Author Archives: Dr. J. Gnanaraj

Marketing Model for MIS in Rural Areas

A population of 100,000 will have about four surgical facilities that are standardized who share human resource and equipment and carry out about 2,000 MIS every year…

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The Role of Physics and Engineering in Surgery

The Lancet commission on global surgery estimates that about one third of global disease burden is surgical. Many innovations like discovery of anesthesia, antisepsis helped surgeries take…

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Marketing Gasless Surgery

Gasless laparoscopic surgery is an innovation with great potential. Although the innovation of laparoscopic or minimally invasive surgery almost as significant as that of discovery of anesthesia or antisepsis for surgery it has poor market penetration…

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Managing Ureteric Calculi with Obstruction and Hydronephrosis in Rural Areas

Ureteric calculi are common and present often to the rural surgeon. The incidence is about 200 per 100,000 population and the trend is that it is increasing…

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Case Study: Brightening Smiles with Laser

By: Dr. Sunitha Gadudasu and Dr. J. Gnanaraj
Everyone loves a smile with milk white teeth. Unfortunately our teeth do get stained and a variety of…

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Quick Case: Hand Foot Mouth Disease in a Remote Area in Northeast

By: Dr. J. Gnanaraj and Dr. Bipin Kumar
Recently within a week 17 children presented with ulcers in the mouth, foot and hands that prevented them from eating and some had fever at presentation. All of them were from…

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Quick Case: MIS for Uterine Septum in a Rural Area Using URS

By: Dr. J. Gnanaraj and Dr. Linda Sailo
The two Mullerian ducts join together to form the Uterus during embryogenesis. During the early stages there is a partition that dissolves later and sometimes the partition persist…

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