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Manickavasagar Balasegaram

Manickavasagar Balasegaram, Malaysian surgeon (Selangor State 15 April 1929 – Kuala Lumpur 05 May 2014)

Son of Ceylonese immigrants


Invented Balasegaram liver clamp to control bleeding (1971) and designed other surgical instruments


SOME BIBLIOGRAPHY

With L.E. Lie-Injo, C.G. Lopez & A.R. Herrera. Hepatitis B virus DNA in liver and white blood cells of patients with hepatoma. DNA 2:299-01, 1983

With S.K. Joishy. Hepatic resection: the logical approach to surgical management of major trauma to the liver. Am. J. Surg. 142:580-3, 1981

With S.K. Joishy. Hepatic resection: pillars of success built on the foundation of 15 years of experience. Am. J. Surg. 141:360, 1981

With S.K. Joishy, J.M. Bennett, J.M. MacIntyre, G. Falkson, C. Moertel & P.P. Carbone. Clinical and chemotherapeuthic study of hepatocellular carcinoma in Malaysia – a comparison with African and American patients (E2273). Cancer 50:1065-9, 1982

Management of hepatic abscess. Curr. Probl. Surg. 185:282-340, 1981

With S.K. Joishy. Hepatic resections for malignant tumours of the liver. Essentials for unified surgical approach. Am. J. Surg. 139:360, 1980

With S.K. Joishy. Hepatic resections 1964-1979: Vignettes drawn from the Malaysian experience. Jpn J. Surg. 10 (2):94-9, 1980

Surgical management of pancreatic trauma. Curr. Probl. Surg. 16:1, 1979

Carcinoma of the periampullary region: a review of a personal series of 87 patients. Br. J. Surg. 63(7):532-7, 1976

Emergency portasystemic shunt for bleeding varices. Br. J. Surg. 63:263, 1976

With M.K. Kutty. A clinico-pathological study of 605 cases of appendectomy. Mal. J. Surg. 57-61, 1976

Early management of corrosive burns of the oesophagus. Brit. J. Surg. 62:444-7, 1975

Surgical management of hepatic lesions. Malay. J. Surg. 2:117, 1975

Management of primary liver cell carcinoma. Am. J. Surg. 130:33-7, 1975

With H.B.M. Salleh. Treatment of acute cholecystitis by routine urgent operation. Br.J. Surg. 61:705-8, 1974

Hepatic surgery. J.R. Coll. Surg. Edinb. 17:85-9, 1972

Hepatic surgery: a review of a personal series of 95 major resections. Aust. N.Z. J. Surg. 42:1-10, 1972

Complete hepatic dearterialization for primary carcinoma of the liver: report of twenty-four patients. Am. J. Surg. 124:340-5, 1972

New concepts of hepatic amoebiasis. Ann. Surg. 175:528, 1972

Hepatic calculi. Ann. Surg. 175:149, 1972

The use of natural rubber latex in the study of the hollow systems of the liver. Brit. J. Surg. 58:900, 1971

Blunt injuries to the liver: problems and management. Less. Ann. Surg. 169 (4):544-50, 1969

With A.K. Dutt & M.K. Kutty. Carcinoid tumours: a report of four cases with unusual sites of origin. Med. J. Malaysia 23:216-9, 1969

Replacement of hypopharynx and oesophagus. Am. J. Surg. 115:279, 1968


HONOURS

First Asian to be honoured with Hunterian Professorship Award of Royal College of Surgeons (1969) and Jacksonian Prize (1971)