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Monday, 14 November 2016

Inguinal Hernia Treatment in Chennai

Enlarged and painful inguinal hernias usually require surgical repair. There is best Hernia Treatment in Chennai with the help of dedicated team of doctors and other staff. 

Contents of the abdominal cavity protrude through the inguinal canal with a bulge in the groin area showing prominence when coughing or straining. It will not appear when lying down or  don't cause any pain. Slowly, the intestines and the liver slowly start descending into a hernia causing intestinal obstruction due to pinching.

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Types of Inguinal Hernias:
  • Direct inguinal hernia: Direct inguinal hernias can affect both males and females with higher incidences found in males.
  • Indirect inguinal hernia: Evident embryonic closure of the deep inguinal ring is not present though the testicle has passed through the ring.
  • Pantaloons hernia: An individual experiences both the direct and indirect hernia on the same side

Causes of Hernia:
Hernia is commonly seen in men than women. The main cause of  the hernia is not known. Sometimes it is developed by birth or by the slenderness of the abdominal wall.
Pressure on the Abdominal Wall is Increased due to :
  • Persistent cough
  • Obesity
  • Straining to urinate and excrete
  • Lifting heavy things
  • Smoking
Diagnosis  and Treatments for Hernia:
Hernias can mostly be diagnosed by a physical examination. To see the internal location and size of the hernia, we can use X-ray, endoscopy and imaging tests like CT scan or ultrasound scan.

The Treatment Procedure of Hernia is decided on the basis of the severity of the symptom. Most of the hernias can be controlled by making adequate  changes in the lifestyle. Medications is prescribed to lessen the pain and discomfort caused by it. If a hernia is growing larger, it can repaired by undergoing surgery. Laparoscopic surgery is most preferred as it cause less damage and needs only a small incision.

Dr. Deepak S provides the Best Groin Hernia treatment in Chennai with the help of dedicated team of doctors and other staff. He is one of the best laparoscopic surgeon in Chennai, who deals with all gastrointestinal problems.
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Friday, 14 October 2016

Best Breast Cancer Treatment in Chennai

Breast Cancer is the unprecedented growth of cancerous cells in breast tissue which is made up of lobules ( milk production glands ) and ducts that joints the lobules to nipple. Mostly it is occur to females than males and range from mild to metastatic (advanced) cancer. A combination of factors like age, genetics, exposure to radiation, obesity, increased alcohol consumption, hormonal changes causes breast cancer.
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When you should consult a doctor ?
  • A small lump in the breast
  • Swelling in the armpit
  • Persistent pain or tenderness in the breast
  • Change in the color, size, texture or temperature of the breast
  • Ejection of any fluid from the nipple
  • Marble-like area under the skin
  • Burning , itching, or retraction of the nipple
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Breast cancer treatment ?
Doctors determine the treatment based on the following factors like type of the cancer, size of the tumor, stage of the cancer, presence of factors like HER2 protein, estrogen, progesterone etc. The major treatments usually prescribed for this cancer are :

  • Surgery : Also called mastectomy it is used to remove  whole breast or just the cancerous tissue.
  • Radiation Therapy : This uses high intensity rays to destroy the cancer cells.
  • Chemotherapy: These are a type of powerful medicines that is used to kill cancer cells and is  accompanied by side effects like nausea, hair loss, early menopause, extreme weakness.
  • Hormone Therapy: Hormones like estrogen increase the growth of cancer. To prevent this type of hormones  drugs like tamoxifen, anastrozole, exemestane are prescribed.
  • Targeted Therapy: In these drugs like lapatinib, pertuzumab and trastuzumab is used to strengthen the  body’s immune system to destroy cancer cells.
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Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Get Best Hernia Treatment in Chennai

Hernia is the medical condition occurs when an organ protrudes through the  cavity in the muscle or tissue which holds the organ. Hernia’ s are mostly seen in the abdomen and will affect upper thigh, belly button, and groin areas also. Commonly hernia is not fatal to health but surgery is needed to remove it and reduce its fatality.


