Monthly Archives: April 2015

Learning Skills During Surgical Camps

Training in surgical skills involves learning, understanding, practicing and repetition. At most of the places where young surgeons train, the number of patients available is insufficient for the trainees to repeat the surgical procedures many times within a short period of time. The repetitions help in…

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A Trip With SEESHA

The first time I met Dr. Gnanaraj at our hospital in Thadagam, I remember thinking how lucky we were to have such a skilled laparoscopic surgeon/urologist helping us at our mission hospital. On a later date, when he told me that his team was planning a few surgical camps in…

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Experiences of God’s Faithfulness in the SEESHA Assam Medical Camp

I write this report in the train as I travel back home – so as to capture the sense of exhilaration I feel after attending a medical camp…

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The Guyana Diabetes and Foot Care Project

The long-term complications and ill effects of Type 2 diabetes are preventable, but systems to ensure this prevention occurs have been poorly implemented, especially in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). Recent diabetes-specific quality improvement (QI) research has demonstrated that interventions targeting chronic disease management systems are most likely to…

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Birth Prevalence of Neural Tube Defects and Orofacial Clefts in India

The progress towards achieving the 4th Millennium Development goal of reducing child mortality by two thirds by 2015 in India is slow, compared to other countries in the South East Asia Region. There has been a decline in the number of deaths in children under five years of age in India from…

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Video: TAO (Thromboangiitis obliterans) and Laparoscopic Sympathectomy

Dr. J. Gnanaraj MS, MCh [Urology], FICS, FARSI, FIAGES is a urologist and laparoscopic surgeon trained at CMC Vellore. He has been appointed as a Professor in the Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering Department of Karunya University and is the Director of Medical Services of the charitable organization SEESHA. He has… 

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Video: Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding and Fibroids – Part 2

More in this series: Video 1/2 Dr. J. Gnanaraj MS, MCh [Urology], FICS, FARSI, FIAGES is a urologist and laparoscopic surgeon trained at CMC Vellore. He has been appointed as a Professor in the Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering Department of Karunya University and is the Director of Medical Services of… 

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