Our Thoughts and Perspective

Child Safety Awareness

Every year we (Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons) celebrate the pediatric surgery week. The theme for this year is "Pediatric Surgeons-Partnering Care Givers for Child Safety" With this initiative we

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Behold The Next Gen Da Vinci Robot

We at Narayana Health operated a small baby with PUJ Obstruction (Kidney obstruction) yesterday with a crossing vessel. We performed the surgery with the new Da Vinci Robot (Gen X).

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Ectopia Cordis Totalis

They say “Home is where the heart is !”. However ,here was a baby where the heart was not in its “home” !       The baby was flown from Assam

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Clamshell Thoracotomy

A 11 year old boy presented with chest pain and breathing difficulty. He was evaluated and found to have a large complex solid – cystic anterior mediastinal mass ( 23

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Happy Doctors Day

Small things make a lot of difference. In this world, where there is a lot of distrust on doctors, where there are incidents of doctors being beaten, where the faith

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Airway Reconstruction for Congenital Tracheal Stenosis

A five month old girl, presented with a congenital heart disease (large PDA with small VSD). She was scheduled for surgery (PDA ligation). In the operation theatre, it was not

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Primary PSARP for Vestibular Fistula (without Colostomy)

A preterm girl (33weeks ) was born with an absent anal opening. She had a fistulous opening in the vestibule through which she was passing stool and flatus. She was

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We live in a world full of technology and, for many of us, our children understand it better than we do.  Parents may feel pressured by their children to provide

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Foreign Body aspiration in a Child.

It was evening about 8 pm, when I got a call from the emergency about a 10 year old girl with difficulty in breathing. She was urgently evaluated and was

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The Role of a Pediatric Surgeon

Dr. M.M. Zameer is a PEDIATRIC surgeon par excellence , specialising in Robotic and Laparoscopic Pediatric surgery. Here he explains how and when one must consult a Pediatric surgeon.