GEM Hospital Doctor awarded the first prize
The state chapter of IAGE (Indian Association of Gynaecological Endoscopists) was conducted recently at Coimbatore on 21.10.2019.
Dr. Devi of GEM Hospital had presented a video on the Laparoscopic correction of Urinary incontinence ( Laparoscopic para vaginal cystocele repair and laparoscopic Bursch colposuspension), for which she was awarded the first prize. The procedure was well appreciated by the surgical fraternity.
25% of Indian women suffer from urinary incontinence, out of which 55% is stress urinary incontinence Surgical results as equivalent to mesh repair has been performed in GEM Hospital, for those patients who prefer laparoscopic suturing over mesh repair. Unlike surgeries which involves the use of mesh, correction of stress urinary incontinence using laparoscopic suturing completely eliminates the mesh complications. It is a day care procedure with faster recovery and better quality of life.
The scientific paper on laparoscopic cystocele and stress urinary incontinence correction has been published in the Internationally renowned journal (JOGI- Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, India) Dr.Saranya Ravi and Dr.R. Karthikha, of GEM Hospital also grabbed the first prize in the quiz competition in the same conference.
Chairman of GEM Hospital Dr.C.Palanivelu and the Department Head Dr. D. Kavitha Yogini appreciated the doctors for their achievements.
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