M. Lakdawala, S. R. Chaube, Y. Kazi, A. Bhasker and A. Kanchwala. Internal hernia through an iatrogenic defect in the falciform ligament: a case report. Hernia 2009 Apr;13(2):217-9.
M. Lakdawala, A. Bhasker. ‘Recommendations For the use of Gastrointestinal Metabolic Surgery for treatment of Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in the Asian Population’ Lakdawala M, Bhasker A: Asian Consensus Meeting on Metabolic Surgery(ACMOMS),Obes Surg.2010 Jul;20(7):929-36.
Muffazal Lakdawala, Aparna Bhasker, Dheeraj Mulchandani, Sunita Goel, Sneha Jain. ‘Comparison Between the Results of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy and Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass in the Indian Population: A Retrospective 1 Year Study.’ Obesity Surgery, 2010, Jan;20(1):1-6
A Bhasker, M Gadgil, NH Muda, V Lotwala, MA Lakdawala. Revisional bariatric surgery for failed gastric banding in Asia: A review of choice of revisional procedure, surgical technique and postoperative complication rates. Asian Journal of Endoscopic Surgery, Volume 4, Issue 1, pages 26–31, February 2011.
M. Lakdawala, N.H. Muda, S. Goel, A. Bhasker. Single incision sleeve gastrectomy versus conventional laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy – A randomised pilot study. Obesity Surgery. 10.1007/s11695-011-0478-y.
M. Lakdawala, A. Bhasker. Editorial- The Asian perspective to the International Diabetes Federation’s position statement on bariatric surgery for diabetes. Asian J Endosc Surg ISSN 1758-5902.
M. Lakdawala, S. Shaikh, S. Bandukwala, C. Remedios, M. Shah, A. G. Bhasker. Roux-en-Y gastric bypass stands the test of time: 5-year results in low body mass index (30–35 kg/m2) Indian patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.soard.2012.07.017
Bhasker AG1, Remedios C, Batra P, Sood A, Shaikh S, Lakdawala M. Predictors of Remission of T2DM and Metabolic Effects after Laparoscopic Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass in Obese Indian Diabetics-a 5-Year Study. Obes Surg. 2014 Nov 16. [Epub ahead of print]
Bhasker AG1, Khalifa H, Sood A, Lakdawala M. Management of gastro-colic fistula after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. Asian J Endosc Surg. 2014 Nov;7(4):314-6. doi: 10.1111/ases.12122.
Lakdawala M1, Agarwal A, Dhar S, Dhulla N, Remedios C, Bhasker AG. Single-Incision Sleeve Gastrectomy Versus Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy. A 2-Year Comparative Analysis of 600 Patients. Obes Surg. 2014 Oct 17. [Epub ahead of print]
Aditi Agrawal, Aparna Govil, Muffazal Lakdawala. Unusual case of right iliac fossa pain: A case report. Journal of MGIMS. 2015 Vol 20: 94-96
Remedios C1, Bhasker AG, Dhulla N, Dhar S, Lakdawala M. Bariatric Nutrition Guidelines for the Indian Population. Obes Surg. 2015 Aug 16. [Epub ahead of print]
Lakdawala M1,2, Limas P1,3, Dhar S1, Remedios C1, Dhulla N1, Sood A1,2, Bhasker AG. Laparoscopic revision of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass to sleeve gastrectomy: A ray of hope for failed Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Asian J Endosc Surg. 2016 Mar 4. doi: 10.1111/ases.12277. [Epub ahead of print]
De Luca M, Angrisani L, Himpens J, Busetto L, Scopinaro N, Weiner R, Sartori A, Stier C, Lakdawala M, Bhasker AG, Buchwald H, Dixon J,Chiappetta S, Kolberg HC, Frühbeck G, Sarwer DB, Suter M, Soricelli E, Blüher M, Vilallonga R, Sharma A, Shikora S. Indications for Surgery for Obesity and Weight-Related Diseases: Position Statements from the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO). Obes Surg. 2016 Aug;26(8):1659-96
Dixon JB, Bhasker AG, Lambert GW, Lakdawala M. Leg to leg bioelectrical impedance analysis of percentage fat mass in obese patients-Can it tell us more than we already know? Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2016 Aug;12(7):1397-1402.
