Hernia – Hiatal Open Repair Surgery – PreOp® Patient Engagement and Education

Hernia – Hiatal Open Repair Surgery – PreOp® Patient Engagement and Education

Your doctor has recommended that you undergo surgery to repair a hiatal hernia. But what does that actually mean? Your diaphragm is a muscle that separates your chest from your abdomen and helps you to breathe. Normally, the diaphragm has an opening for the esophagus …

Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) – causes, symptoms & treatment

Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) – causes, symptoms & treatment

Say you’ve got a huge presentation in front of all your colleagues; you’re nervous, you’ve got quite a bit of stress leading up to the presentation. That stress is completely normal, and really—probably useful in certain situations since it can make you more alert and …

Percussion of the Chest (Stanford Medicine 25)

Percussion of the Chest (Stanford Medicine 25)

What over-the-counter painkiller is the best at killing pain?

What over-the-counter painkiller is the best at killing pain?

We’ve all had days with nagging headaches, muscle and joint soreness, or general aches and pains, that don’t require medical attention, but require something to take the edge off the pain. That something is often an over-the-counter, or OTC, painkiller. There are a variety of …

Home Remedies To Cure Stomach Ulcer II पेट के फोड़े के लिए घरेलु उपचार II

Home Remedies To Cure Stomach Ulcer II पेट के फोड़े के लिए घरेलु उपचार II

Welcome to health care at home One of our viewer Mr. Ahmad Javed He has emailed us & written that he is having problem of stomach ulcer & for that is asking home remedies. See, Mr. Ahmad first of all let us know that what …

Stomach resection • Billroth II • Oncolex

Stomach resection • Billroth II • Oncolex

In the Billroth II operation, the proximal end of the duodenum is first closed. The distal stomach is then anastomosed to the proximal dudunom. Normally end to side. Finally a side to side anastomosis is made between the jejunum and distal duodenum, to facilitate the …

CMV infection after transplant

CMV infection after transplant

Cytomegalovirus, or CMV, is an enveloped double-stranded DNA virus that belongs to the herpesviridae family. It’s one of the most common viruses to cause severe infection in individuals undergoing transplantation of bone marrow or solid organs like the liver or kidney. It can affect almost …

Does taking pain medicine increase risk of heart attack or stroke?

Does taking pain medicine increase risk of heart attack or stroke?

Does taking pain medicine increase risk of heart attack or stroke? A group of drug called NSAID (Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) — medications used to treat pain and inflammation. most commonly used NSAIDs are: Diclofenac Sodium, Celecoxib, Iboprofen and Naproxen. NSAIDs may increase the risk of …

Gastric cancer – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Gastric cancer – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Learning medicine is hard work! Osmosis makes it easy. It takes your lectures and notes to create a personalized study plan with exclusive videos, practice questions and flashcards, and so much more. Try it free today! Gastric cancer is when malignant or cancerous cells arise …