Bariatric

Benefits of Bariatric Surgery You Did Not Know

Bariatric Surgery or ‘weight loss surgery’ as it is popularly known, is a surgical procedure used to control weight gain and eventually reduce overall weight. It is an effective method to monitor health complications for those suffering from morbid obesity. A bariatric surgery is helpful in controlling conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high Continue reading


Knee Arthroscopy Recovery

Best Recovery After Knee Arthroscopy

What is Knee Arthroscopy? Knee arthroscopy is an advanced minimally invasive surgery. It is performed to treat and diagnose knee joint problems. During this surgical procedure, a very small incision is made on the knee joint or area that is to be operated upon, and a tiny camera- called the arthroscope- is inserted into the Continue reading


Colorectal

Colorectal surgery- Four things you need to know

The colon and rectum are parts of the small intestines, running from the intestines to the anus. The function of this hollow tube is to absorb water and store the waste products for the body to empty the same, as a part of the digestion process. The colon is about 5 to 6 feet long. Continue reading


Knee Myths and Facts

5 myths on Knee Surgery

Knee replacement surgery is a procedure which involves the orthopaedic surgeon replacing a damaged part of the knee with an artificial joint made of metal or plastic. When the basic foundation of your body has taken a toll, the idea of a surgery sounds weary either because of stigma or because of their fear of Continue reading


Arthritis affects Heart

Does Arthritis affect your Heart?

It is a common notion that arthritis is a joint disorder where a joint in the body becomes swollen and painful. In India alone, there are more than 100 different types of arthritis with almost 180 million adults getting affected by it. But did you know that other parts of your body, especially the heart, Continue reading


Piles Home Remedies

Home Remedies for Piles from Expert

Dr. Pravin Gore (MBBS, DNB in Gen. Surgery, FAIS, FACRSI) is an exclusive Colorectal Surgeon & Proctologist, the first in west zone of India. He is a dedicated super-specialist Proctologist-colorectal surgeon and practices at Apollo Spectra, with 15 years of experience in his specialty. Dr. Pravin has done in depth study and practiced in Proctology Continue reading


Piles

All You Should Know About Piles

    Dr. Pravin Gore (MBBS, DNB in Gen. Surgery, FAIS, FACRSI) is an exclusive Colorectal Surgeon & Proctologist, the first in west zone of India with an experience of 15 years. Presently, the medical professional is practicing at Apollo Spectra. He is a super-specialist Proctologist-colorectal surgeon and practitioner. At Apollo Spectra, Dr. Gore assures Continue reading


Sports Injuries

Heat or Ice: What to do after sports injuries?

Ice packs or heat pads are the most common remedies used to immediately treat physical injuries that occur due to sports injuries or everyday activities. How do we know when to use the right kind of treatment and at what time? The Ice treatment This method is used commonly for acute sports injuries that have Continue reading


Hospital Acquired Infections

This recent study about Hospital Acquired Infections will surprise you

Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI) also known as Nosocomial infections, are one the most difficult problems faced by hospitals dealing with severely ill patients. Due to the prolonged stay of patients, this infection is becoming more alarming in the 21st century, as the antibiotic resistance is spreading fast. A study conducted by AIIMS in 2010 at Continue reading


Fibroids

Fibroids: How are they removed with Laparoscopy?

Fibroids are benign tumours that grow from the muscle layers of the uterus. They are very common in women in their thirties and forties. Most women develop these during their lifetime. They grow abnormally and are usually round in shape. Sometimes these tumours become quite large and cause severe abdominal pain and heavy periods. In Continue reading