Dr. Calder Lavery Discusses Surgical Management of Ulcerative Colitis, Recent Advances in Surgery for Rectal Prolapse, Complex Anal Pathology, Complex Fistulas.
Byline: Shaukat Ali Jawaid KARACHI — Keeping up its past traditions, Colorectal Surgery Division at Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center Karachi organized a surgical week for colorectal diseases. Dr. Ian Calder Lavery consultant colorectal surgeon at Digestive Disease Center Cleveland Clinic Ohio USA was the master trainer. Apart from making brief presentations on Ulcerative Colitis, Total Mesorectal Excision, Recent advances in surgery for rectal prolapse and complex anal pathology, he also operated upon over a dozen cases which included Ulcerative Colitis-Pouch technique, Rectal Cancer- the APR technique, Rectal prolapse doing abdominal rectopexy using stapler and complex fistulas, which were shown live to the participants from the operation theatre. The meeting was well attended by senior surgeons besides postgraduates many of whom had come from interior of Sindh, Lahore and Peshawar.