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Discover the Excellence of Indian Healthcare

India is becoming popular for the medical treatment because of the quality of the clinical outcomes, ex-ordinary skill set of the Indian doctors and the most important the cost of the treatment.

Discover the Excellence of Indian Healthcare

India is becoming popular for the medical treatment because of the quality of the clinical outcomes, ex-ordinary skill set of the Indian doctors and the most important the cost of the treatment.

Discover the Excellence of Indian Healthcare

India is becoming popular for the medical treatment because of the quality of the clinical outcomes, ex-ordinary skill set of the Indian doctors and the most important the cost of the treatment.

Discover the Excellence of Indian Healthcare

India is becoming popular for the medical treatment because of the quality of the clinical outcomes, ex-ordinary skill set of the Indian doctors and the most important the cost of the treatment.

Discover the Excellence of Indian Healthcare

India is becoming popular for the medical treatment because of the quality of the clinical outcomes, ex-ordinary skill set of the Indian doctors and the most important the cost of the treatment.

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

6 Important Things to Know Before You Undergo Tummy Tuck


Have you ever experienced embarrassing moments among your peers at work and in any social gathering due to an awkward protruding tummy? Who wouldn’t want to get rid of that extensive unwanted belly fat? There is an easy way to scrap off the excess abdominal fat through tummy tuck. It’s a medical procedure termed as Abdominoplasty in the field of cosmetic plastic surgery in India.

More appropriately it is referred as tummy tuck plastic surgery. And, this surgery is ideal for the women who gain abdominal weight and who gain excess abdominal fat post pregnancy and people with obese issues due to heredity.

Surgery Procedure:
A small incision is made horizontally from left hipbone to right, just beneath the belly and the excess skin and fat is removed. Depending on the intensity of the case, complete, partial, extended abdominoplasty are done. The duration of the procedure varies from 1 to 5 hours, 1 to 2 hours respectively.

Apart from these three tummy tuck plastic surgeries, there are two other Abdominoplasty such as advanced and latest abdominoplasty procedures. Thanks to the technology advancement in the field of medicine.

The recovery time may be somewhere from four to six weeks depending on the person. Most importantly there are some risks also associated with this tummy tuck plastic surgery. Few to be mentioned could be blood clots and infections which may lead to serious complications affecting the heart and lungs. However, these complications can be prevented to some extent through mobility lifestyle after the tummy tuck plastic surgery procedures.

Factors to Remember Before Undergoing Tummy Tuck Surgery:
·        Planning – Tummy tuck requires uninterrupted bed rest and the person should not involve in any physical activity.
·        Help in Hand – Post tummy tuck surgery people require help from the attendants to perform daily activities and in the stages of recovery.
·        No Work during Recovery – Even if the person feels like active and ready to do work however small it is, it is not advisable to do so.
·        Pain in the first 6 Weeks – Expect pain for the first 6 weeks. It is common and can be managed by pain killers if there is intense pain.
·        Nutritional Food – Taking high-fiber content food and completely (or till the surgeon suggestion) avoiding any junk or high calorie food is advisable. 
·        Time for Complete Healing – Depending on person and the body type, tummy tuck takes 6 months to 1 year for complete recovery.

Why India is Best Destination for Tummy-Tuck
Cosmetic plastic surgery in India has gained recognition and offered at affordable costs today. It is done at reputed hospitals servicing individuals who want to enhance their appearance or for any health related reasons. General cosmetic surgery which is a corrective surgery to rectify birth defects and impacts of any injury.

Medical tourism in India is thus witnessing tremendous growth keeping the growth curve on consistent rise every year. Patients across the globe prefer India to be their perfect medical destination to treat their medical ailments. The prime reason being the affordable costs and the trust on the doctors’ efficiency to treat the diseases and disorders. Moreover, medical facilities equivalent to western countries and adequate numbers of multispecialty and super specialty hospitals attract many medical tourists to India for the treatments of all major diseases especially cardio, eye, lungs, kidney surgeries.

Chennai takes the pride in being the medical capital of India. Thanks to the warmth and care offered by the hospitals, doctors and staff to the patients from abroad. The cost for all such treatments in India is just one tenth of the medical expenses incurred in western countries. These are the promising factors for the growth of medical tourism in India boosting the country’s economy.

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Gamma Knife Surgery in India


Gamma knife surgery is a type of radiation therapy used in the treatment of brain tumours, vascular malformations and other abnormalities in brain or cervical spine. It is not a surgery as there is neither an incision (cut) given during therapy nor any kind of knife is involved in the procedure. Gamma knife radiation therapy is a precise form of therapeutic radiotherapy that uses several beams of highly focused gamma radiations that fuse to form an intense dose of radiation, meticulously focused on the lesion under treatment (only). There is minimum effect on the surrounding healthy tissue.


During gamma knife procedure a metal frame is secured around patient’s head, after which exact location of tumour is detected with the help of CT or MRI. A three-dimensional radiation treatment is then planned which aims to focus on the exact contours of the lesion. Almost 200 small gamma radiations are focused simultaneously at the target. Duration of the treatment can vary from few minutes to few hours depending on the type and area involved.

Advantages:

Minimally invasive as it does not involves cuts or opening of skull.

Safe and highly effective therefore very little chance of damage to surrounding or nearby healthy tissue.

Since it doesn’t require general anaesthesia (may be required in case of children) it eliminates the possibility of side effects related to general anaesthesia.

Highly indicated for patients in which conventional surgical techniques is of little help e.g., in elderly patient, who sometimes cannot take the stress of major surgery (because of some other medical condition or advancing age) and is also indicated in few hard to treat, inoperable lesions because of the location deep within the brain,which can limit the surgical approach.

