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Reasons Not to Delay Hernia Surgery

25 September, 2016
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Hernia is a condition when a bulge is formed due to cavity in the abdomen – and depending on where it is formed, it can be classified as Femoral hernia (upper thigh), Hiatal hernia (upper part of stomach) and Umbilical (near belly button). When it increases in size, it obstructs supply of blood and that …

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Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: Symptoms & Treatment

27 June, 2016
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Congenital diaphragmatic hernia is the condition where there is a presence of an abnormal opening in the diaphragm, the muscles that help in the breathing process. Children having this condition require regular checkups with an experienced pediatrician. Typically, hernia in children are congenital but can be cured. In a child having a congenital diaphragmatic hernia, …

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Hernia: Types & Causes

3 August, 2015
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Hernia is a medical condition that occurs in a major portion of the human population today. Almost 60% percent of human beings around us have been suffering from the disease in some or other form. When any part of an organ bursts through an opening or a tissue that was meant to keep it in place, the condition …

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Hernia Repair Surgery: FAQ

5 January, 2015
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1. What is Hernia? A condition in which a part of an organ is displaced and protrudes through the wall of the cavity, causing pain and discomfort, is known as Hernia. Abdomen is the most prone region for hernia. A swelling in the affected region is the most common symptom of hernia. A bulge on …

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Does Surgery cause Hernia?

11 December, 2014
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Hernia is a health condition that occurs in a major portion of the human population today. Almost sixty percent of human beings around us have been suffering from the disease. In the human body, different tissues have different functions and in their place, the tissues, muscles and ligaments are required to perform at their optimum. …

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Hernia: Diagnosis & Management

11 December, 2014
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Hernia is the abnormal bulging out of the organs or part of organs out of the abdomen or groin area. Mainly caused by congenital or surgical defects hernia is a condition that can be treated using the right approach. Diagnosis Hernia is mostly diagnosed physically through the occurrence of a bulge at the area of …

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Dr. Rajiv Khanna – Stomach weakness lead to Hernia issues

22 May, 2014
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Dr. Rajiv Khanna, Sr. Consultant Gastrointestinal, Minimal Access & Bariatric Surgery, Pushpawati Singhania Research Institute, New Delhi talks about Minimal Access Surgery/Pin Hole Surgeries. He elaborates about weakness in stomach leading to Hernia issues & its management through Minimal Access surgery. Read more about gastro on our blog. Hernia is a health condition that occurs …

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Incisional Hernia: Mesh Repair

12 March, 2014
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What is Incisional Hernia? Hernia is a condition in which a hole is formed due to weakness in muscle causing the tissues to protrude through the hole. This creates a bulge under the skin and can be extremely painful or tender to touch. Hernias have several types. Incisional hernia is one of those when a …

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Matsyasana: Yogasana for Respiratory, Abdominal & Neck Ailments

26 December, 2018
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Matsyasana is asana performed in sitting position. As the name suggests, it’s been said that if this asana is done in the water our body floats like fish. The asana is a backbend, where the practitioner lies on his back and lifts the heart (Anahata) chakra by rising up on the elbows and drawing the shoulders back. The neck …

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Improving Your Daily Posture At Work

3 November, 2018
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It doesn’t matter what kind of a job you have, whether it involves sitting in front of a computer screen all day or performing manual labor: maintaining proper posture at work is key to your long-term comfort and health. It’s also easy to overlook. Unfortunately, poor posture can result in everything from disk herniation to …

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A mother’s story through her daughter’s eyes

17 June, 2015
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I would like to share with you all the story of a woman. A 22 year old gorgeous young lady, a tutor, a theatre actress, a fiercely independent force of nature. When she turned 23, she lost the man of her life, her dear father, a 49 year old flourishing dramatist and writer. A man …

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Spine Surgery FAQ

14 February, 2015
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What is spine surgery? Spine surgery is a medical procedure that is performed with an aim of treating the chronic back or neck pain that the patient is suffering from. This procedure involves treatment or removal of herniated discs, treating vertebral fractures, spinal stenosis and bone spurs. Indications of spine surgery? No relief in cervical …

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How can I treat Acidity?

29 November, 2014
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Acidity leads to various other health problems, and it is better to control it at first recognised symptoms, before facing dire consequences. Prevent or control acidity by opting for a healthy lifestyle. Always remember, prevention is better than cure! To Avoid Recurrence of Acidity: Avoid eating junk and spicy food Avoid irregular and hurried meals …

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Robotic Surgery Procedures FAQ

24 November, 2014
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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, …

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Robotic Surgery FAQ

24 November, 2014
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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 …

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Endoscopy FAQ

24 November, 2014
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What is endoscopy? Endoscopy is a medical procedure in which an instrument called endoscope is passed into a specific organ like the esophagus or intestine or urinary bladder to examine the inner surface of that organ. The most common type of endoscopy is upper gastrointestinal endoscopy (UGI), which is done to find out problems related …

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Kidney Transplant FAQ’s

12 November, 2014
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Q1. What is Kidney Transplant? Renal/kidney transplant is a surgical procedure that involves the replacement of the diseased or dysfunctional kidney with a healthy kidney. Q2. What are the Indications for Kidney Transplant? Kidney transplant is required mainly in the case of kidney failure. Symptoms of kidney failure are: High blood pressure Fatigue Nausea and vomiting Abnormal …

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10 Most Common Pediatric Urological Problems

12 November, 2014
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Paediatric urological conditions involve a wide range of conditions that affect the normal functioning of urinary and genital tracts. These can be congenital i.e. present at the time of birth or acquired during childhood. In case of even slightest hint of paediatric urological conditions in children or infants, it is advisable to get diagnosed and …

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Use Endoscopy to find out cause of digestive disorders

20 March, 2014
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Gastroenterology caters to disorders in the digestive system of the human body. Imaging tests do not reveal all disorders. Hence, at times, doctors recommend an endoscopic procedure which enables them to have a view of the inner lining of the digestive tract. An endoscope is a thin and flexible viewing tube with a chip camera …

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Single Incision Hysterectomy – Uterus Removal

12 March, 2014
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Single incision uterus removal is now a reality in India. Dr. Sejal Naik from Surat successfully performed single incision laparoscopy surgery for uterus removal. Although this is not news anymore, hysterectomy has been around in other forms of procedures. These are – partial, total, radical hysterectomy, hysterectomy with salpingo-oophrectomy, abdominal hysterectomy, etc. What is Single …