Author Archives: Dr. J. Gnanaraj

Easy Patient Transport System for Rural Hospitals: A Proposed System

The proposal is to produce a transport device that is smaller than 2 x 2 feet that has the capability of transporting the patient in an erect position and has the capability of fitting into a 2 x 2 feet lifting device in the stairs…

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Video: GLLS Equipment

There are few discoveries that dramatically changed the surgical care. Prior to the days of anesthesia speed was…

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Video: GLLS Infertility

This is a teaching video for surgeons working in rural areas to help them evaluate infertility under spinal anesthesia…

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Video: GLLS Appendicectomies

Appendicectomy is the most common abdominal operation performed as an emergency. Appendix is a tubular structure at the ileo-cecal junction. The inflammation of the…

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Video: GLLS LAVH

Hysterectomies are one of the most common surgeries performed in rural areas. Over the years the rural surgeons have developed many minimally invasive methods…

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Video: GLLS Diagnostic Laparoscopy

Diagnosis is a big challenge in rural areas where diagnostic facilities like CT scan and MRI are not available. Even if the patients are willing to travel more than 100 kilometers to reach such centers where…

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Surgical Care for Northeast India: Take Home Message from a ARSICON 2017 Session

Several current challenges in delivering rural surgery to underserved populations of the north-eastern states of India were discussed at the 2017 Association of Rural Surgeons of India Conferences (ARSICON) this November. Rural surgery needs to be attractive for both

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