Author Archives: Dr. J. Gnanaraj

ARSICON 2017 Take Home Messages: The Spine Foundation

The Spine foundation at Bombay has top surgeons working in the big hospitals joining together to provide spine surgeries in rural and remote areas. They provide low-cost care to patients in rural areas and use…

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The GLLS Workshop at Medical College Kolkata: A Report

Medical College, Kolkata is the first Medical College in Asia that was established in 1835. It pioneered many innovations in education and has pioneered taking Laparoscopic surgeries to rural areas by supporting the Gas Less Lift Laparoscopic Surgery [GLLS] workshop and plans to send faculty and students to rural areas… 

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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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