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Patta Radhakrishna

Patta Radhakrishna - MedBlogs

I am the head, Dept of Surgical GE and Director,Institute of Gastroenterology, SIMS(SRM Institutes for Medical Science), Vadapalani,Chennai.
Total No of MedBlogs : (12)
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Robotic surgery in India

Robotic surgery is the newest addtion to the surgical armamentarium. here the operating surgeon makes use of a mechanical robot with four movable arms to operate on patients. Robot holds a telescope ...Read More
facebook Twitter Posted by Patta Radhakrishna on Wed, Feb 29, 2012   (4906)

Day care surgery for gall bladder stones

It is not uncommon to see an abdominal ultrasonogram report suggesting stones in the gall bladder when you visit your doctor for pain in the upper abdomen or indigsetion or chronic gas. Stones in the...Read More
facebook Twitter Posted by Patta Radhakrishna on Wed, Feb 29, 2012   (4694)

Cancer of the esophagus

Cancer of the esophagus is generally seen in pateints over 50 and chronic smokers. They present with dysphagia or symptom of food getting stuck in the foodpipe while swallowing,. This will be progr...Read More
facebook Twitter Posted by Patta Radhakrishna on Sat, Jun 5, 2010   (4427)

Abdominal re-operations

Abdominal re-operation or re-opening is defined as a second operation performed within hours to a few days after the first operation. Quite often a re-operation is perceived by the patien's r...Read More
facebook Twitter Posted by Patta Radhakrishna on Mon, May 31, 2010   (3523)

Abdominal re-operations

Abdominal re-operation or re-opening is defined as a second operation performed within hours to a few days after the first operation. Quite often a re-operation is perceived by the patien's r...Read More
facebook Twitter Posted by Patta Radhakrishna on Mon, May 31, 2010   (3717)

The magic of minimal access surgery

Minimal access surgery or laparoscopic surgery has come to stay. Gone or those days when patients after big abdominal operations needing large doses of injectable pain killers , tied down to the hosp...Read More
facebook Twitter Posted by Patta Radhakrishna on Wed, May 26, 2010   (3206)

Surgeons and their mindset

Recently I was on a panel discussing management of cancer rectum. And I was commenting on surgeon's preference for CT scans to MRI as most surgeons find reading MRI an arduous task. The Moderator (a ...Read More
facebook Twitter Posted by Patta Radhakrishna on Wed, May 19, 2010   (3219)

Training young surgeons

The two advances in the field of operative surgery in this century have been minimal access surgery and organ transplantation. The present generation of trainee surgeons should be well versed in eith...Read More
facebook Twitter Posted by Patta Radhakrishna on Tue, May 18, 2010   (3175)

Hydatid disease of the liver

Hydatid disease is a parasitic cystic disease of the liver commonly caused by a variety of tapeworm with a dog as a intermediary host. Usually handling domestic dogs can give rise to this c...Read More
facebook Twitter Posted by Patta Radhakrishna on Mon, May 10, 2010   (3296)
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