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Center of Excellence in Surgical Innovation

The “Center of Excellence in Surgical innovation” at Karunya University was established in the year 2016 by Lancet Commission on Global Surgery, India Secretariat, headed by Lancet Commissioner Dr. Nobhojit Roy. In the same year Dr. Gnanaraj Jesudian of ‘Seesha Karunya Community Hospital’ was awarded ‘Surgical Champion award’ and appointed as…

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Quick Case: Vacuum Therapy After Skin Grafting

By: Dr. J. Gnanaraj, Mr. L. R. Bravin, Mr. Wise Jacob, Regina and Tamilvannan
Negative Pressure Wound therapy [NPWT] has been in use since the early nineties for treating non healing wounds. It decreased the edema, improves circulation and neo-vascularization, granulation…

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Quick Case: The Dramatic Benefit of Vacuum Therapy Treatment

By: Dr. J. Gnanaraj and Mr. W. Jacob
Mr. S is a known diabetic patient who came to the hospital with septicemia. He had a coronary artery bypass carried out in 2007 and noticed a non-healing wound in the…

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Quick Case: Diabetic foot treatment with topical vacuum therapy

By: Dr. J. Gnanaraj
The patient is a 54-year-old farmer from a rural area near Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu. He had a diagnosis of diabetes mellitus 3 years ago, and he is taking oral hypoglycemic agents….

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Cost-effective method for treating diabetic foot: Improved healing lessens need for lower-limb amputation

Investigators at Karunya Rural Community Hospital and at Karunya University in Tamil Nadu have developed a cost-effective method of effectively treating diabetic foot with vacuum therapy, using a locally-developed vacuum suction system and recycled materials. Diabetic foot is a complication in about 15% of patients with Diabetes Mellitus (DM) and… 

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