An ERCP is an endoscopy of the bile duct, and is commonly performed in order to either remove a stone or install a stent. In our latest article here, exceptionally well-regarded London-based consultant hepatologist Dr Deepak Joshi, details how to effectively prepare for the procedure, how long it takes, and what happens following the procedure.
There are various types of arthritis which can affect the foot and ankle. Esteemed foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeon, who practises in Manchester, Liverpool, and Warrington, Mr Samer Morgan explains what athritis exactly is, what causes it, and how it's diagnosed and treated.
What is the relationship between sport and knee osteoarthritis? Can playing certain sports lead to knee osteoarthritis? Here to answer these questions and more is highly experienced and skilled consultant orthopaedic and trauma surgeon, Mr Jehangir Mahaluxmivala.
Consultant gynaecologist and reproductive medicine specialist Mr Stuart Lavery expertly discusses IVF and how it might not be the only thing to consider regarding interventional treatment, alongside the nuances of egg freezing, in part three of his fertility series.
Tingling, numbness and pain in your hands and fingers may indicate carpal tunnel syndrome, a common condition caused by a compression of the median nerve. To treat this condition, an orthopaedic surgeon may carry out a carpal tunnel decompression. Mr Stephen Lipscombe, highly experienced hand and wrist surgeon, explains what this procedure involves.
Leading consultant orthopaedic surgeon Mr Koushik Ghosh sheds light on the diagnostic and treatment process for knee injuries, with specific focus on those sustained in sporting activities, in this illuminating article.
Hip arthroscopy, a keyhole sugrical procedure, can be used to terat many conditions which affect the joint. Renowned consultant orthopaedic hip surgeon Mr Giles Stafford details how the procedure is performed and what patients can expect from the recovery period in this informative article.
Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer affecting the UK population. Wide-spread screening programmes have been established to ensure that cases are detected early to ensure treatment is availed of promptly and better the chances of beating it. Leading consultant urological surgeon Mr Aza Mohammed, explains why these screenings are so important, and what to expect from them.
Balding can be a difficult for some people. There are various ways people can take action in order to thankfully slow it down. Leading hair transplant specialist Dr Nilofer Farjo offers her expertise on the different options for balding prevention in this informative article.
The frustrating, debilitating and sometimes life-changing nature of knee injuries lead to many questions and concerns surrounding them. Consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon Mr Atik Malik goes in depth about this wide-reaching topic, including how knee injuries can lead to chronic conditions like arthritis.