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Dr. Apurva Vaidya

Vadodara

MBBS, MS, MCh(CVTS)

Superspecialist Consultant - Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

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Expert cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon focusing on heart and thoracic conditions. Dr. Vaidya's precision and patient-centered approach deliver advanced surgical solutions.

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Patient Feedback - Bypass Surgery

Patient's feedback - Case of successful Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty

Patient Feedback - Foot And Ankle

Patient's feedback - Case of successful THYROIDECTOMY

Patient feedback - Case of HEMODIALYSIS

Patients' feedback - Case of successful POST-COVID PNEUMONIA treatment

Patient feedback - Case of HEMODIALYSIS

Patient Feedback - Intraventicular Hemorrhage Surgery

Patient Feedback - Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) Surgery

Patient Feedback - Mitral Valve Repair (MVR) Surgery

5 Year Old Girl Brain Surgery

Patient Feedback - Uro Surgery Patient

Patient Feedback - Bypass Surgery

Patient Feedback – Total Knee Replacement Surgery Patient from Vadodara

Patient Feedback - Cancer Patient from Surat - SGHS0002

Patient Feedback - TKR Patient' Relative, Tanzania, Africa - SGHS0003

Patient Feedback - Sports injury - SGHS0004

Patient Feedback - NRI Patient Relative of Critical Care Patient - SGHS0005

Patient Feedback - Cardiac Patient, Amroli, Surat - SGHS0006

Patient Feedback - Long Term Care Patient, Surat - SGHS0007

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It is necessary to show all the test reports 8-10 days before the surgery to ensure… Perhaps it began as a sharp pain in your shoulder when reaching above your head or a pain in your knee or hip while taking those morning walks, but when this joint pain becomes consistent and interferes with your daily activities, you may wonder if Joint Replacement is an option for you. To get an answer for your doubt, it’s best to consult a good joint replacement doctor, who can guide you through this decision of yours of getting a joint replacement done. As an expert  orthopaedic doctor in Vadodara, Dr. Shivam Shah  simplifies joint replacement surgery as a surgical procedure in which the damaged joint is replaced with an artificial joint, or prosthesis. The goal of joint replacement surgery is to reduce pain and improve function in the joint. It is typically recommended for people who have severe pain or disability due to osteoarthritis or other degenerative joint conditions that have not responded to other forms of treatment, such as medications, physical therapy, or other non-surgical procedures. There are several types of joint replacement surgeries, including total joint replacement, partial joint replacement, and revision joint replacement. Total joint replacement involves replacing the entire joint, while partial joint replacement involves replacing only a portion of the joint. Revision joint replacement involves replacing a previously implanted joint with a new one. The most common joints that are replaced are the hip, knee, and shoulder. The type of joint replacement surgery that is appropriate for an individual is advised by a hip specialist, knee joint specialist or a shoulder doctor in Vadodara and depends on a variety of factors, including the type and severity of the joint damage, the patient’s age, and overall health. Joint replacement surgery is typically performed under general anesthesia and requires a hospital stay of several days. The surgery typically takes several hours to complete, and most patients are able to return to their normal activities within a few weeks or months after the surgery. However, full recovery can take several months and may require physical therapy and other forms of rehabilitation. Dr. Shivam Shah is an expert  orthopaedic surgeon practising in Vadodar a and recommends a good post-surgery care and rehabilitation to ensure the best possible outcome from the surgery. This may include taking prescribed medications, participating in physical therapy, and making lifestyle changes to protect the newly implanted joint. When is joint replacement needed? Joint replacement surgery is typically recommended for people who have severe pain or disability due to osteoarthritis or other degenerative joint conditions that have not responded to other forms of treatment, such as medications, physical therapy, or other non-surgical procedures. Osteoarthritis is a common condition that occurs when the protective cartilage on the ends of bones wears down over time, causing the bones to rub together. This can lead to pain, stiffness, and difficulty moving the joint. Other degenerative joint conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, can also cause joint damage and may require joint replacement surgery. Joint replacement surgery may also be recommended for people who have suffered a joint injury, such as a fracture or dislocation, that has damaged the joint. The decision to undergo joint replacement surgery is typically made after a thorough evaluation by a doctor, which may include a physical examination, X-rays, and other imaging tests. The doctor will consider the severity of the joint damage, the patient’s age, overall health, and activity level, as well as the potential risks and benefits of the surgery. Joint replacement surgery is generally considered to be a safe and effective treatment for severe joint pain and disability, and it can significantly improve quality of life for many people. However, it is important for patients to understand that the surgery is not without risks and that recovery can take several months. Being one of the best joint replacement surgeon in Vadodara, Dr. Shivam Shah emphasizes the importance of following the surgeon’s recommendations for post-surgery care and rehabilitation to ensure the best possible outcome from the surgery. What is Knee replacement surgery? Knee replacement surgery, also known as knee arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure in which the damaged parts of the knee joint are replaced with artificial components, or prostheses. The goal of knee replacement surgery is to reduce pain and improve function in the knee. It is typically recommended for people who have severe pain or disability due to osteoarthritis or other degenerative joint conditions that have not responded to other forms of treatment, such as medications, physical therapy, or other non-surgical procedures. During knee replacement surgery, the damaged cartilage and bone