Monthly Archives: January 2016

Video: Gasless Laparoscopic Surgeries Taking Minimally Invasive Surgery to the Poor – SEESHA

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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The Lancet Commission – ARSI/IFRS Karad Consensus Statement

The Lancet commission on global health was initiated about 2 years ago to address the current inequalities in delivery of global surgery and anesthesia care…

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2015 Gout Classification Criteria

An international group of investigators, supported by the American College of Rheumatology and the European League Against Rheumatism, conducted a systematic review of the literature on advanced imaging of gout, a diagnostic study in which the…

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Rural Surgery Presentation at GAPIO Conference: A Summary

The Global Association of Physicians of Indian Origin is an organization that intends to connect the 1.2 million physicians of Indian origin working all over the World…

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Costs and Consequences of Using Interferon-γ Release Assays for the Diagnosis of Active Tuberculosis in India

Interferon-gamma Release Assays (IGRAs), including QuantiFERON-TB Gold In Tube (Cellestis, Carnegie, Australia) and T-SPOT.TB (Oxford Immunotec, Oxfordshire, UK), are immunological tests that are widely used to detect…

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Take Home Messages from the 2015 WHO – Global Initiative for Emergency and Essential Surgical Care (GIEESC) Meeting in Geneva

A Personal Account by Dr. J. Gnanaraj BACKGROUND The tenth meeting of the Global Initiative on Emergency and Essential Surgical care [GIEESC] had the primary objective of deciding on the roadmap for the implementation of the World Health Assembly resolution No. 68.15 of the World Health Organization [WHO]. The author… 

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Surgery Course Enrollment at No Cost to Doctors

SEESHA and Karunya University are offering a FREE online course “Gasless Laparoscopic Surgery”. Plus after you complete the course, you will receive hands-on training during the surgical camps!

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