Saturday, 19 May 2018

RHINOCON 2018, AIIMS, Bhubaneshwar

Time to block your dates and plan your travel...The most awaited academic program for Rhinologists of India is here...The Department of ENT, AIIMS, Bhubaneswar takes pride in inviting you all to the 31st Annual meeting of Rhinology Society of India, RHINOCON-2018 at Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India from October 4th-7th 2018.

The theme for this years meeting is "Basics to Advance". A step by step learning module is planned from basics to advanced rhinology care.

Cadveric dissection (Minimum 2hours of dissection time for each dissector)

Live surgery: 2 days, Rhinoplasty, turbinate surgery.........Skull base and beyond

Workshops on Allergy testing & Mangement, Smell disorders, acoustic rhinometry, Naviagtion system, hands on Microdebrider trial and much more...

Conference with emphasis on Cross fire, video sessions, How i do it sessions, Tricks & Tips...A complete package of learning from OPD to Operation theatre.

The city of Bhubaneswar, surrounded by numerous tourist attractions like Puri Temple, Konary temple & beach, Chilika lake, Mangalajodi for bird watching etc. provide you the perfect place to enjoy academics & a holiday with your family.

Team RHINOCON 2018 & All India Rhinology society hope to host you in the city of Temples, Bhubaneswar.

For more details visit:

Governing body Members 2017-18

President Dr K R Meghanadh Hyderabad
Hony. Sec Dr Rahul Aggarwal Delhi
Hony. Treasurer Dr Divya Aggarwal Delhi

President Elect Dr N K Mohindroo Shimla
Immediate Past President Dr Sanjay Sood Delhi

Vice President Dr Monish Grover Jaipur
Governing body Members
Dr Pritam Arora Panipat
Dr Karunesh Gupta Amritsar
Dr Gaurav Gupta Bikaner
Dr Satyawati Mohindra Chandigarh
Dr Ramesh Azad Simla
Dr Rajeev Nangia Delhi
Dr Bachi Hathiram Mumbai
Dr Sanjeev Arora Delhi
Dr Bhumika Gupta Mandi
Dr M G Rajniganth Madurai
Editorial Board of the Journal CLINICAL RHINOLOGY
Chairman Editorial Board
Dr Arvind Soni Delhi
Dr Ashok Gupta Chandigarh

Nominated Members
Dr N Ahilasamy Chennai
Dr Atul Jain Delhi

Website In charge
Dr Ajay Jain Delhi
Invited Member
Dr C H Preetam Bhubhneshwar
Zonal Co-ordinators
Dr Sharad Maheshwari Delhi North
Dr Vicky S Khattar West

Governing body members 2016-17

All India Rhinology Society

Dr. Prem Kakkar

Dr Sanjay Sood, Delhi
Phone: 9810219343

President Elect:
Dr KR Meghanadh, Hyderabad
Immediate Past President:
Dr Devinder Rai, Delhi

Hony. Secretary:
Dr Atul Jain, Delhi
Phone: 9811120545

Hony. Treasurer:
Dr Ajay Jain, Delhi
Phone: 9871467637

Vice President:
Dr Ajit Man Singh, Delhi

Hony Joint Secretary:
Dr. Mohnish Grover, Jaipur

Governing Body Members:

Dr. Rajeev Kumar, Delhi
Dr. Preetam Chapatti, Bhubaneshwar
Dr. Sarika Verma, Chandigarh
Dr. Karunesh Gupta, Amritsar
Dr. Rahul Aggarwal, Delhi
Dr. Sanjeev Arora, Delhi
Dr. Gaurav Gupta, Bikaner
Dr. Rajeev Pachauri, Agra
Dr. Gautam Bir Singh, Delhi
Dr. MG Rajiniganth, Madurai

Clinical Rhinology

Editorial Board


Dr N K Mohindroo, Shimla

Editor in Chief
Dr Ashok K Gupta, Chandigarh

Nominated Members

Dr. Nishi Gupta, Delhi
Dr. Sandeep Bansal, Chandigarh

Website EditorDr Ajay Jain, Delhi

Zonal Coordinators:Dr Rohit Sharma, North
Dr N Ahilasamy, South
Dr Mohan Jagade, West
Dr Shantanu, East

Saturday, 19 August 2017

consent for Endoscopic Sinus surgery

Informed consent for endoscopic sinus surgery
Informed Consent for
 (Approved by All India Rhinology Society)
son/daughter/wife of: 
Age &sex: 


1. I have spoken to the doctor (s) who has/ have explained that I/my  have/ has (condition/symptoms/provisional diagnosis) 

2. What might happen to me/my if we do not treat this condition has been explained to me. The different ways to treat the conditions and the advantages and disadvantages of each of these was discussed with me. The Doctor has informed me that my problem may have arisen as a consequence of an allergy and has accordingly asked me to be treated for it as the surgery itself is only a part of the treatment. 

