Advance Trauma Symposium – Upper Extremity Symposium & Workshop 2019

Yet another academic meet par excellence Advance Trauma Symposium – Upper Extremity Symposium & Workshop is planned on 8th & 9th June 2019 at Hotel Le Meridian, Nagpur. VOS team is working hard to make this event a memorable one

An Overview

ATS is a specialized educational endeavour of DePuy Synthes for experienced orthopaedic surgeons which addresses complexities for trauma care concerning trauma with highlights on the management of comminuted fractures. With an objective of delivering ‘solution-oriented learning’, ATS entails detailed indication-based discussions led by an expert panel of faculty.

ATS further elaborates and provides a dynamic platform to evaluate multiple treatment options applicable to trauma fractures. Built around a selection of cases by eminent surgeon faculty as well as the participants, ATS provides an opportunity for a one-on-one discussion of common and complex clinical issues related to the focused anatomical region. By addressing key domains like post-operative issues and care along with prognosis management, ATS finally aims to offer an end-to-end learning opportunity to the participants.

Designed through a distinctively structured educational methodology, ATS achieves the desired objectives through expert lectures, dynamic case discussions and hands-on workshops on bone models. This unique focused approach to learning is aimed to enlighten the participants with a detailed understanding and comfort in providing best solutions to complex trauma issues related to specific anatomical region hence explores newer modalities in advanced patient care.


  • 4 Workshops with hands-on Synthes saw bone models
  • Video demo of surgical approaches
  • Planning & Decision Making in different fracture configurations
  • Management tips for difficult case scenarios


As we advance towards specialization, it is imperative to shift ATS of surgeon education from generics to specifics. This unique educational approach aims to equip the participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to identify the optimal solution for complex surgical management issues related to specific ATS area.
• Anatomically focused curriculum •
• Solution oriented learning methodology •
• Hands-on-expertise through practical workshops •
• Dynamic case discussions led by expert faculty •

Course Pre-Requisites

MS (Ortho), D.N.B. (Ortho) or D (Ortho)

National Faculty

As promised our event will have eminent national faculty conducting innovative sessions.

Dr. Jignesh Pandya Trauma Surgeon, Surat

Dr. Jignesh Pandya

Trauma Surgeon, Surat

Dr. D. D. Tanna Trauma & Reconstruction Surgeon, Mumbai

Dr. D. D. Tanna

Trauma & Reconstruction Surgeon, Mumbai

Dr Taral Nagda

Dr Taral Nagda


Dr. Shakir Kapadia

Dr. Shakir Kapadia


Programme schedule: Saturday, 8th June 2019

07:00 - 07:30 pmRegistration and Welcome
07:30 - 08:30 pmWorkshop on Proximal Humeral FracturesDr Jignesh Pandya
08:30 - 09:00 pmTips & Tricks of Fracture Reduction for Proximal Humeral FracturesDr Jignesh Pandya
09:00 - 09:30 pmHumeral Pinning TechniquesDr Taral Nagda
09:30 - 10:30 pmCase Discussion and X Ray
10:30 - 11:30 pmDinner

Programme Schedule – Sunday, 9th June 2019

08:00 - 08:30 amRegistration and Breakfast
08:30 - 09:15 amWorkshop of Scapular FixationDr Shakir Kapadia
09:15 - 10:45 amLectures:
09:15 - 09:25 amManagement of The Floating ShoulderProf Dr S Babhulkar
09:25 - 09:35 amDeltoid Splitting Approach for Proximal Humeral Fracture Video, Tips & TricksDr D D Tanna
09:35 - 09:45 amManagement of AC-DislocationDr Shakir Kapadia
09:45 - 09:55 amProximal Humeral Fractures in The ElderlyDr. Ashutosh Apte
09:55 - 10:05 amNovel Approach to The Radial Nerve ExplorationDr Sanjay Sonawane
10:05 - 10:15 amMy Nightmare CaseDr Makrand Dhopavrkar
10:15 - 10:45 amPanel Discussion and Case Presentation
10:45 - 11:00 amInauguration & Tea Break
11:00 - 12:30 pmLectures:
11:00 - 11:10 amManagement of Shattered T-Y ElbowDr S Babhulkar
11:10 - 11:20 amThe “Wrong Way In “- Anterior ApproachDr Shakir Kapadia
11:20 - 11:30 amThe Terrible Triad: From Terribly Difficult to Feasibly EasyDr Jignesh Pandya
11:30 - 11:40 amRadial Head Displacement: Tips and PearlsDr D D Tanna
11:40 - 11:50 amCoronal Shear Fractures of TheElbowDr Jignesh Pandya
11:50 - 12:00 pmManagement of Non Union Supra condylar fractures humerus After Failed FixationDr D D Tanna
12:00 - 12:30 pmPanel Discussion and Case Based Discussion
12:30 - 13:30 pmWorkshop on T-Y Humeral FracturesDr Sushruth Babhulkar
13:30 - 14:15 pmLunch Break
14:15 - 14:35 pmDebate: Arjun Locked in Battle with Dronacharya (10 min Each) Locked (Dr Unmesh Mahajan) Versus Non Locked ( Dr D D Tanna ) constructs
14:40 - 16:00 pmLectures:
14:40 - 14:50 pmNeglected Monteggia Fractures in ChildrenDr Taral Nagda
14:50 - 15:00 pmBasics of Elbow MRI from Normal to Terrible TriadDr Harshwardhan Jain
15:00 - 15:10 pmFive Most Challenging Fractures in ChildrenDr Taral Nagda
15:10 - 15:20 pmPost Traumatic Stiff Elbow: ArthrolysisDr Viraj Shingade
15:20 - 15:30 pmThe Difficult Supracondylar Fracture in ChildrenDr Taral Nagda
15:30 - 16:00 pmPanel Discussion and Cases

Prizes shall be given to the early birds and by lucky draw.

Dr Mahendra Kale

VOS, President

Dr R M Chandak

VOS, Convenor

Dr Nirbhay Karandikar

VOS, Secretary

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