in the knee are removed and replaced with artificial components made of metal, plastic, or a combination of both. The artificial components are designed to replicate the function of the natural knee joint and allow for a range of motion similar to a healthy knee. Total knee replacement and partial knee replacement are the two main types of Knee Replacement Surgeries. The type of knee replacement surgery that is appropriate for an individual depends on the extent of the joint damage and the patient’s overall health. Knee replacement surgery is typically performed under general anesthesia and requires a hospital stay of several days. The surgery typically takes several hours to complete, and most patients are able to return to their normal activities within a few weeks or months after the surgery. However, full recovery can take several months and may require physical therapy and other forms of rehabilitation. What are the types of knee replacement? The two main types of knee replacement surgeries are: Total knee replacement and Partial knee replacement. Total knee replacement, also known as total knee arthroplasty, involves replacing the entire knee joint, which includes part of thigh bone (femur), the shin bone (tibia), and the kneecap (patella). The damaged cartilage and bone in the knee are removed and replaced with artificial components made of metal, plastic, or a combination of both. The artificial components are designed to replicate the function of the natural knee joint and allow for a range of motion similar to a healthy knee. Partial knee replacement, also known as unicompartmental knee arthroplasty, involves replacing only a portion of the knee joint, rather than the entire joint. It is typically recommended for people who have damage limited to only one compartment of the knee, rather than the entire joint. During the surgery, the damaged cartilage and bone are removed and replaced with artificial components. The goal of partial knee replacement is to preserve as much of the natural knee structure as possible and allow for a more natural range of motion. The type of knee replacement surgery that is appropriate for an individual depends on the extent of the joint damage and the patient’s overall health. An expert knee replacement doctor in Vadodara will consider these factors, as well as the potential risks and benefits of each type of surgery, when making a recommendation. To incorporate medically advanced techniques for better results and faster recovery, Dr Shivam Shah, has mastered and perfected the P.A.C.E. technique at  Sunshine Global Hospital, Vadodara , which ensures expert treatment and results in Joint Replacement cases. P- Painless Hip Replacement A- Use of Artificial Intelligence C- Class Under Operation Theatre E- Experienced team of Superspecialists in ICU. P- Painless Hip Replacement One of the main goals of joint replacement surgery is to achieve a painless outcome. Pain can be a significant issue for people who have undergone joint replacement surgery and it can interfere with their ability to recover and return to normal activities. Therefore, it is important for the surgery to be performed in a way that minimizes pain and maximizes the chances of a successful outcome. There are several factors that can contribute to a painless joint replacement outcome. These include: Pre-surgery preparation: Ensuring that the patient is in good physical condition before surgery can help reduce the risk of complications and minimize post-surgery pain. Surgical technique: The surgeon’s experience and skill can play a significant role in the success of the procedure and the amount of pain experienced by the patient. Anesthesia: Proper use of anesthesia during surgery can help minimize pain and discomfort during the procedure. Post-surgery pain management: Effective pain management after surgery can help reduce the amount of pain the patient experiences and allow for a quicker recovery. A-Use of Artificial Intelligence: Overall, it is important for a joint replacement surgery to be performed in a way that minimizes pain and maximizes the chances of a successful outcome. This can help ensure that the patient is able to fully recover and return to normal activities as soon as possible. AI algorithms are used to create personalized surgical plans based on the patient’s specific anatomy and the characteristics of the replacement hip. These algorithms can take into account factors such as the patient’s age, weight, and activity level, as well as the type and size of the replacement hip. AI algorithms can be used to provide real-time guidance to the joint replacement surgeon during the surgery. AI algorithms can be used to create personalized rehabilitation plans for patients after hip replacement surgery. These algorithms can take into account the patient’s progress and adjust the rehabilitation plan accordingly. Overall, AI has the potential to improve the accuracy and efficiency of any joint replacement surgery, as well as the outcomes for patients. C- Class Under Operation Theatre: In any surgical procedure, infection can be one of the biggest risks to the patient. It can severely hinder the patient’s overall results and recovery. Joint Replacement is done through Class under Operation theatre which ensures that there is a zero chance of infection. Only the ultimate level of hygiene protocols are used. E- Experienced team of Superspecialists in ICU: Intensive care unit (ICU) team plays a vital role in the care of patients who have undergone joint replacement surgery. They are responsible for managing and monitoring the patient’s condition during the early post-operative period, when the patient is at the highest risk of complications. In the ICU, our super-specialists work closely with a team of nurses and other healthcare professionals to ensure that the patient’s vital signs are stable and that any potential complications are promptly identified and addressed. They may also administer medications, perform procedures, and consult with other specialists as needed. In addition to managing the patient’s immediate post-operative care, super-specialists also play a key role in the patient’s long-term recovery and rehabilitation. They may work with the patient’s primary care physician and rehabilitation team to develop a plan for the patient’s ongoing care and help ensure that the patient is on track for a successful recovery. Overall, specialists are an essential part of the care team for patients who have undergone joint replacement surgery, and their expertise and experience are crucial in ensuring the best possible outcomes for these patients.

