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Department : Anaesthesiology News Type : general-news
  • 13
  • Sep'13

Kisacon 2013

Under the aegis of Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists, Bangalore Branch with RajaRajeswari Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore is hosting KISACON 2013 from 13th September to 15th September.

The 2013 edition of KISACON focuses on reinforcing the quest towards attaining perfection.

The preconference sessions started on 12th as the conference was inaugurated by Dr. S. K. Shiva Kumar, Director of ISRO Satellite Centre. Mr.A.C.Shanmugam, Chairman, RajaRajeswari Medical College and Hospital, Dr. Madhusudan Upadhyaya, President ISA Karnataka, Dr. Prabhudeva, Former Vice Chancellor, Bangalore University, Special Officer for the proposed Deemed University, Dr. Rangalakshmi, Organising Secretary and other dignitaries were present.

Welcoming the gathering, Dr. Sahajanand, HOD, Anaesthesiology Dept, RajaRajeswari Medical College and Hospital, emphasized the relevance of KISACON.

Life Time Achievement award was given to Dr. P.V. Narayana Rao by the chairman, Sri A.C. Shanmugam. A host of achievers in the anaesthesiology domain were felicitated.

Making the key note address, Sri A.C. Shanmugam spoke about the importance of holding such conferences where new ideas emerge and also reiterated RajaRajeswari Medical College and Hospital’s commitment for quality in patient services.

During his address, Dr. S.K. Shivakumar drew parallels between Anaesthesiology and Rocket science and explained it by mentioning the advances made by ISRO from its inception. He mentioned the advances it made in the tele-communications sector will help the medical fraternity in telemedicine arena. He then concluded his speech by putting emphasis on the fact that these both sectors of science have one similar motive: ‘upliftment of the human race’

In his speech, Dr. Madhusudhan Upadhyaya spoke about the quality enhancement and said that ISA has always strived to better the standards provided for the patient care and urged all those who were present at the function to become the proud members of ISA.

Dr. Rangalakshmi delivered vote of thanks and specially mentioned the all the people who have worked tirelessly to make the event happen and wished all the delegates a happy stay. All the delegates who were present felt that the conference was very well conducted, highly beneficial and had high praises for the hospitality offered by RajaRajeswari Medical College and Hospital.

International Luminaries

International Luminaries honoured in KISACON 2013

1. Dr. O.P.Sanjay
Consultant, Dept. of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Intensive care,
Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

2. Dr. Vasanth Rao
Sr. Consultant, Dept. Of Anesthesia, University of Adelaide, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, Australia.

3. Dr. Gerard S Kamath MD
Consultant Anesthesiology and Critical Care (1992 to date)
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

4. Dr. Shashikanth Manikappa, MBBS,MD, DNB, FANZCA, PG Dip Echo
Director, Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine,
Southeast Sector,- Monash Health,
Melbourne, Victoria-3806
Australia