Archive for October 2014

Anorectal diseases such as Hemorrhoids , Anal Fistula, Rectal Prolapse now have a comfortable treatment

Anus and rectum can be afflicted by diseases  such as piles, fistula, fissure, rectal prolapse and cancers. The first four are common ailments but are infrequently reported by patients. They feel embarrassed to share it even with their friends and relatives. Sometimes the spouse also is not aware. This can be dangerous since a long standing bleeding in stools due to piles and fissure can lead to anemia or low iron in the body. These patients may present with weakness, breathlessness and hair loss.

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Mini Gastric Bypass (MGB) – A simpler, safer and more effective Bariatric Surgery for Obesity and Diabetes

The Occam’s Razor suggests that entities should not be multiplied endlessly. Although it is true in many situations, in some fields where evolution and progress is ongoing, this is not true. One such field is in Bariatric surgery where yet another procedure is making great promise. It goes by the name of Mini Gastric Bypass (MGB).

Dr. R Rutledge, an American surgeon devised the procedure in 1997 and the author had the honour and privilege to learn the procedure directly from him.

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