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Daycare Surgery : What it is, and why it’s good for you

Posted by on Oct 28, 2011 in Ailments, Articles, featured, Surgical Procedures | 3 comments

Daycare Surgery : What it is, and why it’s good for you

I know what you’re thinking: “Isn’t daycare meant for my kids? How is it connected to surgery?”   Is Daycare Surgery  just a new fad, or is it truly patient friendly ? Let me help you understand it .   What is Daycare Surgery ? Daycare Surgery means hospitalization for a few hours during which the surgery is carried out and discharge from the hospital is on the same day. In essence it means caring during the day (within 24 hours) similar to daycare for your child.   How does a surgeon send his patient...

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Hernia Surgery is Simple Surgery

Posted by on Aug 10, 2011 in Ailments, Hernia, Laparoscopy, Surgical Procedures | 5 comments

Hernia Surgery is Simple Surgery

New age technologies like the 3D-Mesh are making Hernia surgery faster, simpler, safer and less painful. Here’s how. Surgery makes us shudder. The very thought of needles, pricks and pain and the idea of lying in bed for days makes no one happy. We worry about the outcomes of surgery, infection and how much time we will lose in the number of productive days. There is internet for us, probably to confuse us, probably to guide us, but that would depends on what page you are reading. There is so much information on the net that is not...

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Laparoscopy & Mini-laparoscopy

Posted by on Aug 5, 2011 in featured, Laparoscopy, Mini-Laparoscopy, Minimal Access Surgery, Surgical Procedures | 3 comments

Laparoscopy & Mini-laparoscopy

Laparoscopic surgeons use modern technologies to perform operations through very small cuts (less than two centimeters).  Smaller cuts mean lesser pain and faster healing.   What is Laparoscopy ? Laparoscopy is derived from a Greek Word, ‘Laparos’ meaning abdomen and ‘Scopy’ meaning to see inside. So indeed it is a means for the surgeon to visualize the internal abdominal organs and advise medical treatment or perform surgery. Diagnostic Laparoscopy is the most basic of laparoscopic surgeries where the surgeon...

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“But Doctor, the Internet says so!”

Posted by on Jul 7, 2011 in Articles, featured, Health Tips, Technology | 0 comments

“But Doctor, the Internet says so!”

Many of my patients google their ailments before they consult me. Is that a good thing to do? Recently I heard one of friends say “Google is God !” Actually reflecting on this statement it does have some truth, you never get a “Don’t know” from a google search. However all answers may not be correct. Google is an excellent resource of information for anyone, be it a doctor looking for an update, a patient searching information on his/her disease or a mother seeking dietary advise for her child. But a point of...

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