Mahawar KK, Bhasker AG, Bindal V, Graham Y, Dudeja U, Lakdawala M, Small PK. Zinc Deficiency after Gastric Bypass for Morbid Obesity: a Systematic Review. Obes Surg. 2016 Nov 24. [Epub ahead of print]
Mizelle D’Silva, Aparna Govil Bhasker, Nimisha S. Kantharia, Muffazal Lakdawala. High-Percentage pathological findings in obese patients suggest that esophago-gastro-duodenoscopy should be made mandatory prior to bariatric surgery. Obesity Surgeryhttps://doi.org/10.1007/s11695-018-3230-z
Bhasker AG, Dixon JB, Lakdawala M. Selection of Bypass vs Sleeve for the Management of Type-2 Diabetes in Severely Obese: Could Ethnicity Play a Role? Obes Surg. 2018 May 10. doi: 10.1007/s11695-018-3294-9. [Epub ahead of print]
D’Silva M, Bhasker AG, Kantharia NS, Lakdawala M. High-Percentage Pathological Findings in Obese Patients Suggest that Esophago-gastro-duodenoscopy Should Be Made Mandatory Prior to Bariatric Surgery. Obes Surg. 2018 Sep;28(9):2753-2759. doi: 10.1007/s11695-018-3230-z.
Adil MT, Aminian A, Bhasker AG, Rajan R, Corcelles R, Zerrweck C, Graham Y, Mahawar K. Perioperative Practices Concerning Sleeve Gastrectomy – a Survey of 863 Surgeons with a Cumulative Experience of 520,230 Procedures. Obes Surg. 2020 Feb;30(2):483-492. doi: 10.1007/s11695-019-04195-7
Bhandari M1, Fobi MAL2, Buchwald JN3; and the Bariatric Metabolic Surgery Standardization (BMSS) Working Group: Abbass A, Abu Dayyeh BK, Alamo M, Al-Jarallah M, Angrisani L, Behrens EJ, Bhasker AG, Boza C, Buchwald H, Chevallier JM, Chowbey P, Cummings DE, Dargent J, De Luca M, DeMaria EJ, DePaula A, Dixon J, Dolezalova K, Fried M, Gagner M, Neto MG, Goel R, Greve JW, Herrera MF, Himpens J, Huang CK, Huerta NR, Iordache NN, Jammu GS, Kasama K, Khullar R, Kothari SN, Kow L, Lakdawala M, Lavryk AS, Mahawar K, Mahdy T, Mattar S, Melissas J, Menon V, Mirza Gari MK, Narwaria M, Nimeri A, O’Brien PE, Ospanov OB, Prasad A, Pryor AD, Ramos AC, Ribeiro R, Rosenthal R, Santoro S, Scopinaro N, Sullivan S, Talebpour M, Todkar J, Torres A, Ugale S, Weiner RA, Wittgrove AC, Zundel N. Standardization of Bariatric Metabolic Procedures: World Consensus Meeting Statement. Obes Surg. 2019 Jul;29(Suppl 4):309-345. doi: 10.1007/s11695-019-04032-x.
