, the workshop covered a wide range of topics from spinal tumors, deformity, and trauma.
- The event was graced by Dr. Dharminder Nagar, MD, Paras Healthcare, and Padmashree Dr. (Prof) VS Mehta, Chairman Neurosciences, Paras Hospitals Gurgaon.
Gurgaon, Feb 2, 2018: Budding spine surgeons across India gathered at the Crown Plaza Hotel to attend the opening edition of SPINECON 2018. Organized by Paras Hospitals Gurgaon, the three-day event held the first ever annual master course in spine surgery, as 50 renowned specialists came together to provide training and share the latest knowledge related to the treatment of spinal ailments to around 70 delegates attending the conference.
The event was graced by Dr. Dharminder Nagar, MD, Paras Healthcare, and Padmashree Dr. (Prof) VS Mehta, Chairman Neurosciences, Paras Hospitals Gurgaon, who along with the Organizing Chairman, Dr. Sumit Sinha, Director Neurosurgery & Spine, Paras Hospitals Gurgaon, inaugurated the conference.
“Paras Hospitals is not only involved in providing high-quality tertiary healthcare services to the people, but also deems dissemination of knowledge, spreading awareness, and exchange of ideas and experience highly important, especially in today’s day and age where medical knowledge is evolving by the passing day. Treatment of various complications related to spine and neurological system of human body remains one of the most complicated fields of modern medicine and it is essential to have constant collaboration from experts of the field, with continued focus on training the new generation of spinal surgeons for a more strong medical community of tomorrow,” said Dr. Dharminder Nagar, MD, Paras Healthcare.
The conference included 7 sessions including Cadaver hands-on workshop covering various topics from spinal injury, trauma, tumors, to deformity and degenerative diseases. The correct and appropriate use of latest technologies and surgical procedures was discussed, with a special focus on minimally invasive surgery, which requires small incisions, less pain, low risk of infection and complications, shorter hospital stay, quicker recovery and less scarring, and reduced blood loss.
“Our focus remains on increasing collaboration and exchange of ideas between various faculty members of the field as well as to further expert knowledge, training, and guidance to upcoming faculty. We are thankful to an exceptional faculty and various experts in the field for their support and participation. At the same time, the inquisitiveness and keenness towards learning showed by the new generation of spinal surgeons have made this event a success,” said Dr. (Prof) VS Mehta, Chairman Neurosciences, Paras Hospitals Gurgaon.
Apart from providing a master course in spine surgery, didactic lectures from experts, several case-based discussions, and interactive panel sessions were conducted. Also, a special Cadaver Hands-on workshop was conducted focusing on various aspects of spine surgery to provide necessary surgical training to the upcoming surgeons.
“With expanding horizons of spinal surgery, such initiatives are needed to keep everyone connected and updated so that as surgical experts and responsible healthcare providers, we continue to provide the best quality care to people, a culture which Paras Hospitals has believed in and practiced since its inception,” said Dr. Sumit Sinha, Organizing Chairman,SPINECON 2018and Director Neurosurgery & Spine, Paras Hospitals Gurgaon.