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Times of India
23 October 2010
Bangalore, India

Twelve advanced laparoscopic live surgeries in one day. BGS Global Hospitals and Bangalore Endoscopic Surgery Training Institute & Research Centre have organized it as part of their 10th fellowship course and live workshop on laparoscopic surgery.

The four–day programme of lectures and a wide range of live minimal invasive surgeries, covering the latest and advanced operative procedures, will have around 100 doctors participating.

The workshop’s organizing chairman, head of GI, MIS and Bariatric Surgery, BGS Global Hospitals, Dr M Ramesh said: "The cream of surgeons will update participants who are practising surgeons from different parts of the country on the latest technology available in minimal invasive surgery."

Through such courses, there is standardization of knowledge and expertise following which the National Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons gives fellowship by the Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons. This is the 10th such programme being organized in the country and the first in Karnataka," said Dr Ramesh. He is also the director of BEST Institute.

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Doctors To Give Gyaan On Minimal Invasive Surgeries
The fellowship course conducted from October 21 to 24 will provide a unique platform for surgeons to enhance their skills in laparoscopic surgery and to keep abreast with new developments. Topics to be discussed and demonstrated: endosuturing and tissue approximation, techniques of peritoneal access, possible complications and their prevention, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, detection and management of CBD stones, management of post–operative problems after laparoscopic cholecystectomy, diagnostic & emergency laparoscopy, laparoscopic hernia repair, technique and choice of prosthetic material, GI surgery of oesophagus and stomach, spleen and small intestines.

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