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Do Such Places Still Exist? The LADA Diagnostic Camp

The Diagnostic camp at Lada was a revelation. It helped us understand why the surgical coverage is so low at Arunachal Pradesh. The diagnostic camp was arranged by…

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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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Smart Screening for Cervical Cancer with Non-Medical Personnel: A Low-Cost Digital Colposcopy and Automated Analysis Technique

In India cervical cancer contributes to 6 to 29% of all cancers in women and has an incidence of about 20 per 100,000 population. The pooled estimates of sensitivity and…

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Multimodal Medical Image Fusion Using Soft Computer Algorithms

Medical Images are often used for diagnosis of a variety of disease process. The findings noted on the images depend on the type of process that is used for…

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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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