NewZNew (S A S Nagar) : Dr Ramesh K Sen, Director of Joint Replacement at Fortis Hospital Mohali, has been honoured with the Dr Ranga Reddy Oration Award by the Orthopaedic Surgeons Society of Andhra Pradesh in its first annual conference in separated Andhra Pradesh held at Kakinada on March 5 and 6.
Delivering the oration, Dr Sen addressed the problem of vehicular trauma affecting our young population. Pointing out that patients getting hip injuries suffer a great deal, he suggested that timely action in fracture reduction and stabilization helps in proper recovery of patients. Delay in management leads to number of complications. Highlighting the difficulty in performing hip replacement in such cases, Dr Sen said care is required in reconstruction of hip to get long-lasting hip replacement.
Dr Sen was presented the award for his contribution in developing technologies in saving hips in such patients. He has been training ortho surgeons from across the country. Even surgeons from other countries have visited him and learnt the surgical techniques of managing difficult hip fractures.
Dr Sen is one of the four international AO pelvic experts in the World in this field and represents Asian continent in pelvic group meetings.