Dr. Antia-Finseth Award (2006)

Dr. B.B. Joshi from Mumbai was the recipient of Dr. Antia-Finseth award (2006) for his
innovation Joshi’s E External S Stabilization S System ((JESS).

The mini external fixator system in can be used by a surgeon where minimum facilities are available.
The system consists of K-wires, clamps with link joints, hinge joints, distraction units, connecting rods and some accessories


  1. Skeletal stabilization
  2. Management of open fractures
  3. Congenital deformities of hand and foot
  4. Post burn contracture
  5. Management of sequelae to trauma
  6. Lengthening procedures,
  7. Distraction procedures.