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Brain Tumor Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

1 March, 2019
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Generally, cells in our body ages die and are replaced by the new ones. But with cancer, this cycle is disrupted. Brain tumor cells grow and unlike other normal cells, they don’t die. Eventually, cancerous cells keeps growing and more cell are added to this abnormal mass of tissue. Similarly, brain cancer is an abnormal …

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Learn How To Keep Your Heart Healthy

7 October, 2018
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Prevention is always better than cure. You may hear a lot of people saying this statement which most of us do not really pay attention to. With all the tempting habits, laziness, and food, people almost forget to value the only pumping organ of the human body. The heart is the central part of the …

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MRI Guidelines for Patients – Things You Should Know

15 September, 2018
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What is a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)? This procedure provides detailed images of soft tissues, bones, fats, muscles and the internal organs of your body. The MRI machine uses a very strong magnetic field and radio waves to examine a specific area of your body. A series of images are taken through sections of your …

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MRI Scan FAQS

2 February, 2015
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What is MRI Scan? Magnetic resonance imaging is the process of visualising the human body through images created by magnetic resonance of radiowaves. It is a non-invasive procedure and requires the patient to enter a field of magnetic and radio waves that are reflected by different organs of the human body as they pass through …

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ERCP FAQ

27 January, 2015
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ERCP FAQ: What is ERCP? The full form of ERCP is endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography. It is a procedure that determines and helps us scan and visualize the internal structure of the duodenum. It is performed by inserting the duodenoscope (having the camera and light source on a pen like flexible tube) through the mouth. The …

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Mammography: Everything you want to know

18 October, 2014
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1. What is Mammography? Mammography is low dose X-ray imaging of the breast.  The X-ray image of the breast is called as Mammogram. The mammogram is studied by the Radiologists & also by the Oncologist for any the presence of cancer and other abnormalities of breast, such as, cysts, benign tumours, calcification, etc. 2. Do …

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What You Should Know About Portal Hypertension

19 March, 2014
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What is portal hypertension? Portal hypertension refers to an increase in the blood pressure within a system of veins known as the portal venous system. The portal vein is drained by veins coming from the stomach, spleen, intestine and pancreas, which then branches into smaller vessels throughout the liver. Liver damage blocks the vessels in …

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CT Angiography: Screening for Heart Disease

5 March, 2014
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What is CT angiography? A computed tomography (CT) angiogram is an imaging test to view arteries that supply blood to your heart muscles. CT angiography differs from traditional coronary angiogram as it does not use a catheter to screen blood vessels, but relies on an X-ray to provide images of your heart and heart blood vessels. …