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3 Hole Technique

The three-hole technique is a minimally invasive esophagectomy procedure to remove the esophagus in esophageal carcinomas. It is the 3-hole McKeown approach with an improved prognosis. In addition, it bypasses certain respiratory complications that increase the mortality rate in thoracotomy procedures employed in esophageal cancers.

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Why does the redness of my glans reappear with the discontinuation of topical Clotrimazole?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been following the advice given to me for the past two weeks. While using the Clotrimazole or Fucidin cream, the redness on my glans has mildly reduced. However, when I stop applying the cream, the redness returns (although it is still mild). I have also been using Cetaphil cleanse...  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for your query, It is Candidial Balanoposthitis which is a fungal infection that affects the glans penis and foreskin. Treatment involves the following use of antifungal medication and maintaining proper hygiene to prevent the spread of infection. As per the...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment options for a huge uterine fibroid.

Query: Hello doctor, My query is about my sister. She is a 31 year old female who is unmarried. Her height is 5 feet and she weighs 121 lbs. She is suffering from huge uterine fibroid measuring 140 x 83 mm arising from the right fundus of the uterus. I would like to know what are the best treatment options...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As this is a subserosal fibroid, she is unmarried, the remaining uterus is bulky but endometrial lining is normal and there are no other intramural fibroid detected, the best form of removal for this large fibroid would be through a laparoscopic approach. A laparosco...  Read Full »

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