DEC 2006

Paper I
1. Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation
2. Features which differentiate head injury from the cerebral symptoms of Fat Embolism syndrome.
3. Synovioma
4. Otto Pelvis
5. Principles of surface replacement arthroplasty of hip. What do you think are the reasons of failure of previous historical designs compared to the modern successful design?
6. What are the various methods of closing gaps between nerve ends during nerve repair?
7. What are the indications of spinal osteotomy in ankylosing spondylitis? Describe the various techniques.
8. Pathophysiology of septic shock.
9. Management of a patient having fracture pelvis with urinary retention. Restrict yourself to the management of his urinary problem.
10.Kienbock’s disease.

Paper II
1. Name the prehensile movements of hand. What are the tendon transfers described for opponens deficit hand?
2. Describe briefly indications, contraindications and principle technical steps of Salter’s osteotomy.
3. How do principles of amputation differ in children as compared to adults? What is pylon prosthesis? What are advantages and disadvantages?
4. What is the pathological Anatomy of carpal tunnel? Describe briefly the diagnosis and management of carpal tunnel syndrome.
5. What are the hand deformities in rheumatoid arthritis? Describe the pathological Anatomy and treatment of Boutannaire’s deformity.
6. Describe briefly the aetiology, clinical features and principles of treatment of Tom Smith arthritis.
7. Outline the calcium metabolism. What do you mean by Vitamin D resistant rickets? Describe its clinical features and management.
8. What is crutch palsy? Describe the orthotic management of wrist drop.
9. Describe the pathological Anatomy , clinical features and management of post polio calcaneus deformity in a 12 yr. Old patient.
10.What is Floor Reaction Orthosis? Describe its parts and mechanism of function. What are its indications and contraindications?

Paper III
1. Describe the mechanism of injury and clinical presentation of various incomplete spinal cord syndromes.
2. What is Lisfranc joint? Classify injuries around this joint and principles of management.
3. Classify calcaneal fractures. Discuss the management based on classification system. Enumerate the complications.
4. Enumerate Biodegradable implants. What are the advantages and disadvantages of their use?
5. Classify periprosthetic fractures around the knee and discuss their management.
6. Classify fracture acetabulum and outline the indications of surgical treatment.
7. Classify ankle injuries. Which fracture patterns have syndesmotic instability and how do you manage that?
8. Classify fractures of the proximal humerus in elderly. What is the relevance of blood supply of the humeral head in planning management? How will you treat four part
9. What is Gas Gangrene? Discuss the clinical features, bacteriology and principles of management.
10.Describe the causes of ulnar wrist pain after healing of distal radius fractures. Discuss the management of DRUJ disorders.

Paper IV
1. Describe the Physiology of micturition. Briefly discuss the management of automatic bladder in spinal injuries.
2. Describe the arches of foot. Discuss the clinical features and management of peroneospastic flat foot.
3. Describe the blood supply of femoral head. How does it differ in children and adults?
4. Describe the properties of synovial fluids. How does it help in differentiating various types of arthritis?
5. What are the stages of fracture healing? Discuss the factors regulating fracture healing.
6. What are bone graft substitutes? How do they work?
7. Describe the metabolism of Vitamin D and its clinical significance.
8. What are Giant cell variants? Describe in brief their differential diagnosis.
9. What is DOTS? What is its rationale?
10.Pathoanatomy, radiology and diagnosis of Congenital vertical Talus.

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