Yearly Archives: 2014


Stem cell transplant for multiple myeloma

Multiple myeloma is broadly considered an incurable cancer of plasma cell which one of the  component of blood. However, the rapid pace of research in stem cell transplant for multiple myeloma is changing the landscape of its treatment and emerged as only  potential curative option. Study of both autologous stem […]


Bone marrow transplant for thalassemia

Dose allogeneic bone marrow transplant  for thalassemia ( stem cell transplantation) cure thalassemia ?   The first curative allogeneic bone marrow transplant or stem cell transplantation for thalassemia  was performed in 1982. Since then, thousands of successful transplantation have been reported. Success  rates for cure have  reported as high as […]


Bone marrow transplant for aplastic anemia

What is the role of bone marrow transplant or stem cell transplant for aplastic anemia and what are the success rates? Aplastic anemia is a potentially serious bone marrow failure disorder that is characterized by low  cell count  in blood and bone marrow. Hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation or bone marrow transplant […]


Bone Marrow Transplant for Leukemia.

Bone marrow transplant for Leukemia during first remission remains controversial. In adult Leukemia, long-term disease-free survival rates range from 35 to 40 percent with chemotherapy alone and from 45 to 75 percent with allogeneic transplantation. However, interpretation of these results is difficult because of the lack of true randomization. Even […]


Cost of bone marrow transplant, India, Singapore, USA

Bone marrow transplant also called as stem cell transplant is  the latest development in medical science . Though it promises cure  to some  of the serious medical conditions like Leukaemia ,Lymphoma, Multiple myeloma, Sickle cell anaemia, Aplastic anemia,Thalassemia, Congenital neutropenia, Severe immunodeficiency syndromes, It remains as one of the most expensive […]


Surgeon in bangalore

                    Dr Adarsh M Patil.  mbbs. ms. Phone- +91 9972446882 email- adarsh_ptl@yahoo.com   Consultant surgeon and interested in the area of Gastro- Intestinal and Minimal Access Surgery.   Publications Intra mesenteric appendicular position         Indian Journal of Surgery Randomised comparative study […]


Is Acid Reflux Curable

Have you ever experienced a burning sensation in your chest, almost as if your heart is unstoppable? Have you ever felt a burning sensation with your throat accompanied by a foul taste in your mouth? If you have, then what you’ve experienced is acid reflux, commonly referred to as heartburn. […]


Pheochromocytoma treatment in Bangalore (Laparoscopic adrenal Surgery)

Dr Adarsh M Patil mbbs ms  Is one of the leading surgeons in Bangalore .15 years of experience in eminent hospitals like Manipal Hospital, Apollo Hospitals and Narayana Hrudalaya in Bangalore. He has experience of treating numerous Laparoscopic Adrenal Gland Surgery  patients successfully in Bangalore . He believes in that […]


Pheochromocytoma diagnosis.

How is Pheochromocytoma diagnosis arrived?   Symptoms for pheochromocytoma diagnosis Tests for pheochromocytoma diagnosis Symptoms for pheochromocytoma diagnosis   “Classic triad” of Pheochromocytoma diagnosis symptoms includes headache, palpitations, and diaphoresis. Paroxysmal spells (5 Ps mnemonic): Pressure: Sudden increase in blood pressure Pain: Headache, chest, abdominal pain Perspiration Palpitation PalloR Additional symptoms of pheochromocytoma diagnosis: Constipation Tremor Weight loss […]

Pheochromocytoma diagnosis

What to do if you’re in an accident

Individual injury legislations are specified at state level. A panel of courts and the members of legislatures sit together to develop, customize and change the regulations. Individual injury law of one state may not be the verbatim duplicate of that of one more state; individual injury regulations of California might […]


Noninvasive (in situ) breast cancer:

Noninvasive (in situ) breast cancer: DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ) or LCIS (lobular carcinoma in situ) are lesions with malignant cells that have not penetrated the basement membrane of the mammary ducts or lobules, respectively. A. DCIS DCIS, or intraductal carcinoma, is treated as a malignancy because DCIS has the […]


Benign Breast Conditions

I. Fibrocystic Breast Change (FBC) Fibrocystic Breast Change (FBC) encompasses several of the following pathologic features: stromal fibrosis, macro- and microcysts, apocrine metaplasia, hyperplasia, and adenosis (which may be sclerosing, blunt-duct, or florid). FBC is common and may present as breast pain, a breast mass, nipple discharge, or abnormalities on […]


Oral Cavity and Pharynx

A. Anatomy and physiology   1.The oral cavity plays a crucial role in articulation and deglutition. The oral cavity includes the lips, oral mucosa, tongue, base of the tongue,   floor of the mouth, alveolar ridges, and hard and soft palates. The pharynx is divided into the nasopharynx, oropharynx, and hypopharynx. […]


larynx

A. Anatomy and physiology The larynx is divided into the supraglottis (which includes the epiglottis, arytenoid cartilages, false vocal folds, and ventricle), the glottis (true vocal folds), and subglottis (from the true vocal folds to the cricoid cartilage). The thyroid and cricoid cartilages and the hyoid bone provide the rigid […]


Nose and Sinus Disorders

A. Anatomy and physiology The nose functions primarily in respiration and olfaction. The external nose comprises the nasal bones superiorly and nasal cartilage anteriorly. The nasal septum comprises cartilage anteriorly and bone posteriorly. The inferior, middle, superior, and supreme turbinates are mucosa-lined bony prominences that project from the lateral nasal […]


Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery

I. Introduction Otolaryngology–head and neck surgery (OHNS) is one of a few anatomically defined medical specialties. In addition, there are a significant number of structures concentrated within the head and neck. These factors make OHNS a challenging and exciting field, full of diverse systems and diseases. This chapter provides a […]


Thyroid surgery in Bangalore

Thyroid surgery in Bangalore & Cost

Dr Adarsh M Patil mbbs ms  Is one of the leading surgeons in Bangalore .15 years of experience in eminent hospitals like Manipal Hospital, Apollo Hospitals and Narayana Hrudalaya in Bangalore. He has experience of treating numerous thyroid patients in Bangalore . He believes in that Patient safety comes first and […]


How does surgery promote weight loss? Bariatric surgery produces weight loss by restricting food intake and, in some cases, interfering with nutrition through malabsorption.  Patients who undergo bariatric surgery must also commit to a lifetime  of healthy eating and regular physical activity. These healthy habits help ensure that the weight […]


Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue

The skin is the largest and among the most complex organs of the body. Although the skin functions simply as a protective barrier to interface with our environment, its structure and physiology are complex. The skin protects against most noxious agents, such as chemicals (by the impermeability of the epidermis), […]


Acute Cholecystitis Pathogenesis Acute cholecystitis is secondary to gallstones in 90 to 95% of cases. Acute acalculous cholecystitis is a condition that typically occurs in patients with other acute systemic diseases (see Acalculous Cholecystitis section below). In <1% of acute cholecystitis, the cause is a tumor obstructing the cystic duct. […]