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Vacuum Assisted Closure

August 3rd, 2018

Vacuum assisted closure (VAC) therapy is an advanced wound healing therapy that can be readily integrated into clinicians routine wound healing practice. This advanced wound healing technology makes use of the negative pressure (a vacuum) to promote wound healing by promoting granulation tissue and perfusion and by removing exudate and infectious materials. VAC was described Read More…

Awake Craniotomy

June 29th, 2018

An awake craniotomy is an operation performed in the same manner as a conventional craniotomy( brain surgery) but with the patient awake during the critical part of the procedure. This is a preferred technique for operations to remove tumours close to, or involving functionally important (eloquent) regions of the brain. Performing the operation in this Read More…

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

June 29th, 2018

TAVR valve with delivery catheter When we think about treatment of valvular heart disease, till recently, there were no options other than open surgery for replacement or repair of the valve. We had conquered ischaemic heart disease, ie, blocked blood vessels to the heart long back; with keyhole surgery called angioplasty celebrating its 40th anniversary Read More…

Joint Replacement

June 28th, 2018

MYTHS AND FACTS REGARDING JOINT REPLACEMENT SURGERY What is joint replacement surgery? Its procedure in which the abnormal bone and lining structures of the joint are removed surgically and new parts,called prostheis are inserted in their places. These new parts may be made of special metal, plastic or specific kinds of ceramic-coated implants. The new Read More…

Angina

June 28th, 2018

Angina Pectoris Is The Classical Medical Term For The Symptom That Occurs Due To Coronary Occlusion. The Characteristic Feature Of This Pain Is It Occurs Retrosternally With Typical Radiation To The Left Arm And Is Relieved With Medications. Angina Can Be Stable Or Unstable. Stable Angina Is Classically Described As Pain That Remains Stable For Read More…