PSRI organises PSRICON-2016 in New Delhi

Updated: April 07, 2016 7:13 PM

The conference was conducted in collaboration with Indian College of Physicians (ICP) and Association of Physicians of India (API)

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The conference was conducted in collaboration with Indian College of Physicians (ICP) and Association of Physicians of India (API)

PSRI Hospital organised a CME in collaboration with Indian College of Physicians (ICP) and Association of Physicians of India (API), Delhi Chapter at India Habitat Centre, on March 20, 2016 in New Delhi.

The programme was inaugurated with a lamp lighting ceremony by Dr Rakesh Tandon, Medical Director, PSRI Hospital; Dr Ajay Lekhi, President, Delhi Medical Association; Dr Anil Gombar, Chairman, API, Delhi Chapter; Dr Girish Tyagi, Secretary Delhi Medical Council; Dr MPS Chawla, Secretary General, API Delhi Chapter; Dr Sanjiv Saxena and Dr Manoj Kumar of PSRI Hospital.

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Dr Rakesh Tandon emphasised that all specialists should train and practice as physicians first to ensure placing their speciality management in the correct perspective. Thus, continued interaction between specialists and internists/ physicians is necessary.

Sunanda Singhania, Executive Director, PSRI Hospital informed that over the last few years PSRI had already converted itself from two speciality – focused hospital to a multispeciality hospital.  By July 2016, a whole new building with nearly additional 100 beds and five operation theatres will be added to the existing hospital building. With that becoming operational, additional facilities like cardiac care, liver transplantation, bariatric surgery and arthroplasty will also get established in PSRI.

The programme was attended by top medical professionals of Delhi NCR, who discussed the recent technological and pharmacological developments in healthcare. Some major issues discussed included obstructive sleep apnea, current approach to management of diabetes, management of backache, ABO incompatible kidney transplantation, nephrotic syndrome in childhood, pain management, oral drugs therapy for chronic Hepatitis C, Therapeutic Endoscopy and Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), G.I Manometry and pHMetry.

About PSRI Hospital

Pushpawati Singhania Research Institute (PSRI) is a leading hospital dedicated to providing advanced and comprehensive medical and surgical treatment for Digestive Diseases, with core specialisation in the areas of liver, kidney, gall bladder, pancreas, gastrointestinal tract. Liver, renal and digestive diseases are highly prevalent all over the world, adding significantly to the high death rate.

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