Knee joint is a significant joint in human body. Healthy knees are extremely important as it is required for movement. However, a joint disease known as arthritis may lead to pain and inflammation in a sound knee joint. According to top healthcare reports, arthritis affects nearly 40 million of the worldwide population. In such instances, […]

Heart diseases are coined to be the leading cause for high mortality rates & this is one of the reasons as to why number of heart valve replacement surgery has doubled over past few decades. Heart diseases are no longer said to affect patients as they age; it is a disease that affects patients in […]

Any patient who has undergone trials & trauma of weight loss surgery will tell that bariatric surgery is not an easy quick fix solution to a great body. Bariatric surgery is neither for too lazy to diet & exercise obese patients as these are essential parts of a pre & post operative plans. Lifestyle changes […]

Cost of bariatric surgery is different for different persons depending upon the requirements of different individuals. Moreover, the medical history of the patient & the insurance coverage may also impact upon the cost of undergoing bariatric surgery. Additionally, each type of bariatric surgery procedure will have differing costs. Like the costs of gastric bypass surgery […]

It is the lack of energy balance which most often causes obesity or weight gain in people. Energy balance generally means that the amount of energy taken in should equal the amount of energy spent. Energy taken in is the amount of calories one gets from drinks & food. Energy out basically is the amount […]

Cosmetic Surgery in the Era of Beauty Human beings have been looking for physical perfection since ages and having a beautiful figure is everyone’s dream even now. It would not be wrong to say that self-confidence has become directly proportional to the image we see in the mirror.External appearances, good figure, charming face have taken […]

Cardiac surgery is a surgical treatment of ailments of the heart or greater vessels, and the surgeons performing these procedures are referred to as Cardiovascular Surgeons or Heart Surgeons. Heart surgeries are complicated and need qualified, experienced hands for good amount of success rates. Travcure Medical Tourism is a top medical tourism company in India […]

It is undeniably true that ‘First impression is the last impression’. Humans desire to look attractive has been ecumenical ever since mankind can remember. People have been looking for the secret of youth & beauty throughout history and in all parts of the universe. Both women and men go through bountiful things to enhance beauty. […]

Having to undergo plastic surgery requires careful planning & proper consideration. It is not something which should be taken lightly & is very important that the patient is well informed & prepared as far as possible before undergoing the cosmetic procedure. However, it would be ideal for the patient to consider these 10 realistic recommendations […]

Bilateral knee replacement surgery is a procedure where both knees are replaced one after the other in a single operation session. However, it is quite uncommon for people to have arthritis in both knees, leave alone reaching the same degree at the same time & where bilateral knee replacement surgery may eventually be required. But […]

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery or CABG Surgery is an operation which is designed to reroute blood around blocked coronary arteries. Originally, this was made possible in part by development of the heart lung machine that was called a pump. The heart-lung machine is meant to circulate oxygenated blood during the surgical intervention in order […]

Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass is also known as TECAB surgery. It is a closed-chest robotic approach which speeds up recovery after CABG procedure. TECAB surgery is a breakthrough approach which is utilized for performing coronary bypass surgery. This is a completely closed-chest coronary procedure which spares the sternum (breastbone) & provides numerous benefits. All […]

Coronary Heart Disease in Nigeria Cardiovascular disease is one of the leading cause of death globally claiming around 17.3 million lives each year in which Nigeria has its fair share. Hypertension and Cardiovascular disease is one of the leading causes of death in Nigeria. The prevalence of cardiovascular disease in Nigeria and African countries is […]

Gamma Knife Radiosurgery is not a surgery in the true sense. It is a type of radiation therapy which is used as treatment for brain tumors & other abnormalities within the brain. Gamma Knife radiosurgery uses a specialized equipment which is designed to focus almost 200 tiny beams of radiation upon a tumor target. Singly, […]

What is Partial Knee Replacement surgery? Partial knee replacement surgery, also known as ‘unicompartmental knee replacement’, is an orthopedic procedure which is used to replace the damaged components of the knee joint. During this surgery the surgeon will require to replace only certain areas of the knee joints which have been affected, with medical-grade plastic […]

What is Neuroendoscopy? Neuroendoscopy is one of the most advanced minimally invasive brain surgery methods available today. This is a least invasive brain surgery method which is mostly used to successfully treat brain tumors in a person. This minimally invasive surgical technique involves drilling a small (10-12 mm) hole in the skull through the nose […]

Total Shoulder Replacement Arthroplasty is a very well established surgical procedure for restoring comfort & function in patients with arthritic shoulders. Arthritic ball is replaced by a smooth metallic ball which is fixed to humerus (arm bone) by a stem which fits in it during this procedure. Arthritic glenoid (socket) is also resurfaced as part […]

Kidney Transplantation is basically a surgical intervention which is performed to place a kidney either from a live or deceased donor into a patient whose kidneys do not any longer function properly. Kidneys are organs which remove excessive fluid & waste from blood. When kidneys lose ability to filter, dangerous levels of waste & fluid […]

Causes: The cause of ankylosing spondylitis is unknown, but both genetics and environmental aspects play an important role. The main gene associated with contracting this is called HLA-B27. This particular disease affects majorly young males (Men are affected three times more than women) between the ages of 20-30 years but has a lasting effect and […]

Causes and Symptoms :  ACL injuries occur during sports and activities involving the knee to extend beyond capacity thereby causing excessive strain to the ligaments. Sports (football, basketball, acrobatics) that involve hasty movements or change of direction or getting directly hit on the knee by external forces- are major causes of it. Other causes can […]

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