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Pilonidal Cyst Surgery Recovery – Things You Need Know

Pilonidal Cyst Surgery Recovery – Things You Need Know

Introduction The Pandemic has stimulated and increased the number of pilonidal cyst cases in India. People locked in their homes are spending most of their time sitting, which is the reason for the high incidence rate of pilonidal cyst. A pilonidal cyst is an infected...

Remember These After Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Surgery

Remember These After Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Surgery

Introduction Laparoscopic inguinal hernia surgery is a minimally invasive procedure involving small incisions, a tiny camera and digital imageries. The surgery aims to repair the hernia with a mesh, says Dr. Purnendu Bhowmik, a hernia specialist doctor in Kolkata....

Is Anal Cancer Curable? Anal cancer doctor Explains

Is Anal Cancer Curable? Anal cancer doctor Explains

Introduction Anal cancer originates in the anal canal and is an uncommon type of cancer. However, the risk of developing anal cancer increases with age. Therefore, “it is essential to have a fundamental understanding of this disease and its treatment options”, says Dr...

What are the Rare Types of Liver Cancer?

What are the Rare Types of Liver Cancer?

Introduction Cancer that originates in the cells of the liver is called liver cancer. Liver cancer can be broadly categorised into two types - primary liver cancer and secondary liver cancer. Primary liver cancer occurs in the liver cells and is mainly caused by...

Is Laparoscopic Surgery A Good Option For Incisional Hernia

Is Laparoscopic Surgery A Good Option For Incisional Hernia

What is an incisional hernia? An incision hernia is a bulge of tissue that forms on a healing surgical scar. Approximately 33% of people who go through abdominal surgery have a risk of experiencing an incisional hernia. An incisional hernia occurs close to a surgical...

Don’t Neglect these Throat Cancer Symptoms

Don’t Neglect these Throat Cancer Symptoms

Introduction Throat cancer can originate in the throat (pharynx), voice box (larynx) or the upper throat section just behind the nose. Throat cancer can encompass other types of cancer like oropharyngeal, hypopharyngeal and glottic cancers. Dr Purnendu Bhowmik of...

Things You Should Know About Pilonidal Cyst & Laser Surgery

Things You Should Know About Pilonidal Cyst & Laser Surgery

What is Pilonidal Cyst? A pilonidal cyst is an abnormal dimple in the skin containing debris of skin and hair, located at the top of the buttock cleft, near the tailbone. According to Dr Purnendu Bhowmik, a pilonidal cyst specialist, pilonidal cysts most commonly...

Why is colorectal cancer rising in young adults?

Why is colorectal cancer rising in young adults?

Introduction Colorectal cancer is usually a concern for older individuals. However, colon cancer doctors in Kolkata has noticed a significant increase in this disease among younger adults, especially men. Additionally, the Indian Council of Medical Research studies...