Anaesthesiologist group hosts talk to foster stress-free environment

The Anaesthesiologists Association of Pimpri-Chinchwad arranged a special talk on various topics like how to handle stress, how to cultivate hobbies, among others. To highlight the point that the profession carries many risks, and anaesthesiologists also suffer from stress, a talk between anaesthesiologists was held on October 16, by the Anaesthesiologists Association of Pimpri-Chinchwad. During […]

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#WorldAnaesthesiaDay: What is the role of an anaesthesiologist?

Today, the World Anaesthesia Day (October 16) is being observed across the globe by various hospitals and anaesthetists’ societies to commemorate the first successful demonstration of ether anaesthesia in 1846. Anaesthesia is an important part of surgery. It enables patients to undergo an operation safely without experiencing distress and pain. Physician anaesthesiologists evaluate, monitor and […]

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Vets give bill stork a new lease of life by performing life-saving surgery

The bird which is an Indian open bill stork was suffering from seroma, (seroma is a collection of fluid that builds up under the surface of your skin) at its joint due to an old fracture. While the bird was getting ready to go to its permanent rehabilitation, it suffered another accidental fracture and the […]

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Pune: Anaesthetists direct play to spread awareness about the importance of anaesthesia

A team of anaesthetists from Pune have written, directed, and acted in a play, based on anaesthesia. Even anaesthetists play a crucial role during a highly sensitive procedure, and often their contribution is overlooked by patients. The show depicts how important is anaesthesia. The play is called Bhoolsamrat. The team has performed the show four […]

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Pune: Doctor organises exhibition underlining why anaesthesiologists are unsung heroes

During an operation, our life is in the hands of the anaesthesiologists. But despite the highly sensitive role that they play, they are all but invisible to their patients. Patients will always remember the name of their surgeon, but a very few will know the name of their anaesthesiologist . The training of anaesthesiologists is […]

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Here’s a look at who won ‘Kaun Banega Endoscopist’

GERD-X promises quality life for patients

Gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a common gastrointestinal disorder with a significant proportion of patients becoming dependent on proton pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy. At the 21st Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018, Dr D Nageshwar Reddy, President, World Endoscopy Organization, briefed about the GERD-X. He said, the patient with reflux esophagitis are treated with medications. These medications […]

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'GI Endoscopy has a bright future'

‘GI Endoscopy has a bright future’

Dr D Nageshwar Reddy, President, World Endoscopy Organization, discussed about the future of GI Endoscopy. Dr Reddy Said, “The future is going to be metabolic endoscopy, where we can treat metabolic diseases like diabetes, obesity, Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) and so on. So, this can now be treated by endoscopy and it will be a major […]

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Overestimating levels of pain post-surgery can make patients more anxious

People experience unnecessary anxiety when thinking about post-operative pain  A recent study presented during the annual conference of the American Society of Anaesthesiologists revealed people were more afraid of surgery and pain than we would expect. Patients usually overestimate the amount of post-operative they would experience, which leads to a significant increase in their anxiety […]

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Doctors baffled as 30-year-old gets addicted to an inaccessible drug

Doctors baffled as 30-year-old gets addicted to an inaccessible drug

  Shiv Kumar (name changed) posed doctors with a very worrying problem. Currently admitted to a city hospital, the 30-year-old came up with an inaccessible drug’s addiction. An addiction to an anaesthetic drug among the fraternity is common, but for someone with no connection with medicine, this addiction was worrisome. Kumar is a businessman in […]

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