Bhasker AG, Prasad A, Raj PP, Wadhawan R, Khaitan M, Agarwal AJ, Tantia O, Baig S, Palaniappan R, Shivram HV, Shah S, Soni V, Bhandari M, Shivahare R, Dhorepatil S, Chowbey P, Narwaria M, Shah S, Khullar R. OSSI (Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society of India) Guidelines for Patient and Procedure Selection for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery. Obes Surg. 2020 Mar 3. doi: 10.1007/s11695-020-04497-1. [Epub ahead of print]
Bhasker, A.G., Prasad, A., Raj, P.P. et al. Trends and progress of bariatric and metabolic surgery in India. Updates Surg (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13304-020-00774-x
Bhasker AG, Greve JW. Are Patients Suffering from Severe Obesity Getting a Raw Deal During COVID-19 Pandemic? [published online ahead of print, 2020 May 12]. Obes Surg. 2020;1‐2. doi:10.1007/s11695-020-04677-z
Sandeep Aggarwal, Kamal Mahawar, Manish Khaitan, Praveen Raj, Randeep Wadhawan, NandaKishore Dukkipati, Kuldeepak S Kular, Arun Prasad, Aparna Govil Bhasker, Vandana Soni, Brijesh Madhok, Sarfaraz Baig, Raj Palaniappan, H. V. Shivaram, Deep Goel, Vivek Bindal, Sukhvinder Saggu, Rajesh Shrivastava, Sumeet Shah, Shrihari Dhorepatil & Rajesh Khullar et al. Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society of India (OSSI) Recommendations for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Practice During the COVID-19 Pandemic. OBES SURG (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11695-020-04940-3
Goel R, Nasta AM, Goel M, Prasad A, Jammu G, Fobi M, Ismail M, Raj P, Palaniappan R, Aggarwal S, Bindal V, Katakwar A, Vennapusa A, Bhasker AG, Peters A, Goel D, Bedi D, Palep J, Kona L, Mehrotra M, Baijal M, Bhandari M, Dukkipati N, Wadhawan R, Baig S, Pattanshetti S, Ugale S. Complications after bariatric surgery: A multicentric study of 11,568 patients from Indian bariatric surgery outcomes reporting group. J Min Access Surg [Epub ahead of print] [cited 2020 Sep 16].
Graham Y, Mahawar K, Riera M, Islam O, Bhasker AG, Wilson M, Tahrani A, Moize V, Leal A, Hayes C. Emotional Resilience and Bariatric Surgical Teams: a Priority in the Pandemic. Obes Surg. 2021 Apr;31(4):1887-1890.
Aparna G Bhaskar, Atul N C Peters, Gurvinder S Jammu, Ravikanth K, Khaitan M5, Raj P, Shashank Shah7 and Shivaram HV. Obesity Risk Assessment Concept. Diabetes Obes Int J 2021, 6:000238.
Silver book on “Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy” published in April 2016.
“Dear People- With Love and Care, Your Doctors”- published by Bloomsbury in August 2019- www.dearpeople.in
“Management of Nutritional and Metabolic Complications after Bariatric Surgery”- published by Springer in 2021
Co-author of a chapter on “Complications in Bariatric Surgery” in a book called “Complications after gastro-intestinal Surgery” edited by Dr. Samiran Nundy and Dr. Dirk J. Gouma. The book is published by Oxford University Press in 2017
Co-author of a chapter on “Management of leaks after sleeve gastrectomy” in a book called “Bariatric Surgical Practice Guide” edited by Dr. Praveen Raj Palanivelu, Dr. Saravana Kumar and Dr. Rachel Gomes. The book is a publication of Springer in 2016.
Co-author of a chapter on “Asian Experience in Bariatric Surgery” in a book called “Global Bariatric Surgery- Art of weight loss across the borders”, edited by Rami Lutfi, Mariano Palermo and Guy Bernard Cadiere. The book is a publication of Springer in 2018.
Co-author of a chapter on “Risk associated with sleeve gastrectomy”, in a book called “Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy” by Salman Al-Sabah et al, published by Springer.
Co-author of a chapter on – “Safety in Sleeve Gastrectomy: Evidence and Recommendations” in a book called Safety Guidelines in Minimal Access Surgery Practice published by Jaypee.
About Dr. Aparna Govil Bhasker
Dr. Aparna Govil Bhasker is an accomplished Bariatric Surgeon and Laparoscopic GI Surgeon. Extremely passionate about her field of specialization. She completed her MBBS and MS in General Surgery in 2006, from Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (MGIMS), Sewagram. Set up in 1967 by none other than the first health minister of India, Ms. Sushila Nayar, MGIMS is deeply rooted in Gandhian ethics. Read more