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Effect of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy on Glucose Metabolism in Obese Japanese Patients

Obesity-associated type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) has been effectively treated with bariatric surgery such as laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy with...

14 Jun, 2019

 
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Bariatric Surgery Associated with Significant Decline in Inflammatory Markers

Long-term inflammation is associated with the increased risk of a vast number of chronic diseases such as mood disorders, atherosclerosis, and...

03 Jun, 2019

 
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Changes in Salivary Flow Post Bariatric Surgery

Various adverse effects like gastroesophageal reflux, vomiting episodes, malnutrition, nausea, anemia, dehydration, and vitamin and mineral...

31 May, 2019

 
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Appendectomy verses Antibiotic Therapy for Treatment of Acute Uncomplicated Appendicitis

Appendectomy has been the gold standard for every form of appendicitis. Recently a meta-analysis evaluating safety and efficacy of antibiotic...

17 May, 2019

 
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Key Trials

APPAC Trial: Antibiotic Treatment Alone, A Feasible and Alternative Option to Surgery for Uncomplicated Acute Appendicitis

APPAC is a multicentre randomized trial comparing the long-term outcomes with antibiotics or surgical approach i.e. appendectomy in patients with...

Incision Local Analgesia, A Safe and Effective Analgesic Method for Postoperative Acute Pain Management in Patients with HCC

This randomized controlled trial compared the analgesic effect and safety of the three different methods of postoperative analgesia in patients...

Patient Satisfaction Outcomes of Periumbilical and Transumbilical Laparoscopic Incision

This key trial noted that transumbilical (TUI) and periumbilical incision (PUI) during general surgery laparoscopic interventions were similar for...

Can Laparoscopic Lavage be used as an Alternative to the Hartmann procedure for Patients with Perforated Diverticulitis with Purulent Peritonitis?

DIverticulitis—LAparoscopic LAvage vs resection (Hartman procedure) for acute diverticulitis with peritonitis’’ (DILALA) trial compared the  short-...

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When to Refer to a Surgical Specialist: A Pediatrician’s Guide

Glance through this referral recommendations that The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has created in collaboration with Surgical Sections of...

 
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Cefuroxime (Novacef)

Cefuroxime is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic. It is a broad-spectrum antibacterial agent with a favorable pharmacokinetic profile....

 
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Perioperative Pain Management

Good pain control after surgery is important to prevent negative outcomes such as, tachycardia, hypertension, myocardial ischemia, decrease in...

 
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HIV- Post-exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)

Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is the method of preventing exposures of HIV to blood and body fluids and it is considered to be the most important...

 
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Clinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Diabetic Foot Infections (DFI)

This booklet emphasizes that patients with DFI should be evaluated for an ischaemic foot, and the employment of multidisciplinary foot teams...

Safe Practices: A Compilation

Safe surgery saves lives is an academic series for surgeons on various aspects of surgical practise. This series is prepared in association with...

Antimicrobial Dosing In Renal Failure: At a Glance

Prescribing a drug to a patient with renal failure? Utilize this tool as a reference to the varied degrees of creatinine clearance in patients...

Deep Vein Thrombosis

Deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) is an important complication of several inherited and acquired disorders. The best estimates indicate that in India, the...

Patient Education

Contact your Surgeon

This document provides information on most common symptoms and signs post-surgery.

Fistula-in-Ano: Postoperative Care

This publication covers key points on postoperative care in patients operated for Fistula-in-Ano.

Precautions to be taken if RBC / WBC/ Platelet Count is Below Normal

This document features the list of precautions to be taken if RBC, WBC or platelet count are below normal.

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