Dangers of Gastric Bypass Surgery
By: J G Williams
Gastric Bypass surgery poses side effects, that one may never imagine. After working in a hospital/patient advocate setting for a few years, I have seen patients complain of side effects, that didn't seem worth the surgery. Among the top complaints for these patients, was...
Liver disease: Overview of liver transplant
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Introduction: In modern day surgical practice, transplantation of organs and tissues has been serving to cure medical illnesses in vast number of disease entities. Out of all, one of the costliest transplants is the transplantation of the human liver. The indications and contraindications: The surgery...
Liver disease: What makes the liver transplant successful
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
When the liver disease progress into a certain level, the function of the liver would not be able to compensate for the demands of the body and thus deemed to be in a state of failure. In such instances, the medical management would do little...
Liver disease: Preparing for surgery
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Liver is an important organ in many aspects and when it comes to surgery the importance is even higher. The main reason for such importance is the potential for patient with liver disease to develop complications in several aspects. This article would be looking into...
Liver disease: Overview of a liver biopsy
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Liver biopsy is the obtaining of a tissue sample through an invasive method that is performed using a biopsy needle. The procedure will be a definitive guide on the tissue state of the liver and would be performed only in certain instances as it involves...
How surgeries are performed by Da Vinci Robotic surgical systems
By: Bill Fitzgerald
Until recently if you were diagnosed with a condition requiring surgery you could expect a large incision and a large scar as well. Relatively mew technology has begun to allow surgeons to conduct major procedures while only cutting three or four small incisions. A...
What is nail surgery and what care should be taken after the surgery
By: Giorgiana Armasoiu
Onychomycosis is a fungal infection (with human pathogenic fungus) which occurs when fungi invade the nails of the hands or feet, and the underlying skin (nail bed). Lower limb Nails are more frequently affected, as they grow very slowly, leading to the development of mycosis...
Surgery: Indications of post-op bleeding
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Bleeding is one of the main complications that can occur following any type of surgery. In certain instances, the complication could well be enough to either re-do the surgery or else in leading to fatal consequences. Many parameters, both direct and indirect, are being used...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
When surgeries or procedures are performed in the bowels, the surgeons expect the region to be completely devoid of fecal matter and food residues. This would be vital in many aspects including prevention of contamination, improved wound healing, good visibility…etc. The elimination of fecal...
Surgery: How to avoid cannula site infections
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
When undergoing major surgeries as well as in certain minor procedures, a cannula will be inserted into a peripheral vein in order to gain better access to the blood circulation. This will provide the clinicians with a route to administering fluids, drugs, pain relievers…etc...

 

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