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Surgery

Gallstone surgery: What you need to know

Gallstones are a common yet often painful condition that can lead to a range of symptoms and complications. When gallstones cause significant problems, gallstone surgery (a procedure known as cholecystectomy) is often the recommended treatment. Here, Mr Sanjay Agrawal, renowned consultant surgeon, provides an expert overview of gallstone surgery.

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Plastic surgery

Timeless beauty: The modern facelift revolution

In an age where appearance can significantly impact personal and professional lives, the facelift, or rhytidectomy, remains one of the most sought-after cosmetic procedures. With roots tracing back to the early 20th century, the facelift has evolved dramatically, offering more natural and long-lasting results than ever before.

Dr Aamir Saleem

By Dr Aamir Saleem
30.05.24

Abdominal pain: the basics covered

Abdominal pain is discomfort or pain felt in the area between the chest and pelvis. It can range from mild to severe and can be caused by various conditions such as digestive issues, infections, inflammation, or organ problems. The pain's nature and location often help diagnose its cause. Leading consultant gastroenterologist Dr Aamir Saleem explains the key points you need to know about abdominal pain.

Navigated shoulder replacement: A breakthrough in arthritis treatment

Shoulder arthritis, a common ailment affecting millions worldwide, often leads to debilitating pain and restricted mobility. For individuals facing advanced stages of this condition, shoulder replacement surgery emerges as a beacon of hope. However, not all cases are straightforward, and sometimes, the complexity of anatomy due to arthritis poses challenges for surgeons. This is where navigated shoulder replacement comes into play, revolutionising the landscape of shoulder surgeries. In his latest online article, Mr Andrew Chambler gives us his insights.

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Nephrology

Kidney-related hypertension: How your kidneys affect blood pressure

Hypertension is a prevalent condition that can lead to severe health problems if left untreated. One of the critical areas in understanding hypertension is its relationship with kidney health. Here, Dr Rhys Evans, renowned associate professor of renal medicine and consultant nephrologist, offers an expert insight into how the kidneys affect blood pressure, the common kidney-related causes of hypertension, and the long-term outlook for patients.

Choosing between partial and total knee replacement

Knee replacement surgery has become increasingly common, offering relief to millions of people suffering from severe knee pain and limited mobility. However, when considering knee replacement, patients are often faced with a crucial decision: partial or total knee replacement. Both procedures aim to alleviate pain and restore function, but they differ in scope and approach. In his latest online article, Mr Tarique Parwez delves into the nuances of partial and total knee replacement, comparing their benefits, drawbacks, and suitability for different individuals.

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