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Category: Urology and Kidney Care

June 16, 2017

Liver and its functions:

The liver is the largest solid organ in the body. It is located in the upper right part of your abdominal region. liver Functions: 1) Builds special proteins to prevent bleeding. 2) Filters blood and helps fight infection. 3) Makes bile to break down fat in the food you eat. 4) Removes toxic substances from everything you eat, breathe and drink. 5) Builds sugar, stores sugar and releases sugar for energy when required by the body. 6) Stores a few types of vitamins. 7) Stores minerals. 8) Helps to break down proteins in food you eat. 9) Sends special ‘messengers’, called hormones, to other organs in the body. Signs and Symptoms o f liver disease: a) Ascites (water in the abdomen) b) Fatigue c) Confusion d) Change in sleep patterns e) Itching f) Jaundice (yellow colour of skin or in the white part of the eyes) g) ‘Spiders’ (broken blood vessels found on your face, arms & chest) h) Easy bruising I) Nausea j) Change in bowel movements (pale stools/black stools or fatty stools) l) Swollen ankles m) Dark urine n) Fever and infections o) Pain in area of the liver p) Internal bleeding


November 29, 2016

LEONARDO 200 Watt Diode Laser, Only At Fortis.

The LEONARDO Laser is one of the leading medical lasers used by doctors, brought to you for the first time in the world by Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore. It is highly compact diode laser comprising a combination of two wavelengths: 980 nm and 1470 nm. Each wavelength can either be used individually or blended, to accomplish incision, excision, vaporisation, haemostasis and coagulation of soft tissue with contact or non-contact delivery options for open and endoscopic procedures. This is a first of its kind technology which lets surgeons perform laser surgery selectively, with settings that they can choose corresponding to the tissue types that they are working with. This makes the process not just simpler, but also improves its outcomes. What does LASER TURP stand for? It stands for LASER Transurethral Vaporisation of Prostate. Who can benefit from a LEONARDO 200 WATT DIODE LASER TURP? Patients who are suffering from Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH) which is also known as Benign Prostate Enlargement (BPE). Especially those who need a REDO prostate. Elderly patients with high risk co-morbid conditions and cancer patients can also benefit from this.