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Outcomes of Open darn Repair Comparable with Open Mesh Repair for Inguinal Hernia

Inguinal hernias are a common problem and account for 75% of abdominal wall hernias. Recently a meta-analysis of a randomized controlled trial (RCTs...

15 Feb, 2019

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Open Mesh Repair Vs Suture Repair for Umbilical Hernia in Adults

An umbilical hernia is a midline abdominal wall defect from 3 cm above to 3 cm below the umbilicus. Symptomatic or clinically apparent umbilical...

13 Feb, 2019

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IINB vs TAP for Incisional Pain Control Post Inguinal Hernia Repair

Open repair of an inguinal hernia is a common surgical procedure that can be performed under general or regional anesthesia. Incisional pain after...

12 Feb, 2019

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Effect of TAP Blocks during Appendectomy on Morphine and Opioids Prescription

Surgery is considered as a risk factor for opioid overutilization and chronic opioid use postoperatively.  Approaches to reduce the opioid...

11 Feb, 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

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...

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.

A Guide to BPH

BPH commonly affects the aging population. This presentation is a patient education tool which provides information on presenting symptoms and...

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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