5th Neurological Surgeons Conference concludes at SKICC
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5th Neurological Surgeons Conference concludes at SKICC

The fifth international Neurological Surgeons conference concluded today at SKICC, with participants pledging to spread message of Kashmir as a perfect conference destination.

The fifth international Neurological Surgeons conference concluded today at SKICC, with participants pledging to spread message of Kashmir as a perfect conference destination.

On Saturday, the conference that had seen over 200 paper presentations on the theme of Evidence Based Medicine in Neurosurgery concluded.

The organizers said the conference which was attended by 300 delegates, is the largest event in neuro surgery calendar of India. 

On Day three, many papers dealt with head trauma management and better prognosis techniques. Some of the sessions were outcome of severe head injured patients based on discharge GCS- A new paradigm in prognosis, Bedside Computed tomography in traumatic brain injury: Experience of consecutive 10000 cases in Neurosurgical ICU and ward at a level 1 trauma centre in India and Contrecoup head injury – an experience at a tertiary centre, Management outcome in pediatric head injury.

At SKICC, the foreign delegates shared experience of 'cashmere' that they were experiencing on the sidelines of the conference. A neurosurgeon from Japan said that Cashmere was a household name in Japan. "People in Japan know Cashmere as a fabric not place. Now I will go back and tell my friends that real Kashmir is in fact a beautiful place," he said.

Deborra Garozza, a surgeon from Italy said that Srinagar Tulip Garden was more beautiful than Keukenhof, the Tulip Garden of Holland. "You have a beautiful mountain range behind this Tulip garden here which creates such a wonderful mesmerizing backdrop. In Keukenhof, it is not even half of this," Deborra said.

The delegates said that Kashmir was 'perfect conference destination' and needs to be developed like that. The organizers from SKIMS said that the conference had given the local surgeons chance to share experiences and practices with faculty from international medical colleges. "It helps develop healthier medical practices," Dr. Altaf Umar Ramzan, HoD Neurosurgery SKIMS said. The three day 5th International Conference of Neurological Surgeons Society of India (NSSI) organized by Sher-i- Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS).

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