DAY 2 – FRIDAY, JANUARY 12TH, 2024

Time Topic
8:50 am - 8:55 am Welcome Remarks: Dr. Amar S. Ranawat
8:55 am - 9:10 am Lamp Lighting Ceremony: Mahurat Ceremony
  • Dr. K. H. Sancheti, Dr. Nandu Laud, Dr. Amar Ranawat, Dr. Anil Ranawat, Dr. Parag Sancheti, Dr. Sachin Tapasvi, Dr. Ashok Shyam
  • Tradition is the Gold Standard
  • 9:10 am - 9:35 am SESSION I - JOINT PRESERVATION & PARTIAL KNEE REPLACEMENT
  • Moderator: Dr. Anil S. Ranawat
  • Panelists: Dr. Taylor J. Reif, Dr. Anoop Jhurani, Dr. Arun Mullaji, Dr. Mangal Parihar
  • Deformity Correction
  • High Tibial Osteotomy (HTO)
  • Uni Compartmental
  • 9:35 am - 9:55 am Discussion
    9:55 am - 10:02 am Keynote 7
  • Limb Lengthening
  • Keynote Speaker: Dr. Taylor J. Reif
  • 10:02 am - 10:20 am Discussion
    10:20 am - 10:40 am SESSION II - PERFORMING A PRIMARY TKA
  • Moderator: Dr. Daniel J. Berry
  • Panelists: Dr. Sanjeev Jain, Dr. Rajesh Maniar, Dr. Arun Mullaji, Dr. Ashok Rajgopal, Dr. Gurava Reddy, Dr. Parag Sancheti
  • Preoperative decision making, screening and patient optimization
  • Perioperative antibiotic, anticoagulation, pain and blood management
  • Balancing techniques - measured resection vs gap balancing and Implant rotation
  • Implant fixation choices
  • Patellar management
  • Postoperative instructions: Antibiotic prophylaxis, return to activities and dislocation precautions
  • 10.40 am - 10.52 am Case Presentations
    10:52 am - 11:10 am Discussion
    11:10 am - 11:30 am LUNCH
    11:30 am - 11:55 am SESSION III - MANAGEMENT OF THE COMPLEX PRIMARY ARTHRITIC KNEE
  • Moderator: Dr. Ashok Rajgopal
  • Panelists: Dr. Daniel J. Berry, Dr. Rajesh Maniar, Dr. Sharan Shivraj Patil, Dr. Amar S. Ranawat, Dr. Shrinand V. Vaidya
  • Surgical Approach - Knee with previous incision
  • Post Trauma Arthritis - Dealing with trauma implants, bone loss & deformity
  • Management of Fractures Caused by: Trauma, Osteoporosis (Vit. D deficiency), etc.
  • Deformity Management - Varus, Valgus, FFD, with Ligament Instability Soft Tissue Balancing & Constrained Implants
  • Extra Articular Deformity
  • Stiff Knee, Post Patellectomy & Quadricep Deficiency
  • 11:55 am - 12:01 pm Severe Valgus Deformity: Dr. P. Dhanasekara Raja
    12:01 pm - 12:07 pm Correction of Extraarticular Deformity - Femur done with Robot: Dr. Anoop Jhurani
    12:07 pm - 12:13 pm Management of Stress Fracture in TKA: Lessons Learned: Dr. Bharath Loganathan
    12:13 pm - 12:19 pm Severe Varus Deformity with severe medial tibial condyle bone loss on both knees: Dr. Akhilesh Yadav
    12:19 pm - 12:40 pm Discussion
    12:40 pm - 1:19 pm SESSION IV - PERIPROSTHETIC JOINT INFECTION (PJI) - KNEE ARTHROPLASTY
  • Moderator: Dr. Alberto Carli
  • Panelists: Dr. Thorsten Gehrke, Dr. Michael W. Henry, Dr. Edward J. McPherson, Dr. Arun Mullaji, Dr. Ashok Rajgopal, Dr. Gurava Reddy, Dr. Hemant Wakankar
  • Controversies in infection prevention
    • Do experts have a BMI cutoff?
    • Do experts decolonize MRSA?
    • How is the OR set-up?
    • Sutures vs. staples
    • Do you administer antibiotics for extended period
  • Controversies in infection diagnosis
    • What guidelines should we use?
    • Next generation sequencing (NGS): Is this the solution?
