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Understanding your hip replacement: A guide to the different options

Patients with hip arthritis who have been recommended for hip replacement surgery may be overwhelmed by the variety of options available and the surgery and recovery period to come. In this detailed guide, leading consultant orthopaedic surgeon Mr Andrew Skyrme sheds light on which patients may be most suitable for the various types of hip replacement and explains the steps he takes in his own practice to ensure the best outcomes for his patients.

How important is it to treat a hernia?

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.

A hard pill to swallow? All you need to know about capsule endoscopy

Capsule endoscopy, which takes images of your gut and provides essential information for doctors regarding diagnosis of small or large bowel conditions, is an option for those looking to avoid invasive surgery. Respected consultant gastroenterologist Dr Alberto Murino is here to explain further about this fascinating and useful innovation.

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