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Mon, 01 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400A cataract in ageing adults means clouding of the lens of the eye. Under normal circumstances, the lens is clear, acting very much like the lens of a camera, focusing light as it passes to the retina found at the back of the eye. Cataract surgery can significantly improve vision by removing the cloudy lens and replacing it with an artificial one. Find out the benefits of having cataract eye surgery.
Thu, 09 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400Rhinoplasty is often believed to be a modern medical development; however, various historical facts indicate that the first rhinoplasty procedures were performed thousands of years ago, in ancient India. The 'Sushruta Samhita' is a medical treatise written in around 600 BC, which explained a traditional procedure for performing reconstructive nose surgery.
Mon, 02 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400After weight loss surgery, you will need to make several lifestyle adjustments in both the short-term and the long-term. Over the course of the next 12-18 months, you will see your weight reduce significantly. To maintain a healthy weight and minimize the risk of weight-related illnesses, you will need to follow through with the dietary changes prescribed by your surgeon for the rest of your life.
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400Surgery is defined as the technology which consists of intervention on tissues. Surgery is an ancient medical speciality in which one operates manual or instrumental techniques on the patient in order to treat a condition like injury or disease which will help its body to function properly. Mainly the surgeon operates on the patients. Surgery can last for minutes or hours.
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400The heart muscle depends on a regular and optimum supply of oxygen to function properly. In turn, it pumps blood throughout the body. The oxygen supply to the heart is completed with the help of a system of coronary arteries.The blood flowing through the coronary arteries carries oxygen to the heart muscles. Sometimes deposits of substances like cholesterol,excess muscle cells, collagen and sometimes the accumulation of proteins on the inner walls of the arteries cause narrowing and hardening of these blood vessels.
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400Surgical oncology is a specialized streatm of oncology that engages surgeons in treating cancer with surgery. It is actually an alternative therapy seeking unconventional methods in cancer treatment. Surgical oncology includes the routine procedures related to the cancer patient's cure, palliative care, and also deals with quality of life. Surgical oncology is very effectively performed on local tumor excision, regional lymph node removal, the handling of cancer recurrence, and in rare cases, with surgical resection of metastases from the primary tumors...
Fri, 18 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0400Head and neck surgery can be scary. Whether you're looking to fix damage done in an accident or getting a biopsy of a potentially cancerous lump, this sort of surgery can sometimes be a nerve-wracking experience. The head and neck contain lots of extremely important structures: thought, motion, breath, and all of our five senses depend on the proper function of the head and neck.
Tue, 14 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400Our backbone is the combination of several vertebrae (individual bone in the flexible column) placed one over the other and connected by small joints to form an elongated structure which we call as spine. The vertebrae are separated by intervertebral discs. A disc is the soft cushioning structure between the individual bones of the spine, (called vertebra).
Tue, 31 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400Obesity is one of the most prevalent causes of multiple diseases and conditions today, and some who are more than 100 pounds overweight often find it difficult, or impossible, to lose weight through traditional dieting and exercise methods. Understanding gastric sleeve surgery, what it can do for you and focusing on long-term goals can change your life.
Mon, 09 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400With the development of medicinal science, different forms of macular degeneration treatment are available. Some of the most popular forms of treatment are photodynamic therapy and anti-VEGF medication. These treatments aim to curb the growth of new blood vessels around the retina to avoid complete blindness due to wet macular degeneration.
Thu, 29 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400Da Vinci surgery is a type of robotic surgery of that enables less invasive and more precise surgical techniques and procedures in a number of medical fields. Among one of the most recent innovative surgical technologies, da Vinci robotic surgery offers surgeons more options for minimally invasive as well as complex and complicated surgical procedures.
Fri, 23 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400Surgery is one of the best ways for treating complex ovarian cyst. Complex ovarian cyst surgery is performed on the patient to remove the cysts which are affecting the health of the sufferer by causing or without causing any damage to the ovaries. The surgery is performed for all types of ovarian cysts. The main concern is regarding the cost of the operation. The patient should also think about the possible discomforts or harm they would have to face prior to the surgery, during the surgery and post surgery. The complex ovarian cyst surgery can be of two types one is the open surgery and other one is called the laparoscopic surgery.
