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

Before even considering surgery doctors had to patiently wait for the bird to gain weight, it was important to manage the delicate bird as she had broken her wing and was in immense pain. The bird is slowly recuperating and getting back on its feet after the amputation

Vets give bill stork a new lease of life by performing life-saving surgeryThe 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 […]

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. Often patients overlooks their contribution in a surgery, hence this play highlights the role of anaesthesia 

Pune: Anaesthetists direct play to spread awareness about the importance of anaesthesiaA 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 […]

Pune: Doctor organises exhibition underlining why anaesthesiologists are unsung heroes

On the operation table, our lives are in the hands of the anaesthesiologist. Even though they play such a crucial role, during highly sensitive procedures, their contribution is often overlooked by the patients. It is therefore imperative for people to understand the importance of the anaesthetist. And what they do, how to cooperate with them and why their role is so pivotal? It is for this very reason that an anaesthetist from the Pune has arranged an exhibition displaying posters which is giving information on all things related to anaesthesia

Pune: Doctor organises exhibition underlining why anaesthesiologists are unsung heroesDuring 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 […]

World Anaesthesia Day: What is the role of an anaesthesiologist?

Globally World Anaesthesia Day takes place every year, on 16th October, the day ( Boston1846) a doctor named William Morton first demonstrated the use of a substance called ether to render a human senseless so that a lump could be removed from the man’s neck. Originally it was therefore named ‘Ether Day’

World Anaesthesia Day: 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 […]

GERD-X promises quality life for patients

Dr D Nageshwar Reddy, President, World Endoscopy Organization, who has been performing the GERD-X procedure since a year, discussed about its operation and management. As per Dr Reddy, GERD-X will be compared with Anti-Reflux Mucosectomy (ARMS) to showcase its efficacy

GERD-X promises quality life for patientsGastro-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 […]

‘GI Endoscopy has a bright future’

At the 21st Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018 with the theme 'The future of GI Endoscopy', Dr D Nageshwar Reddy, President, World Endoscopy Organization, said, "A lot of new devices are being introduced. So, the Gastrointestinal (GI) Endoscopy has a bright future." He also spoke about how things have evolved in the GI management

‘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 […]

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

The study noted that the patients' average expected pain rating immediately following surgery was 4.66, compared to an actual pain rating of 2.56.  Researchers believe the study results will improve the way in which medical providers explain the surgical procedure so as to alleviate unfounded anxiety

Overestimating levels of pain post-surgery can make patients more anxiousPeople 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 […]

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

Procuring a medicinal or anaesthetic drug for addiction by a commoner is a worrisome thing. Moreover, because easy access to such drugs could have serious consequences, sometimes as severe as death. Currently admitted to a city hospital, the 30-year-old came up with an inaccessible drug's addiction

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 […]

Explained: Is sedation safe for dental treatment of kids?

In recent years, a few reports of sedated children dying at dental offices have come to light, alarming lawmakers, parents and the dental profession. In 2013, University of Washington researchers found 44 cases over three decades in which dental patients died after sedation or general anaesthesia. Most were 2 to 5 years old

Explained: Is sedation safe for dental treatment of kids?In recent years, a few reports of sedated children dying at dental offices have come to light, alarming lawmakers, parents and the dental profession. In 2013, University of Washington researchers found 44 cases over three decades in which dental patients died after sedation or general anaesthesia. Most were 2 to 5 years old In dental […]