Under the aegis of federation of obstetric and gynecological societies of India (FOGSI) a workshop and a CME was organized by Dr.LK Dhaliwal, Dr. Vanita Suri and Dr. Vanita Jain at PGIMER, Chandigarh. Around 250 doctors from Chandigarh and neighboring states attended the workshop on critical care and eclampsia, conducted by Dr. Girija from Pune, Dr. Mandrupkar from Islampur and Dr. Suchitra from Kolkota. They highlighted the management of obstetric emergencies which are responsible for very high maternal mortality in India. Other speakers included Dr. Manjit, Dr. Nirja, Dr. Yashbala, Dr. Bhupinder, Dr. Neelam , Dr. Navneet and Dr. Minakshi. Modules were given to all the participants. Experts from cardiology, Nephrology, anesthesiology, blood transfusion department and neonatology participated in a panel where management of critical cases was discussed.
One to 2% of women develop ovarian cancer during their lifetime and ovarian cancer is responsible for 50% of all deaths from cancer of the female genital tract. In young women in early stage of the disease fertility can be spared by conserving the reproductive organs followed by chemotherapy. Dr. Rashmi, Dr. Reeti, Dr. Prasad and Dr. FD Patel discussed the place of fertility sparing treatment in early ovarian cancer.