Surgery

Piles – Surgical Ways To Get Rid Of It!

By Dr. Sharad Daga, General Surgery Piles, or haemorrhoids, are veins inside the rectum that get inflamed and cause obstruction during a bowel movement. They may manifest in the form of blood along with bowel movement that does not cause any discomfort. However, if they deteriorate over time due to negligence, they…

Minimally Invasive Gastrointestinal – Things To Know!

By Dr. C.S. Ramachandran, 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 to…

Robotic Surgery: Advantages Of The Procedure!

By Dr. Aasim Anees Hussain, General Surgery Robotic surgery, also known as a ‘robot-assisted surgery’, is a minimally invasive surgery that surgeons perform to conduct many complex procedures with more flexibility, precision and control as compared to conventional techniques. Types of Robotic Surgery Robotic surgery is of different types and can be…

Plastic Surgery – Answers You Should Know Before Opting For It!

By Dr. Audumbar Borgaonkar,Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery The main aim of plastic surgery is to improve the function of tissues and skin to as close to normal as possible. Plastic surgery has two branches, cosmetic surgery, and reconstructive plastic surgery. Cosmetic surgery aims to improve the physical appearance of a person whereas reconstructive…

Know About Mastectomies And Its Treatment!

By Dr. Puneet Agrawal,General Surgery Mastectomies are a type of surgery in which one or both breasts and sometimes even lymph nodes near the breasts are removed. Mastectomies are a broad term for many types of surgical procedures. They are mostly performed to deal with breast cancer. Here are the various…

What Is Rhinoplasty?

By Dr. Audumbar Borgaonkar,Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Rhinoplasty, more commonly known as Nose-Job, is a cosmetic procedure designed to change the shape and size of the nose. A Rhinoplasty can effectively change the size and shape of the nose to complement the facial balance. It also helps improve nasal symmetry efficiently enhancing your…

Afraid Of Going Under The Knife? Here Are 4 Tips To Stay Healthy And Avoid Surgeries!

By Dr. Rahul Poddar,General Surgery Surgical procedures have progressed a lot over the years. They do not pose as great a risk today as it did half a century ago. However, there is still some risk involved nonetheless. According to a survey, around 10 percent of people undergoing major surgery in…

When Hernia Surgery Is Required?

By Dr. Aasim Anees Hussain,General Surgery Hernia is a small protrusion or escape of any structure or organ through nearby weak spot or muscle. There are several types of hernia like inguinal hernia (direct and indirect), femoral hernia, umbilical hernia, umbilical hernia, epigastria hernia and incision hernia. This hernia can be…

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) – What Causes It?

By Dr. Jayant Wagh,Gastroenterology Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a disorder of the digestive system that is characterized by a reflux of the stomach acid or stomach content through the food pipe. This action causes irritation to the lining in the food pipe and leads to GERD. The symptoms of this…