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Understanding perianal sepsis: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

In the realm of medical terminology, perianal sepsis and anal sepsis are often interchangeable terms, both referring to an infectious condition located in the vicinity of the anus. This condition, while relatively common, can lead to significant discomfort and complications if left untreated. In his latest online article, Mr Petr J Hanek delves deeper into what perianal sepsis entails, including its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, potential complications, and treatment options.

Acid reflux: Everything patients need to know

Acid reflux, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), is a common digestive disorder that occurs when stomach acid flows back into the esophagus. This can lead to a range of uncomfortable symptoms and, in some cases, may indicate more serious underlying conditions. In this article, renowned consultant general, laparoscopic, upper GI and bariatric surgeon Mr Ricardo Camprodon explains what acid reflux is, its potential implications, and various treatment options available.

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Sail lap pilonidal surgery: Everything prospective patients need to know

In terms of surgical solutions for pilonidal disease, one method has emerged as a promising alternative: sail lap pilonidal surgery. In his latest online article, renowned consultant general, laparoscopic, upper GI and bariatric surgeon Mr Ricardo Camprodon delve into what this procedure entails, its applications, recovery process, potential risks, and more.

Understanding bariatric surgery: Procedures, pain, and life expectancy

In recent years, bariatric surgery has emerged as the leading solution for individuals struggling with severe obesity. This transformative procedure offers hope for improved health and quality of life. In this guide, consultant general surgeon and bariatric specialist Mr Oliver Old explains some of the key elements of bariatric surgery to provide clarity for patients considering this option.

Is gastric bypass right for you? Exploring the options

Gastric bypass surgery, also known as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, is a weight loss procedure that involves altering the digestive system to help patients lose weight. It's a significant decision and one that requires careful consideration. In this article leading consultant bariatric and upper GI surgeon Dr Antanas Mickevicius explores what gastric bypass surgery entails, who might benefit from it, and what to expect during and after the procedure.

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