Minimally Invasive



Related Terms: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Joint Replacement, Trauma And Fracture Management, Fracture Fixation, Chronic Infection Of Bones And Joints, Intraarticular InjectionIntraarticular Injection, Nailing And Plating, Osteoporosis

Recently Answered Questions


Is it advisable to try minimally invasive glaucoma surgery to treat glaucoma?
Query: Hello doctor, My mom is a glaucoma patient for the last 10 years. She has been on medications like eye drops including Azopt, Ganfort, Alphagan, Vigamox, and prior to them Cosopt (which did not suit her). She has gone through retina eye laser and also has been injected in both her eyes almost 22 tim...  Read Full »
Dr. Manjunath Natarajan
Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am very sorry to hear about your mother's eyes. I suspect that she must have undergone the retina laser and the injections for a condition called as diabetic retinopathy. I feel that most likely it is a complication of diabetic retinopathy that might have caused a hi...  Read Full »
 
How to eliminate wrist ganglion without surgery?
Query: Hello doctor, I have got a ganglion on my wrist, evidently occurred after an excessive wrist bending during an exercise. It happened about six months back and was examined by a physician. For the last two months, it has increased in size. Though it does not cause any pain, it is a bit bothersome. I ...  Read Full »
Dr. Sadaf Mustafa
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for sharing the picture with us (attachment removed to protect patient identity). If it is causing pain on flexion and extension of the wrist, and cause limitation to activities then consider getting a surgical opinion for possible resection. I know you do no...  Read Full »
 
My grandfather had heart attack. Please suggest a suitable treatment for him.
Query: Hi doctor, My grandfather is 82 years old. He has diabetes as well as Alzheimer's. He had a heart attack before 15 days. Doctors are confused whether to go in for angioplasty or bypass considering his age and diabetic history. He had congestion in the lungs and had breathlessness and sleeplessness...  Read Full »
Dr. Rishu
Cardiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through all your grandfather's details (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Angioplasty above the age of 80 is not a good option. The patient is a subject for CABG (coronary artery bypass graft). Ejection fraction of the patient is 35% only,...  Read Full »
 
Kindly give your opinion about my father's heart operation for block.
Query: Hello doctor, My father have been advised for a heart operation, as heart blockages found in the medical examination. I am attaching the report (scan copies). I need a second opinion from your side. Please help and advise further.  Read Full »
Dr. Rishu
Cardiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through all the reports of your father (attachment removed to protect patient identity). He has got a triple vessel disease and all the three major coronary arteries are critically blocked. The main problem before giving a suggestion is that you have not...  Read Full »
 
Why do I hear clicking sound only when I twist my knee?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25 year old and a triathlete. 3 months ago, I suffered from knee pain. Doctor checked McMurray test, and Apley grind test result was negative. Only when I twist (rotate) my knee I hear some clicking or popping sound. I took MRI and the result was shown anterior torn of lateral...  Read Full »
Dr. Chirag Ashok Berry
Orthopaedician And Traumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for giving me an opportunity to assist you. It looks like you injured your knee three months ago during an athletic activity, and have been having some mechanical symptoms of clicking and popping since then. Since the knee pain has come down, it is likely tha...  Read Full »
 
What are the treatment options for intertrochanteric fracture?
Query: Hello doctor, My father is 93 years old with several comorbidities. He fell suddenly and this happens to be his first fracture. High blood pressure and diabetes both are under control with medication. He also has two stents and a bioprosthetic valve. He suffered a fractured hip. It appears to be int...  Read Full »
Dr. Sumit Chawla
Orthopaedician And Traumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The images attached have very poor quality (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your father has three part intertrochanteric fracture and does not require a hip arthroplasty. Hip salvage surgery is indicated. My choice for implant is proximal femoral interloc...  Read Full »
 
Keyhole Spine Surgery - a Boon to Spine Health
Article Overview: Spinal diseases are the second most common reason for a medical consultation. About 80% of world population will have low back pain at some point in their lives. Hence, anticipating this problem and with a goal to reduce postoperative pain and to improve recovery times, the keyhole spine surgery was first introduced in 1997. It is currently the most popular and most commonly performed type of spine surgery in the developed world.  Read Article »
Dr. Chandan Mohanty
Neuro Surgeon

Spinal diseases are the most common cause of the disability worldwide, measured using disability-adjusted life year (DALY) parameter. Contrary to popular perception, the peak incidence of spinal disorder is not seen in the elderly but rather in the age group of 35 to 55 years. With an increase ...  Read Article »
 
Worst Headache Ever? It Could be Brain Aneurysm!!
Article Overview: A ruptured brain aneurysm is a potentially fatal condition that needs emergency care. This article helps you understand this condition and educates you regarding your treatment options.  Read Article »
Dr. Saurabh Joshi
Neurologist

This is a medical condition in which one of the arteries of the brain develops a weakened area that balloons out, like an inflated balloon. This can burst and result in bleeding within the brain. What Are the Symptoms of An Aneurysm? An unruptured aneurysm may not cause any symptoms. Some symptoms ...  Read Article »
 
I have weakness and pain in the arm. Should I anticipate surgery?
Query: Hi doctor,I recently had an MRI on my neck. I have a 75 % weakness and pain on the left arm (tricep). Should I anticipate surgery?  Read Full »
Dr. Chandan Mohanty
Neuro Surgeon

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry to hear this. I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The MRI report shows a pressure on the nerves in the cervical spine (neck). These nerves eventually go to your upper limbs. Hence the pain and weakness in your a...  Read Full »
 
Varicose Veins - Causes, Prevention, Symptoms, and Treatments
Article Overview: Do you have large and ugly looking veins in your legs? These can be treated without surgery by using Laser, and you can get back your beautiful legs.  Read Article »
Dr. Saurabh Joshi
Vascular Surgeon

Varicose veins are large ugly looking veins in the legs that can cause pain, itching, skin darkening, and even skin ulceration over your feet. What Are the Symptoms of Varicose Veins? Serpent-like veins in the legs that are seen especially after standing for a long period of time. Pain in the c ...  Read Article »
 
 
 

 

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