GERD/ ACID REFLUX
GERD/ Acid reflux is a very common condition affecting people of all age groups. Acid Reflux or GERD is characterized by a burning pain a.k.a heartburn as it is generally called, felt internally around the lower chest area.
Achalasia is a rare disorder the esophagus in which the muscles of the esophagus do not work properly thereby preventing contractions, relaxation of the esophagus. This can cause difficulties with swallowing food, chest pain etc..
Esophageal varices are abnormal, enlarged or swollen veins in the esophagus. Esophageal varices are seen mostly in people with severe liver ailments. They can become life threatening if they break and bleed
Esophageal cancer is a cancer that happens in the esophagus. The esophagus is a long, hollow tube that begins at the throat and ends at the stomach.
Haemorrhoids is a condition where small swellings are formed inside the anus which protrude down and can cause pain and bleeding.
The Anal Fissures is a condition where there is a small cut or a small tear in the lining of the anus. This could cause bright red bleeding and pain while passing stools.
Anal fistula is the result of an infection of an anal gland.This infection arises inside the anal and forms a tract or a tunnel which opens on to the skin around the anus.
Both colon and rectal cancer are often grouped together and named as colorectal cancer because they have many common features. Cancer begins when cells of the body in a particular organ grows beyond control.
Ulcerative Colitis is a chronic inflammatory condition of the colon or the large intestine, which we encounter more frequently in our practice these days.
When a surgical wound does not heal properly and a muscle, tissue or even a part of any organ protrudes through that wound, the condition is called incisional hernia.
Generally, Inguinal hernia is not a life threatening problem but can lead to sudden serious complications at times.This is the reason all hernias need treatment irrespective of the size or severity.
An internal body organ which pushes into an area out of its containment is called a hernia. It can either be an internal organ such as the intestine tissue pushing through a weakened area in the body.
Femoral hernia surgery is performed to correct femoral hernia. Through this surgery the surgeon pushes back the hernia contents to their place from the weak spot in the groin.
Hernia is a bulging of an organ or tissue through an unusual opening. Abdomen is the most common site of hernia but they may occur on upper thighs, belly button and groin or inguinal areas.
The diaphragm is a muscular sheet which separates the lungs from the contents of the abdomen.The main function of this sheet is to help in respiration.
The gallbladder is a small sac located on the right-hand side of the body, on the underside of the liver, below the front rib cage.Its main purpose is to collect and concentrate a digestive liquid (bile) produced by the liver.
BILE DUCT STONES
Bile is produced in the liver and stored in the gallbladder between two meals and used when people take food. Bile ducts plays key role in the transportation of bile from producing organ the liver to end-using organ the duodenum.
BILE DUCT CANCER
Bile duct cancer arises from the cells that line the bile ducts. It is a rare disease whose incidence is gradually increasing in the recent times .Bile duct cancer may be seen in both the bile duct inside the liver and outside the liver .
Chronic pancreatitis is referred to that condition when the pancreas gets inflamed from time to time and this inflammation gradually affects the functioning of the orhgan and alos causes chronic abdominal pain.
Acute pancreatitis is a sudden inflammation of the pancreas. It helps in digestion of nutrients and also secretes insulin .The inflammation of the pancreas is a major life threatening problem which impacts over other multiple organs.
Cancer is a special type of disease characterized by abnormal cells that don’t follow the normal checks and balances system prevailing in the body to control the growth of the new cells in the body.
Liver Cirrhosis is the first filter through which all the toxins of our food and the medicines that we take pass through and all the toxins are filtered and purified and then sent to the blood circulation.
Bacterial liver abscess occurs because of various other infections in the digestive tract like appendicitis, stones in the bile duct or sometimes even an infected by piles or fistula.
The incidence of liver cancer is on the rise in the last few decades. Liver cancer usually includes various types of tumors, but among them the most common type which we encounter is called (HCC).
The function of the portal system is to collect all the blood from the intestines along with the nutrients and toxins which come from food and deliver it to the liver.