Wed, 21 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400The knee is a remarkable creation. It is both durable and vulnerable at the same time. The way the knee is assembled, with the patella (kneecap) virtually "floating" in front of the joint with relatively large spaces between the related bones, the knee depends on surrounding muscle and ligaments to keep it stable and strong.
Mon, 19 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400India has long developed its reputation as a premier medical tourism destination. There is little wonder why. India, is one of the most technologically advanced locations for orthopedic surgeries, and offers excellent, experienced an affordable orthopedic care for knee injuries, sports injuries and back and spine care.
Wed, 14 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400Tonsil stones can be formed due to the mucus, food particles and white blood cells that are dead getting stuck to the tonsils' cracks. The main objective of the tonsils is to attract and catch viruses and bacteria present in the air and to avoid them getting inside the throat and later inside the body. Some times tonsils might not work properly that they become problematic. Many people do not deal with the probable causes but just opt for tonsillectomy or surgical procedure for tonsil stones.
Mon, 12 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400Dr. Osama Badran, a world-renowned laparoscopic gynecology surgical expert, offers state of the art laparoscopic surgery at his facilities in Jordan. Laparoscopic surgery offers patients around the world minimally invasive surgical procedures that encourage faster healing time, reduced chance of infection, less tissue damage, and shorter recovery times.
Mon, 21 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400Bariatric surgery is the term given to surgical weight loss procedures and techniques that help overweight, obese and morbidly obese individuals lose weight by restricting the amount of food absorbed into the body. Bariatric surgery is often considered a last resort for individuals suffering a variety of weight-related health conditions and disease processes.
Thu, 03 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400Today's India offers World Class Medical Facilities, comparable with any of the western countries. India has state of the art Hospitals and the best qualified doctors. With the best infrastructure, the best possible Medical facilities, accompanied with the most competitive prices, you can get the treatment done in India at the lowest charges.
Fri, 14 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400Global Medical Barbados, providing International Medical Services that save clients up to 75 per cent on elective surgeries offers free reconstructive surgery for American, British, and Canadian children as well as those living in the Caribbean with cleft lips, palettes, and noses.
Wed, 14 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400Spine surgery is done on the patients suffering from back ache or ache connected to spine. There are 2 types of surgeries that can be performed on the spine one is invasive and the other is laser. Open practices need muscle stripping and large incisions. These procedures even need more anesthesia's, operating time, and recuperation and hospitalization time. Simply invasive surgical methods make use of tiny incisions done in the skin by which tiny, specific instruments are added.
Mon, 01 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0500One may feel fatigued and sore after cardiac surgery; it is only natural. On the other hand, it seems altogether strange to think of embarking on a course of physiotherapy afterwards instead of just resting. Yet, that is just what is recommended.
Sat, 27 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500If you have been watching your weight go up and you are worried about the rising pounds, you may be wondering whether weight loss surgery really works. Is it possible to prevent future weight gain by putting yourself on a well-known weight loss surgical operation?
Mon, 22 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Popularity of liposuction for unwanted fat removal has generated demand for better technology which can make liposuction safer, painless and quicker. Patients and plastic surgeons alike have constantly seeked solutions that can make liposuction a better and more satisfying procedure. VASER is the latest technological offering in this context.
Fri, 12 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500As you likely know, tummy tuck surgery (abdominoplasty) is a cosmetic surgery procedure that involves the removal of the excess fat and tissue on the abdomen. Year after year, it consistently ranks among the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures in the U.S. - in fact, the most recently available statistics reveal that tummy tuck surgery is in the top five cosmetic procedures among women and men alike (source: American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2008).
Sat, 06 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Bariatric surgery cost might be relatively high. The typical price in the surgical treatment might be as high as $35,000. The coverage your medical insurance will pay for is different for every single carrier. Some states have established a law that obligates the insurers to present weight loss surgical operation for patients, provided that it passes the National Institute Health's criteria, but this doesn't include each state yet. Even for states that do present coverage, this can occasionally mean that people who will undergo bariatric surgery treatment will often discover that they have to guard their situation to insurance providers.