Keeping the knife sharp!

  • Dr. Vishal Soni Laparoscopic Gastro-Intestinal Surgeon, Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Zydus Hospital, Ahmedabad, Gujarat. India
  • Dr. Krunal Soni Orthopedic Surgeon, Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedics, B.J. The medical college and Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
  • Dr. Himanshu Soni Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Fellow in Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Trauma Surgery – AOMSI, Fellow in Head and Neck Surgical Oncology – FHNO, Mahatma Gandhi Cancer Hospital, Miraj, Maharashtra. India
Keywords: Surgery, Covid-19 pandemic, orthopedic implantation


Being a Surgeon, even a trainee, has been a painful experience in the ongoing pandemic days, versus the world of yesterday1. The pandemic has crippled & strangulated many surgical branches due to paucity of volumes e.g., Plastic - Cosmetic Surgery, Orthopedics, Joint Replacement, Ortho-Trauma, Transplant Surgery, Elective Abdominal Surgeries like Hernia – Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Ophthalmology, etc. are the worst affected. This article is about challenges faced by the surgeons involved in more elective surgeries and how they can & should survive the current catch-22 situation.


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DOI: 10.26838/MEDRECH.2020.8.3.504
Published: 2021-05-12
How to Cite
Soni V, Soni K, Soni H. Keeping the knife sharp!. Med. res. chronicles [Internet]. 2021May12 [cited 2021Jun.19];8(3):149-53. Available from:
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