What is Chronic Pancreatitis | Risk Factors | Complications | Treatment

What is chronic pancreatitis? Chronic pancreatitis is a persistent inflammation of the pancreas caused by several episodes of acute pancreatitis leading to irreversible tissue changes like atrophy, calcifications, fibrosis, ductal strictures which deteriorates function of pancreas. Prevalence and risk factors Prevalence of chronic pancreatitis in the USA is 30 -100 Read more…

What is Sleeve Gastrectomy

Everything About Sleeve Gastrectomy Procedure Excessive weight gain and obesity are plaguing the world, with approximately 39 percent of the adult population of the world being overweight. The statistics are even worse in children and adolescents as one in five children are overweight, worldwide. These issues need to be tackled Read more…

In Vitro Fertilisation

In vitro Fertilisation (IVF) is a method of assisted reproduction in which a man’s sperm and a woman’s eggs are combined outside of the body in a laboratory dish. Once an embryo or embryos form, they are then placed in the uterus. IVF is a very costly procedure and as Read more…

Craniotomy

Craniotomy is a surgical procedure in which a section of the skull, known as bone flap is removed to access the brain and then replaced after the surgery. Craniotomy is carried out to treat medical conditions such as tumors, blood clots, traumatic brain injury and to remove foreign bodies, e.g Read more…

List of Diseases Caused By Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol abuse refers to a range of unhealthy drinking behaviors including binge drinking (heavy episodic drinking), alcohol dependence and chronic alcohol drinking. In extreme cases, alcohol abuse result in health problems for individuals causing serious diseases. The relationship between alcohol use and some health conditions is complex. For some health Read more…