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Breast Reduction - a Patient's Journey with Mr Prasad

By Anonymous patient, 18th May 2017

Your reasons for having the breast reduction surgery?  Having large breasts lowered my self-esteem, which to some people this was hard to understand.  I found it difficult finding bras that actually fitted me correctly also, having the constant pull from my bra straps would often leave painful indentations on my shoulders - finding bras that…

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What Is Diverticulitis?

By Catherine Hall, Pall Mall Medical, 18th May 2017

Diverticulitis is a common disease of the bowel most commonly found in the large intestine (the colon).  Gastroenterologists believe that with increased straining/pressure areas of the colon wall become weak. When the muscle weakens and gives way, small pouches are formed called diverticula – this is called diverticulosis. Once diverticula form, they are in most…

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Happy 7th Birthday - Pall Mall Medical

By Tiegan Okine, Pall Mall Medical, 28th April 2017

We've just turned 7 years old!  Pall Mall Medical currently is able to offer over 1,500 different services as a private healthcare organisation and in the last 7 years, we have in fact seen over 45,000 patients! Keep reading to find out a bit more about our patient base and our most popular services based…

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Do all disc prolapses require surgery?

By Mr George Ampat, Consultant Spinal Surgeon, 28th April 2017

90% of disc prolapses get better within 6 weeks. Sequential MRI scans in patients with disc prolapse show that the herniation/disc bulge/prolapse will naturally regress with me even without surgery.  See what happened to a lady in her mid-20s    These are the vertical sections of the lower back seen on an MRI scan. The…

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Everything you need to know about Health screening

By Catherine Hall, Pall Mall Medical, 20th April 2017

In Britain, on average we spend anywhere between £50 and £250 to MOT our cars. And as of 2015, there were 25.8 million cars licensed, this means that on average (by a general calculation) we’re spending up to £6,000,000,000 on giving our cars an MOT. But, when was the last time you thought about dedicating…

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The Effects of Smoking and Benefits of Lung Cancer Screening

By Catherine Hall, Pall Mall Medical, 19th April 2017

One of the biggest causes of lung cancer is smoking. Smoking is extremely harmful to the body, especially the lungs. There are many health risks associated with smoking and the inhalation of nicotine can have negative effects on the respiratory system. Let’s take a look at the effects that smoking can have on the lungs…

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My experience with Mr Prasad at Pall Mall Medical by Lorna Gilleeney

By Tiegan Okine, Pall Mall Medical, 7th April 2017

“From as early as the 2-week post-op check-up I could see the surgeon had done exactly what I wanted. Perfect, even breasts. I've gone from being a deflated, empty A/B cup to a full DD/E cup & I love them.” Initial experience “I first had breast enlargement at Pall Mall Medical in July 2015 with…

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My Imaging Journey with Pall Mall Medical by Mr Davis

By Tiegan Okine, Pall Mall Medical, 7th April 2017

“In 2016, I received a shoulder Arthrogram & MRI at Pall Mall Medical. I had previously travelled a significant distance to use Pall Mall Medical’s. When Pall Mall Medical heard that I was coming back such a long way to see them, they kindly paid for my accommodation in a lovely 4-star hotel! After initially…

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Breast Augmentation Testimonial A Patients Story

By Tiegan Okine, Pall Mall Medical, 5th April 2017

Your reasons for having the Breast Augmentation Surgery? From the age of 15, getting a Breast Augmentation was always at the forefront of my mind. I would say the main reason for this was, when growing up I realised that there was no change in the size of my breasts. I had many confidence issues,…

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Private CT scans frequently asked questions | Pall Mall Medical

By Tiegan Okine, Pall Mall Medical, 5th April 2017

1. What is a CT scan? / CAT (CT) Scan definition A CT (Computerised Tomography) scanner is a special kind of X-ray machine. A CT scan uses X-rays to take detailed images of parts of your body and the structures inside your body. During the scan, you will lie on a table that is attached to the CT scanner. Depending…

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