Scientific Programe Highlights

Main Topics

  • World Trauma Congress/ Multidisciplinary Trauma Care/ Cerebrospinal Trauma
  • Trauma Critical and Intensive Care
  • Facio-maxillary trauma
  • Complex Musculoskeletal trauma
  • Torso Trauma
  • Abdominal Trauma
  • Trauma Radiology
  • Military and Disaster Surgery
  • Regenerative Medicine & Trauma Reconstructive Surgery
  • Trauma Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
  • Trauma Education and Simulation
  • Nursing
  • Rehabilitation
  • UN (Global Alliance for the Care of Injured and Decade of Action for Road Safety)
  • Pre-hospital course
  • Miscellaneous

Pre-Congress Workshop and Courses*

  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
  • Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN)
  • AIIMS Critical Care Course for Surgeons (ACCCS)
  • AIIMS Ultrasonographic Trauma Life Support (AUTLS)
  • Cadeveric workshop on Vascular accesses in Trauma
  • Basics of Ventilation for Surgeons
  • Workshop for Trauma Nursing
  • Workshop on Disaster Management
  • Workshop on Simulation in Trauma Education

*Limited seats available on first come first basis. Registration for congress is mandatory for applying for pre-congress workshops.


  1. World Trauma Congress / Multidisciplinary Trauma Care/ Cerebrospinal Trauma

    • Emergency Room Diagnostic Tools
    • Interventional Radiology and Diagnostic tools in Trauma Surgery
    • Trauma Hemostasis
    • Multidisciplinary approach to Trauma Care : surgical/ non-operative
    • Role of Trauma Critical Care / Intensive Care
    • Emerging role of Ultrasound in Trauma resuscitation
    • Recent trends in the role of interventional radiology for haemorrhage control
    • Tertiary Survey and repated assessment of a Trauma Patient
    • Regional Anaesthesia in Trauma Setting
    • Damage Control Surgery
    • Surgical site infection - prevention
  2. Surgical Intensive Care

    • Damage Control Resuscitation
    • Endoscopy in ICU settings
    • Scores to assess massive transfusion in trauma patients
    • Re- intubation in ICU
    • Advances and reseaches
    • Crystalloids Vs Colloids in Trauma Shock
    • Blood substitutes: Ancient dream and modern enigma
  3. Facio-maxillary Injuries

    • Securing the airway
    • First aid in facio-maxillary injuries
  4. Complex Musculo-Skeletal Trauma

    • Complex joint lesions of the lower extremity
    • Sports injury
    • Injuries in extremes of ages
    • Complex Pelvic Trauma
    • Pre peritoneal packing and REBOA pelvic fractures –When and How?
    • Management of patients with PFUDD (Pelvic fracture Urethral Distraction Defects) : do’s and don’t
    • Complex limb injuries
    • Extremities soft tissue injuries
    • Emergency Management of Hand Injuries
  5. Thoracic and Vascular Trauma

    • Cardiac injuries in trauma
    • Aortic ruptures
    • Chest wall stabilization
    • Open chest injuries- use
    • Vascular Damage Control: Ligation, shunts and other maneuvers
    • Role of Diagnostic endoscopy
  6. Abdominal Trauma

    • Laparoscopy
    • Mesh laprostomy
    • PEG and FJ
    • Management of open abdominal wound
    • Pancreatic injuries- never to mess with pancreas
    • Nutrition modalities and options in post op patients
    • Global review of non operative management of Splenic Injuries
    • Managing Liver Trauma: Need for Multipronged approach team Work in Trauma –A key to success
  7. Military injuries and Disaster Medicine

    • Telemedicine in Trauma & Disaster.
    • Principles from Military surgery translated to civilian care
    • Principles from Military surgery translated to civilian care; fluid resuscitation
    • Past disasters specific Injuries & therapies
    • Resuscitation of explosion victims in civilian setting; pitfalls
    • Blast Lung Injury and its treatment
    • Care under “fire”
    • Care under fire from military setting
    • Care under fire from civilian setting
    • Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Defense (CBRN-E)
    • CBRN-E considerations with wound treatment
    • Canadian train disaster
    • Training medical teams for missions abroad
    • What does a trauma patient need? Interactive audit of real patient scenarios
    • Prehospital Setting
    • In the Emergency Department
    • In the OR
    • Intensive Care
    • Posttrauma Care
  8. Regenerative Medicine & Trauma Reconstructive Surgery

  9. Trauma Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

    • Registries and trauma bank
    • Towards a National Trauma Registry
    • Epidemiology
    • Algorithms
    • Trauma Scores
    • National Trauma systems
  10. Trauma Education and Simulation

    • Training
    • Modern Trauma Researches
    • Place of simulation in Trauma Teaching
    • An Introduction to performance improvement
    • Translational Research in Trauma Shock:
    • Way forward
    • Importance of Basic Research in Trauma
  11. UN (Global Alliance for the Care of Injured and Decade of Action for Road Safety)

  12. Pre - Hospital Care

    • Mass casualty and triage
    • Need of mass awareness about pre-preparedness
    • Role of paramedics
    • Ecosystem for pre-hospital care
  13. Miscellaneous

    • Advanced Trauma life support – Advantages and Advances
    • Challenges in Paediatric Trauma
    • The Indian-Australian Collaborative experience
    • Missed Injury
    • ORBO- an initiative towards life
    • Coagulopathy of trauma- advances and changing theories
    • Bone scaffolds with antibiotics
    • Coated implants
    • Cost Effectiveness : Is it possible in Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
    • Trauma as Speciality for surgeons