DePuy Synthes Institute Programs

Basic Arthroplasty Course

Basic Arthroplasty course is a 2-day program on the fundamentals of arthroplasty for surgeons who are performing joint replacement surgery with assistance and are eager to become independent operators. The program which includes didactic, observorship and sawbone demonstrations helps aspiring arthroplasty surgeons in getting a solid footing by giving them a strong theoretical foundation and practical exposure to different aspects of arthroplasty. Surgeries are beamed into DePuy Synthes Institute from various ‘Centres of Excellence’ and the expert faculty helps answer questions that the attendee may have. Proctorships are also offered on a case- by-case basis.

Program Structure

Day 1: Didactic and hands-on sawbone session on hip arthroplasty moderated by expert faculty along with live/recorded surgeries

Day 2: Didactic and hands-on sawbone session on knee arthroplasty moderated by expert faculty along with live/recorded surgeries

Registration Fee: None

Intermediate Arthroplasty Course

The Intermediate Arthroplasty Course is an intensive 3-day program, aimed at independently practicing arthroplasty surgeons that focuses on the finer nuances of primary arthroplasty. The course is specially structured for surgeons who already have hands-on arthroplasty experience so that some of the key doubts and questions that surgeons encounter during initial surgeries are clarified, thus preparing a solid foundation for future surgeries.

Program Structure

Module 1 – Didactic and hands-on sawbone session on hip arthroplasty coupled with interactive, beamed surgeries moderated by expert faculty

Module 2 – Didactic and hands-on sawbone session on knee arthroplasty coupled with interactive, beamed surgeries, moderated by expert faculty

Module 3 – Cadaver hands-on sessions on hip and knee arthroplasty with individual attention

Module 4 – Proctorship wherein an expert trainer visits your OR and provides an exclusive one-to-one guidance

Registration Fee: INR 15,000 (fee includes travel expenses, cadaver lab hands-on facility, course material, meals as well as a completely sponsored proctor visit to your OR)

Advanced Arthroplasty Course (Complex Primary)

This 3-day course aims at teaching primary arthroplasty exponents, the management of complex primary arthroplasty. The course adopts a discussion-based pedagogical approach wherein you can interact with expert faculty and upgrade your skill-sets on complex cases. Some topics of discussion in the course will be ankylosed hips, limb length discrepancy, extreme varus or valgus and other such complex conditions.

Program Structure

Module 1 – Didactic and hands-on sawbone session on complex cases in hip arthroplasty coupled with interactive, beamed surgeries, moderated by expert faculty

Module 2 – Didactic and hands-on sawbone session on complex cases in knee arthroplasty coupled with interactive, beamed surgeries, moderated by expert faculty

Module 3 – Cadaver hands-on sessions on hip and knee arthroplasty with individual attention

Registration Fee: INR 15000 (fee includes travel expenses, cadaver lab hands-on facility, course material and meals)

Advanced Arthroplasty Course (High Performance Knee)

This 3-day course aims at introducing fixed-bearing knee arthroplasty exponents to the concepts and applications of mobile bearing technology and implant options. The course provides a perfect launch-pad for arthroplasty surgeons to expand their portfolio of surgical solutions through advanced skills-training under the guidance of masters in mobile bearing knee arthroplasty.

Program Structure

Module 1 – Didactic and hands-on sawbone session on mobile bearing knee arthroplasty, moderated by expert faculty

Module 2 – Beamed-in live surgeries from ‘Centers of Excellence’

Module 3 – Cadaver hands-on sessions on use of high performance implants with individual attention

Registration Fee: INR 15000 (fee includes travel expenses, cadaver lab hands-on facility, course material and meals)

Advanced Arthroplasty Course (Modular Hips)

This 3-day course aims at introducing advanced arthroplasty exponents to the concepts and applications of modular stem implant options. The course provides a perfect launch-pad for advanced surgeons to expand their portfolio of surgical options in hip arthroplasty.

Program Structure

Module 1 – Didactic and hands-on sawbone session on ‘High Performance Hips’, moderated by expert faculty

Module 2 – Beamed-in live surgeries from ‘Centers of Excellence’

Module 3 – Cadaver hands-on sessions on use of high performance implants with individual attention

 

Registration Fee: INR 15000 (fee includes travel expenses, cadaver lab hands-on facility, course material and meals)

Revision Arthroplasty Course

This 3-day course aims at introducing advanced arthroplasty exponents to the management of revision arthroplasty. The course adopts a comprehensive mix of case discussions, surgical interactions and cadaver lab sessions wherein, you share closely interact with expert faculty and upgrade your skill-sets on revision cases.

Program Structure

Module 1 – Didactic and hands-on sawbone session on revision cases in hip arthroplasty coupled with interactive, beamed surgeries, moderated by expert faculty

Module 2 – Didactic and hands-on sawbone session on revision cases in knee arthroplasty coupled with interactive, beamed surgeries, moderated by expert faculty

Module 3 – Cadaver hands-on sessions on hip and knee arthroplasty with individual attention

Registration Fee: INR 15000 (fee includes travel expenses, cadaver lab hands-on facility, course material and meals)

Mitek Advanced Arthroscopy Course (Shoulder - Instability)

‘Mitek Advanced Arthroscopy Course’ is a unique 1-day educational program for practicing surgeons who are interested in mastering the art of shoulder arthroscopy. The course is targeted towards surgeons who wish to acquire advanced skill sets in surgical treatment of cases including shoulder instability repair. The one-day program consists of didactic sessions, surgical video demonstrations, case discussions and hands-on cadaveric workshops.

Program Structure

Module 1: Didactic and sawbone session on arthroscopic shoulder instability repair, moderated by expert faculty

Module 2: Cadaver hands-on sessions on arthroscopic shoulder instability repair with individual attention

Registration Fee:INR 10000 (fee includes travel expenses, cadaver lab hands-on facility, course material and meals)

Mitek Advanced Arthroscopy Course (Shoulder – Rotator cuff)

‘Mitek Advanced Arthroscopy Course – Rotator Cuff’ is a unique 1-day educational program for practicing surgeons who are interested in mastering the art of shoulder arthroscopy. The course is targeted towards surgeons who wish to acquire advanced skill sets in surgical treatment of cases including rotator cuff repair. The one-day program consists of didactic sessions, surgical video demonstrations, case discussions and hands-on cadaveric workshops.

Program Structure

Module 1: Didactic and sawbone session on arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, moderated by expert faculty

Module 2: Cadaver hands-on sessions on arthroscopic rotator cuff repair with individual attention

Registration Fee:INR 10000 (fee includes travel expenses, cadaver lab hands-on facility, course material and meals)