Surgery

When Dieting & Exercising Fail To Help An Obese Person In Weight Management!

By Dr. Ramen Goel Bariatrics When dieting and exercising fail to help an obese person manage their weight, bariatric surgery may be suggested. One of the most popular types of bariatric surgery is a gastric sleeve surgery or sleeve gastrectomy. The main aim of this surgery is to reduce the amount of…

Gallstone Surgery – Know Types Of It!

By Dr. Sharad Daga, 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…

Mastectomies – Know Different Types Of It!

By Dr. R.S. Rengan, 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…

Gallbladder Surgery – Know Procedure Involved!

By Dr. R.S. Rengan, General Surgery Your gallbladder plays a very important role in your digestive health. It collects and stores a liquid called bile, which helps your body to digest food. You might need to have your gallbladder removed if it becomes diseased or damaged, or if you have gallstones (made from the chemicals…

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…