The major causes of a hernia include coughing, age-related factors, any defect from injury or surgery etc. The major types of  hernia are  inguinal hernia, Incisional  hernia, Umbilical  hernia, Richter hernia , Spigelian hernia , Obturator  hernia , Epigastric hernia  etc.


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When  should you consult a doctor?
If you have the following symptoms and is recurrent you must consult a doctor  immediately .


  • Feeling of pain in abdomen, when coughing, bending or lifting something
  • Weakness
  • Burning sensation in the affected area
  • Difficulty in eating
  • Occasional chest pain
  • Acidity
  • Chronic Constipation


Treatment procedure
To find out the presence of a hernia, doctor will conduct tests like physical examination, Urinalysis, CBC, Culture of nodal tissue, Lactate levels,CT scan , Ultrasound scanning. Surgery both open and laparoscopic surgery are performed to cure this. The doctor will sew the opening in the abdominal wall and attach a surgical mesh to place the organ in the right place. The laparoscopic surgery uses a small camera to correct hernia through openings. This is advanced and patient will recover faster. In the case of open surgery, you need more than six weeks to recover.
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Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Hernia Treatment in Chennai

Hernia is developed when an organ gets pushed out through the openings of the muscle or tissue. This may be due to the lack of strength or presence of hole in the muscular wall that hold the organs in place. Hernias are mostly found in the groin, upper part of the stomach, belly button and in areas of surgical scar.

Types of hernia
  • Inguinal hernia: This hernia is mostly seen in men. Here the intestine or the bladder projects out through the abdominal wall. The main symptom of inguinal hernia is that it produces some abdominal complaints like pain, vomiting etc. 
  • Incisional hernia: This is mostly seen in elderly people and people with obesity. Here the intestine protrudes out through the walls of abdomen.
  • Femoral hernia: It is common in women. Here the intestine enters the canal carrying the femoral artery into the upper thigh.
  • Umbilical hernia: This hernia is commonly seen in newborns where part of the small intestine passes through the abdominal wall near the navel. Swelling, pain and vomiting are the symptoms of umbilical hernia.
  • Hiatal hernia: It occurs when the stomach protrudes out through the hiatus. Acid reflux, burning sensation in the chest are the symptoms of hiatal hernia.

Causes
Hernia is commonly seen in men than women. The main cause of hernia is not known. Sometimes it is developed by birth or by the weakness of the abdominal wall. Pressure on the abdominal wall is increased due to the following reasons.
  • Persistent cough
  • Obesity
  • Persistent cough
  • Straining to urinate and excrete
  • Lifting heavy items
  • Smoking
Diagnosis
Hernias can mostly be diagnosed by a physical examination. To see the internal location and size of hernia, we can use X-ray, endoscopy and imaging tests like CT scan or ultrasound scan.
Treatments for hernia
The treatment procedure of hernia is decided on the basis of the severity of the symptom. Most of the hernias can be controlled by making sufficient changes in the lifestyle. Medications can be used to reduce the pain and discomfort caused by hernia. If the hernia is growing larger, it can repaired by undergoing surgery. Laparoscopic surgery is commonly preferred as it is less damaging and needs only a small incision.

Dr.Deepak. S provides the best hernia treatment in Chennai. He is one of the best laparoscopic surgeon in Chennai, who deals with all gastro-intestinal problems.
















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Monday, 25 July 2016

Bariatric Surgery

Carrying around too much weight will make us feels uncomfortable, and it can also damage our health. Obesity can lead to a number of serious health issues. So it's important to maintain a good lifestyle and keep ourselves healthy. Bariatric surgery is the surgical procedure used to reduce weight. It is usually preferred when all other means of weight reduction does not bear fruit.

Obesity is the condition in which excess fat is accumulated in the body which creates a negative impact on your health.
Obesity can lead to following health issues
  • Heart disease and stroke
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Cancer
  • Arthritis
  • Breathing problems

Bariatric surgery or weight loss surgery is the surgical procedure used to reduce overweight.
The following surgical technique are used in bariatric surgery
1. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: It is the process of reducing the size of the stomach surgically.This will decrease our appetite and automatically we will reduce the amount of food intake.
2. Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: Here a band is placed around the upper part of stomach to create a small pouch. This pouch is used to hold food and the band placed will limit the amount of food intake.
3. Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch: In this process the food is made to bypass through small intestine to reduce the intake of calories. This process is recommended for people who are very much obese and are not able to lose weight by any other means.

