Foot Edema Information and Prevention

Edema formerly known as dropsy or hydropsy, is the increase of interstitial fluid in any organ swelling. Swollen feet and legs, referred to medically as edema. Edema can be caused by a serious condition of the kidney, heart, liver or blood vessels. The most likely explanation for edema is a constrictive wet or dry suit…

Medical Tourism in Country India

India is one of the most reputed medical tourism destinations in the world. It is known in general for heart surgery, hip resurfacing and other areas of advanced medical science. The government hospital and private health service groups are committed to the target of making India a world leader in the industry. The industry’s main…

Development Of A Blood Clot In An Artery

The great danger with this type of calcified plaque is that the thin wall surrounding the goo bursts, or breaks down. This ‘goo exposure’ sends a hugely powerful message to the blood-clotting system, and results in a blood clot (also called a thrombus) forming over the burst plaque. If the blood clot is big enough…

What Are The Causes Of Heart Disease?

There are quite a lot of illness and diseases that are often quite fatal but one of the most deadly of them is the heart disease. It is the one of the leading cause of death in the US and most major disability is cause by it. Each year in US about 700,000 people have…

Pneumonia-diseases

What is this condition? Pneumonia is an acute lung inflammation in which the lungs fill with a fibrous material, impairing gas exchange. With poor gas exchange, the blood has too much carbon dioxide and too little oxygen. People with normal lungs and adequate immune defenses usually recover fully. However, pneumonia is the sixth leading cause…

Chest Pain – When Is It Not Serious?

You have heard that chest pain can be serious. It can signal a heart attack. It might be a rare, life-threatening problem. But it could be quite the opposite. It could be not at all serious. When is chest pain not serious? It is wise to learn when chest pain is not serious. You will…

Coughing Treatment at Home

Coughing is one of the main symptoms of asthma. The cough in asthma is the same as the cough you get if you have a cold or chest infection. It can be quite dry or mucus may produced. A cough is a sudden, often repetitive, spasmodic contraction of the thoracic cavity, resulting in violent release…

7 Simple Bronchitis Treatment Tips

Bronchitis is an infection of the intricate network of airways both within and connecting to the lungs. Usually striking when the immune system is low, bronchitis commonly develops as a progression of an upper respiratory infection and will normally clear within a couple of weeks although chronic cases may last for months. A small percentage…

patella luxation surgery

* The patella (commonly known as the kneecap) normally rides in a groove at the bottom of the femur at the level of the knee joint in a groove called the trochlear groove; Fig 1 and 2 show a front view of the knee joint; Fig 1 demonstrates the patella in the groove, where as…

Cast Away Your Fracture Coding Confusion

Fracture care is one of the most common procedures performed in the ED, yet many EDs barely break even treating these and other types of orthopedic injuries. To avoid denials and unnecessary fee reduction, coders must know whether the physician provided restorative or definitive care, or whether the patient was only stabilized and referred out.…

Recovering From Metatarsal Fractures

Have you ever had a broken foot? What about a metatarsal? Well, if you had, you will well know how painfull and difficult the recovery of metarsal fractures is. Many time, patients getting very depressed and very down, because recovery is not easy, and sometimes it can take a long time. Metatarsal stress fractures were…