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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

Experience “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.” Lorna's breast augmentation at Pall Mall Medical in Septebmer 2016 with Mr Prassad Consultation…

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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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5 Tips on How to Deal with Panic Attacks

By Catherine Hall, Pall Mall Medical, 28th March 2017

A racing heart, shortness of breath and a tight chest. If you have ever experienced these symptoms, it is possible that you have had a panic attack. A panic attack is a result of an overwhelming surge of dread and in the moment it can feel like you are dying. Fear is a natural response…

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Our quick guide to the different types of Diagnostic Imaging

By Catherine Hall, Pall Mall Medical, 22nd March 2017

What is an Ultrasound? An Ultrasound scan uses sound waves which are transmitted through the skin to then bounce off internal structures and produce an echo. Computer software is then used to analyse the echoes of the sound waves and display the images on a screen. The images are captured in real-time so can therefore…

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6 Ways to Prepare for Surgery

By Anne Craven, 6th March 2017

Surgical procedures have come a long way. We can now operate on complex parts of the body with ease and efficiency, as well as ensuring that the patient has a swift and pain-limited recovery. There’s usually nothing at all to worry about if you’re facing surgery - surgeons are true experts, and if they tell you…

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What is a Colonoscopy vs a Virtual Colonoscopy - What is the Difference?

By Catherine Hall, Pall Mall Medical, 27th February 2017

What is a Colonoscopy? A traditional colonoscopy is an internal examination of the large intestine, using a flexible tube (colonoscope). A colonoscope is a thin flexible tube with a camera fixed to the end, the length of which can vary. It can take hundreds of internal pictures and allow a specialist to see inside your…

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Recovering From Cosmetic Surgery

By Anne Craven, 21st February 2017

Private cosmetic surgery is becoming increasingly popular in the UK. More and more people are going under the knife, and many experts state that doing so can bring very positive mental health benefits. However, many considering plastic surgery are put off by the idea of arduous recovery periods. There’s really no need to worry. Cosmetic surgeons are true…

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