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Friday, 3 June 2016

Gallstones Treatment in Chennai

Gallstones are hard deposits in your gallbladder, a little organ that stores bile, which is a digestive liquid made in the liver. Gallstones may comprise of cholesterol, salt, or bilirubin. The size of gallstones ranges from as small as a grain to as large as an apricot.

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Types of Gallstones

The segments in bile can take shape and solidify in your gallbladder, leading to gallstones. Studies show that, 80 percent of gallstones are made of cholesterol. The other 20 percent of gallstones are made of calcium salts and bilirubin. 

Cholesterol Stones - These are normally yellow-green in color. They're the most widely recognized kind, representing 80% of gallstones. 

Pigment Stones - These stones are smaller and darker. They're comprised of bilirubin, which originates from bile, a liquid your liver makes and your gallbladder stores or deposits.

Causes of Gallstones

There might be a few reasons including :
  • Weight
  • Genes
  • Diet 
  • Problems related with gallbladder
Symptoms :

Gallstones may bring about no signs or indications at its early stage. If the gallstones accumulate in a duct the following symptoms can occur. 
  • Feel sudden and increased sensitivity pain in the upper portion and center portion of the abdomen  
  • Back pain between your shoulder bones 
  • Pain in your right shoulder
Gallstone pain  can  last from a few minutes to a couple of hours.

Diagnosis and Treatment Procedure

The following diagnosis methods are used for identifying gallstones.

Physical examination reveals tenderness in the upper right quadrant and a palpable infiltrate.

Blood Test - Blood studies conducted should include a CBC differential count, amylase, lipase, liver function panel and blood culture.

Abdominal radiography is taken by placing the patient in an upright and supine position. Mixed gallstones containing sufficient calcium will appear opaque on plain films.

Ultrasonography captures gallstones as echogenic foci within the gall bladder. The study is especially useful in the diagnosis of acute cholecystitis.

CT scan or computed tomography is used to take images of the abdominal viscera in the presence of abdominal pain.

MRI or Magnetic Resonance Imaging is done along with cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) for non-invasive investigation of gallstones in the bile duct and the biliary tract.


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Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Piles Treatment in Chennai

Piles also known as Haemorrhoids are swollen blood vessels in or around the anus and rectum. The haemorrhoidal veins are located in the lowest part of the rectum and the anus. Sometimes these veins swell and the vein wall stretched, and irritated by passing bowel movements. Haemorrhoids are classified into two categories :
 Internal and External

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Internal Haemorrhoids - occurs inside the rectum that you can’t see or feel. They don’t usually hurt because there are few pain sensing nerves in the rectum. Bleeding may be the only sign to recognize it.

External Haemorrhoids - it lies within the anus and you can see and feel it. Blood clots are sometimes form which cause extremely painful condition called Thrombosis. It looks rather frightening and turn purple or blue in color.

Causes :
The blood vessels around the anus and in the rectum will stretch under pressure and may cause swell or bulge. This swelling is caused due to : 
  • Chronic constipation 
  • Lifting heavy weights 
  • Chronic diarrhea 
  • Pregnancy stage
  • Straining when passing a stool
The risk of developing piles grows with age.

Symptoms of piles :
  • Itchy or sore skin around your anus
  • A lump in or around your anus
  • Pain and discomfort after a bowel movement
  • After going to the toilet, a feeling that the bowels are still full
  • Bleeding when you have a bowel movement

Diagnosis :
Physical examinations include Digital rectal examination, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Visualization of anoderm. Haematological tests are done for diagnosing infections, anaemia. Anoscopy is done for finding the presence of any proximal diseases.

Treatments :
Nowadays, advanced Piles Treatments are available. Patients are referred to surgical intervention and long term monitoring to avoid the potential risks associated with haemorrhoids. In medication, stool softeners such as docusate sodium (Dulcolax) help to avoid straining by softening the stool. Mild astringents are prescribed to relieve itching and analgesics.



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