    • What is the role of Alpha Defensin (antimicrobial peptide)?
    • How do you tackle culture negative results?
    • How do you approach reimplantation? Technical pearls.
  • 1:19 pm - 1:25 pm Antibiotics: Current State of the Art
  • Presenter: Dr. Michael W. Henry
  • What's new…and what about suppression?
  • 1:25 pm - 2:15 pm LUNCH
    2:15 pm - 2:35 pm SESSION IV - PERIPROSTHETIC JOINT INFECTION (PJI) - KNEE ARTHROPLASTY
  • Moderator: Dr. Edward J. McPherson
  • Panelists: Dr. Daniel J. Berry, Dr. Alberto Carli, Dr. Michael W. Henry, Dr. Amar S. Ranawat, Dr. Sachin Tapasvi
  • Treating PJI in the Knee
    • DAIR (debridement, antibiotics, and implant retention)
    • What do you do?
    • Single vs. two-stage
    • 1.5 stage
    • Technical pearls for a successful spacer
    • How do you close complex wounds?
    • How do you deal with salvage situations, fusion, etc.?
  • 2:35 pm - 2:41 pm Case Presentations
    2:41 pm - 2:47 pm Infected TKR Treated by 2 Stage Revision: Dr. B. D. Chatterjee
  • Stage 1 - Articulating Antibiotic Spacer
  • Stage 2 - Sleeves for Large Metaphyseal Defects
  • 2:47 pm - 2:53 pm Treatment of Prosthetic Knee Joint Infection with Klebsiella - Now what?: Dr. Dhiraj Marothi
    2:53 pm - 3:20 pm Discussion
    3:20 pm - 3:40 pm SESSION V - ALIGNMENT CONTROVERSY IN KNEE ARTHROPLASTY
  • Moderator: Dr. Rajesh Maniar
  • Panelists: Dr. Edward J. McPherson, Dr. Arun Mullaji, Dr. Harish S. Bhende, Dr. Hemant Wakankar
  • Why have an alignment philosophy and then restrict it?
  • Mechanical Alignment (MA)
  • Kinematic Alignment (KA)
  • Inverse Kinematic Alignment (IKA)
  • Restricted Kinematic Alignment (RKA)
  • 3:40 pm - 3:46 pm Mechanical Alignment - Case Presentations: Dr. Unmesh Mahajan
    3:46 pm - 3:52 pm FFD with 15° Varus Deformity: How to correct without additional bone cuts and soft tissue releases: Dr. Anoop Jhurani
    3:52 pm - 3:58 pm Bilateral with Inverse Kinematic Alignment Technique: Dr. Sunil Kumar Dash
    3:58 pm - 4:15 pm Discussion
    4:15 pm - 4:35 pm COFFEE BREAK
    4:35 pm - 5:00 pm SESSION VI - THE USE OF A ROBOT IN KNEE REPLACEMENT SURGERY
  • Moderator: Dr. Daniel J. Berry
  • Panelists: Dr. Alberto Carli, Dr. Thorsten Gehrke, Dr. Anoop Jhurani, Dr. Rajesh Maniar, Dr. Amar S. Ranawat, Dr. Sachin Tapasvi
  • Which cases could benefit most from the use of a Robot?
  • What is the criteria for referral to a surgeon skilled in robotics?
  • Under what circumstances is it worth learning robotic methods?
  • How do you and your hospital make the economics work?
  • What are the main problems you have encountered when starting to use robotics?
  • Does the robot change the outcome of TKA for most patients?
  • 5:00 pm - 5:25 pm Discussion
    5:25 pm - 6:10 pm SESSION VII - PRIMARY, COMPLEX OR REVISION TKA
  • Moderators: Dr. Amar S. Ranawat
  • Panelists: Dr. Rajesh Maniar, Dr. Shubhranshu Mohanty, Dr. Arun Mullaji, Dr. Ashok Rajgopal
  • Presenters: Dr. Rushay Bhalodia, Dr. Sanket Diwanji, Dr. Jagadeesh Nallamothu
  • 6:10 pm - 6:25 pm Discussion
    6:25 pm - 6:30 pm Day 2 Review: Dr. Amar S. Ranawat
    6:45 pm - 7:45 pm Fire Side Chats: Up close with the brightest brains and cutting edge technology
  • (First floor, Hotel JW Marriott)
  • 8:00 pm onwards Gala Dinner