Publications in peer-reviewed journals

1.  Rao SA, Shilotri PP, Katara AN. Leiomyoma as a cause of massive lower gastrointestinal bleed: a case report. Bombay Hosp J 1999; 41(2): 344-345.

2. Katara AN, Rathod MG, Bhandarwar AH, Singhal T. Inversion of appendix with appendiculo-caeco-colic intussusception. Bombay Hosp J 2002; 44(2): 282-284.

3.  Bhandarwar AH, Katara AN, Bakhshi GD, Rathod MG, Quraishi AM. Splenic hydatidosis: a review of literature. Bombay Hosp J 2002; 44(4): 656-663.

4.  Katara AN, Bhandarwar AH, Bakhshi GD. Caecal volvulus: a case report. Bombay Hosp J 2003; 45(1): 145-148.

5.  Katara AN, Samra SS, Bhandarkar DS. Thoracoscopic pericardial window of post-CABG pericardial effusion. Indian Heart J 2003; 55: 180-181.

6.  Chandiramani VA, Katara AN, Pandya SM, Nair NS. Prolene hernia system in the tension-free repair of primary inguinal hernias. Indian J Surg 2003; 65: 488-491.

7.  Katara AN, Deshpande RB, Dastur FD, Chandiramani VA. Inflammatory pseudotumor of ascending colon presenting as PUO. Indian J Surg 2004; 66: 234-6

8.  Katara AN, Chandiramani VA, Pandya SM, Nair NS. Migration on intrauterine contraceptive device into the appendix. Indian J Surg 2004; 66: 179-180

9. Katara AN, Shah RS, Bhandarkar DS, Shaikh S. Laparoscopic management of antenatally detected abdominal cysts in newborns. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2004 Feb;14(1):42-4.

10. Bhandarkar DS, Katara AN, Shah RS. Intrahepatic subcapsular hematoma complicating laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Surg Endosc 2004;18(5):868-70.

11. Katara AN, Chandiramani VA, Soman R, Bhaduri A, Desai DC. Necrotising enterocolitis in adults: a study of four cases. Indian J Surg 2004; 66: 115-118.

12. Katara AN, Shah RS, Bhandarkar DS, Unadkat RJ. Retroperitoneoscopic drainage of a psoas abscess. J Pediatr Surg 2004;39(9)eE4-5.

13. Bhandarkar DS, Katara AN, Shah RS, Udwadia TE. Transabdominal preperitoneal repair of a port-site incisional hernia. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech 2005;15(1):60-2.

14. Katara AN, Bhandarkar DS, Shah RS, Udwadia TE. Breakage of fascial closure device during laparoscopic surgery. J Min Access Surg 2005;1:79-81.

15. Shah R, Katara A, Bhandarkar DS. Thoracoscopic surgery: video assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) in children. Bombay Hospital J 2005; 47:350-53.

16. Lomanto D, Katara AN. Stapled haemorrhoidopexy for prolapsed haemorrhoids: short and long term experience. Asian J Surg 2007;30(1):29-33.

17. Katara AN, Cheah WK, So JBY, Domino J,Ning C, Lomanto D. T2 versus T2-3 ablation in thoracoscopic sympathectomy for palmar hyperhidrosis: a randomized control trial. Surg Endosc. 2007 Oct;21(10):1768-71.

18. Domino JP, Chionh SB, Lomanto D, Katara AN, Rauff A, Cheah WK. Laparoscopic partial adrenalectomy for bilateral cortisol-secreting adenomas. Asian J Surg 2007;30(2):154-7.

19. Bhandarkar DS, Shah RS, Katara AN, Shankar M, Chandiramani VA, Udwadia TE. Laparoscopic biopsy in patients with abdominal lymphadenopathy. J Minim Access Surg 2007; 3:14-18.

20. Bhandarkar DS, Katara AN. Laparoscopic mesh rectopexy: How I do it? J Colorectal Dis. 2007.

21. Bhandarkar DS, Katara AN, Shankar M, Mittal G, Udwadia TE. Laparoscopic splenectomy for tuberculous abscess of the spleen. J Minim Access Surg. 2010;6:83-5.

22. Mittal G, Bhandarkar DS, Katara AN, Udwadia TE. Temporary obturator nerve paresis following spray of local anesthetic during laparoscopic extraperitoneal hernia repair (Letter). Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2010;20:357.

