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Common bile duct stones ( Choledocholithiasis)

Background  Common bile duct stones are very common surgical ailment seen in practice as the incidence of the gallbladder stone disease is high across globe. They usually occur secondary to slippage of the gallbladder stones in to the common bile duct which is also considered as complication of gallbladder stone disease. In Asian population, these...

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Gallbladder polyps

Background  Gallbladder polyps or polypoidal lesion of the gallbladder is disease which primarily affects your gallbladder with tiny lesions occasions from the inner lining of the gallbladder. These lesions progressively increase in size to form polyps ( small lump inside the organ which grows from the inner lining of the organ). These polyps does not...

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Gall Bladder stone disease

Background  Gall bladder stone disease also know as “ cholelithiasis” is one the most general surgical disease which a surgeon encounters in his/ her practice across all the countries. Though the incidence may vary according to environmental, dietary and body structure  of the individuals.  This disease is often ignored by most of the patients and...

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Gall bladder cancer – All you need to know ?

Gall bladder is pear shaped organ located at inferior margin of the liver. It usually acts as small reservoir of storage of bile which is produced by liver. The most common problem associated with gallbladder is gallbladder stones which is very common surgical disease across all countries. Gallbladder cancer usually happens with long standing gallbladder...

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Gastric polyps (Polyps in the stomach ) and its surgery !

Background  Gastric polyps are one of the commons ailment encountered during routine upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. They are more commonly feared as cancerous lesions which becomes matter of concern to clinician as well as the patients. As they are incidentally detected most of these gastric polyps are asymptomatic. Most of these polyps are benign (non cancerous)...

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Groin Hernias

Background  Hernias are abnormal profusion of the internal contents of abdominal ( visceral cavity)  from the muscular defect in the body. There are various types of hernias which are divided basically on the site of the hernia in the body and the organ/ contents involved in the hernia.  The hernia occurring in the groin region...

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Hysterectomy

Hysterectomy is a surgical procedure which involves removal of entire uterus of the women. Many women commonly choose hysterectomy as an option to resolve their fibroid conditions after failed medical treatment After hysterectomy menstrual bleeding stops, pelvic pressure stops and new fibroids cannot grow. A woman can no longer become pregnant after hysterectomy. Conditions Under...

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Intestinal tumours

Background  Intestinal tumours are not so common tumours of the abdomen though they are observed more frequently in clinical practice. Small intestine contains mainly three parts duodenum, jejunum and ileum. There are variations in morphology of the tumours. They can arise from lining of the intestine , cells of the intestinal layer as well as...

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Liver Abscess

Background  Abscess is collection of pus mixed with fluid and inflammatory debris in body or any tissue.  When this abscess occurs in liver parenchyma  they are termed as liver abscess. Liver abscess very common in Indian subcontinent especially in northern part of India. The incidence of abscess is also common in other areas of world...

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Oesophageal cancers

Background  Oesophageal cancers also know as cancers of food pipe are considered to one of the dreaded cancers after pancreatic cancers. The rate of the cancer is variable across different countries and is related to multiple risk factors. These cancers are more common in male population and I also closely to various substance abuse, smoking...

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Cancers of pancreas

Background  Pancreatic cancers are considered to be the most dreadful cancers of the abdominal organs. Pancreas organ lies in the retroperitoneal part of the body and mainly deals with the endocrine function of the body. It serves as important hormonal regulator by controlling of blood sugar in the body as well as  secretion of various...

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Rectal cancers

Background  Rectal and colon cancers are  rated among the top five cancers in incidence around the world with variable incidences in various nations. The incidence is very high in western countries and far east countries and is frequently observed in Indian subcontinent. Rectal cancers among the abdominal cancers generally have very good prognosis with advancements...

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Rectal prolapse

Background  Rectal prolapse is a condition where the lower part of the rectum comes out of the anal canal during straining on defecation. This condition can affect young individuals but more commonly presently at old age. This could be very debilitating in cases of large rectal prolapse. In older age females have higher tendency to...

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Gastro oesophageal Reflux disease

Background  Gastro oesophageal reflux disease also commonly known as reflux disease is associated in young adults to old age. It’s can be constantly debilitating disease as symptoms persists whole day and they can increase as the day progresses and when patients lie down. Medical management has very successfully able to control the symptoms but this...

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Stomach cancer

Background  Stomach is the major digestive organ of the body where the food we eat is churned, digested and stored for small period of time in our stomach. Stomach cancer arises from the internal lining of our stomach. There is common myth associated with stomach problems  as many people do understand stomach as the whole...

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Tuberculosis (TB) – Surgeons perspective!

Introduction  Tuberculosis ( Koch’s Disease) also commonly known as TB is on of the leading cause of death around the world. This age old disease is till widely prevalent with incidence following down by 1.7 to 2 % per year. The infection generally spreads with air droplet infection through saliva and sputum via the transfer...

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Varicose Veins

Background  Varicose Veins also called as Varicoses or Varicosities is a condition when the  veins in any part of the body become enlarged, dilated and overfilled with blood. They have bluish purple or red colour and appear swollen and raised.  This condition is very common among women after pregnancy and professionals who stand for long...

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Ventral hernias

Background Hernias are abnormal profusion of the internal contents of abdominal ( visceral cavity)  from the muscular defect in the body. There are various types of hernias which are divided basically on the site of the hernia in the body and the organ/ contents involved in the hernia.  The hernia occurring in the abdominal wall...

Colon cancers- All you need to know?
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Colon cancers- All you need to know?

Background  Colon cancers is rated among the top five cancers in incidence around the world with variable incidences in various nations. The incidence is very high in western countries and far eat countries and it is frequently observed in Indian subcontinent. Colon cancers among the abdominal cancers generally have very good prognosis with advancements of...

Choledochol cysts ( Biliary Cysts)
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Choledochol cysts ( Biliary Cysts)

Background  Biliary cysts commonly known as choledochol cysts are commonly seen in Asian population. Cyst is abnormal thinning of the wall of the common bile duct which lead to enlargement of the bile duct in various locations and patterns. Common bile duct is is channel formed by the bile ducts arising from the liver to...

Cancers of pancreas
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Cancers of pancreas

Background  Pancreatic cancers are considered to be the most dreadful cancers of the abdominal organs. Pancreas organ lies in the retroperitoneal part of the body and mainly deals with the endocrine function of the body. It serves as important hormonal regulator by controlling of blood sugar in the body as well as  secretion of various...

Appendicitis
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Appendicitis

Background  Appendix is a small finger shaped pouch shaped organ  on the right side of the  abdomen connected to the large intestine(cecal part of colon). Appendicitis happen when your appendix becomes inflamed. It’s considered as surgical emergency and is dealt accordingly. Appendicitis can occur in any age group but most commonly happens in younger population. ...