Ludhiana,30 Apr:Department of Orthopaedics, SPS Apollo hospital, Ludhiana is organizing an International symposium on recent advances in Knee replacement surgery on 3rd May 2008. Dr Harpreet S. Gill, Sr. Consultant Orthopaedics and symposium organizer stated that this would be attended by Orthopaedic Surgeons of North India. One of the leading knee replacement surgeons of the world, Dr J.L. Briard from France would be the guest faculty. He has pioneered the mobile bearing knee replacement surgery. The symposium would include a live surgery for the delegates and lectures from experienced faculty.Knee replacement surgery has gained universal acceptance for restoring the functions of walking, activities of daily living, and light recreational activities in patients disabled by arthritis stated Dr Rahul Bhan, Consultant Orthopaedican.