It is World No Tobacco Day today. A good reason to talk again about the impact of smoking on urological conditions.
Contrary to popular belief, robotic surgery does not involve a group of robots performing an unassisted surgery. The robots are merely the limbs, albeit more precise ones than human limbs, but the control is with a human surgeon. Human Surgeons will continue to be indispensable as surgery is about expertise, precision, and decision making.
I am proud to be part of the team that performed the world’s first HIV to HIV live kidney transplant. It was a great experience to perform the Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy for a complex Anatomy of the donor (wife) who was having three arteries on either side. Post Surgery one year follow up , both donor and recipient doing well .
When it comes to salt, less is better. Even though it’s an essential component of our diet which we see the salt is always present naturally in various foods. Cutting down the salt beyond doubts helps in controlling blood pressure, cardiac ailments.
Use of Smart Phone just before retiring to bed can have adverse side effect and should be avoided. Probably in the coming years with increasing use of cell Phone , we will see another spectrum of disease apart from Diabetes and Hypertension which have become a household name specially in the urban areas.
Dr Nitesh Jain, Consultant Urologist, Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Robotic Urologist, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai talks about how robotics has positively impacted the complex surgical procedures in urology.
In this article, Dr. Nitesh Jain talks about 4 tests that need to be performed to know the status of the functioning of your kidneys.
A robotic prostatectomy is performed through small laparoscopic ports. Typically, five ½ to 1 inch keyhole incisions are made in the abdomen for introduction of the laparoscopic ports.