Thursday, 12 July 2018

Get rid of your Gallstones

Gallstones are small stones in the form of solid pieces found in the gallbladder. A gallbladder is the shape of a sac that primarily stores bile produced by the liver. The Gallstones vary in terms of shape, density, composition, size and severity of symptoms.

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When cholesterol, calcium and other particles bind together and deposited in the gallbladder as how the gallstones form. The gallstones cause severe indigestion, back pain. Since gallbladder stores always as a liquid material and when it comes to solid storage, the side effects will be crucial, highly noticeable in the terms of symptoms.

Who are at the high risks of Gallstone development?

Gallstones are most common in people over 40 years, people who are obese, persons who take imbalanced diet, diabetic patients, rapid weight loss, family history of gallstones, high level of triglyceride, sedentary lifestyle.

Attacking symptoms of the gallbladder:

  • The pain may be sharp, dull, or with cramps
  • The pain will suddenly suit up
  • The pain will be standard and it might radiate to the right shoulder blade
  • Pain will be felt more on the upper side and middle of the abdomen


Gallstones treatment

When gallstones do not cause any symptoms, then most of the people will not worry except visiting the doctor. When the pain and other symptoms shoot ups, the doctor will certainly advise for gallstone surgical, non-surgical treatment based on the patient’s case.

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Usually, Gallbladder removal is being the conventional Gallstone treatment. Sometimes, doctors might suggest non-surgical treatment to treat cholesterol stones. However, a surgery is a must for pigment stones. Cholecystectomy is the surgery to remove gallbladder commonly performed in adults.

A health care professional usually gives general anesthesia for the surgery. Once the gallbladder is removed, the bile starts to flow out of the liver via common bile and the hepatic duct and directly flows into the duodenum rather than accumulating in the gallbladder.

Cholecystectomy is performed by the surgeons in two ways: Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Open Cholecystectomy.

Dr. Deepak S is a well-known Gastro surgeon in India who is an expert in laparoscopic surgery and he successfully cured many patients with excellent Gallstones treatment in Chennai.
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Monday, 7 May 2018

Bariatric Surgeries - Don't Be Obese Anymore

Obesity is a disease and a risk factor for diseases including diabetes, high blood pressure (hypertension), ischemic heart disease, obstructive sleep apnea, stroke, infertility, and cancer.

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Obesity contributes to numerous other medical conditions, including:

1. Osteoarthritis
2. Gallbladder disease and gallstones.
3. high-risk pregnancy
4. Hypoventilation (breathing disorders)
5. heartburn or acid reflux disease
6. Psychological disorders/social impairments
7. Polycystic ovary syndrome
8. Low back pain, degenerative disc disease

What is BMI (Body Mass Index)?

It is the measure of body fat based on height & weight of the adult.


 Why surgery for obesity?

Obesity is classified according to BMI. Morbid obesity is BMI >40. This level of obesity will lead to many health problems like high cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, joint disease etc...

While medical therapy and dietary modification can improve weight-related problems, however, they have high failure rate.

Surgical treatment will give long-term weight loss results. Surgery for obesity also provides better control of blood sugar and blood pressure, brings blood cholesterol to normal limits and improves exercise tolerance and sleep disorder.

Who is a candidate for weight-loss surgery?

  • Candidates must have a BMI greater than 40 or greater than 35 with medical Co-morbidities such as diabetes, hypertension, elevated cholesterol, degenerative joint disease, or sleep apnea.
  • Age greater than 18 or less than 60 years old.
  • Medically fit to tolerate major surgery.
  • Patients who have tried and failed with medical therapy and lifestyle modification.
  • No serious underlying psychiatric disorders, substance abuse, or narcotic dependency.
  • Complex medical conditions and limited mobility increase the risk of surgery and are considered on a patient-by-patient basis.

What are the options?

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: Following this, the patient's stomach will be significantly reduced in size and will accommodate less volume of food. This is a restrictive procedure, by this method, the patient will lose about 40 – 50% of his/her excess body weight.

Adjustable Laparoscopic Gastric Banding: A small pouch will be created by using an adjustable band around the top part of the stomach. Due to this pouch, you will feel full even after eating less food, which helps for weight loss.

Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass: This procedure is similar to gastric bypass procedure, whereas the way the intestines are rerouted is slightly different.

Dr Deepak Subramanian, leading laparoscopic surgeon Chennai provides suitable weight loss treatments in Chennai after proper analyse about your obese situation.
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Tuesday, 30 January 2018

Magic Of Inguinal Hernia Treatment At Chennai

When an organ starts to protrude through an unusual aperture or occurs in an irregular way, that’s called a hernia. A groin (inguinal) a hernia occurs when part of the intestine bulges through a weak spot in the abdominal wall at the inguinal canal. The inguinal canal is a passageway around the abdominal wall near the groin.

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Best Hernia Treatment at Chennai

At Fortis Malar Hospital at Chennai, a renowned Laparoscopic surgeon Dr. Deepak S, one of the top most laparoscopic and bariatric surgeon with an experience of more than 6 years in offering Digestive Care. The laparoscopic and bariatric center has a team of eminent doctors who are specialized in their zone like Dr. Ramesh, Dr. Subramanian, Dr. Rajivasudevan, Mehul Kain accompanied by Dr. Deepak.S.

Types of Hernia treated by Dr. Deepak’s

Dr. Deepak’s handle all types of Hernia and repair completely. There classifications as follows:-
  • An inguinal hernia: - A condition in which soft tissue bulges through a weak point in the abdominal muscles.
  • An incision hernia: - A type of a hernia caused by an incompletely-healed surgical wound.
  • An umbilical hernia:- Many infants are born with an umbilical hernia. Umbilical hernias can also be acquired in adulthood, more often in women.
  • A Spigelian hernia: - A Spigelian hernia /lateral ventral hernia is a hernia through the Spigelian fascia.
  • Epigastria a hernia: - A hernia is a generic term for a hole caused by a weak spot in your abdominal wall.
  • Supravesical hernia:- A Supravesical hernia is exceptional. It is classified into two types: internal supravesical hernia and external supravesical hernia.

Best Gastro treatment for Inguinal Hernia at Chennai

Dr. Deepak S, best laparoscopic surgeon Chennai offers effective Inguinal Hernia Repair with advanced technologies at affordable cost. He specializes in the procedures of the GI tract involving the stomach, pancreas, liver, esophagus and the intestines. The surgeon will also treat obesity with gastric bypass and gastric banding and a whole range of conditions. Gastrointestinal surgeries require a comprehensive workup before surgery.

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