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Online Medical Consultation

It plays a useful role in facilitating access to specialist care and follow up consultations for patients with chronic diseases, …
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Life Expectancy for a patient suffering from Chronic Hepatitis B and Diabetes

Length of life lived is not something that we control, but quality of life lived is largely in our hands …
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Annual General Health Screening

Although laboratories offer a bouquet of tests, there may be quite a few among them that are not necessary. The …
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What Goes into the Making of a Surgeon?

There are certain character traits that you may find more commonly among surgeons but it is not possible to predict …
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Interpreting Organ Donation Refusals

Interpreting organ donation refusal is different for living donation and deceased donation. In living donation, a family member has to decide …
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Why Choose Surgery as a Medical Specialty?

For the immediate and immense gratification that one feels when a patient is cured, it is worth the physical exhaustion …
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My Experiences of Undergoing Surgery

When I had to undergo an endoscopy and surgery during my residency, I trusted the doctors taking care of me and diligently followed their instructions and recommendations. My health issues were related to my speciality and I had a reasonable understanding of the disease processes and outcomes of surgery. It helped me accept it and prepare mentally and physically. I had an uneventful procedure and smooth recovery both times …
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A Transplant Surgeon’s Memories

Memories can be capricious. The strongest memories are those that have a strong emotional connect. One may remember the exhaustion …
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Covid-19 Reinfection

Covid-19 reinfection is quite possible and actually reported, although it will not be possible to predict the exact incidence till …
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Treatment of Fatty Liver; Lifestyle vs Medication.

When we talk about cure, we are referring to eliminating the root cause of the disease itself. Fatty liver is …
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Branded v/s Generic Drugs

Is it becoming generic to “Brand” the branded! A hotly debated topic today is on branded vs generic drugs. Cost …
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