Nagpur: On Sunday a “Live Workshop on Bariatric Surgery” was conducted at OT F, 2nd floor, which was telecast at MASICON Conference Hall, GMC, Nagpur and watched by over 100 delegates.
World renowned Bariatric Surgeon from Saifee Hospital Dr. Muffazal Lakadawala and Dr. Raj Gajbhiye, HOD Surgery Department , G.M.C. were the operating Surgical Faculty. This workshop was held in association of Association of Surgeons, Nagpur.
Two obese patients weighing 150 and 127 Kilograms were operated free of cost by them using minimally invasive technique of laparoscopic key hole surgery. This ensures minimum handling of organs, almost tiny blood loss, minimum scarring, low infection chances and less stay in hospital and less post operative morbidity.
The workshop was inaugurated at the hands of Dr. Abhimanyu Niswade, Dean GMC, in presence of President Elect of AMS, Dr. Harish Warbhe. Dr. Lakadawala said Nagpur can become a role model and academic hub for Bariatric Surgery with the potentials of local talent, and is willing to contribute whatever he can for such a scheme. Before and during surgery he gave tips and tricks and warned of difficult situations such patients throw while undergoing the procedures.
Dr. Pramod Gandhi, President AMS, Dr. Rajesh Atal, Secretary AMS, Dr. Praksh Khetan, Chairman. Annual Day, Dr. Rajesh Singhvi, President, ASN, Dr. Unmed Chandak, Secretary, ASN, Convenor, Dr. Kanhaiya Chandak and Dr. Sushil Lohiya, staff and resident doctors all worked hard for the success of the workshop.