Ludhiana, December 21, 2017: Scientists of Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, GADVASU participated and presented research papers in 41st annual congress ofIndian Society for Veterinary Surgery and National Symposium on “New horizons in cancer research pertaining to effect on health, production and reproduction in animals” organized by Shri Venkateswara Veterinary University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. Dr.Jitender Mohindroo, Professor and Head was awarded the prestigious “Fellow of Indian Society for Veterinary Surgery”, for his outstanding contributions for advancement in field of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology in India and abroad. He has pioneered in establishing the technique of Ultrasonographic diagnosis of diaphragmatic hernia in bovine and played a leading role in dissemination of ultrasonography of forestomach disorders throughout India.
The PhD research work of Dr. Jasmeet Khosa, entitled “Diagnostic, prognostic indicators and surgical outcome of intestinal colic” presented by Dr. J Mohindroo, was adjudged the best paper in the Equine surgery session. The work highlighted the success story of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University in dealing with colic which is considered as the major killer disease of horses.
Research paper on “Low grade suction as a viable option for management of prostate abscess in dogs” presented by Dr Pallavi Verma, was awarded as the second best paper in the Small Animal Surgery Session. A novel, minimally invasive and economically cheap method of treating prostate abscess under ultrasound guidance was described. Another research paper on “Use of arthroscopy for treating joint problems in large animals” presented by Dr. Tarunbir Singh, was adjudged as the second best paper in the Orthopaedic Surgery Session. GADVASU is credited for the use of arthroscopy for treating joint problems cattle, buffaloes and horses for the first time in India.
Dr Parkash Singh Brar, Dean College of Veterinary Science, informed that faculty from GADVASU are regularly trained from reputed foreign universities on various advancements in the field of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology. We have an excellent and dedicated team of surgeons who provide quality treatment to the veterinary patients from all over North India, he added. Dr Brar congratulated the winners and said that such awards will encourage the students and faculty members to work harder for the welfare of the animals.