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  • Worked as Consultant Surgeon and Endoscopist at Semalk Hospital, Ottapalam.

  • Worked as Visiting Consultant Surgeon at Shankar Hospital, Cherpulassery.

  • Worked as Consultant Surgeon at PVS Memorial Hospital, Kochi till 2005.

Other Information

(Publications and Presentations)

  • Management of CBD stones in the era of laparoscopic surgery- paper presented at National Conference of ISG-Varanasi 1995.

  • Presented a poster- Pancreatic pseudoaneurysms in chronic pancreatitis, Annual Conference ISG-1996.

  • Resection versus Drainage for intractable pain due to tropical pancreatitis- Annual Conference and CME of ISG Kerala chapter- judged as the best short paper of the conference.

  • Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma: results of parenchyma conserving hepatic resection. H Ramesh, Prakash K, A Venugopal, V Lekha, G Jacob. HPB Surgery (accepted manuscript NO 564).

  • Primary tuberculous stricture of the oesophagus mimicking carcinoma. Prakash. K, K. Kuruvilla, V Lekha,

  • A Venugopal, G Jacob, H Ramesh. Tropical Gastroenterology: 2001;22(3):143-144.

  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in acute cholecystitis: factors associated with conversion. Prakash. K, G. Jacob, V. Lekha, A. Venugopal, B. Venugopal, and H. Ramesh. Surgical endoscopy. 2002;16(1):180-183.

  • Port-site Tuberculosis after laparoscopy. Ramesh H, Prakash K, Lekha V, Jacob G, Venugopal A, Venugopal B. Surg Endosc 2003 Mar 7; [epub ahead of print]

  • Are Some Cases of Infected Pancreatic Necrosis Treatable without Intervention? Ramesh H, Prakash K, Lekha V, Jacob G, Venugopal A: Dig Surg 2003;20:296-300 (DOI: 10.1159/000071694)

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Dr. A. Venugopal

Senior Consultant