The incidence of revision total hip replacement is increasing at an alarming rate in India. Most common reasons for revision are infection, recurrent dislocation, polyethylene wear and peri-prosthetic fractures. Surgeons need to be aware of these causes and be able to diagnose them accurately. The success of revision depends on a timely diagnosis and correction of the underlying pathology. With moderm prosthesis like the modular stems, HA coated stems, trabecular metal implants, large diameter femoral...
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The incidence of revision total hip replacement is increasing at an alarming rate in India. Most common reasons for revision are infection, recurrent dislocation, polyethylene wear and peri-prosthetic fractures. Surgeons need to be aware of these causes and be able to diagnose them accurately. The success of revision depends on a timely diagnosis and correction of the underlying pathology. With moderm prosthesis like the modular stems, HA coated stems, trabecular metal implants, large diameter femoral...
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With an increasing number of knee replacement surgeries being performed in India, the demand for revision surgeries is also increasing. Most common reasons for failure of knee replacement and need for revision are infection, instability and polyethylene wear. Surgeons need to be aware of these causes and  be able to diagnose them accurately. Revision knee replacement is technically more demanding and the results depend on accurate diagnosis, accurate execution of the procedure and using the correct prosthesis. With modern...
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The field of joint replacement of hip and knee has undergone major changes in last few years. While the issues of surgical technique and longeveity of the prosthesis have been addressed to major details, the early recovery of function after surgery is the theme these days. With the technique of Reduced Tissue Trauma Surgery (RTTS), the recovery of function after surgery is miraculous. Most patients can walk with minimal pain and discomfort within 12-24 hours...
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I have been regularly asked about the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes. So, I decided to write this post so as to share specific information with my patients. PrevalenceType 1 diabetes accounts for around 10% -15%of all diagnosed diabetes.Type 2 diabetes accounts for around 85% of all people with diabetes. Diagnosis Type 1 - Usually diagnosed in childhood or young adulthood although it can occur at any ageType 2 - Usually diagnosed...
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Do you know whether or not you have diabetes? If you haven’t been tested recently, you may actually have it and not realize it. Diabetes is an insidious and serious condition and the symptoms of diabetes are subtle. Early diabetes symptoms can be very mild so that you might not even notice them. Following are the major symptoms of diabetes - Feeling more thirsty than normal gained (most common) or lost a fair amount of...
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During the evolution process the human being evolved from a four-legged to a two legged being. We have to pay a price of it. The entire weight of our body now rests on two legs instead off our and the knees take the weight of the whole body and are more strained. Exercise keep joints lubricated for their mobility. However, nowadays there is hardly any time to do the exercises. The physical activities have reduced...
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This is a COMMON problem for over 40% of the population. There is no need for embarrassment or shame. There are treatments that range from ointments and suppositories and as drastic as surgery. First, many people may wonder WHAT hemorrhoids are:Hemorrhoids are enlarged and inflamed veins in the lower rectum and anus, which sometimes occur outside the anus and can be seen (external type); at other times they occur inside the rectum and cannot be...
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Based on medical reports, Mehtas have lost the case for getting an abortion done for a seemingly abnormal foetus. Should the mother have the right to decide or should the courts be deciding on this? If the abortion is allowed, does it open up a a channel for female foetocide?Is this a catch-22 situation? What does the medical community think on this?
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Keratoconus is a genetis disease of Cornea occuring in adolescents, leading to weakening and protrusion of Cornea. This leads to decrease in Vision. There was no cure for this condition earlier but Now C3R ( collagen Cross-linking of Cornea with Riboflavin with UVA light) offers hope of prevention of progression and some reversal in these patients. I have started doing this surgery in delhi for last one year with excellent results. Thankfully there are no...
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