Gastric Problems and solutions

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Transformation from fat to lean through Bariatric Surgery

Due to change in food and lifestyle, there is a huge rise in the number obese people in recent years. Not in all cases, exercise can give you a solution. In such situations, people opt surgeries for the quick weight loss. Bariatric Surgery is most common in this list. This surgery transforms you from fat to lean. This surgery is also known as the Weight Loss Surgery.

What is weight loss surgery ??

This surgery is used for reducing the size of the stomach through removing a portion of the stomach. Weight loss surgery is preferred for :
  • Individuals with 25 to 30 kilos overweight
  • With severe diabetes
  • With hypertension
  • Women with irregular periods
  • Woman couldn't conceive due to obesity

Advantages of bariatric surgery :

  • Long term loss of weight
  • Diabetes recovery
  • Improvement in the risk factors of heart conditions that include blood clots and diseased vessels.
  • Will have normal blood sugar
  • Can control the amount of the food to be consumed
Weight loss surgery plays a vital role in the treatment for type 2 diabetes by changing the level of hormone in the blood. Many instructions are given before the surgery for the safety of the patients. Test for evaluating the fitness before surgery which include liver function, heart, kidney and lung check-up, and cholesterol are conducted. If any deficiency is diagnosed in these tests, then it should be considered. Such patients with fatty liver are put on a diet for one or two weeks before surgery to reduce the fat content of the liver. Breathing exercise are also taught for the patients.

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Friday, April 29, 2016

Stomach Cancer Treatment in Chennai

Stomach is a muscular organ situated on the upper side of abdomen. Stomach receives the food from the esophagus and digest them using some acid and enzymes. And these digested foods are then passed to the small intestine. Number of diseases can be affected to our stomach if we not care it properly. One of the serious problem affected to the stomach is ‘Stomach Cancer’.   

Stomach Cancer Treatment in Chennai

Stomach Cancer -
Stomach Cancer also known as Gastric Cancer is defined by the growth of cancerous cells within the lining of the stomach. Stomach cancer is usually not identified in the early stages because it doesn't show any specific symptoms.
Signs and Symptoms of Stomach Cancer includes
  • Indigestion or Heartburn
  • Diarrhea or Constipation
  • Feel bloating of stomach after meals
  • Feel pain and discomfort in the abdomen
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Weight loss and Weakness
Causes of Stomach Cancer -
Doctor’s don’t know the exact reason behind the growth of cancer cells in the stomach. Some of the things that can raise your risk for stomach cancer are
  • Smoking
  • Overweight or Obese
  • A diet high in smoked, salty or pickled foods
  • Working in metal, coal, rubber or timber industries
  • Use of contaminated food items
  • Long term stomach inflammation
  • Family History of cancer
Treatment procedure -
Traditionally, number of treatment methods are available for stomach cancer. The Stomach Cancer Surgery is based on the type and stage of your cancer and overall health factor. The different treatment methods used for treating stomach cancer include
  • Chemotherapy - drug treatment that uses chemicals to kill cancer cells
  • Surgery - removes part of the stomach or full portion depend on the severity of cancer
  • Radiation Therapy - uses high powered X rays to kill the cancer cells
  • Immunotherapy - vaccines and medication

Stomach Cancer Treatment in Chennai

Dr Balachandran Premkumar a distinguished Gastro Surgeon with 12 years of experience in the field of General, Minimal access & Bariatric Surgery  offers advanced Stomach Cancer Treatment in Chennai. We offers various treatment procedures and facilities using latest and advanced technologies in a reasonable cost. We completely focusing on patients satisfaction.

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Monday, March 28, 2016

Laparoscopic Surgery in Chennai

Laparoscopic surgery also called Keyhole Surgery or Minimally Invasive Surgery(MIS)  is a modern surgical technique in which operations are performed through small incisions in the body. 

Laparoscopic Surgery in Chennai

In this surgery an instrument called a laparoscope is used to see the abdominal organs. Laparoscope is a long, thin tube with high intensity light and a high resolution camera at the front is inserted through the incision in the abdominal wall. The camera sends the images to a video monitor. It helps the doctor to see inside portion of the body in real time without the help of open surgery.

The advantages of Laparoscopic surgery includes :
  • Reduce hemorrhaging
  • Shorter recovery time
  • Small incision reduces pain
  • Need less post operative scarring

Dr Balachandran Premkumar is a distinguished Gastro Surgeon in Chennai with over 12 years experience. He is one of the pioneers of Single Incision Laparoscopy in the country and the first to perform Single Incision Inguinal Hernia Repair in the country. He is one of the famous Laparoscopic Surgeon in Chennai having editorial board membership in World Journal of Laparoscopic Surgery and Frontiers in Visceral Surgery. Our clinic provides best and advanced equipments and facilities for Laparoscopic Surgery in Chennai.  

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Friday, February 5, 2016

Solution For Your Obesity !!

Obesity is a chronic disease in which there is excess fat in the body of the person. It is evident that the Body Mass Index (BMI) is an adult over 30. BMI is derived from height and weight of an individual. However, because the BMI does not distinguish between fat and lean tissue, another way to show whether a person is obese, although more complicated, is by the percentage of body fat (man with more than 25% fat body, woman over 30%).
This disease is caused by consumption than calories needed by the body and is determined by several factors:
  • Genetic : According to studies of genetic information it affects 33% of the weight of a person.
  • Lifestyle : The increase in sedentary lifestyle is one of the main reasons for the increase in obesity
The consequences of obesity on health are the result of an increase in fat mass, such as arthritis or sleep apnea, or an increase in the number of fat cells as diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease. Also, obesity increases mortality.

To treat obesity, weight reduction is one of the objectives but is not the first step. It is important to first work on those psychological factors associated with the disease, such as anxiety, insecurity, and erroneous beliefs about weight and food. The goal of treatment is not aesthetic, but is based on improving the quality of life, and consequently, reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and other health related problems.

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Saturday, January 16, 2016

Lose Your Fat Fastly

Nowadays lifestyle diseases are a part of human society. This is happening because of un-ordered diet with fast and packaged food products. These food products leads you to lot’s of health problems. Obesity, it’s just an ignition of your life with diseases.   The excess fat in your body will welcomes diseases to your body such us Diabetes, Heart Diseases, Hypertension, and more diseases which is gonna follow you to your entire  life.

To retain control of your body over these diseases you need to work harder to burn your calories. How ever there is another way to control this obesity is Bariatric Surgery, Bariatric Surgery is the surgical reduction of excess fat from body to treat Obesity using Bariatric surgery you need to met an expert bariatric surgeon, we offers Bariatric Surgeory in Chennai, you can undergo for a weight reduction  bariatric Surgical treatment Our  Specialist.

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