Workshop on ILIAROV treatment held

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Department of orthopedic Khyber Teaching Hospital/Khyber Medical College in collaboration with Pakistan Orthopedic Association has organized 02 day basic “ILIZAROV” workshop at KMC.

The objective of the workshop is to introduce the “ILIZAROV” method of treatment. ILIZAROV is an External Fixation Device invented by Russian Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Gavrill Abramovich Ilizarov in 1951). It is used for Correction of Congenital and Acquired Limbs deformities and Limb lengthening procedures.

Renowned faculty members from all over the country were invited for workshop. Large numbers of orthopedic trainees and consultants participated in this workshop. Principal KMC Professor Dr. Ejaz Hassan Khan and Chief Organizer Associate Professor Dr. Shoaib Khan orthopedic Surgeon welcome the participants.

The participants were provided practical opportunities on the models. Professor Dr. Zafar Hayat KTH/KMC/KMC Peshawar distributed the shield and Certificates among the faculty members and participants as well.
In his concluding remarks he appreciated the well organized workshop and suggested to other departments to follow this model of workshop, so as the knowledge can be transferred to the upcoming generation.

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