Pune: Button cell burst inside 11-month-old baby’s stomach

The incident occurred on Saturday morning when the baby, who was playing at home, got hold of a remote. While playing, he accidentally swallowed the cell. Doctors operated on the child and safely removed the burst cell

Pune: Button cell burst inside 11-month-old baby’s stomach11-month-old Hujefa Tamboli from Aalandi, Maharashtra had accidentally swallowed a button cell while playing at home. He was immediately rushed to a private hospital. Doctors managed to remove the cell from Hujefa’s stomach, with the help of endoscopic surgery. As soon as his parents found out had swallowed the cell, they took him to a […]

‘Endoscopy is now replacing surgery,’ says Dr Amit Maydeo

Many diseases, for which surgery was required in the past, can now be treated by flexible endoscopy. Earlier endoscopy was just restricted to diagnosis

‘Endoscopy is now replacing surgery,’ says Dr Amit MaydeoAs the Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018 gets a humongous response, Dr Amit Maydeo, the director of the Baldota Institute of Digestive Sciences, Global Hospital and the course chairman of Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018 said GI endoscopy started as a diagnostic modality. However, in last few years, technology has metamorphosed and revolutionised. “Earlier, GI endoscopy was […]

Keep reflux at ‘ARMS’ length

Do you have acid reflux? Are you dependant on drugs to treat this common health condition? Well, you need not to be dependent on drugs anymore to relieve acid reflux! In a breakthrough development in the field of medical science, surgeons from Baldota Institute of Digestive Sciences, Global Hospital Mumbai (BIDS) have come up with an effective treatment of gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD), most commonly known as acid reflux

Keep reflux at ‘ARMS’ lengthAt the 21st Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018 conference on innovative and new Endoscopy, many unique techniques were unfurled and discussed in a three day conference in Mumbai. Interestingly, one of the topics discussed was about acid reflux and a new surgical breakthrough intervention developed to solve the same. Acid reflux occurs when there is excess […]

Doctors successfully remove a safety pin from 11-month-old’s oesophagus

A baby girl accidentally managed to swallow a safety pin. Doctors at Wockhardt Hospital successfully remove the pin after performing an endoscopy on her. Doctors share advice regarding what parents should do during such situations

Doctors successfully remove a safety pin from 11-month-old’s oesophagusLast week, an 11-month-old girl Sanvehi Shinde (name changed) from Bhayandar was rushed to a hospital after she accidently managed to swallow a safety pin. While playing at home, the girl got her hand on a safety pin lying beside her and swallowed it. And this safety pin got stuck in her oesophagus and she […]

Asian EUS Congress 2017: ‘Research alone can help us in addressing the gaps in the society’

Dr Ho Khek Yu believes that research alone can help us in addressing the gaps in society. Leading researches in interventional EUS has led to a new linear EUS procedure. All of this just proves that research is very important. It has been a significant factor during conference

Asian EUS Congress 2017: ‘Research alone can help us in addressing the gaps in the society’On the third and culminate day of the three-day long conference held at Renaissance Conventional Centre in Powai on Friday. Topics addressed various issues about Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) were the focus of attention at the event. The conference was organised by the Asian Endoscopy Group (AEG). The Chairman of this group is Professor and Doctor Ho Khek […]

EUS has great potential, but there are few experts, says Dr Rai

The EUS technique is gradually finding its roots in India. For the deeper penetration of EUS, there is necessity of the trained experts who can perform the procedure accurately

EUS has great potential, but there are few experts, says Dr RaiOn the third day of the Asian EUS Congress 2017 conference held at Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel, in Powai, Dr Praveer Rai, a Lucknow-based doctor; enlightened us about the techniques and potential of the Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) procedure Dr Praveer Rai who is Additional Professor Gastroenterology SGPGI Lucknow won silver medal in the Asian […]

‘We need to pay attention to diagnostic, as well as, therapeutic EUS research’

Endoscopy Ultra Sound (EUS) procedure can be useful in treatment with its minimum invasive characteristics. In a conversation with My Medical Mantra Dr Hiroyuki Isayama emphasised on the research in therapeutic and diagnostic fields of the EUS procedure

‘We need to pay attention to diagnostic, as well as, therapeutic EUS research’Asian EUS Congress 2017 is intends to discuss and share his knowledge regarding the Endoscopy Ultra Sound (EUS) procedure. Dr Hiroyuki Isayama, is a senior associate professor in the department of gastroenterology, Juntendo University School of Medicine in Tokyo, Japan has also participated in the on-going Asian EUS Congress 2017 conference. While explaining the challenges […]

Integration of EUS in clinical practice, now a reality

Through this session, the message was passed to the doctors on making EUS cost-effective in practice, tips for expanding EUS referral base and tips for conducting clinical research in a busy practice

Integration of EUS in clinical practice, now a realityThe Asian EUS Congress 2017 which began today at the Mumbai at Renaissance Convention centre in Powai, Mumbai. It hosted an interesting session, which spoke about the integration of Endoscopic Ultra Sound (EUS) in the clinical practice. Dr Amit Maydeo, the organising chairman of the conference and the director of Baldota Institute of Digestive Sciences […]

Asian EUS Congress 2017: ‘Innovation is of prime importance’

Being an expert in the field of endoscopy, Dr Shyam Varadarajulu chaired a talk about expanding the scope of EUS in the world in the conference. He is the author of more than 165 professional articles, 20 textbook chapters. And currently, is the editor of the textbook, titled ‘Endosonography’

Asian EUS Congress 2017: ‘Innovation is of prime importance’The second Asian EUS Congress 2017 International conference that has begun at the Renaissance Conventional Centre in Powai, discussed in detail on the subject of Endoscopy Ultra Sound (EUS). There are several delegates at the conference. Various discussions will be held during the course of this three-day long conference Being an expert in the field […]

In a first, triplets with rare skull condition get operated upon

Craniosynostosis is a congenital premature fusion of one or more sutures on a baby’s skull that threatens vision and brain growth. Craniosynostosis occurs in 1 in 2,500 births, meaning a diagnosis in all three babies was incredibly rare

In a first, triplets with rare skull condition get operated uponA couple from New York were in for a shock when they learnt that their triplet boys have a rare skull condition called Craniosynostosis and their children spent the first few weeks of their life in a neonatal intensive care unit. Nine weeks after their babies’ birth, the first-time parents Amy and Michael saw them […]