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  • Worked in the Department of General Surgery at Medical College, Alleppey.

  • Worked as Consultant in Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery at PVS Memorial Hospital, Kochi.

Other Information

(Presentations and Publications)

  • Results of surgery for ulcerative colitis. Annual Conference of the Association of Surgeons of India, Thrissur, February 1999.

  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in acute cholecystitis. Annual Conference Of Association of Surgeons of India, Thrissur, February 1999.

  • 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)

  • Biliary access loops for intrahepatic stones: results of jejunal duodenal anastomosis. Ramesh H, Prakash K, Kuruvilla K, Philip M, Jacob G, Venugopal B, Lekha V, Varma D. ANZ J Surg. 2003 May;73(5):306-12.

  • Took part as faculty in the Surgical Workshop held as part of the annual conference of the Kerala Chapter of the Association of Surgeons of India, held at Matha Hospital, Kottayam in May 2003, where I demonstrated laparoscopic cholecystectomy and intraoperative cholangiography.

  • Took part in the 3 days live surgery and didactic sessions course on Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery Training and Setting up A Bariatric Centre from 26-10-2009 to 28-10 -2009 conducted by Dr Sasank Shah Director Laparo-Obeso Centre Pune.

  • Participated as a faculty in the laparoscopic bariatric surgery conference & workshop (Laparofit 2011) organized by Gem Hospital Coimbatore.

Gastroenterology Doctor, Kochi

Dr. V. Lekha

Senior Consultant