Hair Transplant Surgery

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Hair transplantation is a surgical technique that moves individual hair follicles from a part of the body called the 'donor site' to bald or balding part of the body known as the 'recipient site'. It is primarily used to…

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Paediatric Cardiac Surgery

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Paediatric Cardiac Surgery is one of a kind in Mumbai. It boasts an experienced panel of paediatric surgeons, cardiologist, intensivists, and anaesthetists, per fusionists and trained nurses as well as technologists who as a team deliver the best care to children with congenital heart diseases. Paediatric cardiac  surgery in children are indicated to repair heart defects a child is born with CHD (congenital heart defects) and heart diseases a child…

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Bronchial Asthma

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Bronchial Asthma: Bronchial asthma is a medical condition which causes the airway path of the lungs to swell and narrow. Due to this swelling, the air path produces excess mucus making it hard to breathe, which results in coughing,…

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Acute Respiratory Distress

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a severe lung condition. It occurs when fluid fills up the air sacs in your lungs. Too much fluid in your lungs can lower the amount of oxygen or increase the amount of carbon dioxide in your bloodstream. ARDS can prevent your organs from getting the oxygen they need to function, and it can eventually cause organ failure. ARDS most commonly affects hospitalized people…

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Pulmonary Function Tests

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Pulmonary function tests (PFTs) are noninvasive tests that show how well the lungs are working. The tests measure lung volume, capacity, rates of flow, and gas exchange. This information can help your healthcare provider diagnose and decide the treatment…

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Lung Cancer

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Lung cancer is malignant tumour that starts in the cells of the lung and can spread, or metastasize, to other parts of the body. In India, lung cancer constitutes 6.9 per cent of all new cancer cases and 9.3 per cent of all cancer related deaths in both sexes; it is the commonest cancer and cause of cancer related to mortality in men. What are the causes of lung cancer:…

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Cystic Fibrosis

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Is a hereditary disease that affects the lungs and digestive system. The body produces thick and sticky mucus that can clog the lungs and obstruct the pancreas. Cystic fibrosis (CF) can be life-threatening, and people with the condition tend…

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Refractory (non-reversible) asthma

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Refractory (non-reversible) asthma is a type of asthma that does not respond to usual asthma medications. In an asthma attack, bronchial airways tighten up and swell. Medications can usually reverse this, opening up the airways and returning them to how they were before the asthma attack. In refractory asthma, medications cannot reverse the tightening and swelling of the airways.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Chronic Bronchitis

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Damage to the bronchial tubes causes chronic bronchitis. Bronchitis occurs when the bronchial tubes are irritated and swollen. This causes coughing and shortness of breath. If mucus comes up with the cough and the cough lasts at least three…

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Emphysema

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Damage to the alveoli (air sacs) causes emphysema. The walls inside the alveoli disappear, making many small sacs become larger, single sacs. These larger sacs do not absorb oxygen as well. So, less oxygen is absorbed into the blood.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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