PRGF treatment is a revolutionary technology that uses plasma from your own blood to vastly improve the healing process and can be used to recover from oral surgery. We recently spoke with Dr Peter Sanders, a highly respected and influential dentist, to discuss PRGF treatment and what can be expected.
If a person is morbidly obese, there are many health complications that can co-exist with their excessive weight, such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and degenerative joint disease. Here, one of our expert bariatric surgeons Mr Sanjay Agrawal explains how weight loss surgery can reduce the burden of obesity-related comorbidities.
Why does my bum get itchy and painful when I have diarrhoea? Mr Jason Smith explains what causes this irritating and quite often embarrassing problem and the ways we can prevent it from happening in the future.
There are a few rare cases where the gastric band, which is used in weight loss surgery, needs to be removed. Who better to ask than one of our expert weight loss surgeons Mr Sanjay Agrawal as to the possible reasons why this might happen.
Haemorrhoids (piles) and rectal prolapse are two conditions with very similar symptoms, but key differences regarding their treatment. Mr Charles Evans, a leading consultant general surgeon, has treated these conditions many times and in this article, he provides you with the knowledge to decipher the difference.
Gastric sleeve surgery is just one of several weight loss surgical procedures. These are used to treat obesity when non-surgical measures haven’t worked. Mr Agrawal is a leading weight loss surgeon and, in this article, he explains why gastric sleeve surgery is the most common bariatric procedure, who’s eligible, the possible complications and how much weight you can expect to lose.
When it comes to your weight loss surgery journey, you may wonder what happens if you're left with a lot of excess skin and if body contouring surgeon is required. We've asked one of our top surgeons Mr Sanjay Agrawal if additional surgery is necessary and other questions around life after surgery.
If you've been told that you are to have hernia surgery, there are different types of anaesthesia (pain medicine) that your surgeon will use so that you don't feel any pain during the procedure. Here, one of our top surgeons Mr James Kirkby-Bott explains why local anaesthesia is the better option for cases of open repair hernia surgery.
Having any kind of surgery can be daunting but weight loss surgery can be a very useful tool to achieve long-lasting weight loss, improve your overall health and reduce your chances of having a heart attack, stroke and cancer. Mr Bruno Sgromo, a consultant bariatric surgeon, answers some questions we have on the safety of weight loss surgery and the types available.
Laparoscopy surgery has so many benefits over traditional surgery for conditions such as gallbladder stones and acid reflux. One of our top surgeons Mr Gianluca Bonanomi explains everything you need to know about the procedure, including aftercare and it's continuous evolution with new technologies.