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Heart Surgery in Diabetics – Impact and Management

28 July, 2019
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Diabetes and heart diseases have a strong connection. Statistics show that adults are more likely to develop heart diseases if they have diabetes; knowing that the American Heart Association considers diabetes as one of the major factors responsible for cardiovascular diseases. The reason for this is that people with diabetes are very likely to have …

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Heart Bypass Surgery vs Angioplasty – Which is better?

10 March, 2018
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Heart Bypass Surgery vs Angioplasty has always been a dilemma in the mind of the patients who suffer cardiac blockages. To resolve the heart bypass surgery vs angioplasty dilemma and choose the right line of treatment, understanding the pros and cons of each are important. Most of the cardiologists would go an extra mile

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Heart Valve Surgery – Effects on the Body

5 October, 2016
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The heart pumps blood in only one direction and to ensure smooth flow of blood through the heart, we have valves. Basically, four valves are present in the heart: pulmonary, tricuspid, mitral and aortic, with each responsible to ensure that the blood flows in the right direction. Heart Valve Surgery is required when one of …

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Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery – Things to Know

27 May, 2016
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Research by the American Heart Association has revealed that Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG Surgery) is one of the most frequently conducted major open-heart surgeries. What is CABG Surgery? It is a kind of procedure that is used in the treatment of coronary artery disease (CAD). This disease is caused due to the thinning of …

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Robotic Surgery Procedures FAQ

24 November, 2014
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What Are The Most Common Robotic Surgery procedures? The most common procedures executed using Robotic Surgery are: Prostate 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 …

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Vascular Defects in babies: Coarctation of Aorta

14 August, 2014
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Vascular defects are referred to as abnormally developed blood vessels with which a child is born. They occur due to the defects in the stage of embryonic development. The severity and effect of vascular defects depend on the stage of development at which they occur. Depending upon the embryo’s growth, the defect may affect arteries, …

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Cosmetic Surgery: Getting Rid Of Wrinkles, Moles and Birthmarks

29 March, 2014
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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 and other procedures allow these markings to be removed or faded, leaving minimal scars. When does one …

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Heart Surgery: Which Surgery do I Need?

19 March, 2014
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Heart surgery is used to treat complex Coronary Artery Diseases (CAD) when other forms of treatment like lifestyle changes, medical procedures and medicines fail to work or cannot be used. In CAD, a waxy substance known as plaque builds up inside coronary arteries, that supply blood to the heart. These plaques may harden or rupture, reducing the blood …

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6 Ways to Lower the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

4 March, 2014
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Unfortunately, it is easy to consider cardiovascular disease and stroke an inevitable part of ageing. They are, after all, the leading causes of death. Earlier studies had shown that almost one in every four deaths in the India was caused due to cardiovascular disease. However, all is not lost in the fight against heart disease, as is suggested by …

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#CrediTalk: Heart Health Mythbuster By Dr. Yugal K Mishra

20 August, 2019
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‘Myths which are believed in, tend to become true.’ Simply put, a myth is a fact that is false. And a false fact, especially in the medical field, can have serious complications.And in the era where online models like Whatsapp are the key to communication, these false facts spread at a swift pace. No one …

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#CrediTalk: An Interview With Dr. Yugal K Mishra On Heart Diseases In India

19 August, 2019
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<p>India has become a hub for cardiac diseases. The number of deaths caused by cardiovascular diseases rose by nearly 34% between 1990-2016. We can conveniently call this a state of a medical emergency. And it is valid now if you, like us, have qu...

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Overview: Centre Of Excellence Of Reliance Hospital, Navi Mumbai

29 August, 2019
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To heal and save people’s lives, Reliance hospital, Navi Mumbai was established. It is a super-specialty hospital that commits to delivering quality healthcare. This renowned hospital is equipped with the best medical technologies and patient-friendly facilities. This is a robust healthcare network that is accessible and affordable to every individual. To strengthen the healthcare system …

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Growth Hormone Deficiency- A game of life won by Lionel Messi

29 July, 2019
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“I start early and I stay late, day after day, year after year. It took me 17 years and 114 days to become an overnight success.”, Lionel Messi. You most certainly would be aware of Lionel Messi. If not, let us introduce you to him. Lionel Messi is arguably the best footballer in the world. …

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Atherosclerosis: What You Need To Know About The Disease

2 July, 2019
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In this post, we will start the unspoken conversation about ‘atherosclerosis’. Don’t feel puzzled by the lengthy and scientific name. We are here to shower wisdom on the subject of this complex disease. As children, you must have learned about the importance of arteries in school. We will make you understand what arteries do for …

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Cancer Myths: 15 common misconceptions debunked

19 June, 2019
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A myth is a way of making sense of senseless information. Most facts that begin with a “I Heard” are mostly myths. This case absolutely fits when we talk about cancer. The literature on cancer, famous among the general population, is full of such false data. The following article aims to debunk such cancer myths.We …

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Ashwagandha Benefits And Its Side Effects

6 June, 2019
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Ashwagandha is also known as Withania Somnifera. The roots and berries of the ashwagandha plant are used in the preparation of several medicines. It is a herb, loaded with several essential nutrients. Ashwagandha benefits by keeping your body healthy, active, and stress-free. It is an adaptogen, which means this herb helps to manage stress. Along …

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Piles Treatment Modalities You Need To Know About

9 August, 2018
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It is a commonly known fact that hemorrhoids and piles are analogous. Hemorrhoids or Piles are a class of vascular structure inside the anal canal. The muscles contract or expand providing a smooth passage for the stool. Piles become a disease when these muscles become swollen or take on an inflammatory state. Despite the condition …

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Indian Diet after Angioplasty: What to eat and what to avoid

27 March, 2018
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A well-maintained diet after angioplasty plays a crucial role in the process of recovery after an angioplasty procedure. When a person experiences coronary artery disease, the arteries or the corridors in the heart may totally or partially be obstructed by a sticky material called plaque (made up of cholesterol). This medical condition is called atherosclerosis, …

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6 Home Remedies For Dengue Fever Treatment

11 September, 2017
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The painful disease of dengue has been around for centuries, however, it has now created a widespread fear in the minds of people in India with the average number of people getting infected by it increasing at an alarming rate. Dengue fever should be tackled with utmost urgency because if left untreated, it can develop …

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Heart Attack Treatment and Diagnosis

12 August, 2017
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Most people don’t comprehend that they are having a heart attack or a heart disease in general until they have chest pain (angina or a heart attack). With each passing minute after a heart attack, the heart tissue loses oxygen and deteriorates or dies an irreversible death. Therefore, one should never ignore even the trivial …

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