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Novel Surgical Wound Protection Device Reduces SSIs Rates in Colorectal Surgery

A recent prospective multi-center study evaluating the rates of surgical site infection (SSIs) with the use of the novel surgical device that...

15 Oct, 2018

 
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VCM + PIPC/TAZ More Effective than Cefmetazole in Reducing SSIs Incidence after Pancreaticoduodenectomy

A recent study compared the effectiveness of vancomycin plus piperacillin/tazobactam (VCM + PIPC/TAZ) versus cefmetazole as perioperative...

10 Oct, 2018

 
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Use of Broad-spectrum Antibiotics for Prevention of Postoperative Intra-Abdominal Abscess in Pediatric Acute Appendicitis: Is it Justified?

A recent study determined the efficacy of broad-spectrum antibiotics for prevention of postoperative intra-abdominal abscess in pediatric patients...

08 Oct, 2018

 
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ERAT, A New Alternative Therapeutic Method for Patients Reluctant for Appendectomy

In a recent study, researchers studied the feasibility of endoscopic retrograde appendicitis therapy (ERAT) technique for the treatment of patients...

04 Oct, 2018

 
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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...

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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