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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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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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Gas Less Lift Laparoscopic Surgeries (GLLS): Our Initial Experience of 750 Surgeries in Remote Rural Areas in India

Minimally invasive surgeries especially laparoscopic surgeries are difficult if not impossible in rural areas because of the high costs associated with the equipment and the difficulty in getting anesthesiologists with…

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When There is No Gas: Laparoscopic Surgery in Rural Areas

Laparoscopic surgery is now widely performed for treating many abdominal conditions. These surgeries use gases for abdominal insufflation and despite trials with other gases most commonly used gas is carbon dioxide…

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Minimally Invasive Treatment for Infertility in Rural Areas [video]

Video Transcript MINIMALLY INVASIVE TREATMENT FOR INFERTILITY IN RURAL AREAS (Dr. J. Gnanaraj MS., Mch (UROLOGY), FARSI, FICS, FIAGES, Director Medical Services in SEESHA Karunya Community Hospital) Today we are going to talk about the Minimally Invasive Technique that is available for treatment to infertility in rural areas. Infertility is… 

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Core Through [Blind] Endoscopic Internal Urethrotomy & Regular Self Calibration: The Cost-Effective Option for Rural Areas

Urethral injuries are common in rural areas especially in mountainous areas like Northeast India where falls from trees and roads are common. Pelvic fractures can contribute to the urethral injuries…

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Jugaad Innovations for Rural Surgery

Jugaad Innovation is described as frugal and flexible innovations. It is very important for rural surgeons to learn the Jugaad techniques as they would help them to serve the rural surgical patients better…

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