Volume Archives: 6

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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A Conference With Difference: ARSICON 2017 Dimapur

The rural surgery is different from surgeries at the urban hospitals or the medical colleges in that they are performed under resource poor settings and diagnosis depend on clinical skills rather than…

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The Importance of Proper Data Collection in Rural Surgical Facilities

Generally the Protocols, methods, guidelines for surgical treatment originate in the West or the medical colleges. It is not that they have greater experience, better methods or their guidelines are superior. They are able to produce the guidelines because they have better data…

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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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The NHS Global Health Research Group in Health Technology Project India

The National Health Service in UK has a program and initial funding to develop a research program to meet the needs of rural surgical patients in Sierra Leone and rural India. The preliminary proposal is to…

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The National Health Services (NHS) Conference at Leeds 2017: Take Home Messages

The National Health Services of United Kingdom [NHS-UK] held their annual conference of the Colorectal Services and GI and Vascular Surgery at the famous Town Hall at Leeds in UK. The theme of the conference was “Jugaad Innovations”…

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