AOI Archives 2000: Malnad Branch

The Malnad Branch of A O I conducted a Deafn~s Relief Sur-gery Camp with the help of Rotary Club, Shimoga Central.They conducted screening camps at 5 Taluk places and se-surgeons viz :- Dr. N. D. Purushottam, (Bangalore), Dr.Nalinesh, (Bangalore), Dr. Shankar Medikeri (Bangalore),Dr. H. Vijayendra(Bangalore) conducted the surgery at Dis-trict Mc. Gann Hospital Shimoga on 1st & 2nd July 2000.Stapedectomy, Myringoplasty and Cholesteatoma Surgery was carried out in the patients. The sessions were attended by 20 ENT surgeons' in and around Shimoga.
Main beneficiaries were the poor and destitude patients. On the evening of 01-07-2000, a CME was arranged on which Dr. N. D. Purushottam spoke on Micro-Laryngeal Surgery, Dr.Vijayendra on Facial Nerve Surgery, Dr. S. Medikeri on Endoscopic Sinus Surgery.