3. The doctor wants (suggested) me/ my to have the following operation (s) or procedure (s): ESS/Septal Surgery/Turbinate Surgery 

4. The doctor talked to me about how this surgery or treatment might help me. The doctor explained that the treatment might change if there was a change in my condition or if they find something different during treatment. The doctor also told me about how long it would take me to recover. 

5. I am fully aware that the treatment/ surgery/ procedure is being performed in good faith and no guarantee/ assurance has been given as to the result that may be obtained. The doctor gave me an opportunity to ask questions about my condition and different ways to treat it.The doctor answered my questions. I am satisfied with the answers about my treatment.

6. I have been fully explained that there can be risks, complications or side-effects about any operation or medical procedure or anaesthesia. I know the doctor cannot tell me about every possible risk, complication or side-effect. We did talk about the major ones (for example : bleeding, infection, pneumonia, heart complications, blood clots, risk to life) that could happen if I have the operation or procedure. However the chances of these major complications are very rare. One to two percent of the patients can have bleeding which may require controlling it under anesthesia.

7. The doctor also explained me about these other risks :severe bleeding possibly requiring transfusions and possibly leading to stroke and/or death, bleeding into the eye and/or brain requiring external incisions for drainage, persistent nasal crusting, persistent tearing and/or damage to the tear ducts, damage to the nasal septum including hole formation in the septum, numbness and/or chronic pain to the forehead, face, and/or teeth, new or persistent infection with possible spread or infection to form brain infection or abscess, loss of or damage to sense of smell and/or taste, eye infection or abscess, and infection in distant spots of the body, damage to the eyes including permanent blurred vision and/or blindness, brain damage including damage to the lining of the brain, temporary or permanent scarring of the sinuses, with brain fluid leak, the need for further sinus, eye, or brain operations including operations that lead to external scarring, heart attack, stroke and/or death, and other unanticipated risks. Again these complications are extremely rare. 

8. The doctor gave me a chance to ask questions about these risks and any other risks I wanted to know about. The doctor answered my questions. lam satisfied with the answers about the risks.

9. The doctor has explained to me that the doctor or whosoever may be designated as assistant may be doing important tasks related to surgery or procedure under the direction of the doctor. 

l0 This surgery will be performed under local/ general anaesthesia.The doctor has explained to me about the general/complications of drug interactions, blood transfusion and risk to life. 

11. If something unexpected happens or is found during the procedure or operation, that in the doctors opinion. Pose an immediate and substantial risk to my health and needs treatment in addition to or different from what is described above,  also agree that the doctor (s) may at that time provide the treatment that is immediately necessary. 

12. In the event of any systemic complications, I authorize the doctor (s) to transfer the case to an appropriate medical centre for necessary treatment. 

13. Any tissues or parts surgically removed may be sent for examination/disposed off in accordance with accustomed practice. 

14. I consent to pictures or videos being recorded or televised during my treatment for medical, research or educational purposes, as long as my identity is not shared. 
Ajay Jain at 1:46 PM

Monday, 7 August 2017

Notice for the meeting of executive members and past presidents during Annual conference at Amritsar

Dear members,

Meeting of the executive members of governing body of All India Rhinology Society will be held on 19th August 2017 at Hotel Blu Radisson, Amritsar at 2 PM.

All governing body members are requested to participate.

During Lunch, another meeting will also take place of past presidents of All India Rhinology Society and all past presidents are requested to meet then on 19/08/2017.

Thank you

Dr. Atul Jain

Hony Secy

Thursday, 3 August 2017

Rhinology World Congress- Hong Kong 2017

Rhinology World Congress - Hong Kong 2017
Venue: The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC)
Date: 1 - 3 September 2017
Pre-congress Workshops: 31 August 2017