Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018 ends with a grand success

Nearly 70 procedures in the field of endoscopy were showcased in last three days. The endoscopy conference had around 1,200 attendees. For the first time, a high definition live telecast of endoscopic procedures from BIDS Global Hospital, which is located 17 kms away from the Grand Hyatt

Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018 ends with a grand successThe three day Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018 conference from January 05 to 07 at the Grand Hyatt, ended on a high note. The conference witnessed a large number of participation of doctors and the delegates from India and across the world.  Nearly 70 procedures in the field of endoscopy were showcased in last three days. […]

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

A light hearted game was organised during the sidelines of the 21st Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018, all the participants indulged in the fun and gaiety. The quiz master was Dr T S Chandrasekar and the winners were announced by Dr Amit Maydeo on the third and the concluding day

Here’s a look at who won ‘Kaun Banega Endoscopist’We all love and are aware about Bollywood’s Megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s TV show Kaun Banega Crorepati? Similarly, a quiz show named Kaun Banega Endoscopist’ was conducted on Saturday at the 21st Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018 at the hotel Grand Hyatt, Mumbai. And the prizes regarding the same were announced today On the second day, ‘Kaun […]

‘Technology is imperative for development in any field’

At the 21st Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018 with the theme 'The future of GI Endoscopy', Professor KL Goh from Malaysia says, "Technology is imperative for development in any field"

‘Technology is imperative for development in any field’“Endoscopy is essential for Gastrointerology (GI). Practice of GI needs endoscopy in every aspect,” said Prof KL Goh, immediate past President of Asian Pacific Association of Gastroenterology, Malaysia. The three day conference on endoscopy ended on Sunday with experts talking about various important aspects and developments in the field. Ask Prof Goh about the importance […]

‘Disinfection in GI endoscopy is a necessity’

The three day Mumbai Live Endoscopy conference was graced by many experts from across the world. One of those, Dr KL Goh from the University of Malaya, elaborated on the disinfection in GI Endoscopy. He also listed the principles and staff protection measures pertaining the same

‘Disinfection in GI endoscopy is a necessity’Disinfection in Gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy is a fairly modern and interesting procedure in India. Dr KL Goh, professor and expert, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, conducted a lecture regarding the same. Dr Goh, briefed about the endoscope general principles applying to all levels of resources. Speaking about the pre-cleaning of endoscope he said, ” […]

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 […]

Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018: Can bariatric endoscopy replace surgery for obesity?

With obesity becoming a widespread disease and many people coming forward for surgical intervention, the question of whether bariatric endoscopy will replace bariatric surgery was hotly debated by the esteemed doctors at the Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018 conference

Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018: Can bariatric endoscopy replace surgery for obesity?The bariatric surgery in India has evolved over the last two decades. Experts say that endoscopic bariatric surgery will evolve a lot more in future. But at the same time, it is difficult for experts to predict on how much endoscopic bariatric surgery will replace all the conventional options. With obesity being a widespread disease […]

‘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 […]

Evolution of bariatric surgery

With the country’s first bariatric endoscopy procedure, performed at BIDS Global Hospital on January 06, as a part of the 21st Mumbai Live Endoscopy conference, My Medical Mantra decodes the evolution of bariatric surgery over the last few years

Evolution of bariatric surgeryIt was not until recently that obesity was seen as a problem. In surgeries, where large portions of the patient’s stomach’s or small intestine were removed, it was observed that these patients had a significant weight loss. It is from this observation that the concept of surgical treatment for obesity was developed. In the early […]

Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018: India’s first scarless obesity surgery performed on a 55-year- old woman

The bariatric endoscopy which was performed at the Baldota Institute of Digestive Sciences (BIDS) Global Hospital in Mumbai on January 06 is said to revolutionise the obesity treatment in India. Dr Amit Maydeo, the director of the Baldota Institute of Digestive Sciences, Global Hospital, will soon be starting the Bariatric endoscopy procedure at the Hospital

Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018: India’s first scarless obesity surgery performed on a 55-year- old womanIndia’s first scarless bariatric surgery (Bariatric Endoscopy), was performed on a 55-year-old woman on January 06 in Mumbai. The surgery, which is part of the 70 odd endoscopy procedures that is being showcased at the on–going Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018 conference, held at Grand Hyatt, was performed by Dr Manoel Galvao Neto, Affiliate Professor of Surgery […]

All you need to know about POEM

Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) one of the important GI Endoscopy procedures that was showcased in the on-going three day conference at Grand Hyatt, Mumbai

All you need to know about POEMPOEM (Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy) is a non-invasive scarless surgery and has been a boon to curing achalasia cardia. The patients who suffer from this condition, where the food pipe muscles thicken and fail to relax, have difficulty in swallowing food. Dr Philip Wai-yan Chiu, Professor, Department of Surgery at the Chinese University of Hong […]