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Leprosy: What to know and how to cure it?

Leprosy is a deep-seated, progressive infection which happens due a bacterium called Mycobacterium laprae. The bacteria affects the skin, nose lining, the nerves of the extremities, and the upper part of the respiratory tract. Leprosy, also known as Hansen’s disease, results in muscle weakness, nerve impairment, and skin ulcer. If the disease is not diagnosed in time, the patient can suffer from serious disabilities and disfigurement. Tropical countries with subtropical weather are places where...

Tips on how to purchase hospital equipment efficiently 0

Tips on how to purchase Hospital Equipment efficiently

Hospital equipment is the central and most pivotal aspect of medical establishments. All medical diagnosis and treatments are performed via such equipment without which hospitals will be incapable of servicing the medical needs of the people. Therefore, healthcare facilities must follow a carefully strategized and executed plan to procure the best possible equipment for efficient patient care. To purchase effectively, there are pointers which hospitals must follow: Infrastructure: Before buying any equipment, it should...

What is Cosmetic Dentistry: A changing industry dynamic? 0

What is Cosmetic Dentistry: A changing industry dynamic?

Cosmetic dentistry, in recent times, has become an area of specialty within dentistry as people have become quite demanding for facial beauty. It is said that every dentist is inherently a cosmetic dentist. All dentists go through a similar training and education process where they are taught to use dental instruments and equipment for effective dental treatments which ultimately leads to a type of facial change, i.e. restructuring of the teeth. However, at this...

HIPEC Disposable Kit - Contents and why is it used by hospitals 0

HIPEC Disposable Kit: Contents and why is it used by hospitals

Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) is used to eliminate all cancer cells from the abdominal cavity via surgery and heated chemotherapy. To perform the procedure, medical establishments use a HIPEC disposable kit which contains the appropriate devices. The medical disposable product contains the following: 1 Heat Exchanger: This keeps the intraperitoneal fluid infused at 43-45°C so that the temperature of the fluid is maintained at 41-43°C 1 Procedure Pack: 1 Y-connection and 2 sumps 1...

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Decoding calculous cholecystitis: Dr. Amit Thadani’s success story

Certain medical cases seem impossible or difficult to cure. However, doctors turn it around, giving renewed life to patients and hope to relatives ones waiting impatiently for good news. Dr. Amit Thadani, a laparoscopic surgeon at NirmayaHospital, Navi Mumbai, did something similar recently when he successfully diagnosed a 78-year old patient with acute calculous cholecystitis. Calculous cholecystitis is a common type of cholecystitis (inflammation of the gallbladder) which takes place when the central opening...

Dialyzers Reusable or for single-use only 0

Dialyzers: Reusable or for single-use only?

Dialyzers are used during hemodialysis, a procedure used to purify the blood of a patient whose kidneys are malfunctioning. When kidneys stop performing their usual functions of blood purification and urine generation, the dialyzers serve as the replacement.  Therefore, they are also known as artificial kidneys. In a hemodialysis procedure, patients are required to sit for multiple treatment sessions. As dialyzers are used in each sitting, there’s a debate as to whether they can...

Let doctors practice and Medikabazaar will do the hectic 0

Let doctors practice and Medikabazaar will do the hectic

How can hospitals purchase quality supplies by investing less time and money in the procurement process? We have the solution. Let’s have a look. Procurement of medical supplies is a vital part of medical establishments. Without quality hospital equipment, surgical instruments, and consumables, doctors will not only be unable to diagnose illnesses but more importantly, at times can render the wrong treatments which can be fatal. The Problem Therefore, medical establishments should always look...

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Medikabuzz: Newsletter Dec 2018

Issue 5 | December 2018 FLASHLIGHT KOLKATA PRESS MEET: MEDIKABAZAAR PREPARES FOR EXPANSION IN THE EAST! Vivek Tiwari interacting with the press in Kolkata Vernacular news coverage of theKolkata Press Meet On 27th November 2018, Medikabazaar conducted a Press Meet at Hotel Hindustan International, Kolkata. Kolkata is a major city which consists of numerous medical establishments, many of them being multi-speciality ones. Medikabazaar already has a branch office in Kolkata which serves to a significant number of...

Role and components of a Dental chair 0

Role and components of a Dental chair

A Dental Chair is a specially designed medical device intended to support a patient’s body when a dental procedure is being performed on them. The electrically operational chair comes with a water line, micromotor, compressed air and is retractable as per the dentist’s requirements during a procedure. The equipment comes with a seat where the dentist sits while working on the patient. Every component of a dental chair is designed to serve a specific purpose....

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Ventilator: Uses and how it works

A ventilator is used for patients who need support to breathe. It is a life support device that is majorly used in hospitals but does not help in treating illnesses. The device has 4 specific uses: Provide oxygen to the lungs Remove carbon dioxide from the body as it can become toxic Assist patients to breathe easily Help patients overcome their breathing incapability A ventilator is used during surgeries where the patient is anesthetized....