National Conference on Laparoscopic Surgery Concluded
The 2nd National Conference and Workshop on Laparoscopic Surgery, Endoscopic procedures including ERCP and Unani procedures organized by the Department of Jarahat, A.K. Tibbiya College, Aligarh Muslim University concluded with live demonstration of leech therapy, cupping and venesection. Prof. Hkm. Syed Zillur Rehman, Director, Ibne Sina Academy, Aligarh was the Chief Guest of the valedictory session.
These therapies are age-old methods of treatment for non-healing ulcers, varicose veins and various deformities needing plastic and reconstructive surgery, Osteoarthritis. Noted laparoscopic surgeon, Prof. S.D. Maurya, Agra carried laparoscopic surgery for inguinal hernia and kidney stone while ERCP was done in five patients with stones in the common bile duct and gall bladder by a prominent gastroenterologist Dr. Anil Arora, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi.
Prof. M. Amanullah Khan, J.N. Medical College, Prof. Baseer Lodi, Practicing Surgeon, Mumbai, Dr. Rehan Zaheer Naqvi, Practicing Surgeon, Balrampur, UP and Dr. Madad Ali, Director, Alfa Digestive Disease Centre, Missouri, USA delivered lectures.
The topics of the session in the Unani method of treatment were Vacuum Assisted Dressings in Non Healing & Large Wounds by Prof. S. Mohsin Raza, Senior Consultant Surgeon, Aligarh. Prof. L. M. Bariar, J. N. Medical College presided over the session. The other topics demonstrated in the session covered Dry Cupping in Patient of Spasmodic Dysmenorrhoea by Dr. Bushra Shahid, P.G. Scholar, Department of Amraz-e-Niswan. It was followed by the topics on Fasd (venesection) and its applied importance in Gout by Dr. Adeebul Arifeen, Senior Research Fellow, Department of Kulliyat.
Another interesting topic was role of Leech Therapy in Osteoarthritis demonstrated by Dr. S. M. Arif Zaidi, Associate Professor, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi and Leech Therapy for few surgical disorders by Dr. Manzoor Ahmad, Assistant Professor, Z.V.M. Unani College, Pune. This session was chaired by Prof. Anis A. Ansari and Dr. F.S. Sherani, Department of Kulliyat.
The Workshop also covered deliberation on Endoscopic procedures including ERCP and Laparoscopic Procedures coordinated by Prof. M. H. Raza, Dr. Syed Amjad Ali Rizvi, and Dr. Hasan Haris, J. N. Medical College and Dr. P. Kumar, President, Association of Surgeons, Aligarh.
Senior Gastroenterologist, Dr. Madad Ali, Director, Alfa Digestive Disease Centre, Missouri, USA delivered a lecture on Capsule Endoscopy.
Prof. Anis Ismail thanked all the delegates, teachers, students, University Officials, Hospital staff involved including the technical staff of the Operation Theatre of A. K. Tibbiya College. The two-day workshop was well attended by approximately 150 delegates, teachers, students of A. K. Tibbiya College and J. N. Medical College.