A protruding lump caused by tissue and organs pushing through the muscle wall, might be a hernia. Affecting people of all ages, hernias can develop into dangerous conditions if they are not managed correctly. Mr Krishna Moorthy, highly esteemed surgeon, provides a comprehensive overview of hernias, explaining what are the causes, how important is it to treat a hernia and what are the side effects of hernia surgery.
The pancreas, both a gland and organ, has a vital role in the production of enzymes and hormones. When the pancreas becomes inflamed, it is a condition known as pancreatitis, which can be acute (sudden) or long-term (chronic). Esteemed Guildford-based general surgeon, Mr Timothy Rees Worthington discusses when pancreatic surgery is a suitable treatment option, how it is performed, and what can be expected from the recovery period.
Prostate enlargement happens as men age. Even though it is a normal process and isn't a medical emergency, it can sometime impact one's quality of life. Esteemed consultant urological surgeon Mr Mohamed Ismail explains how prostate enlargement happens, what symptoms it can cause, and how it can be treated, if necessary.
How is an abdominal wall reconstruction performed? Find out here in this informative article, as esteemed consultant general, vascular, and paediatric surgeon, Mr Rame Sunthareswaran, provides us with post-operative advice, and details how exactly the procedure is typically performed.
Liver surgery can be highly effective when it comes to removing cancerous tumours that are detected in one's liver. In this article, highly esteemed consultant general surgeon, Mr Charles Imber, reveals when liver surgery is required, explains how effective it can be, and outlines the recovery time and associated risks.
Secondary cancer occurs when cancer cells, that began in a different part of the body, moves through the blood steam and start to grow in a secondary location. Secondary liver cancer commonly occurs in patients who have colorectal cancer. Leading London-based consultant general and hepato-pancreato-biliary surgeon Mr Deepak Hariharan explains in detail how surgery can be used to remove secondary liver cancer.
What is the best way to treat liver cancer? Find out in our latest article, as revered Manchester-based consultant general surgeon, Mr Nicola de Liguori-Carino, tells us how liver cancer is treated and cured, and what this treatment entails.
Patients who have undergone weight loss surgery may suffer from acid reflux, as this is a common side effect following this type of surgical procedure. On hand in our latest article to insightfully let patients know how they can relieve their acid reflux symptoms following weight loss surgery, is revered consultant general surgeon, Mr Michael Van den Bossche.
Esteemed Lonodon based consultant surgeon Mr Simon Marsh describes how his indept knowledge of Gilmore's Groin has revolutionised his approach to the treatment of hernias. The treatment of hernias with a mesh has remained the same for decades and can sometimes result in chronic pain. Mr Marsh raises the question: why are they still being treated in this manner?
Well-regarde consultant surgeon and surgical director of the Gilmore Groin and Hernia Clinic, London, Mr Simon Marsh shares his expertise on Gilmore's Groin, a condition known as the sportsman's hernia. Mr Marsh explains the exact set of symptoms Gilmore's Groin presents, how it is diagnosed, and how it is treated.