Held on : 24th March 2014
Venue : Midnapore Medical College and Hospital, Paschim Medinipur District, West Bengal
Presenter : Dr J Gnanaraj, Coimbatore assisted by Dr Jamir, Nagaland,
Organized by : Dept. of Surgery and O&G and MAS clinic, Tamluk, under the aegis of ARSI
Brief report : Prof T K Ghosh, Principal, MMCH, while inaugurating the workshop, spoke at ength about the importance of gasless laparoscopy in rural areas and how it reduces the cost of surgery. Dr. Gnanaraj demonstrated cases of appendectomy and cholecystectomy, with the help of this procedure. Dr. Dipankar Bhattacharya from Tamluk simultaneously demonstrated conventional cholecystectomy both under G.A. and spinal anesthesia. Prof. Sukumar Maiti from Medical College, Kolkata and Prof. Anil K Saha, HOD Dept. of surgery, MMCH were especially instrumental in organizing the workshop. Fifty five delegates including the PG students
participated in the workshop.