Hernia is a very common disorder and affects about 3% of the population; hence it is important for all to have basic knowledge of this problem, its symptoms and treatment.
It can occur in males as well as females but it is more common in males. Hernia can occur at any age, from cradle to grave; it may be seen in a newborn child as also in a very old person. Every Hernia needs immediate detection by medical expert, proper and detailed diagnosis followed by proper treatment.
Dr. Ramesh Punjani
Laparoscopic Hernia at USA, with
Umesh Rane, 42, who was shot at by robbers in Bhandup on the morning of Christmas, returned home on Thursday. Doctors call it a miraculous recovery, because the bullet had not just resulted in injuries to Rane’s chest but also to his vital organs — liver, stomach and intestine.
Last year, a study published by researchers from Princeton University, which analysed global trends of antibiotic consumption between 2000 and 2010, discovered that India now consumes the most antibiotics in the world. In 2010, India is estimated to have consumed 12.9 billion pills.
The 69-year-old diabetic rushed to his doctor Ramesh Punjani, who scraped out infected tissue, analysed swabs of blackened skin and finally prescribed him some generic antibiotics. Ramachandran’s bacterial culture and antibiotic sensitivity report threw up no cause for concern.