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January-June 2022| Vol 28| Issue 1

Chairman’s Message

Chairman's Message

[INLINE:1] Surgeons around the world face the challenge of consistently providing good-quality results in diagnosis and patient care in the mid of the pandemic and the ever-changing nature of disea...



[INLINE:1] Dear Surgeon Colleagues, Kerala Surgical Journal is going through the process of submitting application for indexation. Various formalities have to be adhered to in the procedure. The n...

Review Article

Safe urethral catheterisation in males: Pearls and pitfalls

Urethral catheterisation is a bedside clinical skill which is usually acquired by clinicians during their internship or initial medical career. However, many clinicians lack confidence for male cath...

Original Article

The effect of suction wound drain on laparotomy wound healing in emergency colorectal surgeries

Background: This prospective observational study attempts to compare the healing in the laparotomy midline wounds closed primarily with negative suction wound drain to those wounds where only...

Original Article

Structural and functional changes after standard percutaneous nephrolithotomy

Introduction: The surgical treatment of kidney stones more than 2 cm in size has been vastly simplified with the popularisation of percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) since the 1980s. However...

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ISSN - Print: 0973-3051, Online: 2667-369X

Kerala Surgical Journal, a publication of Association of Surgeons of India, Kerala Chapter, is a peer-reviewed print + online Semiannual journal.

Features of Manuscript Management System

  • Online submission
  • Wider visibility through open access
  • Higher impact
  • Prompt review

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, Netherlands ISSN centre, ProQuest, TDNet, Wanfang Data