Sakra World Hospital Organises First Annual Indo-Japanese Shoulder Course

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Sakra World Hospital Organises First Annual Indo-Japanese Shoulder Course
 1st Annual Sakra Indo-Japanese Shoulder Course Inaguration-

Sakra World Hospital Organises First Annual Indo-Japanese Shoulder Course
 Dr.Kenji Fujita MD, Dr.Chandrashekar P, and Dr.Thomas Gregory 2-

Sakra World Hospital Organises First Annual Indo-Japanese Shoulder Course
 Dr.Kenji Fujita MD, Dr.Chandrashekar P, and Dr.Thomas Gregory

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11th September 2016 - Launch of 1st Annual Sakra Indo-Japanese Shoulder Course

Organised By: Sakra Institute of Bone & Joints, Sakra World Hospital

(From Left to Right)

Dr.Kenji Fujita MD, Director, Fujita Orthopedics & Sports Clinic, Japan

Dr.Chandrashekar P, Sr.Consultant & HOD - Orthopedics, Sakra Institute of Bone & Joints, Sakra World Hospital, India
Dr.Thomas Gregory, Associate Professor, Paris Descartes University, France

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(From Left to Right)

Dr. Banarji BH, Head - Shoulder & Upper Limb Division, Sakra Institute of Bone & Joints, India
Dr.Chandrashekar P, Sr.Consultant & HOD - Orthopedics, Sakra Institute of Bone & Joints, Sakra World Hospital, India
Dr.Thomas Gregory, Associate Professor, Paris Descartes University, France

Dr. Ram Chidambaram, Hod - Shoulder & Upper Limb Unit, MIOT, Chennai

Dr. Ashish Babhulkar, Consultant Shoulder Surgeon, Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital, Pune


Dr. Srikanth Narayanaswamy, Consultant & Head - Radiology & Imaging, Sakra World Hospital
Dr.Kenji Fujita MD, Director, Fujita Orthopedics & Sports Clinic, Japan


Sakra World Hospital Organises First Annual Indo-Japanese Shoulder Course

Bengaluru, 12th September, 2016:  The First Annual Indo-Japanese Shoulder Course organised by Sakra World Hospital on the 11th September 2016, brought to forefront the advancements in techniques and latest technology used in keyhole surgeries procedure in arthroscopy, arthroplasty and complex shoulder problems.  More than 200+ Orthopedic Surgeons from across the country attended the day-long course. It was a knowledge sharing platform, a carefully packaged program of live surgical demonstration, bone model demonstration and series of lectures. The course facilitated the coming together of advanced techniques from Japan and the rich experience of Indian doctors to formulate the best treatment possible for shoulder.

The shoulder course which was divided into three sessions and two live surgeries divulged into various topics – Understanding of the shoulder and joint biomechanics, Basics of Cuff repair, the anatomy of cuff, types of tear and repair. Session were held on the management of partial cuff tears, old retracted cuff tears, bipolar bone loss, principles of shoulder instability treatment, proximal humerus fractures and arthroplasty for such conditions.  Live surgical demonstrations of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, arthroscopic bankart repair, and novel implant for proximal humerus fractures were shown during the course for a better understanding of new age surgical techniques.  It was followed by discussion of complex case studies by the experts in the field. 

“The Sakra Indo-Japanese Shoulder course by Sakra World Hospital brought together the best of minds in the industry to divulge the various shoulder related problems and techniques effective which can be used over conventional procedures.  The sessions which include interactive panel discussion, live surgeries, seminars and case studies created a platform for upcoming doctors to learn from a group of seasoned veterans,”said Dr Banarji B.H, Head, Shoulder & Upper limb division, Sakra Institute of Bone & Joints, Sakra World Hospital. 

“Being a part of the Sakra Indo-Japanses Shoulder Course has been a remarkable experience.  Events like these help us analyse and exchange ideas amongst peers. The enthusiasm showcased by the doctors in understanding the latest global standards in procedure will further help them treat their patients in a better manner.” added Dr. Kenji Fujita, Director, Fujita Orthopaedics and Sports Clinic Japan.

“It was an engaging session where in everyone from new generation of orthopaedic doctors to veterans are able to interact and exchange inputs.  The Sakra Indo-Japanese Knee Course provided me with the understanding from various backgrounds and different approaches taken by my peers than my own in treatment of the patient. It has been enlightening to say the least.”  said, Dr. Thomas Gregory, Assistant Professor, Paris Descartes University, France.

About Sakra World Hospital:

Sakra World Hospital is a 350-bed hospital, providing healthcare across all specialties such as Neuro Sciences, Cardiac Sciences, Orthopedics, Women and Child Health, Digestive and Hepatobiliary Sciences, Renal Sciences, Emergency and Trauma Care. There are 12 integrated modular operation theatres (OTs) with cutting-edge, state-of-the-art technologies like OR integration solution that features video input recording, saving and displaying from a range of sources like surgical camera, peripheral camera and MIS camera.

The OT complex has a dedicated world-class Hybrid OT, featuring an intraoperative CT, advanced bi-plane CathLab and a fixed column OT table with common iso-centre for high-precision surgeries. The procedures using bi-plane cath-lab, enable visualization of smaller body parts like thin vessels of the heart and facilitates intra-operative 3D imaging. The 80 ICU beds are supported by high-end equipment with a central monitoring system. This facilitates quick and easy collection / access and transmission of patient's data to any department in the hospital network. There are dedicated isolation rooms for patients who are highly infection prone.

The 24-hour level 1 emergency and trauma care unit, the first of its kind, is top-notch. To enhance the response time for medical emergencies, the triage area (casualty), resuscitation area (revival), ICU and OT are all located on the same floor. The emergency bay has a mini lab / static lab facility with critical equipment’s such as blood gas analyzer, cell counter etc., to empower doctors in taking quicker and better informed decision.


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