Preparation Before the Surgery

Arthritis is a disease that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in your joints… Perhaps it began as a sharp pain in your shoulder when reaching above your head or a pain in your knee or hip while taking those morning walks, but when this joint pain becomes consistent and interferes with your daily activities, you may wonder if Joint Replacement is an option for you. To get an answer for your doubt, it’s best to consult a good joint replacement doctor, who can guide you through this decision of yours of getting a joint replacement done. As an expert  orthopaedic doctor in Vadodara, Dr. Shivam Shah  simplifies joint replacement surgery as a surgical procedure in which the damaged joint is replaced with an artificial joint, or prosthesis. The goal of joint replacement surgery is to reduce pain and improve function in the joint. It is typically recommended for people who have severe pain or disability due to osteoarthritis or other degenerative joint conditions that have not responded to other forms of treatment, such as medications, physical therapy, or other non-surgical procedures. There are several types of joint replacement surgeries, including total joint replacement, partial joint replacement, and revision joint replacement. Total joint replacement involves replacing the entire joint, while partial joint replacement involves replacing only a portion of the joint. Revision joint replacement involves replacing a previously implanted joint with a new one. The most common joints that are replaced are the hip, knee, and shoulder. The type of joint replacement surgery that is appropriate for an individual is advised by a hip specialist, knee joint specialist or a shoulder doctor in Vadodara and depends on a variety of factors, including the type and severity of the joint damage, the patient’s age, and overall health. Joint replacement surgery is typically performed under general anesthesia and requires a hospital stay of several days. The surgery typically takes several hours to complete, and most patients are able to return to their normal activities within a few weeks or months after the surgery. However, full recovery can take several months and may require physical therapy and other forms of rehabilitation. Dr. Shivam Shah is an expert  orthopaedic surgeon practising in Vadodar a and recommends a good post-surgery care and rehabilitation to ensure the best possible outcome from the surgery. This may include taking prescribed medications, participating in physical therapy, and making lifestyle changes to protect the newly implanted joint. When is joint replacement needed? Joint replacement surgery is typically recommended for people who have severe pain or disability due to osteoarthritis or other degenerative joint conditions that have not responded to other forms of treatment, such as medications, physical therapy, or other non-surgical procedures. Osteoarthritis is a common condition that occurs when the protective cartilage on the ends of bones wears down over time, causing the bones to rub together. This can lead to pain, stiffness, and difficulty moving the joint. Other degenerative joint conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, can also cause joint damage and may require joint replacement surgery. Joint replacement surgery may also be recommended for people who have suffered a joint injury, such as a fracture or dislocation, that has damaged the joint. The decision to undergo joint replacement surgery is typically made after a thorough evaluation by a doctor, which may include a physical examination, X-rays, and other imaging tests. The doctor will consider the severity of the joint damage, the patient’s age, overall health, and activity level, as well as the potential risks and benefits of the surgery. Joint replacement surgery is generally considered to be a safe and effective treatment for severe joint pain and disability, and it can significantly improve quality of life for many people. However, it is important for patients to understand that the surgery is not without risks and that recovery can take several months. Being one of the best joint replacement surgeon in Vadodara, Dr. Shivam Shah emphasizes the importance of following the surgeon’s recommendations for post-surgery care and rehabilitation to ensure the best possible outcome from the surgery. What is Knee replacement surgery? Knee replacement surgery, also known as knee arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure in which the damaged parts of the knee joint are replaced with artificial components, or prostheses. The goal of knee replacement surgery is to reduce pain and improve function in the knee. It is typically recommended for people who have severe pain or disability due to osteoarthritis or other degenerative joint conditions that have not responded to other forms of treatment, such as medications, physical therapy, or other non-surgical procedures. During knee replacement surgery, the damaged cartilage and bone in the knee are removed and replaced with artificial components made of metal, plastic, or a combination of both. The artificial components are designed to replicate the function of the natural knee joint and allow for a range of motion similar to a healthy knee. Total knee replacement and partial knee replacement are the two main types of Knee Replacement Surgeries. The type of knee replacement surgery that is appropriate for an individual depends on the extent of the joint damage and the patient’s overall health. Knee replacement surgery is typically performed under general anesthesia and requires a hospital stay of several days. The surgery typically takes several hours to complete, and most patients are able to return to their normal activities within a few weeks or months after the