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Dr Samiran Nundy Gastro-Intestinal Surgeon In India by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm www.doctorndtv.com Dr. Samiran Nundy Consultant Gastro-Intestinal Surgeon Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi Samiran Nundy was a medical undergraduate in Cambridge and Guy's Hospital London and then trained, first in Medicine at the Hammersmith Hospital, and later in Surgery atGuy's, Addenbrookes Cambridge, the Hammersmith and th ... Read on »
Gastric Band Surgery Rising Among Obese Teens by Medline Plus Posted Mon 20 Sep 2010 6:00am More research needed on long-term safety, effectiveness, researchers say Monday, September 20, 2010 MONDAY, Sept. 20 (HealthDay News) -- More overweight teenagers are undergoing laparoscopic gastric band surgery, a weight-loss procedure that isn't approved for anyone under 18 years old, a new study fi ... Read on »
The Adjustable Gastric Band System by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Developed to aid in long-term weight loss, the Adjustable Gastric Band System has been used by leading laparoscopic surgeons worldwide to overcome severe obesity. Sustained weight loss with the Gastric Band is achieved by reducing the capacity of the stomach The band is a simple silicone ring with an inflatable balloon ... Read on »
Gastric Bypass by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm 2 Comments The Adjustable Gastric Band System Gastric Bypass Roux-en-Y reduces the capacity of the stomach by creating a small stomach pouch. The small space holds only one ounce of fluid. The procedure also constructs a tiny stomach outlet, which slows the sp ... Read on »
References for the stomach cancer information centre by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:38pm The information in the stomach cancer information centre is based on the Cancerbackup booklet, Understanding Stomach Cancer, which has been produced in accordance with the following sources and guidelines: Guidelines for the Management of Oesophageal and Gastric Cancer. Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain ... Read on »
FDA Targets Gastric Band Weight-Loss Claims by FDA Posted Tue 13 Dec 2011 10:21am How Gastric Banding Works A surgeon places a circular silicone band around the upper part of the stomach, creating a small pouch. The narrowed opening between the pouch and the rest of the stomach controls how fast food passe ... Read on »
Beat the Band?! For Fast Intense Weight Loss Can Anything Beat the Device-Free, Laparoscopic Gastric Pleat? by The Medical Traveler Facebook Posted Mon 31 Jan 2011 6:43am The FDA recently lowered the BMI restriction for LAP-BAND surgery, which is great news for people who don't mind the minimal risk of the procedure and the necessity of 'fills' in exchange for successful weight loss and all that brings with it. Many obesity surgeos are cheering this news, since it gives literally millions of overweight Americans a ... Read on »
Stomach and Duodenal Ulcers by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm 1) What Is an Ulcer? During normal digestion, food moves from the mouth down the esophagus into the stomach. The stomach produces hydrochloric acid and an enzyme called pepsin to digest the food. From the stomach, food passes into the upper part of the small intestine, called the duodenum, where digestion and nutrient absorption ... Read on »
Through the eyes of a ‘consumer’: Health care in Delhi. Through the eyes of a ‘consumer’: Health care in by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 02 Sep 2011 1:40am Here's a guest post from a class mate, Ela Ghose . ---------------------- The past two years have been filled with ailments of various kinds: in some cases I have been the patient and in others the care-giver/ attendant. As a consequence I have met a plethora of doctors: gynecologists, orthopedic surgeons, gastroenterologists, gastric s ... Read on »
SURGERY FOR GASTRIC REFLUX by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Surgery for gastric reflux disease is an option when medicine and lifestyle changes do not work. Surgery may also be a reasonable alternative to a lifetime of drugs and discomfort. Fundoplication, usually a specific variation called Nissen fundoplication, is the standard surgical treatment for gastro-oesophageal reflux (GERD). The upper ... Read on »