23. Bhandarkar DS, Mittal G, Shah RS, Katara AN, Udwadia TE. Single incision laparosocpic cholecystectomy: How I do it?. J Minim Access Surg. 2011 Jan;7(1):17-23.

24. Bhandarkar DS, Katara AN, Mittal G, Udwadia TE. Single incision laparosocpic bilateral oophorectomy. J Minim Access Surg. 2011 Jan;7(1):87-9.

25. Bhandarkar DS, Katara A, Mittal G, Udwadia TE. Use of Nathanson retractor for laparsocopic splenectomy for massive spleens. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2011;21(5):e232-4.

26. Bhandarkar DS, Katara AN, Mittal G, Shah RS, Udwadia TE. Prevention and management of complications of laparoscopic splenectomy. Indian J Surg. 2011;73:324-330.

27. Bhandarkar DS, Katara A, Mittal G, Udwadia TE. Smoke evacuation in single incision laparsocopic surgery (Letter). Surg Endosc 2012; 26: 882-883.

28. Bhandarkar DS, Mittal G, Shah RS, Katara AN, Udwadia TE. Single incision laparosocpic cholecystectomy with conventional instruments in acute cholecystitis. Surg Endosc. (Submitted).

29. Bhandarkar DS, Katara AN, Mittal G, Chauhan P, Chadha M, Udwadia TE. Laparosocpic management of renal hilar pheochromocytomas. Sing Med J (Submitted).

30. Mittal G, Bhandarkar DS, Gandhi A, Nandeshwar D, Katara AN. Single incision laparosocpic retrieval of migrated intra-uterine contraceptive device. J Minim Invasive Gynecol (Submitted).

31. Laparo-endoscopic single-site left adrenalectomy using conventional ports and instruments. Bhandarkar DS, Mittal GK, Katara AN, Behera RR. Urol Ann. 2014 Apr;6(2):169-72.

32. Bhandarkar DS, Chhakarvarty N, Katara AN, Shah NF. Laparoscopic Resection of a Renal Hilar Pheochromocytoma in an Adolescent With a Circumaortic Left Renal Vein.Urology. 2016 Jun;92:110-2.

33. Salgaonkar HP, Behera RR, Katara AN, Bhandarkar DS. Laparoscopic excision of a lipoma of parietal peritoneum. J Minim Access Surg. 2016 Apr-Jun;12(2):196-7.

34. Kulkarni GV, Salgaonkar HP, Sharma PC, Chakkarvarty NR, Katara AN, Bhandarkar DS. Laparoscopic repair of left paraduodenal hernia: Report of two cases and review of the literature. Asian J Endosc Surg. 2016 May;9(2):157-60.

35. Salgaonkar H, Behera RR, Sharma PC, Chadha M, Katara AN, Bhandarkar DS. Laparoscopic resection of a large paraganglioma arising in the organ of Zuckerkandl: Report of a case and review of the literature.J Minim Access Surg. 2016 Oct-Dec;12(4):378-81.


1. Journal scan: 'Siu WT, Leong HT, Law BK, et al. Laparoscopic repair for perforated peptic ulcer: a randomized controlled trial. AnnSurg 2002; 235: 313-319', in Indian J Surg 2002; 64(5): 463.

2. Journal scan: 'Burak WE, Hollenbeck SC, Zervos EE, et al. Sentinel lymph node biopsy results in less postoperative morbidity compared with axillary lymph node dissection for breast cancer. Am J Surg 2002; 183: 23-27', in Indian J Surg 2002; 64(5): 464.

3. Katara AN, Bhandarkar DS. Maintenance and sterilization of laparoscopic instruments. In, Proceedings of MAS 2003 workshop, 2003.

4. Bhandarkar DS, Katara AN. Sterilization and maintanance of instruments and equipment. In: Kriplani A, Bhatia P, Prasad A, Govil D, Garg HP editors. Comprehensive Laparoscopic Surgery. New Delhi: Sagar printers, 2007;20-26.

5. Katara AN. 'Key Hole Surgery for Sweaty Palms'. Medinfo Sep. 2008 Vol.2 (3)

6. Bhandarkar DS, Katara AN. Sterilization and maintanance of instruments and equipment. In: Deshpande S (editor). Comprehensive Laparoscopic Surgery. Kolhapur: Rajhuns printing press, 2012; 23-28.

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