Category: Paediatrics

Keyhole surgery in newborns

Keyhole surgery in newborns

August 8, 2019

Laparoscopic surgery is a minimally invasive procedure that involves small keyhole incisions made on the stomach resulting in shorter recovery time, reduced chance of early and late potential complications and improved cosmetic results in comparison to the traditional open surgery approach. Here is an excerpt from a video interview of Dr M. Srinivasa Rao, Chief

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What are the most common paediatric disorders?

August 8, 2019

In today’s day and age, with advancements in science and technology, everyone is busy. From a homemaker to an entrepreneur, there is a constant hustle in each person’s life. When children of such adults suffer from paediatric disorders, life comes to a standstill. Here is an excerpt from a video interview of Dr Rajsekhar B,

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Heart Diseases in Children

Paediatric Heart Issues and Treatments

December 5, 2018

Around one in every 100 children has a heart problem, which may be a heart defect or a congenital (present from birth) heart disease. As sad as it sounds that children are afflicted with such conditions, the good news is that with the advancement in medicine and technology, children with heart problems can go on

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Child epilepsy

Epilepsy in Children and Ways to Manage it

December 5, 2018

Epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological disorder in the world, causing chronic and unpredictable seizures. It can affect people of all ages, even children. A child is diagnosed with epilepsy when they have at least two unprovoked seizures that were not caused by a known reversible medical condition. During a seizure, brain cells either

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ADHD

Your Child’s Hyper Activeness could be a sign of ADHD

July 3, 2018

Everyone can be restless, disruptive, impulsive and talkative, but when your child finds these traits difficult to control and it starts to interfere with their daily life, the cause may be Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD. This is a neuro-developmental psychiatric disorder with symptoms that often continue into adulthood. The symptoms usually appear before

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