LAPAROSCOPY SURGERY

LAPAROSCOPY  SURGERY

What is Laparoscopy ? It is a type of procedure in which fibreoptic instruments are introduced through small 10mm incisions into abdomen and other surgical instruments are introduced through other 5 mm incisions to view the organs and perform surgery. The entire surgery is done with 3 to 4 small incisions. What are advantages of […]

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FIBROIDS IN UTERUS

FIBROIDS IN UTERUS

How common is the occurrence of fibroids ? It is the most common benign (non cancerous) tumour of the uterus. It is said that 15 to 20 percent of women above 30 years of age and 30 percent of women above 40 years of age have fibroids. What are the causes of fibroids ? The […]

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ENDOMETRIOSIS

ENDOMETRIOSIS

What is endometriosis ? It is a condition in which there is spread and growth of tissue which normally lines the uterus (endometrium) outside the uterus. It may involve the ovaries (chocolate cyst), rectovaginal septum, peritoneum, tubes, bowel, bladder. The incidence of endometriosis is on the rise. It is commonly seen in higher socio-economic groups […]

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PROLAPSE OF PELVIC ORGANS

PROLAPSE OF PELVIC ORGANS

How common is pelvic organ prolapse ? It is quite a common condition seen mostly postmenopausal women and sometimes in young women. The patient has feeling of something coming out per vaginum and sometimes urinary incontinence or bowel complaints. Is vaginal surgery better than laparoscopy for prolapse ? Laparoscopy has yielded better results than vaginal […]

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PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome/Disease)

PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome/Disease)

How common is PCOS ? Nowadays it has become very common. It is not only seen in obese women but also normal or thin built women. What is the cause of POCS ? There is metabolic and hormonal imbalance wherein there is insulin resistance and hperandrogenism. It can be due to stress, weight gain, certain […]

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DIET IN PCOS by Dt. Ankita Zaveri

Dt. Ankita Zaveri Consulting Nutritionist, Dietician, Diabetes Educator +91 9892099108 | ankitarzaveri@gmail.com Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition in which there is hormonal imbalance observed in the body. It is most commonly observed in the women of reproductive age. Women with PCOS has been observed to have higher than normal levels of androgens (male […]

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