Meet on Diabetic Foot ends

The three-day conference on Endocrinology, and Diabetic Foot at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences has concluded.

Published: 18th September 2012 10:40 AM  |   Last Updated: 18th September 2012 10:40 AM   |  A+A-

The three-day conference on Endocrinology, and Diabetic Foot at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences has concluded.

As part of the conference, a series of video demonstrations of complicated diabetic foot surgeries by expert surgeons and presentation of new surgical techniques in Diabetic foot were made. Recent developments in Endocrinology and Diabetes were also discussed.

Dr Robert Frykberg and Dr Aparjita Nakra from the USA presented papers on diabetic foot infections and the best way to manage the problem.

Dr Shashank Joshi of Mumbai and Dr Usha Sriram of Chennai presented papers on new medications that are available for the diabetes treatment.

The latest treatment guidelines for managing hypothyroidism complicating pregnancy was also discussed at the conference. Other faculty presented papers on delayed puberty and thinning of the bones (Osteoporosis). Dr Harish Kumar, HOD Endocrinology Department, Dr Vasantha Nair, Dr R V vijayakumar, Dr Ajitkumar Varma, Dr Unnikrishnan and Dr Usha Menon also spoke.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp