• Why check for renal artery atherosclerosis?

    In this video, Dr. R. R Kasliwal, Chairman - Clinical & Preventive Cardiology, Medanta – The Medicity, will talk on renal artery atherosclerosis and how to investigate it. Renal artery atherosclerosis might be present in those young patients who have high blood pressure. Renal arteries supply blood to the kidneys. Kidney is affected by the blood pressure and if these arteries are blocked, high blood pressure is the cause.

  • What is AMR?

    In this video, Dr. Sunil Gupta, Additional Director, NCDC, will talk on Antimicrobial resistance (AMR). It is a condition where the microorganism which can be a bacteria, virus or fungus or a parasite stops responding to the antimicrobials or antibiotics and the patient doesn’t respond to the treatment. This condition known as antimicrobial resistance is explained in this video.

  • What is therapeutic window in acute MI?

    In this video, Dr. Viveka Kumar, Senior Director - Cath Lab, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, will talk about the therapeutic window in acute MI, in this video. The first three hours are the golden hours. Up to six hours, the patient should be treated with thrombolysis and primary PTCA. Beyond six hours to twelve hours, primary PTCA should be done in patients who did not had any treatment options or a pharmaco-invasive strategy is done. 

    He will explain that beyond 12 hours, the window period is lost and patient should be treated medically unless the patient has a chest pain or has gone into cardiogenic shock. The first three hours are the best period for the treatment.

  • What is coarctation of aorta?

    Dr. Smita Mishra, Pediatric Cardiology, Associate Director - Jaypee Hospital, with explain about coarctation of aorta in this video. In coarctation of aorta, the aorta has some kind of stenosis. These babies present themselves when ductus arteriosus is closed which is generally very late. The lower limb pulses of these babies are very weak or absent. Hence, it is recommended that any new born baby suddenly becoming symptomatic should check the femoral artery.

  • Which Glucose lowering medicines are safe in diabetic kidney disease?

    In this video, Dr. Vinod Mittal, Senior Diabetologist, Delhi Heart and Lung Institute, will discuss about the medications which are safe in diabetic kidney disease. Metformin is the first line of management in all type 2 diabetic patients besides lifestyle modification. He will further talk about how much dosage is contraindicated and allowed. Also, the group DPP-4 inhibitors can be given in diabetic kidney disease and are safe. He will discuss the modifications of these medicines.

  • How to reduce MMR?

    In this video, Dr. Manju Hotchandani, Senior Consultant Gynaecologist and Laparascopic Surgeon, Moolchand Hospital, New Delhi, will explain about reduction in MMR. MMR is maternal mortality rate which is currently very high in India. MMR is more contributed by the rural population. The causes of MMR are due to severe anaemia, eclampsia, infections, sepsis or septic abortions. She will further talk on health care facilities provided to rural population.

  • What is the treatment of male infertility?

    In this video, Dr. Kaberi Banerjee, Medical Director, Advanced Fertility & Gynecology Center, New Delhi will discuss the treatment of male infertility. The treatment of male infertility can vary from medicines, surgery or IVF with ICSI. Medications might include antioxidants, zinc and selenium. Surgeries generally includes varicocele surgery or opening of blocked tubes. The last option is intracytoplasmic sperm injection with IVF.

  • When to send the patient for kidney transplant?
    In this video, Dr. Ramesh Hotchandani, Nephrologist, answers "When to send the patient for kidney transplant"
  • How to manage biliary colic?
    The video will discuss about biliary colic by Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks. Once the person develops a biliary attack, he must be operated to remove the gall bladder unless there is comorbid condition present and the risk of removing it is higher. 70% of the patients with biliary colic will develop recurrent symptoms in the next two years.
  • Use of mobile phone in operating room?
    In this video, Dr. Shiv Chopra, General Surgery Senior Consultant, Mool Chand Hospital, New Delhi, answer, "Use of mobile phone in operating room"
  • What are Inflammatory Breast Cancers?

    In this video, Dr. P K Julka, Senior Director, Oncology Daycare Centre, Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi, will talk about the inflammatory breast cancers. Certain breast cancers are rapindly progressing and are inflammatory breast cancers. Few of them are triple negative cancers hence has to be treated immediately.

  • What are the common situations where antibiotics are used in agriculture industry?

    In this video, Dr. Sunil Gupta, Additional Director, NCDC, will discuss about the common situations where antibiotics are used in agriculture industry. Besides the plants, agriculture industries include small animals like poultry, food or non-food purposes etc. 

    In poultry, there is lot of antibiotics used specially colistin which is meant for human. Also, he will highlight the issue where farmers also inject antibiotics in plants for healthy and larger crops which is a wrong way of using antibiotics.