JIMSA
Official Publication of
INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL SCIENCES ACADEMY
July-September 2007
VOL.20      No.3
PRESIDENT WRITES 177
FROM EDITORíS DESK 179
OUR GUEST EDITOR 181
Editorial :
Laparoscopic Surgeon and Basics of Technology Is There a Need to Revisit the Classrooms?
- Dr. Brij B. Agarwal
183
Ethics For Surgeons : The Role Of Trainees, Surgical Innovations And The Informed Consent
- D. Sarin, Brij B. Agarwal, B. K. Rao
185
Communication Skills :
An Area Of Concern In Medical Education
- krishna Adit Agarwal, Nayan Agarwal, Pooja Pant
189
Training In Laparoscopic Surgery
- MC Misra, Virinder Kumar Bansal, Prashant Bhowate, Hemang Bhattacharya
191
New Inventions & Innovations in Endoscopic Surgery
-Brij B. Agarwal, Sneh Agarwal, B. K. Sinha, Krishan C Mahajan
197
Scarless Neck Surgery For Benign Thyroid & Parathyroid Pathology
- Pradeep K Chowbey, Vandana Soni
201
Electrocautery In Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Leads To Unfavorable Outcome :
Results Of A Comparative Study
- Brij B. Agarwal
207
Bariatric (Obesity) Surgety :
Minimal Access Approach

- Pradeep K Chowbey, Vandana Soni, Murtaza Pithawala
209
Technique And Outcomes Of Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair
- William W. Hope, Thomas M. Schmelzer, William L. Newcomb, Kent W. Kercher, B. Todd Heniford
213
Recurrence In Endoscopic Total Extraperitoneal Repair (TEP)
- Pradeep K Chowbey, Manish Baijal
217
Present Status Of Laparoscopic Pancreatic Surgety
- Jin - Young Jang, Ho - Seong Han, Yoo - Seok Yoon, Sun - Whe Kim
221
Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery
- Vijay Arora
227
Advances In Laparoscopic Urologic Surgery : Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy
- Ajay Sharma
231
Role Of Diagnostic Laparoscopy In Patients Of Chronic Abdominal Pain
- Pramoj Jindal, C. S. Ramachandran, Vijay Arora
235
New Frontiers in Laparoscopic Surgery : Robotic Surgery
- Parveen Bhatia, Jaydeep H. Palep
239
Fast Track Surgery : Current Concepts
- A k Mishra, Jayashree Sood, Brij B. Agarwal
243
Myths And Realities Of Rural Laparoscopic Surgery : Five Year Experience - Exclusive Use Of Air As Insufflating Material Under Regional And Local Anesthesia
- R. M. Gautam
247
JIMSA BEST PUBLISHED ARTICLE AWARDS 179
MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION FOR JIMSA 188
DRUG PROFILE 245
LITERATURE REVIEW 208,211
CONFERENCE NEWS 220
ETHICAL GUIDELINES FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH 230
FUTURE SPECIAL ISSUES/SYMPOSIA 248
NEXT ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS 241
IMSA NEWS 178
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Editor : Dr. P.D. Gulati