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Al Khalidi Hospital & Medical Center partnered with the world-renowned Influence healthcare International (IHI)

2018-09-09T10:29:59+00:00 September 9th, 2018|

The national healthcare icon; Al Khalidi Hospital and Medical Center (KHMC) partnered with the world-renowned Influence healthcare International (IHI), a company that's specialized in healthcare systems functioning faster, better, higher quality and less cost. A strategic decision was made over the past two years to adopt a comprehensive hospital operations system transformation project called “Total Hospital [...]

What you need to know about non-cancerous breast lumps and infections

2017-08-20T13:16:15+00:00 August 20th, 2017|

What you need to know about non-cancerous breast lumps and infections Lumps in a woman’s breast arise for various reasons. Most women that come to the Women’s Health and Breast Center at the Al-Khalidi Hospital with breast lumps turn out to be benign (non-cancerous) and disappear within a short period. The presence of a lump [...]

Thyroid swellings and enlargement

2017-08-20T12:59:02+00:00 August 20th, 2017|

Thyroid swellings and enlargement What is the thyroid? The thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland located at the base of the throat where the joining of the collarbones dip, just below the Adam’s apple. The thyroid secretes various hormones, the main one being thyroxine. Thyroid hormones influence many of your body’s operations, from metabolism to [...]

Why a specialist acute stroke center is critical to your survival

2017-08-17T13:43:26+00:00 August 17th, 2017|

Why a specialist acute stroke center is critical to your survival Time is a stroke patient’s best friend. It is the most crucial aspect to your survival because thrombolytic agents (blood thinners) must be given within the first 4.5 hours of your symptoms in order to dissolve the clot and not result in permanent disability. Arriving [...]

I am infertile. Do I have endometriosis?

2017-08-17T13:09:22+00:00 August 17th, 2017|

I am infertile. Do I have endometriosis? What is endometriosis? Endometriosis is a disease where the endometrial tissues, the tissues in the lining of the uterus (endometrium), grow outside the uterus. These tissues can be found in the pelvis, ovaries, bowels, bladder, fallopian tubes, vagina, cervix, bladder, or rectum. Endometriosis affects 8 – 10% of women [...]

Thinking of having a breast reduction?

2017-08-17T12:45:50+00:00 August 17th, 2017|

Thinking of having a breast reduction? Breast reduction surgery Breast reduction surgery is a cosmetic and elective surgery to reduce the size of your breasts. It is a complex operation that could take up to four hours and requires general anesthesia. It is best to understand the process and ask your doctor the right questions [...]

What you need to know about breast augmentation (enlargement)

2017-08-17T12:30:47+00:00 August 17th, 2017|

What you need to know about breast augmentation (enlargement) Breast augmentation (enlargement) is a cosmetic surgery to enlarge your breasts that requires anywhere from one to two hours under full anesthesia. There are various ways of enlarging breasts. The two safest and most recommended by the Al-Khalidi Women’s Health and Breast Center are (i) implants, specifically [...]

Mastopexy- breast lift with or without augmentation

2017-08-17T11:28:14+00:00 August 17th, 2017|

Mastopexy- breast lift with or without augmentation And some common conditions: 
nipple inversion and asymmetry Breast lift surgery Breast lift surgery is a sophisticated operation that can last up to 3 or 4 hours and is carried out under general anesthesia. A breast is lifted and reshaped during this surgery for women who feel they [...]