Synopsis of Orthopaedics with Question Bank & Mnemonics

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General Orthopaedics
Congenital deformities
Developmental disorders
Generalised diseases
Diseases of joints
Avascular necrosis
Neurological and muscular disorders
Injuries to bones and joints
Thoracolumbar injuries
Injuries of the Upper limb
Injuries of the Lower limb
Injuries of the spine
Nerve injuries
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About the author

Dr Israr Ahmed Khan was born on 15th December 1946 in Farrukhabad. His primary and high school education was in various schools of district Farrukhabad. He joined AMU, Aligarh in 1961 in Pre-University and completed his MBBS [1964 batch] in the year 1969. He is a medallist in Pathology, Pharmacology and Medicine. After completing his internship he did a house job in Medicine and later, he joined UP PMS in 1971 as Medical Officer in Mainpuri. He went to UK in 1973 and worked in General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Urology, Neurosurgery and cardiovascular surgery in various rotational posts. He later worked in Orthopedic surgery in various reputed hospitals of UK such as Mansfield’s Orthopedic Hospital, Middlesbrough and Stockton On Tees General Hospital. He completed his FRCS Edinburgh and FRCS with interest in Orthopaedic Surgery 1979. His last assignment in UK was as a senior registrar at Essex Regional Orthopedic Centre in Chelmsford and Black Noteley where he worked with Denis Dunn, Henry Fisk, John Moore and Michael Waddington. He performed his first independent Stanmore total hip replacement in1976 and since then he has had a very keen interest in Replacement Surgery. He used to perform 4-5 THR a week at Essex Regional Orthopedic Center. He was also running a combined Rheumatology clinic and epidural clinic. He joined University Medical College In Benghazi, Libya as a Lecturer and Consultant in September 1980 and worked until September 1984. There he developed a onestage technique for the treatment of chronic Osteomyelitis along with his Polish colleague. He was later promoted to Assistant Professor. . In Libya,he introduced AO System of internal fixation in 1980 and A.O. courses for Doctors and OT personnel... In 1984 he went to Saudi Arabia to work as a consultant in a teaching hospital and returned to India in July 1986. He has special interest in Replacement Surgery, Spine Surgery and Intra Articular fractures. His non-orthopedic interests include Alternative Medicine, Endocrinology and Rheumatology.

In Agra he runs a joint replacement and spine centre and also performs pelvis and acetabular surgery He is Pioneer acetabular ,pelvic and replacement sugeon of the state of Uttar Pradesh ..He has successfully performed more than 2000 replacements so far..He is, no doubt a very prominent Orthopaedic Surgeon of the state and country.

He has been Head of Orthopaedic department at Apollo hospital Agra for 3 yrs. HE will also head the Ortho department of soon to be commissioned Moolchand Medcity in Agra.

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