Category Archives: Surgery

Introduction to Gas Insufflation Less Laparoscopic surgeries for Rural Areas

The GILLS or Gas Insufflation Less Laparoscopic Surgeries are slowly gaining popularity in remote and rural areas thanks to the involvement of researchers from NIHR – GHRG…

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Rural Surgical Care: The SBMC Model

Simdega is one of the backward districts of Jharkhand with a population of about 600,000. According to the 2011 census the district had only 31 allopathic medical practitioners. There was only one hospital where surgeries were…

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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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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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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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The Singlimari Diagnostic Camp: A Report

Singlimari is a village with a population of 212 and has a century old Church with 120 families. It is about 35 kilometers from Bhalukpong and 10 kilometers from…

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