How to cure piles without much pain
Jul19

How to cure piles without much pain

After Italian surgeon introduced stapled hemorrhoidopexy in the  early 90’s and it has been a broadly accepted practice in Europe. This procedure avoids wounding the delicate perianal area thus reducing postoperative pain considerably. The leading stage of stapled hemorrhoidopexy is  removal of irregularly swollen pileal tissue.  This technique employs a unique circular stapler which reduces the  degree of prolapse by excising a...

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512 stones found in Gall bladder
Aug24

512 stones found in Gall bladder

(Dr. B C Shah recently performed Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy on Mr. N_____ G______ who had 512 stones!) Mr. N_____ G______ came to me with history of chronic pain in upper abdomen. The pain would get aggravated after meals. His sonography revealed that his gall bladder was distended & full of stones. I performed Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy on him. It was a difficult case as there were lot of adhesions. The gall bladder was...

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A case of Anemia with Cancer Colon
Jul19

A case of Anemia with Cancer Colon

A 75 year old female came to me in emergency with complaints of constipation, inability to pass faltus (obstipation), severe pain abdomen, persistent vomiting,  extreme weakness & stomach fullness since 5 days. Prior to this, she had chronic constipation often alternating with loose stools since six months. She was taking laxatives from various doctors but it was helping her some times. She had low haemoglobin (anemia) & was...

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Belly button pain
Aug24

Belly button pain

    Often female patients come with belly button pain or pain around belly button. There are many causes. Commonest cause is muscle stretching. In India its generally common in females  because of multiple pregnancies, obesity, poor muscle tone & lifting heavy weight. The navel gets so stretched that it starts to tear and the contents which are suppose to be inside start protruding out. The belly button everts &...

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Blood vomiting – Almost died
Aug24

Blood vomiting – Almost died

Dissecting the stomach from omentum A rare surgery for a rare disease Sushma Bagwe came with severe blood vomiting and with feeble pulse and blood pressure. An emergency upper GI scopy was performed by me as the bleeding was profuse. With all the blood in stomach it was a tricky job. I noticed that she had a tumor growing in her stomach that was heavily bleeding. This tumor did not appear like a typical stomach cancer or a peptic...

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Breast infection in infants
Aug24

Breast infection in infants

  Baby L_____ S_____, one month old female infant was brought to me by her aunt with a huge left breast abscess. The mother was too terrified to come inside my clinic & the father was also outside consoling the mother. It started as a small boil. They had taken her to pediatrician who gave them local ointment and oral antibiotics. However, it did not subside. IT grew very quickly and the child started to have fever. It was...

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