A workshop on Interventional Pulmonology was recently conducted at KRIMS Hospitals on the 4th of January 2019. The workshop was a part of NATCON 2019, National Conference on TB and Chest Diseases.
This was a Hands-On Workshop on Interventional Pulmonology and covered the topics of EBUS and Cryotherapy. The attending delegates were young doctors who had come from all over India to learn the advanced Bronchoscopy procedures. The eminent faculty members were Dr Rakesh Chawla from New Delhi, Dr Ashish Tandon from Allahabad and Dr Vivek Gupta, Dr Sameer Arbat Pulmonology specialist in Nagpur and Dr Komal Galani also from Nagpur.. The workshop included lectures on various topics related to Interventional Pulmonology, followed by a Hands-On session, in which the delegates got to operate those instruments by themselves. Dr Sameer Arbat was the Co-ordinator for this Workshop and Dr Rajesh Swarnakar was the Chairman of the Workshop Committee.
The workshop was followed by NATCON Conference with a TB-Free Nagpur initiative supported by NATCON President Dr Radha Munje, Secretary Dr Ravindra Sarnaik and Dr Arora National President of TB Association from India. This was the 73rd NATCON and it brought together national and international leaders for TB elimination in India.