Iqbal Saleem Mir

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This study evaluates the feasibility of performing laparoscopic cholecystectomy in order to reduce the expenditure in a 28-bed sub-district hospital in Kashmir, India. We report on a prospective clinical trail involving patients with gall bladder disease reported to the hospital from June 2005 till May 2007.
This study was undertaken in order to evaluate the feasibility and safety of performing laparoscopic orchidectomy (LO) in men for unilateral impalpable testis in non-teaching rural hospitals in a developing country. We also investigated the possibility of reducing the cost and length of stay in hospital for patients undergoing LO. This is a prospective(More)
Training in minimal access surgery has always been difficult in developing countries with limited resources, non availability of formal animal labs, inaffordability of conventional endotrainers and lack of trained endosurgeons to help the amateurs. It is always difficult to start a new procedure in such places where not only the patients but the orthodox(More)
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES The "Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra" is an annual congregation in which the devotees trek a difficult route of around 40 km to reach to a cave at a height of approximately 14,000 feet at Pahalgam in the State of Jammu & Kashmir, India. These trekkers are subjected to stress and strain of the long mountainous route and difficult security(More)
BACKGROUND The incidence of failed abdominal bilateral tubal ligation (BTL) is quite low. Most often the pregnancy following BTL is ectopic in location. The association of concurrent acute appendicitis with ectopic pregnancy is also very rare. From 1960 till 2008 only 23 such cases of ectopic pregnancy with appendicitis managed by open surgery have been(More)
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