JIMSA
Official Publication of
INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL SCIENCES ACADEMY
January - March 2012
Vol.-25, Issue-1
PRESIDENT WRITES 3
FROM EDITORíS DESK 5
JIMSA: 25 Years of Challenges & Solutions.
-P.D.Gulati
7
JIMSA: 25 Years of Views & Reviews 9
Editorial :
Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: Reinventing the Spokes of the Whieel

-Brij B. Agarwal, Chintamani, Krishan C. Mahajan
13
Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial to Study the Safety of a Parachute! Quo Vadis ? Caveamus Medicus.Vest Deus Tecum?
Brij B. Agarwal, Chintamani, Krishan C. Mahajan
15
Nobel laureates in Surgery
Palak Arora, Mrinal Dhawan, Krishna Adit Agarwal
17
Anatomy of the Pelvic Floor and Anal Sphincters.
Sneh Agarwal
19
Pharmacological Update for Chronic Constipation.
Naresh Bansal, Munish Sachdeva, Pankaj Jain, Piyush Ranjan, Anil Arora
23
Herbal Remedies for Management of Constipation and its Ayurvedic Perspectives
A.K.S. Rawat, Sharad Srivastava, Sanjeev Kumar Ojha
27
Constipation in Children
Mohit Kehar, Satya P. Yadav, Anupam Sachdeva
31
Colonic Transit Time: Current Methodology and their Clinical Implications
- Piyush Ranjan, Naresh Bansal, Munish Sachdeva, Pankaj Jain, Anil Arora
35
Constipation Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
Naresh Bansal, Munish Sachdeva, Pankaj Jain, Piyush Ranjan, Anil Arora
39
Can Yoga Improve the Outcome of Surgery for Haemorrhoids? A Prospective Randomized Controlled Study.
Brij B. Agarwal, Shruti Sharma, Manish K. Gupta, Rathindra Sarangi, K. C. Mahajan
43
Sacral Nerve Stimulation in Severe Constipation.
Rajeev Ranjan
47
Stapled Hemorrhoidopexy- A Day Care Anorectal Surgery. Analysis of 289 Patients.
Dinesh Shah
49
Sigmoid Volvulus: A Nonresective alternative for Viable Sigmoid Colon.
A K Khanna
51
Fistula in Ano - An Overview.
- Murtaza Akhtar
53
Scoring Systems in Evaluation of Constipation and Obstructed Defecation Syndrome (ODS).
Shruti Sharma, Brij B Agarwal
57
IMSA NEWS 2
JIMSA BEST ARTICLE AWARDS - Deelared 5
JIMSA Indexed in IndMED 33
Future Special Issues/Symposia 30
Conference News 4, 52
Drug Profile 46
Literature Review 50
JIMSA Travel Grant 55
Manuscript Submission for JIMSA 55
Guidelines for the Authors 60
Next Issue Highlights 55
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Editor : Dr. P.D. Gulati