Healthy-Living

January 8, 2015

Mediastinoscopy

Mediastinoscopy is a surgical procedure to examine the inside of the upper chest between and in front of the lungs (mediastinum). During a mediastinoscopy camera.gif, a […]
January 8, 2015

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation – ECMO

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, also known as ECMO, is best described as long term life support occurring outside the patient’s body. It should be noted, however, that […]
January 8, 2015

Beating Heart Bypass Surgery

When your arteries cannot supply enough blood to your heart, your doctor may recommend coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. One of the most common heart […]
January 8, 2015

Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery

Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, also known as MICS CABG (Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting) is heart surgery performed through several small incisions instead […]
January 8, 2015

A non surgical alternative to open heart surgery- TAVI for the first time in Kerala

What is TAVI ? Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is also know as Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). Using an approach similar to the approach used […]
January 8, 2015

Balloon Sinuplasty

Do you suffer from acute sinusitis? For the First Time in Kerala, KIMS has started Balloon Sinuplasty. What is Balloon Sinuplasty? A Breakthrough in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery […]
January 8, 2015

Electro Physiology

Heart rhythm abnormalities can be of two types-Tachycardia and bradycardia.Tachycardia or abnormal increase in heart rate can be physiological or pathological. This pathological increase can be […]
January 8, 2015

Heart Care Tips

The heart is a muscular organ responsible for pumping blood through the blood vessels by repeated, rhythmic contractions. Taking specific steps to care for your heart […]
January 8, 2015

Polycystic Ovary Disease

Polycystic Ovary Disease – What is it? During every menstrual cycle follicles develop in the ovaries. Out of these only follicle matures. This mature follicle ruptures […]
January 8, 2015

Endometriosis

Facts About Endometriosis 1) What is endometriosis? The innermost lining of the uterus is called endometriosis. Presence of this tissue outside the uterus is termed endometriosis. […]
January 8, 2015

IUI (Intra Uterine Insemination)

What is IUI (Intra Uterine Insemination)? Husband’s sperm is collected using special laboratory techniques, healthy sperms are separated and they are transferred into the uterus. Who […]
January 8, 2015

ICSI (Intra Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection)

ICSI (Intra Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection) Normally during every mid-menstrual period, one of the 2 ovaries releases an ovum. Each ovum is covered by a membrane called […]
May 16, 2017

Facts about Skin Cancers

Cancers are formed when bodily cells suddenly start to proliferate uncontrollably into abnormal cells that cannot perform their normal functions. The mass formed due to this […]
May 31, 2017

Treatment Options for Spinal Tumors

Spinal tumors are growths that proliferate within the spinal cord or within the bones of the spine (vertebra) and can be either cancerous or non-cancerous. These […]
June 30, 2017

Physiotherapy for Arthritis Treatment – Pros and Cons

Arthritis or more specifically, osteoarthritis (OA) is quite common in India, affecting mainly middle-aged to elderly people with a whopping 10 million new cases occurring every […]
July 18, 2017

PCOS – Its Diagnosis and Treatment

Polycystic ovary syndrome or PCOS is an increasingly common problem in females and has to do with hormones that have gone out of balance. Most females […]
August 21, 2017

Risks of Total Knee Replacement Surgery

Knee replacement surgery is also known as knee arthroscopy and is used to repair, restore and relieve severely diseased knee joints. The knees carry the brunt […]
August 31, 2017

Scoliosis – Causes and Treatment

In normal people, the spine runs straight down the back, but in people with scoliosis, the backbone tends to curve to one side. You will notice […]
September 22, 2017

What is Blount’s Disease?

Blount’s disease is a growth disorder of the tibia (shinbone) bone of the lower legs, causing them to bow outwards, resembling a bowleg. It’s named after […]
October 16, 2017

Cerebral Palsy – A Dismal Truth

To a large extent, cerebral palsy is still a largely misunderstood condition by many people. The misunderstanding arises due to the broad spectrum of symptoms and […]