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Case Study: Stapler surgery for hemorrhoids or piles

By: Dr. Pravin Gore
Surgery for hemorrhoids or piles will leave a wound at each of the removed pile areas. This usually takes a few weeks to heal, thereby causing pain, bleeding and discomfort for the patient. With the advancement in technologies, stapler surgery for hemorrhoids or piles has been…

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Case Study: Supraclavicular nodules in females: May be primary duct carcinoma

By: Dr. Swapan Samanta
A 47-year-old female presented with recent weight loss, loss of appetite and general weakness. Left supraclavicular nodules were palpable and aspiration smears were inconclusive. Trucut biopsy from the lesion confirmed…

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Case Study: Pain management using alternative therapy with emphasis on magnetic therapy

By: Dr. Rajesh Sarkar
I was greatly touched by the sufferings of my patients from chronic pain. I believe patients get involved in a cycle: inactivity or sedentary life style leads to obesity, stiffness of joints, and some may develop osteoarthritis with aging and a progressive increase in pain with movement, then the patient tends to become…

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Quick Case: Painless Haematuria

By: Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani, MBBS, PGDMCH
Renal cell carcinoma is the most common type of kidney cancer in adults. Renal cell carcinoma may remain clinically occult for most of its course. Only 10% of patients present with the classic triad of flank pain, haematuria, and flank mass. The treatment options for renal cell cancer are surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, immunotherapy, or…

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Quick Case: B12 Deficiency

By: Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani, MBBS, PGDMCH
Vitamin B12 deficiency is widely prevalent now a days. It is prevalent across gender and age, and it is also more prevalent in vegetarians. Vitamin B12 deficiency causes weakness, easy fatigability, tingling in limbs, at times impaired memory, and…

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Quick Case: Intracranial Bleed

By: Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani, MBBS, PGDMCH
Sudden increase in blood pressure at times can be dangerous. It can lead to bleeding anywhere in the body. Smooth control of blood pressure is a must for all. Regular monitoring is also mandatory. In this patient, a stable CKD patient, possible sudden increase in blood pressure lead to intracranial…

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Quick Case: Carcinoma of Breast

By: Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani, MBBS, PGDMCH
Any lump in the chest or axilla should be examined properly. Especially in females, breast examination is a must when an axillary lump is found. Even if tests are found negative for anything, regular screening is a must. All females above 40 years of age should be subjected to mammography at least…

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