Ludhiana,19 Apr:Dr Harpreet S. Gill, Consultant and Head of Orthopaedics at SPS Apollo hospital, Ludhiana has been elected as Joint Secretary of North Zone Indian Orthopaedic Association at it’s recently concluded annual conference held at India Habitat center, New Delhi.Dr MK Mam and Dr SKS Marya of Max Hospital, Delhi are the president and president (Elect) respectively.
Dr HS Gill was also invited as faculty at the knee arthroplasty workshop, which was organized as a part of the scientific program of the conference. Here the delegates had the opportunity to perform knee replacement on artificial bones. Dr HS Gill delivered a talk on "Surgical approaches for Knee Joint replacement". In "Sub-Vastus approach" being done at SPS Apollo hospital, the muscle is not cut, rather lifted up, hence there is less bleeding and the patient can move his knee joint earlier.