Gastrointestinal polyps

Abnormal tissue growth, often resembling small, flat bumps or small fungal stems, is called a polyp. Polyps are benign masses (neoplasms or non-cancerous tumors). These lumps form at different places in the digestive system, but most often, colon polyps occur.   Intestinal polyps       These masses have different sizes and their diameter varies […]

stapler

A stapler is a device used to place surgical staples on the Skin and tissue. These clamps are used to bring the edges of the skin closer, connect (anastomosis), or remove part of the stomach or intestinal tissue. This device is usually made of plastic and contains a number of sterile staples. This device is […]

Gastric sleeve surgery and its effect on diabetes

Obesity and diabetes are significantly related. In obesity, diabetes occurs due to a defect in insulin secretion associated with increased insulin resistance. Insulin resistance is a condition in which the insulin receptors in the tissues are unable to carry blood sugar (glucose) into the cell for metabolism, resulting in high blood sugar. In short, increasing […]

“Gastric Bypass VS sleeve Gastrectomy”

The difference between gastric sleeve surgery and gastric bypass: In order to be able to choose between these two surgeries, it is necessary to know the differences between the two types of slimming surgeries and to be aware of the advantages and disadvantages of each. As we know, both surgeries are performed laparoscopically We must […]

Gastric Bypass

  The Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass – often called gastric bypass – is considered the ‘gold standard’ of weight loss surgery. The Procedure There are two components to the procedure. First, a small stomach pouch, approximately one ounce or 30 milliliters in volume, is created by dividing the top of the stomach from the rest of […]

Sleeve Gastrectomy

  The Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy – often called the sleeve – is performed by removing approximately 80 percent of the stomach. The remaining stomach is a tubular pouch that resembles a banana. The Procedure This procedure works by several mechanisms. First, the new stomach pouch holds a considerably smaller volume than the normal stomach and […]

covid-19 diagnostic methods

  There are two different types of tests for detection of covid-19 – diagnostic tests and antibody tests. A diagnostic test can show if you have an active coronavirus infection and should take steps to quarantine or isolate yourself from others. Currently there are two types of diagnostic tests– molecular tests, such as RT-PCR tests, that detect the virus’s genetic material, and antigen tests […]