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Know More About Lung Volume Reduction Surgery!

By Manipal Hospitals, Jaipur, Orthopaedics Emphysema is a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) which develops when the air sacs of the lungs are damaged. Over time these air sacs get ruptured. Normally lungs are composed of many small holes. But when this happens, wider air spaces develop, but the surface…

An Overview About Lung & Mediastinal Tumours!

By Dr. Prasenjit Chatterjee, Oncology Lungs and Mediastinal Cancers are cell growth in the chest that causes cancer. The tumor masses grow with cells that multiply uncontrollably and do not die like natural, healthy cells. However, both types of cancer are separate and are located in the different areas of the chest. Lung Cancer-…

Peptic Ulcer Disease – Symptoms And Treatment!

By Dr. Radhakrishna Patta,Gastroenterology A peptic ulcer is said to happen when rashes develop in the duodenum lining of the small intestine, oesophagus and the linings of the stomach. If not treated immediately, peptic ulcers might lead to other serious health complications. While the causes of peptic ulcer might vary from…

Lung Volume Reduction Surgery – All You Need To Know About!

By Dr. Amar Nath Shaw, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, Emphysema is a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) which develops when the air sacs of the lungs are damaged. Over time these air sacs get ruptured. Normally lungs are composed of many small holes. But when this happens, wider air spaces develop,…

MRSA Treatment, Causes, Symptoms and Prevention

By Dr Aditya Vikram Shaunik , General Surgery MRSA or Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus is a bacterial infection caused by a type of staph bacteria which is now popularly referred to as ‘Super Bug’ because of its strong resistance against antibiotics. MRSA is associated with severe skin infections and can also lead to…