Monday, February 20, 2012

[ Wishing all Bloggers Lord Shiva's Blessings on this Day.]

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

[ Dr.Anthony Pais.Dr.Shilpy & Dr.Puvamma perform Gynacomastia surgery on me.]

I was afraid to show my breast to my Doctor since it was a thing not common in men and of my age

Dr.Manjunath Babu.,M D of Narayana Hrudayalaya saw my left breast with a lump under the nipple and advised me to show it to Dr.Antony Pais one of the best breast surgeons at Muzumdar Shah Cancer Center.

Dr.Anthony Pais saw my left breast nipple under which there was a lump and took immediate action to get a ultra sound test done for both the left and right breasts.

The Ultra Sound Scanner Machine showed a lesion with in the Lump.

The Doctor who did the ultra sound test said in his report that his impression was that 'An ill-defined irregular shaped hypoechoic solid lesion in the left retroaroeolar region - Recommended BIRADS IV and FNAC correlation.That Recommendation nailed me.
I had to have a sample to be drawn for Biopsy test.

The Biopsy sample was drawn by Dr.Anthony Pais immediately.It was 9 days of sleepless nights with sleeping pills that I had to endure to get the result and I was declared 90% out of danger.I asked the Doctor if I can take it as 100% but he said a flat NO.I wanted 100% and he said get the entire thing out by surgery and may be you will be Lucky to get 100%.So I had to under go surgery.The day was fixed and my kids were not informed of my surgery as the Biopsy test has declared my Gynaecomastia was 90% free from any malignancy.My son had told it was a cosmetic surgery done as a procedure in the hospital where his wife was a Doctor.

My wife was with me and that was enough for me as I knew her presence was the only thing I wished if something went wrong.By Gods grace nothing went wrong.
I saw at the sample in the glass bottle and was wondering how a hair size sample can give as out of danger by 90%. This made me go in for surgery.With worried look on her face my wife sent me in to the Operating Theater.

My Wife took this picture as Dr.Shilpy came to take me to the OT.

The surgery took 90 minutes and the full lump was taken out from under my Left breast nipple.My wife took a picture of it.

The sample was sent for Biopsy and I had to wait 9 days to get the result with sleepless nights even with sleeping pills.

A cut closed and a tube to get the blood accumulated inside the cut with a bag I was out wondering when my pain will start.There was no pain which was a surprise.

I was in the hospital for 6 days very well looked after by Dr.Anthony Pais and his team of Doctors and Nursing staff at MUZUMDAR SHAH Cancer Center.

The Biopsy of the entire lesion in thelump showed that there was no evidence of Malignancy.

Good Bye to you dear Doctors I am 100% out of danger by Gods grace.

Saturday, February 11, 2012

[ Dr.Sharan S Patil advises on Left Knee Replacement to my Wife.]

Dr.ManesaNityanand.,M.D,Orthopedic Specialist,at Christan Medical Hospital,Vellore.advises on Knee Joint Replacement of Left Leg to be done due to severe joint ware out of left knee of upper bone touching the lower bone,to be done at very few of the best Hospital SPARSH Bangalore as its nearer to our place.

Dr.Sharan S Patil .M D of SPARSH Hospital advises on simple Knee Joint Replacement at his Hospital to my Wife.
Dr.Simon.K.S.,Chief Physiotherapist explains and gives lessons on pre knee replacement physiotherapy practice and its immense benefits after knee replacement quick recovery with post physiotherapy exercises.

Getting ready for the procedure at the OT of the Hospital SPARSH.
The imported new Knee Joint is put in place perfectly.



Checking the Heart of my Sweet Heart prior to surgery.

Moved to Day Care Room after Surgery.


Dr.Sharan S Patil,Dr.Chandrashekar and Dr.Sanjay Dixit performing the Total Knee Joint Replacement at SPARSH HOSPITAL,Bangalore.



Thursday, February 09, 2012

[ We both at Govt Guest House - Nehru House,Nandi Hills.]

Get away from the concrete jungle.

Nandi Betta a place to behold.

A saying in the local kannada language goes as follows: "Nandi betta nodadavanu, keladavanu, handi ginta kade", which roughly translates to,

"One who has not seen or heard of Nandi hills is worse than a pig". So, if you take old sayings seriously, Nandi Hills is a must see. The good

news is the place is only an hour's journey from the heart of Bangalore.

Nandi Hills located in the Chikkballapur district of Karnataka, is about 60 kms from Bangalore. It provides a very relaxing getaway for a city dweller, who is longing to breath some clean air and empty one's mind of cares and worries. Being a hill station steeped in natural beauty, people can not only enjoy the clean natural air, but relieve their stress and tension amidst natural surroundings. Painters, photographers, or writers can find the location inspiring and motivating for their creativity. Couples with children can relax while the children play in the natural habitat amid parental supervision. The place has an added advantage of being close to Bangalore International Airport and a few Star hotels. Nandi Hill is located to the north of Bangalore, while all the major urban development is focused in south Bangalore. Thus, the place offers a respite from all the hustle and bustle of a typical city attraction. Nandi Hills, also is a place for history buffs, looking to educate themselves on local heritage and culture. During the Chola dynasty, the place was called Ananda Giri (or Hill of Happiness). Later, Tippu Sultan built a fort on the hill and it came to be known as Nandidurga (or Nandi Fort).

For those who are looking forward to stay can find comfortable accomodation at the Guest House controlled by the Department of Horticulture, Karnataka. A stay at the Guest house, however, requires a letter of authorization from the Superindent of Horticulture at Lalbagh Gardens, Bangalore. With letter you can reach the hill top and enjoy the serenity, beauty, and peace for at least a couple of days.

Despite being close to an International Airport and a major software hub, the sad fact is that there is not even a sign board on the NH 7 (from Bangalore to Hyderabad) guiding weary city dwellers the route to the renowned Nandi Hills. One can see the fort fallen in disrepair with weeds growing on the ramparts that signify of a once majestic citadel. Tourism offers such a ripe opportunity for India to not only promote its heritage, but also act as a substantial revenue earner that it is very unfortunate that whoever takes charge of Tourism ministry has failed to make any deep impact.Tourism Minister of the country has never been a part and parcel of our national plans to any thing big and mighty.If a minister says he is in charge of tourism it means he is inefficient and the ruling party wants the fellow to enjoy the power and perks and not make plans for his portfolio allotted to him.

The Archeological Survey of India is one typical branches of the government that typically takes charge of maintaining the country's culture and glorious heritage. Why is it that the various departments that manage this landmark have not only failed to generate significant interest and attract tourists, but also have neglected their duty to better manage and preserve an important aspect of local heritage.

We are not the people to ask any question and even if we do we know the response we get from the people in power.There is no solution to all these problems in our country. The Late G.D.Naidu of Coimbatore who was a born engineer who manufactured India's first shaving blade and Radio has an institute for training in mechanical engineering and there when I saw a sign board that he has put up which reads as " Construction for Destruction " reminds me quite often when I see the things as shown in the pictures above I saw at Nandi Hills.