Current evidence based practice -Lumbar IVDP
The department of Orthopaedic surgery of K S Hegde Medical Academy conducted a continuing medical education program on 28-5-2017 at the K S Hegde Hospital seminar hall. The topic of the program was “Current evidence based practice -Lumbar IVDP”. The program entailed invited faculty talks on the current evidence based management in lumbar disc problems. The program was done in association with Canara orthopaedic society® and Karnataka orthopaedic association. The invited faculty were Dr Srinivas M, Dr Dheeraj Kumar, Dr Santosh Babu, Dr Deepak Hegde, Dr Janardhan Aithal, Dr Ishwara Keerti, Dr Mrinal Shetty, Dr Shyam Sunder Bhat, Dr Mahesha, Dr Raghuraj U and Dr Sreejith Padmanabh. There was a live surgical demonstration and telecast of endoscopic lumbar discectomy by Dr Mahesha for the delegates. The program was attended by seventy orthopaedic surgeons from Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Kasargod districts. Prof Dr Lawrence Mathias, head of the department of KS Hegde Medical academy welcomed the delegates and Prof H R Rai president of the Canara orthopaedic society presided over the program.
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Prof Dr Asode Ananthram Shetty -civic felicitation
The Canara Orthopaedic Society in association with I M A Mangaluru, the RedCross society Dakshina Kannada branch and the rotary club organised a public programme and civic felicitation for Dr (prof) Asode Ananthram Shetty. The programme was organised at T V Ramana Pai auditorium on 19th may 2017.
The programme was attended by Honourable minister for civil supplies govt of Karnataka Mr U T Khader as chief guest. Pro-Chancellor of Nitte university Prof Dr Shantharam Shetty presided over the function with invited dignitaries Prof H R Rai president of COS , Mr Venu Sharma chairman of IRCS Mangalore , Mr C A Shantharam Shetty president of Red Cross Dakshina Kannada, Mr Vinayak Prabhu Vice governor Rotary club and Dr G K Bhat past president of IMA Mangalore were in attendance`
Prof Asode Ananthram Shetty was felicitated for his lifetime service in the field of medicine, research and teaching and for being bestowed with numerous awards and the most recent being the highest award for a surgeon “the Hunterian award” by the Royal College of Surgeons England, London. in 2017. Prof Asode Ananthram Shetty delivered a talk on “Next Big Thing in health care” On the occassion a book was released to aid the differently abled person by the Red Cross Dakshina Kannada titled "Ability Beyond Disability" by Dr Asode Ananthram Shetty Prof M Shantharam Shetty delivered the presidential address Members of the Canara Orthopaedics Society were in attendance.