Uterine Sarcoma: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

0 15 May 2024
Uterine Sarcoma: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Let’s delve into the realm of uterine sarcoma, a rare but serious form of cancer affecting the uterus. Uterine sarcoma is characterized by the uncontrolled growth of cells in the uterine tissues, which calls for prompt clinical intervention to minimize the critical implications. Diagnosing the etiology, monitoring its symptoms, and discovering its treatment options are indeed indispensable for successful uterine sarcoma treatment and prompt recovery. Let us, together, delve into the intricacies of uterine sarcoma, examining all of the core issues, including its causes, signs and symptoms, and treatment approaches for those who deal with this situation daily.

The Causes of Uterine Sarcoma:

Genetic mutations, such as TP53 or RB1 gene alterations, may evolve uterine sarcoma. Prolonged exposure to estrogen as women taking estrogen-only hormone therapy can be also a contributory factor. Patients with HLRCC, an inherited condition, and those who have received prior pelvic radiation therapy fall in the high-risk category. The involvement of factors like nulliparity, advanced age, and Black ethnicity cannot be ignored. The multiple factors include genetic, hormonal, and environmental elements. Identifying the risk factors is not only the key to the prevention strategies to be developed but also to early diagnosis.

0 13 September 2023
Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome: Symptoms & Risk Reduction

Fertility medications and Assisted Reproductive Treatments greatly help women with fertility problems today. “These treatments have significantly increased the chances of conception for women, bestowing them the chance at parenthood,” says the best gynaecologist in Mumbai, Dr. Neelima Mantri.

Promise of Parenthood Comes With a Minor Risk: Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome

Like every other beneficial treatment option, these treatments also have specific side effects, manifesting in rare cases. Ovarian Hyperstimulation is one such side effect of fertility treatment options, impacting women’s health through blood clots, dehydration, weight cysts, and kidney problems in sporadic cases. So, any woman who aims to benefit from fertility medications or assisted reproductive technologies must also be aware of this rare ovarian syndrome to tread carefully on this path. In this blog, we help you understand this syndrome, discuss its symptoms, and then give you tips to reduce its chance of occurrence. Read on:

What is Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome?

If fertilization of eggs produces the baby, these eggs are produced by ovaries. Given assisted fertility treatments, more eggs than usual, ovaries are stimulated using medications to make multiple eggs, which are then used

0 18 August 2023
Know About Transvaginal Mesh & Its Complications

Transvaginal mesh is a surgical mesh used to treat stress-related urinary incontinence, a condition where women, particularly those post-childbirth, experience urinary leakage from the bladder during high-impact activities such as running or jumping. Around 20% of women suffer from this problem, and surgery using a transvaginal mesh provides a low-complication method for treating the incontinence problem. But all this information only scratches the surface of the transvaginal mesh. The topic needs to be delved into deeply to understand the usage of transvaginal mesh, its uses and complications, and the reasons for the ongoing controversy in gynaecological treatment. With inputs from the best gynec laparoscopic surgeon in Mumbai, Dr. Neelima Mantri, we provide the complete information you need in this blog. Read on:

Transvaginal Mesh – A Treatment for Pelvic Disorders:

Urinary incontinence is only one aspect of pelvic disorder treated by transvaginal mesh surgery. Gynaecologists have been actively leveraging transvaginal mesh to treat various pelvic infections. To understand the role of transvaginal mesh, let us provide you with a backstory of the pelvic floor and its conditions. Pelvic Floor & Pelvic Organ Prolapse: The pelvic floor in women is a hammock-like stru

0 26 October 2021
Rectal Prolapse Surgery in Mumbai

Prolapse is when something slips out or falls out of its normal position in our body. Rectal prolapse is when the rectum or the last portion of the large intestine drops out of the anus. Although this sounds like a grave medical condition, it is not life-threatening. However, ignoring the condition of rectal prolapse is not wise. Rectal prolapse may affect your life and may be a cause of embarrassment in many cases. There can be three types of rectal prolapse. The three kinds of rectal prolapse are as follows:

  • Mucosal prolapse: This is a kind of rectal prolapse in which the rectal lining slips out of the anus.
  • External prolapse: This is a kind of rectal prolapse in which the entirety of the rectum sticks out of the anus.
  • Internal prolapse: This is the kind of rectal prolapse in which the rectum starts to slip off from its original position but does not stick out of the anus yet.

Symptoms of rectal prolapse: Rectal prolapse can have the following symptoms:

  • Feeling like something has slipped out of the body during bowel movements.
  • Visibility of red mass outside the anus.
  • Pain in the anal region.
  • Leakage of blood, mucus and stool from the anal region.

Diagnosis of rectal prolapse: Rectal prol

0 9 June 2021
Ovarian Cyst Laparoscopic Surgeon in Mumbai

Ovarian cyst laparoscopic surgery is used to remove cysts from either of the ovaries from a woman’s body. It is also called ovarian cystectomy. A cyst is an abnormal growth in the ovary which is filled with liquid. The normal cysts do not cause any pain, but if they do, they need to be removed from the uterus with the help of laparoscopy. The cysts usually disappear from the uterus, and there is no need for an ovarian cyst laparoscopic surgery. The patient needs to remain watchful. She does not need to go for immediate treatment. If the cyst does not disappear even after four months, the woman needs to undergo an ovarian cyst laparoscopic surgery. If the cyst does not disappear, the patient undergoes surgery. However, the treatment depends on several factors. These are:

  • > The size of the cyst.
  • > The cyst is causing pain in the uterus.
  • > There is a possibility that the cyst will cause cancer in the uterus.

Procedures for the cyst removal from the ovary:

There are two procedures for the removal of a cyst from the ovary.