surgery. However, full recovery can take several months and may require physical therapy and other forms of rehabilitation. What are the types of knee replacement? The two main types of knee replacement surgeries are: Total knee replacement and Partial knee replacement. Total knee replacement, also known as total knee arthroplasty, involves replacing the entire knee joint, which includes part of thigh bone (femur), the shin bone (tibia), and the kneecap (patella). The damaged cartilage and bone in the knee are removed and replaced with artificial components made of metal, plastic, or a combination of both. The artificial components are designed to replicate the function of the natural knee joint and allow for a range of motion similar to a healthy knee. Partial knee replacement, also known as unicompartmental knee arthroplasty, involves replacing only a portion of the knee joint, rather than the entire joint. It is typically recommended for people who have damage limited to only one compartment of the knee, rather than the entire joint. During the surgery, the damaged cartilage and bone are removed and replaced with artificial components. The goal of partial knee replacement is to preserve as much of the natural knee structure as possible and allow for a more natural range of motion. The type of knee replacement surgery that is appropriate for an individual depends on the extent of the joint damage and the patient’s overall health. An expert knee replacement doctor in Vadodara will consider these factors, as well as the potential risks and benefits of each type of surgery, when making a recommendation. To incorporate medically advanced techniques for better results and faster recovery, Dr Shivam Shah, has mastered and perfected the P.A.C.E. technique at  Sunshine Global Hospital, Vadodara , which ensures expert treatment and results in Joint Replacement cases. P- Painless Hip Replacement A- Use of Artificial Intelligence C- Class Under Operation Theatre E- Experienced team of Superspecialists in ICU. P- Painless Hip Replacement One of the main goals of joint replacement surgery is to achieve a painless outcome. Pain can be a significant issue for people who have undergone joint replacement surgery and it can interfere with their ability to recover and return to normal activities. Therefore, it is important for the surgery to be performed in a way that minimizes pain and maximizes the chances of a successful outcome. There are several factors that can contribute to a painless joint replacement outcome. These include: Pre-surgery preparation: Ensuring that the patient is in good physical condition before surgery can help reduce the risk of complications and minimize post-surgery pain. Surgical technique: The surgeon’s experience and skill can play a significant role in the success of the procedure and the amount of pain experienced by the patient. Anesthesia: Proper use of anesthesia during surgery can help minimize pain and discomfort during the procedure. Post-surgery pain management: Effective pain management after surgery can help reduce the amount of pain the patient experiences and allow for a quicker recovery. A-Use of Artificial Intelligence: Overall, it is important for a joint replacement surgery to be performed in a way that minimizes pain and maximizes the chances of a successful outcome. This can help ensure that the patient is able to fully recover and return to normal activities as soon as possible. AI algorithms are used to create personalized surgical plans based on the patient’s specific anatomy and the characteristics of the replacement hip. These algorithms can take into account factors such as the patient’s age, weight, and activity level, as well as the type and size of the replacement hip. AI algorithms can be used to provide real-time guidance to the joint replacement surgeon during the surgery. AI algorithms can be used to create personalized rehabilitation plans for patients after hip replacement surgery. These algorithms can take into account the patient’s progress and adjust the rehabilitation plan accordingly. Overall, AI has the potential to improve the accuracy and efficiency of any joint replacement surgery, as well as the outcomes for patients. C- Class Under Operation Theatre: In any surgical procedure, infection can be one of the biggest risks to the patient. It can severely hinder the patient’s overall results and recovery. Joint Replacement is done through Class under Operation theatre which ensures that there is a zero chance of infection. Only the ultimate level of hygiene protocols are used. E- Experienced team of Superspecialists in ICU: Intensive care unit (ICU) team plays a vital role in the care of patients who have undergone joint replacement surgery. They are responsible for managing and monitoring the patient’s condition during the early post-operative period, when the patient is at the highest risk of complications. In the ICU, our super-specialists work closely with a team of nurses and other healthcare professionals to ensure that the patient’s vital signs are stable and that any potential complications are promptly identified and addressed. They may also administer medications, perform procedures, and consult with other specialists as needed. In addition to managing the patient’s immediate post-operative care, super-specialists also play a key role in the patient’s long-term recovery and rehabilitation. They may work with the patient’s primary care physician and rehabilitation team to develop a plan for the patient’s ongoing care and help ensure that the patient is on track for a successful recovery. Overall, specialists are an essential part of the care team for patients who have undergone joint replacement surgery, and their expertise and experience are crucial in ensuring the best possible outcomes for these patients.

