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Microbial Overlap and Resistance Patterns in Intraoperative and Abscess Cultures during Appendectomy in Children

A recent study examined pediatric patients operated for appendicitis to understand the microbial overlap between intraoperative and abscess cultures...

19 Mar, 2019

 
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Rates of SSI Low after Surgery for Endometriosis

Surgery for endometriosis may involve several organs (vagina, uterus, ovary) and sometimes may involve opening of intestinal tract. Evidence...

15 Mar, 2019

 
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Irrigation during Laparoscopic Appendectomy Does Not Prevent Development of IAA

Although laparoscopic appendectomy is considered safe, there is a risk of intra-abdominal abscesses (IAA) complication, which has an incidence of 2....

14 Mar, 2019

 
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Efficacy and Safety of SILA vs CLA in Children Undergoing Appendectomy

In children, abdominal surgery is most commonly done for appendicitis, with the highest rates found in 10- to 19-year-old age group. The technique...

12 Mar, 2019

 
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Key Trials

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-...

CAESAR Study: A Randomized Trial of Caesarean Section Surgical Techniques

Operative techniques for cesarean delivery vary widely, based on many factors, including the clinical setting and the surgeon's preferences. CAESAR...

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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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Our Publications

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...

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