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Dr. Raja Sekhar Varma, Consultant in Interventional Cardiology, Aster Medcity        2017-02-20

COMPLEX CORONARY ANGIOPLASTY

Percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) are now well established as a standard means of effective treatment of coronary artery disease. Every year, millions of patients around the world benefit from these procedures that treat blockages in the c

Dr. Ramprasad M K, Senior Specialist - Urology, Aster Centre of Excellence in Nephrology & Urology        2017-04-25

MALE INFERTILITY: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

Infertility is defined as inability of a couple to conceive (have a baby) even after one year of unprotected sex. The field of infertility management is advancing rapidly, which means accurate diagnosis, effective treatment and improved outcomes.&

Dr. Kishore T A, Consultant - Urology, Aster Centre of Excellence in Nephrology & Urology        2017-04-18

PROSTATE CANCER: TEN FACTS YOU SHOULD KNOW

One of the most common cancers in men, prostate cancer occurs when the cells in the prostate gland (the gland that secretes the fluid that nourishes and protects the sperm) start growing uncontrollably.

Dr. Vijaya Mohan Consultant Joint Replacement Surgeon, Aster Centre Of Excellence In Orthopaedics & Rheumatology.        2017-04-25

WALKING ON METAL KNEES

Let me tell you a real incident happened in a village in Kerala. Few years back some classmates gathered together for one of their friend’s marriage. Incidentally that was a very late marriage and these friends were meeting after several yea

Dr. Feroze Khan Senior Specialist, Aster ENT        2017-04-25

ARE YOU SLEEPING WELL?

Do your snore? Do you wake up gasping for breath from your sleep? Does your breathing pause while you are sleeping? Do you feel drained/ excessively tired and fall asleep during daytime?
If yes, it’s high time you sought medical help.

Dr. Roy P John, Consultant - Urology, Aster Centre of Excellence in Nephrology & Urology        2017-04-25

LASER SURGERY: THE EFFECTIVE WAY TO TREAT PROSTATE ENLARGEMENT

Enlargement of the prostate or BPH (Benign Prostate Hyperplasia) or Benign Enlargement of the Prostate (BEP) is a common, non-cancerous condition seen in men over 40 years of age.

Dr. Vinod Kumar, Consultant, Aster Centre of Excellence in Nephrology & Urology        2017-04-20

CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE: THE SILENT KILLER

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) or chronic renal failure is a condition wherein there is a progressive loss in the kidney function. This may occur over a period of time, ranging from months to years. This condition, unlike acute kidney injury (tempor

Aster        2017-04-25

ADDING YEARS TO LIFE AFTER A CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS SURGERY

Imagine you are driving on a highway. An accident on the road brings the traffic to a halt. The traffic police redirect vehicles and create an alternate route around the congestion. Finally,