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Doctors at Delhi's Sir Ganga Ram Hospital have successfully removed an unusual but dangerous foreign body - a tablet with intact aluminium blister foil stuck in the food pipe (oesophagus), using an innovative endoscopic technique in an elderly man.
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New Delhi [India] July 22 (ANI): The Department of Gastroenterology at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi, successfully treated a 6-year-old patient who could not swallow food for almost 3 years, as she became the youngest patient to recover after undergoing POEM (Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy) pro
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Washington [US], February 5 (ANI): A new research has found that prehab exercise might increase the impact of chemotherapy given to oesophagus cancer patients to shrink their tumours before surgery.
Washington [US], February 2 (ANI): A new study has found that prehab exercise may boost the impact of chemotherapy given to oesophagus cancer patients to shrink their tumours before surgery.
Updated : 1 year, 5 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], October 22 (ANI): Achalasia Cardia is a debilitating disease that affects the food pipe, also called the esophagus. A recent advancement called POEM or Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) has dramatically improved the treatment outcomes of this complex disorder.
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New Delhi [India], December 23 (ANI/Mediawire): The death trap
Obesity is responsible for 20 per cent of cancer deaths in women and 14 per cent in men. The death rate increases 10 per cent for every 5 unit increase in BMI (Body Mass Index). 40 per cent of the cancers diagnosed since 2014 ar
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Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Jan 30 (ANI-BusinessWire India): A 10-year old boy consumed sulphuric acid instead of cold drink by mistake. His esophagus, in other words, the food pipe, a muscular tube connecting the throat (pharynx) with the stomach, was burnt by the acid. He was unable