Monthly Archives: January 2014

VIII. Neoplasms of the Head and Neck An in-depth review of the diverse neoplasms affecting the head and neck is beyond the scope of this chapter. Squamous cell carcinoma and other selected neoplasms are addressed. A. Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) arising from the aerodigestive tract is […]

Bilio Pancreatic Diversion (BPD)

These operations combines removal or exclusion of 2/3rds of  the stomach along with a long intestinal bypass which significantly reduces the absorption of fat. The capacity to eat is greater than with the other operations, and the eventual weight loss is the best of all the operations but if fatty […]

Cosmetic Medicine at the Millennium

Cosmetic Medicine at the Millennium The New Cultural Paradigm The Business of Cosmetic Medicine Today What Is It? The Vendors The Customers The Procedures 

  Introduction 1     Cosmetic Medicine at the Millennium The New Cultural Paradigm The Business of Cosmetic Medicine Today What Is It? The Vendors The Customers The Procedures Altering the Body Public Alterations: Cosmetic Medicine as Entertainment Private Alterations: The Quest for Beauty, Youth, Sex, and Transformation The Body […]

Cellulite Treatments

  Cellulite is a term invented to describe the dimpling some people, especially women, have on their thighs, hips, and buttocks. Cellulite is the natural effect of tension on normal skin ligaments (bands that attach the skin to deeper layers). Cellulite is not reduced with lipo- suction, and in fact, […]

Traditional Wise Pattern Mastopexy with Autoaugmentation

INTRODUCTION Wise pattern mastopexy with a keyhole incision is necessary for patients with significant ptosis and volume loss requiring shortening of the vertical dimension of the breast. The autoaugmentation recycles the tissue that would otherwise be excised from the medial and lateral breast, allowing optimization of breast volume. INDICATIONS This […]

Post-meningitic Hydrocephalus for Hydrocephalus and Shunts

Hydrocephalus may occur as the result of a range of infectious or inflammatory processes. The effects of chronic inflammation – organiza- tion of the inflammatory exudate with scarring or gliosis – can produce obstruction to CSF flow, both within the ventricular system and in the basal cisterns and cortical subarachnoid […]

Mini-abdominoplasty Combined with Liposuction in Bangalore & Cost

INTRODUCTION Mini-abdominoplasty Combined with Liposuction in Bangalore Mini-abdominoplasty Combined with Liposuction in Bangalore is a procedure far less often performed than traditional abdominoplasty because it is applicable to a limited population. It combines the benefits of liposuction with suprapubic tightening and a shortened scar. INDICATIONS Mini-abdominoplasty is a great procedure for […]


  Morbidly obese patients may present with abdominal pannus overlying not only the pubis but also the knees. This large quantity of skin is symptomatic with pain, rashes, cellulitis, lymphedema, and/or osteoarthritis aggravation. This procedure should be reserved for individuals who have demonstrated efforts toward weight loss and fitness, but who […]

Guilt Guilt is a common and normal reaction to childhood leukemia. Parents feel that they have failed to protect their child, and blame themselves. It is especially difficult because the cause of their child’s cancer cannot be explained. There are questions: How could we have prevented this? What did we […]

Raised intracranial pressure

Raised intracranial pressure is due to the tumour mass, surrounding cerebral oedema and hydrocephalus due to blockage of the CSF pathways. The features of raised intracranial pressure are described in detail in Chapter 3. The major symptoms are headache, nausea and vomiting, and drowsiness. Headache is the most common symptom in  patients with cerebral astrocytoma […]

Gliomas in adults patients.

Glioma is a type of brain tumor broadly classified in two categories based on histological features as there is a significant differece in treating . Clik below for more information on Low-grade Gliomas in Adults High-grade Gliomas

Natural History

The treatment of AVMs is primarily intended to eradicate the risk of potential hemorrhage. The indications and method of invasive treatment of AVMs require a thorough knowledge of AVM natural history and treatment risk. Treatment risk, particularly surgical risk, is defined by a variety of grading systems, the most popular of […]

Factors Influencing Recovery

Extent of tissue damage [15]. Severity of the initial neurological deficit [16]. Lesion type and size, where focal lesions have better prospects of recovery [4,19]. Location of lesion. Cortical lesions have a better tendency to recover as opposed to subcortical lesions. Lesions of the dominant hemisphere herald a poorer prognosis than non-dominant hemisphere […]

What is aplastic anemia ?

What is aplastic anemia ? what are the types of aplastic anaemia? 1) Acquired aplastic anaemia 2) Hereditary Aplastic Anemia OR Fanconi Anemia   Acquired aplastic anaemia Acquired aplastic anemia is a clinical syndrome in which there is a deficiency of red cells, neutrophils, monocytes, and platelets in the blood, and fatty replacement of the marrow […]

Causes of Acquired aplastic anemia

Definition of Acquired Aplastic Anemia Causes of Acquired aplastic anemia Symptoms of Acquired aplastic anemia Acquired aplastic anaemia treatment Causes of Acquired aplastic anemia lists the potential Causes of Acquired aplastic anemia.  Etiologic Classification of Aplastic Anemia Acquired Autoimmune Drugs   See Table 34–3 Toxins   Benzene   Chlorinated hydrocarbons   Organophosphates Viruses   Epstein-Barr virus   Non-A, -B, -C, -D, -E, or -G hepatitis virus   Human […]

Acquired Aplastic Anemia

Definition of Acquired Aplastic Anemia Causes of Acquired aplastic anemia Symptoms of Acquired aplastic anemia Acquired aplastic anaemia treatment   Definition of Acquired Aplastic Anemia   Aplastic anemia is a clinical syndrome that results from a marked diminution of marrow blood cell production. The latter results in reticulocytopenia, anemia, granulocytopenia, monocytopenia, and thrombocytopenia. The diagnosis […]

What are lymphomas?   What type of lymphomas are treated with stem cell transplant or bone marrow transplant? Patients with lymphoma are usually cured by using chemotherapy alone or combined modality therapy with external beam radiation. Lymphomas have excellent result with chemotherapy. The aim of treatment in these situations will […]