GUWAHATI, May 22 - GNRC Hospitals recently conducted a continuing medical education (CME) session on �Current Trends in General Surgery� at GNRC Dispur campus.
The event was organised in association with the Assam Chapter of the Association of Surgeons of India. It was attended by over a hundred general surgeons, apart from general practitioners. Five eminent national speakers attended the event, highlighting the current trends in general surgery and its importance.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Nipanka Goswami, chief consultant, general surgery, GNRC Hospitals, said that with the incidence of ailments increasing, it is important for individuals to be proactive and cure the disease before it assumes very serious proportions.
�As responsible medical professionals, we need to be updated with latest the technologies which help in providing better treatment to patients. The objective of this event is to make everyone aware about the most recent advancements in the field of general surgery,� he said.
Delivering their addresses on the role of general surgeons in diagnosis and therapeutic management of health conditions, the speakers highlighted the advance treatments of health conditions.
While Dr Winston Noronha from Chennai spoke about Abdominal Compartment Syndrome, Dr Shalabh Kumar from New Delhi dwelt on the advances in wound care. Dr NN Das from Guwahati spoke about the management of bile duct injury, Dr Deborshi Sharma from New Delhi laid emphasis on the way forward in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery, and Dr Vinay Shaw from New Delhi focused on a simpler approach in management of complex hernia.