HERNIA

A hernia occurs when internal organs or tissues break out of a hole in the muscle. To treat the condition, the doctor may prescribe hernia repair surgery. Also called herniorrhaphy, the surgery aims to retract the displaced tissues in the proper position. If you or someone you know has been experiencing any of the symptoms…

Obalon Balloon

The Obalon weight loss procedure is the only non-surgical, swallowable, FDA approved procedure for those who are unable to lose weight despite their best efforts. The team at Minimally Invasive Surgical Associates (MISA) in Dallas led by Dr. Sachin Kukreja is specialized in the procedure and has helped numerous people get back in shape with…

Bariatric Surgery

Obesity, besides making it difficult for a person to carry out everyday tasks, can be the underlying cause for a number of life-threatening disorders, such as diabetes, heart problems, strokes, as well as some types of cancers. It is, therefore, not difficult to understand the reason why many individuals turn to bariatric surgery to get…

Robotic-Bariatric-Surgery-Robotic-Surgery-Dallas

Robots have consistently found their place in medical surgery ever since the Food & Drug Administration approved robot utilization for medical procedures in the United States in 2000. One of the prominent fields to lap up the innovation is bariatric surgery. Traditional laparoscopic bariatric surgeries have been minimally invasive surgeries that have successfully tackled morbid…

General Surgeon

Given the wide-ranging skills and capabilities of a general surgeon, many people are unsure about their specialities. Most often, the word ‘general’ gives patients an impression of the surgeon being not sufficiently qualified to perform surgeries involving high complexity. When patients encounter a medical problem that is related to a certain organ or body part…

Gastric Bypass Surgery

Going in for a weight loss surgery requires immense resolve and mental strength. While a lot of pre-surgery effort are needed to normalize the patient’s medical parameters and mentally preparing them for the surgery; a larger bearing on the outcome is held by the quality of postoperative care, diet and lifestyle. Each type of weight…

A Brief Guide to Bariatric Surgery

The duodenal switch is a complex weight loss surgery that goes by various names, such as Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch (BPD-DS), Gastric Reduction Duodenal Switch, or simply – DS. Due to its high complexity and long duration, it is the most expensive bariatric procedure. Additionally, not many medical centers are proficient at the duodenal…

Obalon Balloon

If you have been fighting obesity and have tried various weight loss methods without getting much success, Obalon Balloon procedure can be a possible solution. This non-surgical procedure entails placing three gas-filled balloons in the stomach for a period of 6 months, which reduces the food intake capacity, thereby facilitating weight loss. Before going ahead…

Bariatric-Surgerys

Obesity, a global health concern that affects almost 30% of the world’s population, makes many people turn to bariatric surgery. While the initial results of bariatric surgery are usually quite prominent, the families of patients(and patients themselves) are more concerned about their long-term sustainability, and the overall well-being of their loved ones. It is difficult…

A general surgeon is a specialist who is trained to manage a broad spectrum of surgical conditions affecting almost all areas of the body. Besides establishing diagnosis and administering preoperative, operative, and post-operative care to patients, a general surgeon is often responsible for the management of trauma victims and critically ill patients. All surgeons start…

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