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Dental implants and guided surgery

Dental implant surgery can be performed freehand or it can be guided with technology. With the aid of technology, a dentist can place the implant in a more precise and efficient manner, which ultimately provides benefits for the patient. Dr Olurotimi Adesanya, a highly experienced dentist, answers common questions about this procedure, including how guided surgery differs from traditional free-hand surgery and its success rate.

Detecting prostate cancer with the PCA3 urine test

PCA3 is a urinary test that measures the concentration of the PCA3 molecules in the urine before and after a prostate exam. The PCA3 urinary test is particularly useful in men to provide a guide on whether there is a need for a second biopsy as a result of a high-risk of underlying prostate cancer. Urologist Mr Aza Mohammed tells us more about the PCA3 test and how it compares to other tests in the detection of prostate cancer.

Genital warts - causes and treatment

Genital warts are caused by the low-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) which is passed on through sexual activity. They are quite common, but arguably many people believe they won’t ever be affected. So, what should you do if you think you could have genital warts and if so, what can you expect? Dr Moumita Chattopadhyay, a highly experienced dermatologist, explains the causes, diagnosis and available treatment options.

Minimally invasive surgery in children

Minimally invasive surgery is the use of special instruments and techniques to reduce the size of incisions when performing an operation. It usually refers to laparoscopy or thoracoscopy, which are techniques using ‘keyholes’ in the tummy and chest, respectively. Paediatric surgeon Mr Stefano Giuliani tells us about the advantages of minimally invasive surgery for children and what to look for when choosing a surgeon to operate on your child.

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