Knowledge of updated skills and practices was imparted to the faculty members and resident doctors in the Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Workshop programmes on ‘Interventional Radiology’ of the Department of Radiodiagnosis, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).
The resource person, Dr Shams Iqbal (Interventional Radiologist, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard, USA) demonstrated the endoscopic biliary stenting procedure to open blocked bile duct (tube) and showed how a stent is placed into the blocked bile duct.
He also gave demonstrations of other interventional procedures in patients of liver tumors.
Dr Mehtab Ahmad, Dr Saifullah Khalid, Dr Sayema, Dr Mudassir, Dr Yusuf and Dr Murshid assisted Dr Shams in the workshop.
AMU Vice Chancellor, Prof Tariq Mansoor spoke on the role of interventional radiologists in treatment of cancerous and non-cancerous conditions.
Prof Rakesh Bhargava (Dean, Faculty of Medicine), Prof Shahid Ali Siddiqui (Principal, JNMC) and Prof Ibne Ahmad stressed the need for organising more such CME and the Workshop programmes.
Prof Shagufta Wahab (Chairperson, Department of Radiodiagnosis) shed light on the achievements of the department during the pandemic.