Bangalore , 3rd June , 2022 : Vijaya ENT Care Centre today organized its International Live Revision Otological Surgery Workshop ReVision 2020 , to discuss about the various revision otological surgeries at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore . The workshop also conducted a pre – conference live temporal bone dissection demonstration session called Temporal Bone – anza ‘ ,
The workshop which revolved around this year’s theme , ” Revision Otology Surgeries ” was conducted by Prof. , Dr. Vijayendra Honnurappa , Otolaryngologist , Vijaya E.N.T Care Center . The workshop also saw the participation of , Dr. Sangeetha R , Consultant , Vijaya E.N.T Care Center , Dr. Nilesh Mahajan , Consultant , Vijaya E.N.T Care Center , and Dr. Vinay Vijayendra , Consultant , Vijaya E.N.T Care Center , who was the course director for the Live temporal bone dissection . The conference also honored Late . Dr. A Mahadevaiah , Otolaryngologist / ENT Specialist for his immense contributions to the field of Otology and for providing mentorships to numerous doctors across the nation . The workshop also saw the discussions of many theoretical concepts and live demonstrations of surgeries to educate the delegates .
Speaking on the ReVision 2020 workshop , Prof. , Dr. Vijayendra Honnurappa , Otolaryngologist , Vijaya E.N.T Care Center said , ” Revision surgeries are always complex and tricky and require far more experience which many of us have acquired after working on numerous cases . In many cases , the normal anatomical landmarks are lost , and the details of the previous surgeries may be inaccurate or missing . We , through ReVision 2020 not only taught doctors on how to tackle the complications of a revision surgery , but also the measures which can be taken during the primary surgery in order to prevent recurrences . This will ensure that medical resources are not wasted and at the same time , people do not have to waste their monetary resources on multiple recurrent treatments and surgeries to get cured of their condition . “
Initially planned for March 2020 , the workshop had to be postponed due to the Covid pandemic . ” Covid – 19 was a huge blow to us since we were forced to cancel this big event at the very last moment after all the arrangements had been made . We discussed briefly if we should stick to the same theme this year or choose a new topic entirely . But we all agreed that this is a topic which is vital and cannot be skipped . We also decided to retain the name ReVision 2020 , even after 2 years as we wanted to be resilient and finish what we started ” added Prof. Dr. Vijayendra Honnurappa .
Speaking on ” Temporal Bone – anza ” , a Live temporal bone dissection , Dr. Vinay Vijayendra , Consultant , Vijaya E.N.T Care Center said , ” The success of any good otologist can be attributed to their mastery over the anatomy of the temporal bone . The temporal bone , with all the twists and turns , provides a unique challenge to every budding otologist . The demonstration aimed to familiarize delegates , young doctors , and post – graduate students to assimilate the intricacies of various ear surgeries which will help em lay a strong foundation to become wonderful ear surgeons in the future . ”
ReVision 2020 saw the participation of over 800 participants comprising Senior and Junior ENT Doctors , postgraduate students from all over the country .
Prof. Vijayendra and team also released a high quality oto – endoscopic diagnostic colour atlas entitled ” Otology Demystified ” during the event . ” The book contains an archive of over 10,000 images of all the common and rare ear pathologies collected over the past decade which will be a great asset for every ENT surgeon and will guide them in their diagnosis . ” he added
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