Surgery

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…

Things You Should About Invasive Gastrointestinal Surgery!

By Dr. Abhilash Chokshi,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…

Your Weak Immune System Make You Prone To Bone Infections

By Dr. Sanjib Kumar Behera, Orthopaedics Bone infections or osteomyelitis (inflammation of the bones) is a rare disorder but a severe one. Bones can either be infected because of open surgeries or infections from other parts of the body may affect the bones via the bloodstream. It is usually caused by a…

Breast Augmentation – When Should You Consider it?

By Dr. Sunil Malla Buzar Barua, Endocrinology Breast augmentation surgery increases or restores breast size using silicone gel implants, saline implants or in some cases, fat transfer. One of the most popular and frequently performed aesthetic surgery procedures, breast augmentation has a long and successful track record in satisfying women who wish to…

Bone Cancer- Know Your Treatment Options!

By Dr. Sajjan Rajpurohit, Oncology Cancer, in any form, is difficult to treat or handle. However, some cancers are easier to manage than the rest. Unfortunately, bone cancer is not easily curable. If you have been diagnosed with such a cancer, you have a few avenues open for the treatment, although the…

Anal Fistula – Know Its Ayurvedic Treatments!

By Dr. S K Singh, Ayurveda Sometimes, one of the glands of the anus forms an abscess which may drain out spontaneously or may require surgical treatment. This may develop into a fistula, which is a small tunnel that connects anal canal with outer skin. What causes Anal fistulas? In most cases…

C-Sections – What You Need to Know

By Dr. Khushansh Clinic, Orthopaedics, Babies can enter this world in one of two ways: Pregnant women can have either a vaginal birth or a surgical delivery by Caesarean section, but the ultimate goal is to safely give birth to a healthy baby. A C-section, or Caesarean section is a surgical procedure…

Facelift Surgeries – How They Work?

By Dr. Rajeshwari Jarupula, Dermatology, Facelift, also known as Rhytidectomy, is a surgical method used to remove excess facial skin to improve visible signs of ageing. Facelift may also be combined with eyelid surgery or other procedures and is usually performed under twilight sleep or general anesthesia. Facial areas under facelift include:…

Gall Bladder Surgery – What All Should You Know?

By Dr. Amit Jain, General Surgery Gall bladder is a small digestive structure that acts as a storage sac of bile and also as connecting sac of liver secretions with the duodenum. When stones are formed in this gallbladder or in its path towards the intestine it is called as gallstones. These…