1.      Laparoscopy:

In a laparoscopic procedure, many small incisions are made on the abdomen of a woman’s body. Special surgical equipment, with a small camera, is inserted through this incision. A gas, usually carbon

0 26 July 2019
High Blood Pressure during Pregnancy: Types, Complications and Preventive measures

Termed as silent killer by medical professionals, Hypertension is one of the most common medical conditions experienced by people around the world. And being pregnant puts women at a higher risk of hypertension. According to statistics, number of pregnant women who have developed hypertension tripled in last 5 years in India. Though hypertension and pregnancy is not generally a dangerous combination, hypertension sometimes can result in fatal complications for both mother and baby when left untreated. As most of the women are unaware of the impact of hypertension, here’s a brief guide about Hypertension during pregnancy, its complications, treatment and preventive measures: What is hypertension? Heart pumps the blood into the arteries which carry blood to the other parts of the body. The pressure exerted by the pumped blood on the walls of arteries is called as blood pressure. When this pressure exceeds the normal range, it exerts an undue stress on the heart, kidneys causing health problems, this condition is called as hypertension. A reading of 120/80 is considered normal and anything above 140 in the numerator is termed as high blood pressure or hypertension. In general during the first and second trimester the blood pressure in pregnant women lowers

0 24 July 2019
Uterine Fibroid Treatment- Is Minimally invasive Surgery better than Traditional Surgery?

Uterine fibroids are the muscular tumors that are formed near the wall of the uterus. Formed as a single tumor or a cluster of tumors, they can fibroids in uterus can develop inside the uterine (womb) or sometimes grow attached to it. Being one of the most common causes of abnormal bleeding in women, there is approximately 60% chance of formation of uterine fibroids in women. Though not all the uterine fibroids exhibit symptoms, the ones which do can have a serious impact on a women health and reproductive ability based on their size location and severity. Some of the common symptoms experienced by women due to the formation of uterine fibroids are: • Abnormal bleeding between menstruations. • Heavy menstrual period lasting more than a week. • Frequent urination or prolonged constipation problems. • Pelvic pain, backaches or leg pains. Though fibroids are benign tumors, sometimes they can cause the above problems or even interfere with the pregnancy by creating fertility problems. So when the fibroids tend to be bothersome, you surgeon may recommend treatment options which range from medications to traditional and minimally invasive surgeries based on patient’s age, size of the fibroid, location and patient’s desire to have the children in future. Traditional surgery procedures: Though both surgical and non-

0 17 January 2019
Things Need to Know About Female Infertility

5 Important Things You Need to Know About Female Infertility: If you are in your 30s and are trying to get pregnant, you sure would have been familiar with the word ‘Fertility’ or the lack of it: ‘Infertility’. Your Fertility status and reproductive health directly impact your ability to conceive and raise a healthy child. But most of the women don’t seem to know about Fertility until they chance into a reproductive problem in their later 20s or early 30s. So, what is Fertility? Fertility is the ability to reproduce. A fertile men fathers the children and as for women, it is her ability to get pregnant and carry the pregnancy to a full term. There are many factors that can deter this ability in both men and women, causing Infertility. Fertility is a raising problem which sometimes cannot be naturally treated if the couple is not proactive about their reproductive health. If you are that couple who would like to educate yourself about the Fertility problem, then here are the 5 important things you should know: Being healthy doesn’t mean you are Fertile: You lead an active life, exercise every day, eat right and lead a healthy life. That doesn’t mean you are free from the fertility problems. Infertility is not like your general health problems; three in every twenty healthy couple face these problem

0 5 September 2018

Whatever you put in your body directly affects the well-being of your child. And that is why the diet is deemed out to be the most important factor during pregnancy. It’s not just about what you put inside but it is also about what you put on your skin too. Perplexed? Yes, you read that right. Skin absorbs almost 50% of what you put on it. So are you sure they are safe? Most of them might be safe in normal conditions but pregnancy is a special condition, isn’t it? The hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy throw your body out of its balance and that’ll surely show up on the outside. This may allure you to stack-up your shelf with lot cosmetics onto your skin, but we advise you to stay put. Not all the cosmetics are your friends now, few of them do more harm than good. But it’s not the cosmetics that you must avoid but the harmful ingredients they are made of. So, avoiding the cosmetics with certain ingredients can help you avoid any potential complications. Here is the list of ingredients that you must be wary of before using them: Retinoids: Retinoid is a type of Vitamin A that is widely used to treat acne and is known for its moisturizing and anti-aging properties. When taken orally, these retinoids are found to induce Fetal Retinoid Syndrome i.e. characteristic pattern of mental and physical birth defects that results from maternal

0 24 August 2018
Laparoscopic Surgery Vs Open Surgery

No matter how big or small the procedure is, it is completely normal for the patient to feel anxious and stressed before undergoing a surgery. Most of their tensions revolve around the pain factor and recovery time which largely depend on the type of procedure chosen. Although the ultimate aim of these different procedures remains the same, the process remains different. Take Laparoscopy and open surgery for example. Though Open Surgery has been around for decades, Laparoscopy is found to be the most efficient in terms of recovery with a minimal amount of risks. So what is Laparoscopy and how is it better than Open Surgery? Let us find out: Open Surgery: Open surgery is a traditional method of surgery where a large incision (10 inches) is made by the surgeon using the scalpel and then the surgeon uses his instruments to perform surgery. Having a large incision may result in more pain, higher risk of complications, a lengthy recovery and hence longer hospital stays. Laparoscopic Surgery: In contrast with Open Surgery, Laparoscopic surgery uses a very small incision in the abdomen or pelvis cavities to carry out the procedure. A Laparoscope, i.e. a thin instrument with a video camera at the end of it is inserted into the small incision to give the view of the organs inside and the image is projected onto the screen for the surgeons to carry out t

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