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Vol. 8, Issue 6 (2019)

Introduction of radiological diagnostic tool in Shalya tantra

Saxena Varsha
Ayurveda has been serving the mankind with its rich traditional resources. Surgical practice has been an inseparable part of Ayurveda and Sushruta is considered the ‘father of surgery’ because of his immense contribution towards the development of many fundamental principles and practice of surgery. The concept of diagnosis and treatments of disease is unique in Ayurveda. Acharya Sushruta describes that for visualization and finding of hidden diseases and Salyas in human body “Nadi Yantra” and “Salaka Yantras” was used such as Probe for finding the direction of Sinus and Fistula, Proctoscope for observation of color, size and site of internal piles. In present era Radiological diagnostic tool are used to provide medical condition of patients and monitor progress or improvement in diseases. In Modern surgery radiology perform two different type of action such as for purpose of diagnosis and purpose of treatment. Diagnostic radiology refers to a group of methods that exploit non-invasive techniques for identification of certain diseases. In present era for diagnosis of disease following tool are uses such as X-rays (Chest and abdomen), Ultrasound, Computed Tomography (CT) Scans, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Scans and Nuclear Medicine Scans. This article focuses on Radiological diagnostic tool which help in diagnosis of surgical diseases.
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Saxena Varsha. Introduction of radiological diagnostic tool in Shalya tantra. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(6):552-555.

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