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Shalya Chikitsa

Shalya Chikitsa, an Ancient Ayurveda Indian surgery branch, describes in detail about the pre-operative procedures, general procedures, post-operative procedures, marma's description (vital points) and also about anesthesia. The description of the types of bandages, shastra (sharp instruments), yantras (blunt instruments), and sutures (stitches) has been described in this surgery. This branch of Ayurveda Ashtang deals with treatment of diseases caused by foreign bodies and diseases which need surgical therapies. It is carried out only for diseases, which cannot be cured by medicines.

Benefits from Shalya Chikitsa
Shalya Chikitsa is the best suited, when the difficulty is beyond just remedial repair. In cases such as, Arbuda (abscesses, cysts), Gandamala (enlarged lymph nodes), Mul- vyadhi (hemorrhoids), Gud-bransh (prolapse rectum), Ashmari (stones), Mutravaodh (retention of urine) and stanarog (breast diseases), Shalya tantra Shalaya Chikitsa are used. The ayurvedic treatment Shalaya Chikitsa offers faster relief to the ailing person, and is beneficial in situations, where kayachikitsa will fall short.

Procedure Involved in Shalya Chikitsa
In Shalaya Chikitsa of ayurvedic ashtang, points out the detailed information about the pre-operative procedures, general procedures, post-operative procedures, marma's (significant points) and also about anesthesia. Along with this, Shalaya Chikitsa also narrates the types of bandages, shastra (sharp instruments), yantras (blunt instruments) and sutures (stitches) applied in the surgery. The use of many surgical instruments is also described in the Susruta Samhita for the Shalaya Chikitsa treatment.