What is Arthritis of the Knee

In recent years, medical technology has taken significant strides, transforming the landscape of orthopedic surgery. One remarkable advancement garnering attention is Robotic Total Knee Replacement (TKR). This innovative approach to knee surgery is reshaping the way surgeons operate and patients recover. Let’s delve into the key aspects that make robotic TKR a game-changer in the realm of orthopedic care. Precision Redefined Traditional knee replacement surgeries rely on manual techniques, which, while effective, may lack the precision that modern robotic systems offer. Robotic TKR brings a new level of accuracy to the operating room. Through advanced imaging and 3D mapping, surgeons can create a personalized plan for each patient, ensuring precise implant placement tailored to their unique anatomy. This level of customization contributes to improved alignment and potentially longer-lasting results. Real-Time Guidance One of the standout features of robotic TKR is its ability to provide real-time data during surgery. The robotic system assists surgeons by continuously updating them on the progress of the procedure. This real-time guidance allows for on-the-fly adjustments, enhancing the surgeon’s ability to achieve optimal results. Such dynamic feedback ensures that the surgery aligns with the preoperative plan, fostering greater accuracy and reducing the margin of error. Enhanced Patient Outcomes Patients undergoing robotic TKR often experience a range of benefits compared to traditional methods. The precision of the robotic system contributes to a more natural feel and range of motion in the replaced knee. Additionally, the minimally invasive nature of robotic surgery may result in reduced pain, shorter hospital stays, and quicker recovery times. These factors collectively enhance the overall patient experience, making robotic TKR an attractive option for those seeking improved quality of life post-surgery. Tailored Rehabilitation Rehabilitation is a crucial aspect of any knee replacement surgery, and robotic TKR is no exception. The precise nature of the robotic-assisted procedure often leads to less disruption of surrounding tissues. This can result in a smoother rehabilitation process, with patients potentially achieving their mobility goals more efficiently. The ability to tailor rehabilitation plans based on the intricacies of the robotic surgery further contributes to positive outcomes. Looking Ahead: Future Trends As technology continues to evolve, so does the potential for advancements in robotic TKR. The integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) may further enhance the decision-making process during surgery, optimizing outcomes. Improved haptic feedback for surgeons could provide a more tactile experience, refining their ability to navigate and manipulate robotic instruments. Furthermore, the application of robotic systems may expand to other orthopedic procedures, broadening the scope of benefits for patients.  Conclusion In conclusion, robotic TKR is ushering in a new era of precision and personalized care in knee replacement surgery. With its ability to enhance accuracy, provide real-time guidance, and improve patient outcomes, it stands as a beacon of progress in orthopedic medicine. As technology continues to evolve, the future holds exciting possibilities for further refining and expanding the impact of robotic-assisted knee replacement surgery. The journey towards healthier, pain-free knees has never looked more promising.

The Rise of Robotic Total Knee Replacement

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