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After facing the grave scenarios of the second wave of COVID-19 in India, experts are highly concerned about what would third wave look like. …


If a patient’s gallbladder fails to work the way it should or the bile gets out of balance, hard fragments start to form. These fragments can range from the size of a grain of rice to a golf ball and are called gallstones. Nearly 80% of people who suffer from…


What are Piles?

Piles, also called hemorrhoids are swollen and inflamed veins that develop in the lowest part of your rectum and anus. The walls of these veins can stretch and cause intense discomfort and irritation especially when you strain to pass stools.

What causes piles?

There are certain factors that increase the risk of developing…


Living A Healthy Life After a Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In most cases of a patient with gallbladder issues, surgeons suggest surgical removal of the gallbladder. The gallbladder of a patient is removed for reasons like infections, inflammation, called cholecystitis, gallstones, gallbladder polyp. One does not require a gallbladder to survive. And after a gallbladder removal surgery, many patients do…


When a fatty tissue or an organ pushes through a weak place in the surrounding connective tissue or muscle wall, it results in a hernia and they tend to increase in size with time. Typically, without treatment, a hernia would not heal. In hernia surgery, the resulting bulge is pushed…


Understanding Laparoscopic Surgery

laparoscopy/minimally invasive surgery is a low-risk, minimally invasive procedure that is conducted by surgeons to examine the organs inside the abdomen. The procedure employs a long, thin tube with a high-intensity light and a high-resolution camera at the front called a laparoscope. …


Pain around the bottom or in the anal opening can be a cause of distress and discomfort to many. It is not uncommon to feel frustrated, helpless, or embarrassed by these problems. The good news is that most of these issues are NOT very dangerous. In this series of blogs…


Hernias are one of the most common types of surgical problems faced by adults. There are many different types of hernias, each with their own characteristics. So, what exactly is a hernia? What are the different types?

Imagining a hernia

To start with, let us try to imagine our body as a bunch…


“I don’t want to undergo surgery. I’m scared that the surgery will be more dangerous than the disease.” “If this happened because my diet is unhealthy, can’t I just fix my diet and take care of this?”

These are some of the questions we hear often at our center while…


What is a hernia?

A hernia is a bulge or an outpouching of organs or tissue from their normal position through a gap in the muscle or fascia. They often seem like a lump under the skin. Hernias can happen anywhere in the body, although they are most often common in the trunk. …

R S Rengan

Dr ( Major ) R S Rengan MS, DNB, DLS ( France ) HOME OF HEALING SURGICAL CENTRE. General, Laparoscopic and Gastrointestinal surgeon in Chennai, India.

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