Head And Neck Surgery Articles


Symptoms of Heart Attack in Men and WomenSymptoms of Heart Attack in Men and Women

8 August, 2017

<p>The quicker someone is treated when having a heart attack, the greater the chances of success and lesser the damage to the heart. However, nearly 25% of all heart attacks occur without any previous warning signs. It is imperative to remain awar...


Understanding Oral CancerUnderstanding Oral Cancer

7 March, 2017

Oral cancer is defined as the uncontrolled growth of cells that happens in the oral cavity which includes lips, tongue, cheeks, floor of the mouth, hard and soft palate, sinuses, and pharynx (throat). This may appear as sore in the mouth that does not go away.   Risk Factors of Oral Cancer Smoking: It is …


Elbow Fracture (Radial Head) – Treatment and ComplicationsElbow Fracture (Radial Head) – Treatment and Complications

12 August, 2015

<p>What is a radial head fracture (elbow fracture)? The radius bone extends from the elbow to the wrist, on the lateral side or the ‘outside’. The top of the radial bone is the radial head, located just below the elbow. Together with the upper arm...


Sinus Headache: All you need to knowSinus Headache: All you need to know

16 December, 2014

<p>What is a sinus headache? A sinus headache is a type of headache that accompanies sinusitis. It can be felt in the form of a deep, throbbing pain sensation in the face and front of the head. The pressure in the face is localized around the fore...


Robotic Surgery Procedures FAQRobotic Surgery Procedures FAQ

24 November, 2014

Most common Robotic Surgery procedures?  The most common procedures executed using Robotic Surgery are: Prostrate Removal Gallbladder Removal Repairing Heart valve Shrinking Stomach Transplanting organ Which procedures have been performed using Robotic Surgery? It is also used for procedures like: Abdominal and colon and rectal conditions like gallbladder cancer, liver cancer, colon cancer, rectal cancer, …


Robotic Surgery FAQRobotic Surgery FAQ

24 November, 2014

What is Robotic Surgery? Robotic Surgery is a minimally invasive surgery that is robotically assisted.  It is also known as a computer assisted surgery. In this surgery, the doctors take the help of robotic arms that have small tools attached. The surgeon then controls this robotic arm with the help of a computer and performs …


Dr. K. K. Handa – Advancements in ENT DepartmentDr. K. K. Handa – Advancements in ENT Department

21 August, 2014

<p>Watch Dr. K. K. Handa, the Director at the department of ENT, Head &amp; Neck Surgery in Medanta- The Medicity, Gurgaon talk about the structure of the audiology department, speech therapy and voice therapy services. His department at Medanta i...


Understanding SLAP LesionsUnderstanding SLAP Lesions

11 April, 2014

Labrum is the ring of cartilage that surrounds the shoulder socket, and helps in keeping the arm bone in the socket. The biceps tendon attaches to the Labrum at its top or the superior part. A SLAP Tear refers to an injury to this superior part of the Labrum. The tear occurs in the anterior …


Cosmetic Surgery: Getting Rid Of Wrinkles, Moles and BirthmarksCosmetic Surgery: Getting Rid Of Wrinkles, Moles and Birthmarks

29 March, 2014

<p>What is Cosmetic Surgery? Certain skin issues like wrinkles, cysts, moles and birthmarks are quire common, though they can make a person self-conscious and uncomfortable if these occur on the face or other exposed skin areas. Cosmetic surgery a...


When to see an ENT Doctor?When to see an ENT Doctor?

17 December, 2014

An ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialist is a doctor who is trained in providing medical and surgical treatment for ailments of the ears, nose, throat and related structures like the neck and head. An ENT doctor carries the expertise of diagnosis and treatment in the following seven areas: Otology or Neurotology This includes all …


Liposuction – Frequently Asked QuestionsLiposuction – Frequently Asked Questions

12 May, 2016

<p>What is Liposuction? Liposuction, also known as liposculpture or suction-assisted lipectomy, is a surgical technique to remove unwanted body fat from specific areas of the body. The technique is a form of cosmetic surgery that is mostly done to...


Brain Stroke: Things You Should KnowBrain Stroke: Things You Should Know

25 April, 2016

<p>A brain stroke, also known by the term ‘brain attack’, strikes when there is a hindrance in the circulation of the blood to the brain. When the brain cells do not receive the required amount of oxygen because of decrease in the blood flow, they...


Krysta Marie, CrediHero, Hodgkin’s Lymphoma SurvivorKrysta Marie, CrediHero, Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Survivor

12 September, 2015

<p>This is a story about a 21 year old, Krysta Marie Schildwachter from Florida who was diagnosed with stage 2 “Bulky” Hodgkin’s Lymphoma when she was 13 years old. Her symptoms were simple &#8211; fatigue and cough. Further testing revealed she h...


Kathy Melillo, CrediHero, Thyroid Cancer SurvivorKathy Melillo, CrediHero, Thyroid Cancer Survivor

22 May, 2015

<p>Kathy Melillo is a 50-year-old wife and mother of two beautiful daughters. She was living on a military base in Misawa, Japan at the time she found out about her disease. Symptoms she was experiencing were repeated sinus infections and swelling...


Real Moms, Real C-Section Experiences (Part 2)Real Moms, Real C-Section Experiences (Part 2)

24 April, 2015

<p>Our Moms Club members share their candid experiences of having a C-section.&nbsp; I had a bit of bleeding just a day before. I had gone for normal delivery and changed many doctors in order to have normal. Finally, i got admitted in the hospita...


Real Moms, Real C-Section Experiences (Part 1)Real Moms, Real C-Section Experiences (Part 1)

24 April, 2015

<p>Our Moms Club members share their candid experiences of having a C-section. Being depressed that I couldn&#8217;t make it normally, my senses came back during the surgery, with so much pain and watery eyes, I then get to see my little Snow Whit...


Dr. S. Hukku – Busts Cancer MythsDr. S. Hukku – Busts Cancer Myths

7 March, 2015

<p>Watch Dr  S Hukku, Sr Consultant &amp; Chairman Radiation Oncology, BLK Hospital, speak about myths about cancer. He clarifies that cancer is curable if detected early. He also stresses on the fact that Breast Cancer is not a disease of west an...


Radiation Therapy for childrenRadiation Therapy for children

27 February, 2015

What is Radiation Therapy? Radiation therapy is a procedure where high-energy radiation from X-rays or gamma rays is used to kill the cancer cells in a patient’s body and to shrink tumours as well. The different types of childhood cancers treated via radiation therapy are brain tumours and Wilms tumour. Since every case is different, …


Radiation Therapy FAQRadiation Therapy FAQ

14 February, 2015

What is Radiation Therapy? Radiation therapy is a common treatment for cancer that uses radiations like x-rays, gamma rays, protons or electron beams to destroy or control malignant cancer cells. The other names for it are radiotherapy, irradiation, x-ray therapy, or radiation oncology. How does it act? Cancer cells multiply and divide faster than normal …


Dr. Ashish Vashishth – Common Ear & Nose DiseasesDr. Ashish Vashishth – Common Ear & Nose Diseases

29 December, 2014

<p>Dr. Ashish Vashishth, Consultant ENT and Head &amp; Neck Surgery, Columbia Asia Hospital, Gurgaon talks about diseases of ear, including ear infections, hearing loss, vertigo etc. He also elaborates on the surgeries for diseases of nose, such a...

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