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CRANIOTOMY FOR A BRAIN TUMOUR

A brain tumor is a collection of abnormal cells that mature in the brain and since the skull is very firm and rigid, any growth within its restricted space can cause problems  Craniotomy is the most common surgical procedure performed for a… Continue reading...

CEREBRAL ANEURYSM COILING

An Egyptian male patient aged 50 was admitted at the Emergency department in Aster Hospital, Mankhool in a drowsy state and with sudden intolerable headache and vomiting Considering his condition on admission, he was immediately taken up for an… Continue reading...

MALIGNANT GIANT PHYLLODES

Towards the closure of March 2019, a 48 year old female patient visited Dr Vanesha Varik at Aster Hospital, Mankhool with a massive tumour on her right chest wall The tumour was approximately 25cms in largest dimension which completely engulfed her… Continue reading...

DIET & NUTRITION FOR GESTATIONAL DIABETIC MOMS

What is Gestational Diabetes Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that is first seen in a pregnant woman who did not have diabetes before she was pregnant Some women have more than one pregnancy affected by gestational diabetes Gestational… Continue reading...

RADIOFREQUENCY ABLATION THERAPY FOR VARICOSE VEINS

A 25-year-old salesman presented to Aster Hospital, Qusais on reference from the clinics, in early April with complaints of severe pain in his legs and feet on prolonged standing On examination, he was diagnosed with Varicose veins This was due to… Continue reading...

Life Changing Orthopaedic Intervention

A 61-year-old woman visited Aster Hospital, Mankhool with a history of pain in the right knee for the last 1 year She was suffering from bilateral knee pain for a few years and had undergone a Total Knee Replacement Arthroplasty in 2017 in Pakistan… Continue reading...

Non-invasive Beauty Therapies

What are the top five non-invasive treatments which you think will be popular this year and why From the dermatologist standpoint , I feel the top five non invasive cosmetic treatments that patients are likely to seek are 1) Botox injections:… Continue reading...

Emergency Trauma Laparotomy

A 32-year old male patient suffered an accidental fall at his home, and sustained an injury to the left side of his abdomen after he slipped and hit the edge of the bed at mid-night A few hours later, the patient collapsed in the washroom He was… Continue reading...

6 Myths and Facts on Acne

Acne is a skin condition that is caused by the clogging of pores with oil and dead skin cells which primarily affects teenagers However, even adults sometimes experience cases of acne Whether it is acne in terms of blackheads, whiteheads,… Continue reading...

MIGRAINES VS OTHER HEADACHES

Almost everybody would have experienced a pain in their head But how do you know if what you are experiencing is a migraine A migraine often occurs on one side of the head and is accompanied by other symptoms like nausea, sensitivity to… Continue reading...