26 February 2019 | News
Young neurosurgeons witnessed master-class live neurosurgical operations
With an aim to impart knowledge and help the practitioners in staying updated with the latest trends in Neurosurgery, Kolkata-based Medica Superspecialty Hospital organised the 9th Masterclass Neurosurgery Workshop and Live Surgery on February 23 and February 24. Senior Neurosurgeons from across the country took part in the conference for the benefit of junior doctors and medical students. The event was attended by over 250 doctors from all over the country. The choice of operations, videos, lectures were in the field of skull base, vascular, CV Junction, spine and tumours.
The live procedures as well as video-lecture sessions were conducted by guest faculties like Prof. Atul Goel (Mumbai), Dr. Suresh Sankhla (Mumbai), Dr. Paritosh Pandey (Bengaluru), and Dr. Lokendra Singh (Nagpur) among others. Consultants from Kolkata including Dr. L. N. Tripathy, Director, Medica Institute of Neurological Diseases & course convener, Dr. Harsh Jain and Dr. Sunandan Basu (host-faculty), Dr Sandeep Chatterjee, Dr P.R. Datta, Dr D.K. Pradhan and many more participated in the interactions.
Elaborating on the Masterclass Workshop, Dr. L. N. Tripathy, Sr. Vice-Chairman and Director, Medica Institute of Neurological Diseases (M.I.N.D) & course convener, said, “Neurosurgery is an evolving and dynamic area of expertise which demands doctors to stay updated with the advancements in order to provide the best quality care for all patients. These workshops are essential for the training of the next generation aspiring neurosurgeons who will carry the mantle forward.”
Dr. Alok Roy, Chairman, Medica Group of Hospitals, while inaugurating the Seminar, said: “I would like to congratulate MIND team lead by our dynamic Senior Vice-Chairman, Dr. Tripathy, the team of masterclass neurosurgeons from all over India who came and offered a unique learning experience for the aspiring neurosurgeons. I am sure the live surgery and discourses on advanced neurosurgery will definitely benefit the trainees.”
“The live surgeries provided a real-time experience to us. The two-day workshop allowed us to exchange the thoughts and intuitive learning which will be beneficial for us in the coming years,” said a trainee, who witnessed the masters operating live.