14th Annual State Conference

Isacon Puducherry 2023

Pre-Conference Workshop

Workshop I

Hemodynamic Monitoring


  • Making sense of the Arterial line waveforms.
  • Evaluating hemodynamics with POCUS.
  • Tests for Fluid responsiveness: which one should I use for my patient?
  • How and why should I measure cardiac output in this patient in shock?
  • Simulation-based hemodynamic scenarios.

Venue: JIPMER, Puducherry.

Co-Ordinator: Dr. Anusha Cherian.

Registration is limited to 40 participants.

Workshop II

Advanced Regional Anaesthesia


  • Phrenic nerve sparing and rescue blocks of the upper limb.
  • Posterior truncal blocks.
  • Motor sparing blocks for hip surgeries.
  • Motor sparing blocks for knee surgeries.

Venue: Indira Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Kathirkamam, Puducherry.

Co-Ordinator: Dr. Bhavani V

Registration is limited to 40 participants.

Workshop III

Basic to Advanced Airway Management - A Systematic Approach to Manage Difficult Airway


  • Recent update on Difficult Airway guidelines.
  • Hands-on training using trainers
    1. Supraglottic Airway devices.
    2. Fiberoptic intubation.
    3. Video Laryngoscopy.
    4. Percutaneous dilatational Tracheostomy.
    5. Airway Ultrasound.
    6. Double Lumen Tube (DLT) insertion technique.
  • Simulation-based scenarios of difficult airway management.

Venue: Arupadai Veedu Medical College and Hospital, Kirumampakkam, Puducherry.

Co-Ordinator:  Dr. V. Ezhilrajan, Dr. E. Shanmugavalli

Registration is limited to 40 participants.