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Dr. Belal Bin Asaf

Chapters in Books

Robotic gastrointestinal Surgery: Status 2012. Arvind Kumar, Belal Bin Asaf, Tarun Jindal. G.I. Surgery Annual. Volume 19, 2012. (page 1-16)

Robotic Surgery: Current Status. Arvind Kumar, Belal Bin Asaf, V Balasubramanium, Tarun Jindal. Roshan Lall Gupta’s Recent Advances in Surgery Volume 13. 2013. Chapter 1 (page 1-29)

Robotics in Gastrointestinal Surgery. Arvind Kumar, Belal Bin Asaf. In: Editor P. K. Mishra. Textbook of Surgical Gastroenterology. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publisher (P) Ltd; 1st Edition, 2016. p 1320-1333.

Chapters on Thymus, Lung Resection, Esophagectomy and Vascular Surgery. Arvind Kumar, Belal Bin Asaf. In; Editor Ajit Saxena. Practical Approach to Robotic Surgery. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd; 1st Edition, 2017. p 63-80.

Journal articles

Two rare complications in a single patient of lung cancer: Radiation-induced spontaneous esophageal perforation and aortic rupture and their successful management. Pulle MV, Puri HV, Asaf BB , Kumar A. Ann Thorac Med 2019; 14: 213-5.

Microbiological Profile of Tubercular and Non-Tubercular Empyema and Its Impact on Clinical Outcomes: A Retrospective Analysis of 285 Consecutively Operated Cases. Pulle MV, Asaf BB, Kumar A, Puri HV, Vijay CL, Bishnoi S. Lung India. 2020; 37: 389-93

Robotic diaphragmatic plication for eventration: A retrospective analysis of efficacy, safety, and feasibility. Arvind Kumar, Asaf BB,Gopinath SK, Kumar A, Puri HV, Pulle MV, Bishnoi S. Asian Annals of Endoscopic Surgery. Asian Journal of Endoscopic Surgery.

A rare disease mimicking lung cancer. Gopinath SK, Pulle MV, Dhamija A, Puri HV, Asaf BB, Kumar A. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis.

Surgical Intervention is Safe, Feasible and Effective in Tubercular Tracheo-Bronchial Stenosis. Pulle MV, Asaf BB, Puri HV, Bishnoi S, Mundale VV, Kumar A. Lung India. _343_20

Carinal Resection and Reconstruction for Tracheo-bronchial Neoplasms—Surgical Outcomes of 20 Consecutively Operated Cases. Pulle MV, Puri HV, Asaf BB et al. Indian J Surg Oncol (2020).

Chylothorax ‑ Modalities of management and outcomes: A case series. Pulle MV, Puri HV, Asaf BB, Bishnoi S, Yadav A, Kumar A. Lung India

Superior Vena Cava Resection in Locally Advanced Thymoma—Surgical and Survival Outcomes. Kumar A, Pulle MV, Asaf BB et al. Indian J Surg Oncol (2020).

Minimal Access Surgery for Thymoma. Kumar A, Asaf BB, Pulle MV et al. Indian J Surg Oncol (2020).

Successful Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Management of Right Middle Lobe Torsion: A Rare Complication of Right Upper Lobectomy. A Report of Two cases. Pulle MV, Asaf BB, Puri HV, Kumar A. Lung India.

Evaluation of scrotal complaints by Color Doppler Ultrasonography – published in The Surgery - Official journal of U.P. Chapter of the Association of Surgeons of India. Vol 17, number 22, November 2007, 10-19.

Multivesicular mediastinal hydatid cyst presenting with left recurrent and phrenic nerve palsy. Rashid M1, Zafar Abbas S, Ahmad I, bin Asaf B, Faizan MA. JBR-BTR. 2008 Jul-Aug;91(4):155-7

Robotic adrenalectomy for a large right adrenal tumour. Arvind Kumar, Belal Bin Asaf, Roman Dutta. Journal of Robotic Surgery December 2013, Volume 7, Issue 4, pp 389-391.

Thoracoscopic ligation of thoracic duct for spontaneous chylothorax. Kumar A, Bin Asaf B, Chugh K, Talwar N. Indian Pediatr. 2013 Aug;50(8):796-8.

Robotic lobectomy: The first Indian report. Kumar A, Asaf BB, Cerfolio RJ, Sood J, Kumar R. J Min Access Surg 2015;11:94-8

Robotic thoracic surgery: The state of the art. Kumar A, Asaf BB. J Min Access Surg 2015;11:60-7

Robotic Thymectomy for Myasthenia Gravis with or without Thymoma – Surgical and Neurological Outcomes. Kumar A, Asaf BB, Goyal V, C.L. Vijay

Robotic excision of paraesophageal bronchogenic cyst in a 9-year-old child. Asaf BB, Kumar A, Vijay CL. J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg. 2015 Oct-Dec;20(4):191-3.

Morphological spectrum of mediastinal lesions with special emphasis on evaluation of needle biopsy: An experience from a tertiary care hospital. Aggarwal R, Rao S, Chopra P, Bhalla S, Vijay CL, Asaf BB, Kumar A. Indian J Med Res. 2016 Oct;144(4):544-551.

Thoracoscopic removal of monostotic fibrous dysplasia of rib. Puri, H., Asaf, B.B., Vijay, C.L. et al. Indian J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg (2017) 33: 179.

Thoracoscopic foreign body removal and repair of bronchus intermedius following injury during failed bronchoscopic retrieval. Asaf BB, Vijay CL, Bishnoi S, Dua N, Kumar A. Lung India. 2017 Mar-Apr;34(2):182-184.

Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for pulmonary aspergilloma. Kumar A, Asaf BB, Puri HV, Lingaraju VC, Siddiqui S, Venkatesh PM, Sood J. Lung India. 2017 Jul-Aug;34(4):318-323.

Resection and anastomosis for benign tracheal stenosis: Single institution experience of 18 cases. Kumar A, Asaf BB, Puri HV, Abdellateef A. Lung India. 2017 Sep-Oct;34(5):420-426.

Thoracoscopic Decortication of Stage III Tuberculous Empyema Is Effective and Safe in Selected Cases. Kumar A, Asaf BB, Lingaraju VC, Yendamuri S, Pulle MV, Sood J. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov;104(5):1688-1694.

Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy: The first Indian report. Kumar A, Asaf BB, Puri HV, Sharma MK, Lingaraju VC, Rajput VS. J Minim Access Surg. 2018 Jan 10. doi: 10.4103/jmas.JMAS_148_17. [Epub ahead of print]