Internal haemorrhoids are painless even if you see bright red blood on your toilet paper after using the loo. The Rafaelo® procedure is a safe and painless procedure that uses radiofrequency to get rid of the condition. Our expert surgeon Mr Andrew Clarke explains how it works and just how quick recovery can be in most cases.
Are you constantly feeling exhausted with a lack of energy? In combination with regular headaches and always feeling thirsty, it could be a case of a problem in the gland, known as hyperparathyroidism. Read more from our expert surgeon Mr Robert Hardy.
Bloating and abdominal pain can happen due to a variety of reasons like diet, certain foods and stress. Mr Michael Stellakis, one the UK's leading laparoscopic surgeons talks about relieving bloating, abdominal cramps and irritable bowel syndrome. Take a look at what may be causing your irritable bowels.
Weight loss surgery is an excellent option for obese patients who feel miserable and in desperate need to make a positive to change to their health and wellbeing. Leading London bariatric and gastrointestinal surgeon Mr Majid Hashemi explains more.
Following a mastectomy, many women will opt to have breast reconstruction. There are various methods of reconstructing the breast, with the two main procedures being; implant reconstruction and flap reconstruction. Miss Christina Choy talks to us about the ins and outs of breast reconstruction surgery and if there are any alternatives.
Persistent acid reflux is a risk factor in developing oesophageal cancer. We've asked one of our top surgeons Mr Krishna Moorthy to explain the early signs of the disease, the survival rate and whether it is curable.
When you’re going in for surgery, there is always a lot to think about. For bariatric surgery, or weight loss surgery, this is truer than ever, with instructions to follow both before and after the procedure to make sure it is a success. Leading surgeon Mr Ahmed R. Ahmed is here to give his top tips for preparing for weight loss surgery.
If you're having difficulty in swallowing both drinks and solid foods, then you may be experiencing achalasia, a rare condition that is often overlooked. Read more from our expert surgeon Professor Muntzer Mughal on the causes, symptoms and treatment options.
The pancreas plays an important role in digestion and blood sugar control. Unfortunately, if it becomes affected by cysts or cancer, part or all of the pancreas may need to be removed. So can you live with only a part of your pancreas, or no pancreas at all? We asked internationally renowned professor of liver and pancreas surgery, Professor Hemant Kocher. of the University of London:
A cholecystectomy is the most common procedure used when performing gallbladder surgery to remove bile duct stones. However, it requires a highly-experienced surgeon to perform a somewhat difficult operation. Our expert surgeon Mr Thomas Satyadas explains why.