Author Archives: Dr. J. Gnanaraj

Project GILLS of ARSI

The Association of Rural Surgeons of India [ARSI] is a group of senior surgeons who have been working in the rural and remote areas for several decades helping the poor and the marginalized. The ARSI has pioneered many innovations to help the poor and the marginalized. The use of Mosquito net instead of the expensive…

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Do Such Places Still Exist? The LADA Diagnostic Camp

The Diagnostic camp at Lada was a revelation. It helped us understand why the surgical coverage is so low at Arunachal Pradesh. The diagnostic camp was arranged by…

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The Gas Insufflation Less Laparoscopic Surgeries (GILLS): Update

The Gas Insufflation Less Laparoscopic Surgeries are a great boon to the Rural Surgeons for many reasons. It is possible under the easily available Spinal Anesthesia. It is relatively easier to…

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Anesthesia for Laparoscopic Surgeries in Rural Areas

Anesthesia is an important consideration in rural areas because of the higher costs and lack of availability. It is a logistic nightmare to get bottled gases and experienced anesthesiologists in rural areas…

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Multimodal Medical Image Fusion Using Soft Computer Algorithms

Medical Images are often used for diagnosis of a variety of disease process. The findings noted on the images depend on the type of process that is used for…

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Gas Insufflation Less Laparoscopic Surgeries / Rural Urology for Uganda

Laparoscopic surgeries offer many well-known benefits to the patients and Health Care providers. Some benefits like quick turnovers help in better utilization of the…

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GILLS Workshop at MAMC: Take Home Messages

The Gas Insufflation Less Laparoscopic Surgeries [GILLS] workshop was held at the Department of General Surgery at the Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi. The objective of the workshop was to introduce the concept of GILLS to the faculty and postgraduates of…

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