Was a Part of Rectal Cancer Treatment Outcomes Group... A very good initiative by Dr.Deep Goel and Dr.Bhalla from BLK hospital Delhi. In a country where lack of standardisation is the norm this attempt to get together people dedicated to the field is commendable. was good to share thoughts with stalwarts from across the country working in some of the most High volume centres.
Always a privilege and honour to speak in your alma mater ! Enjoyed being part of a focussed CME on Colorectal cancer surgery organised by Dept of Surgical Gastroenterology,KEM hospital . Kudos to Dr Chetan Kantharia and team ! Infact what made the day so blessed that I presented a video on Colorectal cancer ~ Laparoscopy left hemicolectomy in front of my teachers in General surgery and MBBS Dr. Dharap, Dr Prabhakar and in the afternoon shared the dias with Dr. Raman Deshpande my mentor in the Lung cancer master class ! Rare privilege!
Was a part of a great initiative of Surgical Society Thane... The MASST workshop in association with Department of Surgery RGMC, Kalwa.. 13 major cases ranging from Appendisectomy, various hernia repairs, to esophageal surgeries and colorectal surgeries. Good national faculty and lot of local representation. Was fortunate to be a part and could demonstrate a Laparoscopic Anterior Resection for cancer rectum!
Spreading the Word! ... Felt nice to host an enthusiastic group of surgeons from Bangladesh and Nepal for a three day workshop on Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Onco surgery. What was good was we could demonstrate the whole spectrum ... Lap R hemicolectomy for cancer right colon, Lap ultralow AR for cancer rectum, thoracolaparoscopic esophagectomy for cancer esophagus lap radical distal gastrectomy for ca stomach and a sigmoid colectomy! Adding icing to the cake was the attendance of our fellows from Uganda and India! Felt thrilled to be part of a multinational group imparting whatever little i have learnt ! Thanks to the management at Fortis hospital mulund especially Dr Narayani for supporting this ! Thanks dr Arul as always and my ot team of Anesthetics, residents and nurses ! Also Nazir and Ethicon did a good job by helping organise this feast.
On the heels of doing a focused program for international delegates had an opportunity to present a master video of laparoscopic right hemicolectomy today before senior Onco surgeons GI surgeons and students. Well organised meet of GI oncosurgery by Dr Kiran Kothari and Dr Somsekhar at the Meril Academy in Vapi! Good academic feast!
Dr.Anil Heroor was invited as the Speaker at the 2nd World congress of Digestive Diseases, Fukuoka Japan on
"Challenges in the learning curve for Laparoscopic Colorectal surgery in developing countries"