Here, Mr Vittal Rao, a highly established and well-respected consultant surgeon, gives us a detailed insight into all things Allurion gastric balloon, including an outlining of the associated risks and recommended aftercare following the operation.
Each year, more than 50,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer in the UK. Here, Professor Jayant Vaidya, renowned consultant oncoplastic breast surgeon and professor of surgery, emphasizes the importance of early detection of breast cancer to discover any changes in the breast.
Gallbladder polyps are growths that form on the inner lining of the gallbladder. Although most are benign, some gallbladder polyps may harbour malignancy. Here, Dr Charis Kyriakides, renowned consultant general and upper GI surgeon, offers his expert insight into gallbladder polyps.
Revered consultant oncoplastic breast surgeon and professor of surgery Professor Jayant Vaidya discusses intraoperative radiotherapy in the treatment of breast cancer.
We invited highly respected consultant in upper gastrointestinal and general surgery Mr Tom Wiggins to share his expert insight on hiatal hernia repair, giving key advice for patients preparing for this type of surgery.
Here, Mr Christian Macutkiewicz, an incredibly highly regarded consultant general, HPB, and laparoscopic surgeon, tells us when abdominal pain should be investigated, and outlines the most likely causes of frequent pain in the abdomen.
The decision to undergo a mastectomy, the surgical removal of one or both breasts, is a complex and deeply personal choice often influenced by various medical, personal, and genetic factors. In her latest online article, Ms Gael MacLean explores the circumstances under which a mastectomy is advised, delving into the reasons behind this recommendation, the effectiveness of the procedure in eliminating cancer, and the factors that may lead to choosing a mastectomy over other surgical options.
In the second article of a two-part series, esteemed consultant Professor Shahid Khan reveals the answers to more commonly asked questions about endoscopy, including risks and complications associated with the procedure.