Obesity and Functional Gastrointestinal Diseases

What You Need To Know About Minimally Invasive Gastrointestinal Surgery?

By Dr. Tarun Agarwal, General Surgery Minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery, also identified as laparoscopic surgery or hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery (HALS), deals with minimally invasive methods where only one small keyhole incision is made in the abdomen in order to treat diseases originating from the gastrointestinal tract. This is, however, in contrast…

GERD – Know Its Causes & Symptoms!

By Dr. Sanjay Jain, Gastroenterology What is GERD? Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or GERD is a chronic disease of the digestive system that affects the junction between the stomach and the esophagus. It occurs as a result of stomach acid or stomach contents flowing back into your esophagus (food pipe). Such a…

Minimally-Invasive Gastrointestinal Surgery – Things to Know About It!

By Dr. Nitin Jha, General Surgery Minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery, also identified as laparoscopic surgery or hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery (HALS), deals with minimally invasive methods where only one small keyhole incision is made in the abdomen in order to treat diseases originating from the gastrointestinal tract. This is, however, in contrast…

Minimally-Invasive Gastrointestinal Surgery – Things to Know About It!

By Dr. Preetham Raj , General Surgery Minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery, also identified as laparoscopic surgery or hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery (HALS), deals with minimally invasive methods where only one small keyhole incision is made in the abdomen in order to treat diseases originating from the gastrointestinal tract. This is, however, in contrast…

Minimally-Invasive Gastrointestinal Surgery – Things to Know About It!

By Dr. Prashanth Hegde, General Surger Minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery, also identified as laparoscopic surgery or hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery (HALS), deals with minimally invasive methods where only one small keyhole incision is made in the abdomen in order to treat diseases originating from the gastrointestinal tract. This is, however, in contrast…

GERD: Know Its Symptoms!

By Dr. Atul Sharma, Gastroenterology What is GERD? Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or GERD is a chronic disease of the digestive system that affects the junction between the stomach and the esophagus. It occurs as a result of stomach acid or stomach contents flowing back into your esophagus (food pipe). Such a reflux…

Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery

By Dr. M K Gupta, General Surgery Minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery, also identified as laparoscopic surgery or hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery (HALS), deals with minimally invasive methods where only one small keyhole incision is made in the abdomen in order to treat diseases originating from the gastrointestinal tract. This is, however, in…

Diet, Nutrition and Obesity

By Dt. Archana Batra, Dietitian/Nutritionist The disease of obesity is quickly gaining importance as a major health concern. Genetics and hormones play a role in obesity, but not as big of a role as you do. For the vast majority of us, genes may set the lower limits of our weight, but…

Obesity and Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

By Dr. Himanshu Yadav , Gastroenterology Obesity is a chronic condition that results due to the presence of an excess amount of fat in the human body. If the amount of fat is found in excess (More than 25% in males and 30% in females), it leads to obesity. It is a…

Gastrointestinal Issues in the Obese Patient

By Dr.Raj Vigna Venugopal, Gastroenterology Obesity is a chronic condition that results due to the presence of an excess amount of fat in the human body. If the amount of fat is found in excess (More than 25% in males and 30% in females), it leads to obesity. It is a…