2015 Quatre Bornes Meeting

The Organizing Committee is committed to engaging with delegates through a dynamic and informative program of speakers, and aims to facilitate networking and business opportunities for sponsors through an interactive conference and a ceremonial Gala dinner.

Delegates will include doctors, surgeons, orthopaedists, chiropractors, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, medical students, lecturers, and professors from universities and other medical representatives from the medical and educational fields.

We look forward to your participation in this incredible venture, and to welcoming you in Mauritius in July 2015.

The 1st African Parekh Foot and Ankle Conference will be held on:

July 3-4, 2015 in Quatre Bornes, Mauritius


The conference will take place at the Le Ceridian Learning Center.

Le Ceridian Learning Center
1st Floor, Orbis Court
Quatre Bornes, Mauritius

2015 Quatre Bornes Agenda Overview

Day 1 - Friday, July 3, 2015

Registration and Breakfast Welcome Foot and Ankle Basics

  • Live demonstration of Foot and Ankle Exam
  • Imaging of the Foot and Ankle
  • Regional Anesthesia in Foot and Ankle
  • Video: Regional Anesthesia
  • Question/ Discussion / Cases
  • Anterior Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Posterior Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Video: Anterior & Posterior Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Question/ Discussion / Cases
Trauma I
  • Ankle Fracture Controversies: Syndesmosis & Posterior Malleolus Fractures
  • Video: ORIF Syndesmosis (Screws vs. Tightrope), ORIF Posterior Malleolus
  • Pilon Fractures
  • Calcaneal Fractures
  • Video: ORIF Calcaneus MIS, Lateral Extensile
  • Talus Fractures
  • Lisfranc Injuriess
  • Jones Fractures
  • Lunch & Adjourn

Day 2 - Saturday, July 4, 2015

Welcome / Announcements Tendon I

  • Acute Achilles Rupture
  • Video: Mini-open, Formal Open
  • Achilles Tendinosis – Insertional & Non-Insertional
  • Video: Debridement with and without FHL Transfer
  • The Missed Achilles Tear - Now What?
  • Video: VY Lengthen, Turn Down, etc. -FHL
  • Peroneal Disorders
  • Video: Primary Repair, Allograft
  • Question/ Discussion / Cases
Tendon II
  • Posterior Tibialis Tendon Dysfunction – Etiology, Non-Op, Stage I
  • Posterior Tibialis Tendon Dysfunction – Stage II
  • Posterior Tibialis Tendon Dysfunction –Stage III & IV
  • The Diabetic Foot - Nonsurgical Care, Daily Foot Care
  • Fractures in the Diabetic
  • Charcot Foot and Ankle Surgical Care
  • Amputations of the Foot and Ankle
  • Question/ Discussion / Cases
Hindfoot Arthritis
  • Ankle Arthritis & Arthrodesis
  • Video: Ankle Arthrodesis
  • Subtalar Arthrodesis
  • Video: Subtalar Arthrodesis
  • Tibiotalarcalcaneal Fusions - When and How?
  • Video: TTC Fusion
  • Total Ankle Arthroplasty
  • Question/ Discussion / Cases
Trauma II
  • The Malunited Ankle - What to do?
  • Video: Approach to Malunited Ankle
  • The Painful, Malunited Calcaneus - Now What?
  • Video: Distraction Subtalar Arthrodesis
  • The Missed Lisfranc - How to Relieve the Pain
  • Question/ Discussion / Cases
  • Hallux Rigidus - Treating without Surgery
  • Hallux Rigidus - Surgical Options
  • Video: Cheilectomy, 1st MTP Fusion, Interpositional Grafting
  • Hallux Valgus Surgeries
  • Video: Mann, SCARF, Big Shift Chevron
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Video: Morton's Approach
  • Question/ Discussion / Cases
  • Wrap Up

Continuing Medical Education Credits

As approved by the Medical Council

Hotel Accommodations

The preferred hotels for the conference are:

  • Crowne Plaza Nairobi

  • Silver Springs Hotel
    Junction of Valley Road and Argwings Kodhek Road, Nairobi

  • Sarova Panafric
    Kenyatta Avenue, Valley Road, Nairobi

  • Radisson Blu Hotel Nairobi
    Elgon Road, Upper Hill, Nairobi

  • Crowne Plaza Nairobi
    Kenya Road, Upper Hill, Nairobi

2015 Quatre Bornes Sponsors

Clement Valaydon Engineering & Co. LTD

Conference Speakers

Selene G. Parekh, MD, MBA

Rajiv S. Shah, MBBS