Category Archives: Surgery

Rural Surgery Presentation at GAPIO Conference: A Summary

The Global Association of Physicians of Indian Origin is an organization that intends to connect the 1.2 million physicians of Indian origin working all over the World…

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Take Home Messages from the 2015 WHO – Global Initiative for Emergency and Essential Surgical Care (GIEESC) Meeting in Geneva

A Personal Account by Dr. J. Gnanaraj BACKGROUND The tenth meeting of the Global Initiative on Emergency and Essential Surgical care [GIEESC] had the primary objective of deciding on the roadmap for the implementation of the World Health Assembly resolution No. 68.15 of the World Health Organization [WHO]. The author… 

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Surgery Course Enrollment at No Cost to Doctors

SEESHA and Karunya University are offering a FREE online course “Gasless Laparoscopic Surgery”. Plus after you complete the course, you will receive hands-on training during the surgical camps!

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Antia-Finseth Award Presentation at Karad 2015: Single Incision Gasless Laparoscopic Surgeries

The Association of Rural Surgeons of India [ARSI] presents this award for innovations in rural surgery. The objective is to encourage innovations in rural surgical care. Earlier the Antia–Finseth awards were given to…

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Dr. J. Gnanaraj’s Contribution for The Karad Global Surgery Consensus Statement on Surgical Needs and Innovation in Rural Surgery

The Indian surgeon has adapted his skills to the low-resource environment, to be able to deliver high-quality surgery. There is much they can…

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Minimally Invasive Fasciotomy with Urology Instruments

The lower limb has fascia compartments through which nerves and blood vessels pass. These fascia that cover the muscle compartment are non-compliant, and along with increased interstitial pressure can cause compartment syndrome (1). Injury bleeding in the compartment and infection can cause these. The four “Ps” are used for diagnosis:… 

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Minimally Invasive Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A New Cost-Effective Method

Carpal tunnel syndrome, also called “entrapment idiopathic median neuropathy,” is due to compression of the median nerve in the carpal tunnel, in the wrist. It is becoming more common these days and often requires surgical treatment. The increasing incidence is probably related to typing, sewing and use of vibratory tools…. 

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