No risk of infection, haemorrhage, CSF (cerebrospinal fluid) leak which may happen in conventional surgical intervention.

Painless hence very little discomfort.

Since it is done on outpatient basis, thus it doesn’t require lengthy post treatment hospital stay and also ensures faster recovery.Patient can also resume to routine activities usually within a day.

Cost effective and minimizes the rehabilitation cost.

Accurate and reliable.




Gamma knife procedure has become the most preferred treatment for brain tumours. It is performed in several leading hospitals across the globe. It has been in function for more than a decade and lakhs of patients have benefited from this treatment. It can be used alone, as an alternative to conventional surgery, may also be indicated post-surgery or whole brain radiation for treating any recurrences or residual tumour and can be used in conjunction with traditional surgery or other radiation therapy.
In today’s era, India has become the most coveted option for international patients who are looking for quality treatment, excellent services and hospitality at affordable price, due to which India is gaining immense popularity in field of medical tourism at global level. It is estimated that the cost of gamma knife surgery in India is almost half or less than half the cost of similar procedure in developed countries, which makes it highly advantageous for medical tourists. Many cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore , Pune ,Chennai( and many more) offer gamma knife radiosurgery  and the hospitals which cater this treatment are well equipped with state of the art facilities and highly skilled and experienced health care professionals who not only treat the patient’s disease with greatest care and professionalism but also makes them feel at home.

Medical tourism companies in India play a vital role in helping foreign patients travelling to India to seek medical treatment. From basic arrangements (that is, right from arranging medical visa, accommodation for patient and family, health meals as advised by the doctor, to and fro airport travel and vacation tour) to (provide)access to the best hospitals in the country. Ensure patient’s safety, care and maintain medical ethics to take care of patient’s needs. Indian government also provides incentives and guideline for information and knowledge of medical tourists and patients. Takes care of patient’s safety at greatest priority and ensures strict implementation of international health standards. Thus, India represents a cost-effective, safe, approachable and beneficial alternative than expensive medical treatment to foreign patients (at home) which makes it a most preferred medical destination well within reach of the patient.


Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery - Latest Advancement in the Field of Spine Surgery in India


As the man getting civilized, so are the diseases and so are the advancements in the treatments. In a world of stress and competition, diseases are more frequent as body undergoes a functional imbalances. But thanks to the medical scientists and the strenuously working doctors and paramedics for shielding the mankind with their innovative treatment approaches in curing the diseases. Medical sciences in recent years have grown up extensively in order to ease and comfort the patient suffering. One such new advancement in the field of medical sciences is spinal surgery with minimally invasive techniques which has helped to overcome the chronic backaches.   

As the name suggests it is a minimal invasive surgery where there is a small incision is made and open the affecting area with minimal damage to the muscles and the soft tissues on the operating patient. This has lot more benefits than the traditional techniques. The traditional technique of the spine surgery required 5-6 inches deep incision where in the muscles are pulled and moved for the procedure and for visibility. This results in massive bleeding and the injury to the muscles and the soft tissues thereby leading to pain and cause longer recovery period for the patient.

This is solved by the latest advancement of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery (MISS). This latest spine surgery procedure has increased the success rate of the spine surgeries in recent years.    



















What is MISS?
Minimal Invasive Spinal Surgery also called as Endoscopic Spinal Surgery where a small tubular retractors are used to do the fusion or the decompression of the vertebral bones in order to relieve the pain caused by a specific disease.

Purpose of MISS
The main purpose of MISS is to reduce the surrounding trauma and in preserving the soft tissues motility and functions normally. It also helps in maintaining and restoring the structures of the spine.

The spinal surgery in India has seen a new growth by this new invention in the surgical field which helped in the specialized care of the patients with back pain, in India. 

Conditions for MISS
This surgery can treat various diseases and conditions of the Neck and Back region. When the medicines and the recommended lifestyles including the exercises fail, MISS comes for help. MISS surgery can efficiently treat the conditions like -
  •         Scoliosis
  •         Spinal tumors
  •         Stenosis
  •         Congenital abnormalities
  •         Degenerative diseases
  •         Chronic low-back ache
  •         Neck pain
  •          Herniated Discs
  •         Traumatic spinal injuries
Benefits of MISS procedure
In contrast to the traditional open spinal surgery, MISS has a lot more of benefits in terms of success in surgical outcomes and in recovery of the patients. The main benefits of MISS procedures are -

Less Bleeding - Bleeding is very minimal which is considered as a part of the puncture and is normal when compared to heavy blood loss of traditional incision methods.

Minimal Injury - As the procedure includes a puncture of the retractor, there is no incision made or any injury to the inside muscle done with tear or pull.

Reduced Infections - As the wounds are small and minimal, the chances of infections are less. The patient is also monitored with antibiotics before, during and after surgical procedures to reduce the infections.

Decreased Pain at the Operated Site - In old traditional methods, the muscle pull and the contraction of the muscles resulted in excess pain for days but this surgery has minimal pain at the operated site.

Fast Recovery - As the wound is small it helps in minimal infection, tear and bleeding, result in the faster recovery of the patient.

Minimal Hospital stay - As the wound is very minimal it requires no longer hospital stay for the hospital care.

Less Post-Operative Care - The patient after the surgery needs minimal care with faster recovery. Hence there is only minimal post-operative care of the wound to be taken.

The MISS procedures have been getting the attention day by day because of this tremendous health benefits. Our best spine surgeons not only help in relieving your chronic pains by surgical interventions but also help in managing the post-operative problems with their regular follow-ups and guidelines. The MISS has helped in a new improved quality treatment to the spinal diseases of the mankind.