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Dec, 2021

Cervical Stenosis patient from Botswana treated by Neurosurgeon

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Chronic neck pain of a senior citizen … A 68-year-old gentleman from Botswana was admitted to Wockhardt Hospitals, South Mumbai - India. He complained of neck pain radiating to his shoulders, which was associated with tingling and numbness for the past three years. He also complained of difficulty in walking and tried to manage his condition with medication and physiotherapy for some time. This provided him with temporary relief, but…

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Dec, 2021

Super-specialty Hospital dynamic in treating Colorectal Cancer for International Patients

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“A 42-year-old patient from Botswana was admitted for metastasis of the colon. She was suffering from pain in the chest cough, backache, weight gain, and breathlessness. On investigations, it was discovered that cancer had spread to the bone and liver. The patient was on chemotherapy cycles. Dr. Boman Dhabar, medical oncologist advised palliative management and chemotherapy as the prognosis was poor…..” Understanding colorectal cancer: According to Global Cancer Statistics, colorectal…

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Nov, 2021

Man weighing 550 pounds (250 kgs) from Kenya undergoes a bariatric procedure

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An obese 40-year-old patient, from Kenya, was looking to undergo some treatment for his heavy body weight. His current weight was 550 pounds (close to 250kgs). Along with Obesity, the patient also had co-morbidities like hypertension, bronchial Asthma, and surgical history of appendectomy. The patient and his family explored various options like diet improvement and exercise, but they did not yield desired results. One day, a friend of his, suggested…

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Nov, 2021

Partial/ Unicondylar Knee replacement surgery successful for a 70-year-old patient from Oman

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Patient history: A 70-year-old patient from Oman was suffering from chronic pain in both her knees. The pain was excruciating, and she was unable to walk and even carry out her daily routine activities. The patient was diagnosed with osteoarthritis and was on conservative treatment. However, her condition progressed in the past two years. Osteoarthritis is a degenerative condition seen mainly in senior citizens. The joint disease is accompanied by…

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Oct, 2021

Minimal Invasive TACE procedure for recurrent liver cancer improves patient’s life

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Case Details: A 36 year old gentleman from Mozambique was previously treated for the left liver lobe Hepato-Cellular Carcinoma (HCC) by surgical resection. On subsequent follow up, he was found to have recurrence of the cancer along the surgical resection margin and also new tumors were found in the right lobe of liver. His serum AFP levels had also increased. The patient sought further opinion at Wockhardt Hospitals, South Mumbai…

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