An Observational study on Siddha Diagnostic Tools including Line of Treatment and Dietary Regimen in the Patients of Nithamba Soolai (Cervical Cancer)

Ramana, G (2020) An Observational study on Siddha Diagnostic Tools including Line of Treatment and Dietary Regimen in the Patients of Nithamba Soolai (Cervical Cancer). Masters thesis, Government Siddha Medical College, Chennai.

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The author was interested to select this topic because cervical cancer is the fourth most frequent cancer in the women. Approximately 90% of deaths from cervical cancer occurred in low - and middle - income countries. The high mortality rate from cervical cancer globally could be reduced through a comprehensive approach that includes prevention, early diagnosis and effective screening. So, the author discussed with guide and modern pathologist and got the information about the disease. Then this topic was submitted to the screening committee members and approved from IEC committee members. The aim of this study is to evaluate the significance of the disease Nithamba Soolai (Cervical Cancer) with help of siddha parameters Ennvagai thervu, Manikkadai Nool, YaakkaiI lakkanam and Panchapatchi Sasthiram. From Yugi Vaithiya Chinthamani – 800, Nithamba Soolai is one type of Soolai Noigal, characterized by pain in the external os, Fungating pattern appear as cauliflower shaped growth at the adjacent vaginal wall, and Cervix gets blocked by growth, abnormal vaginal discharge, fatigue, dropsy. The author had collected review of literature, definition, aetiology and classifications from various texts. For the clinical study 40 cases (OPD) were for the observational per the inclusion and exclusion criteria and the informed consent were obtained from the patients. Case sheet proforma were maintained for 40 cases. The author took the study in his OPD under the guidance of guide and other faculties. Laboratory investigations also were carried out during the study. Ennvagai thervu, Yaakkaii lakkanam, Manikkadai nool, Jothidam and Panchapatchi sasthiram of the patients were evaluated in the study. In this study, following data were observed and discussed for the 40 cases. Among 40 cases, 85% cases had bleeding in postmenopausal women, 100% cases had increased vaginal discharge, 80% cases had pelvic pain, 100% cases had fatigue, 42.5% had anaemia, 45% of cases were between 50 to 60 years old. 80% of cases were taking mixed diet. 72.5% of cases were lower class patients. 70% of cases had Melivu udal vanmai. 70% of cases were PithaVaatha dhegi. 57.5% of cases were from Neithal nilam. 50% of cases came in Koodhir Kaalam. 100% of cases, Abaanan (Malakkaatru), Viyaanan (Thozhil Kaatru), Samaanan (Niravu Kaatru) and Devathaththan (Kottavi Kaatru) was affected. 100% of cases, Ranjagam (VannaEri Anal); Saathagam (Aatralangi Anal) was affected. 100% of cases, Avalambagam (Ali Iyyam) were affected. 100% of cases, Saaram, Senneer, Oon and Kozhuppu was affected. 77.5% of cases had KabhaVaadham Naadi. 80% of cases had Midha veppam and 100% of cases had Kazhalai in Sparisam. 75% of cases had Maa Padithal present in tongue; 70% of cases had Karuppu Nira Pulligal present in tongue. 65% of cases were Maaniram. 70% of cases had Thaazhntha Oli. 72.5% of cases had keezhimaineekkinVeluppu; 70% of cases had Venmai nira venvizhi. 70% of cases had Ilagal Thanmai Malam. 60% of cases had Manjal nira Malam. 60% of cases had pale yellowish coloured urine; 82.5% of cases had ammonia odour urine; 45% of urine had Deposits. 72.5% of cases had PithaVaadham (Aazhi+Aravu) Neikuri. 72.5% of cases had 9 ¼ fbs wrist circumference. 25% of cases had Vaadha Pitham and Kabha Pitham. CONCLUSION: By this study, the cases of Nithamba Soolai (cervical cancer) were examined through siddha diagnostic parameters also with parallel modern diagnosis was derived through routine blood tests, routine urine tests and special investigations such as CT Abdomen, Cervix biopsy. This study would provide the documentary data of various parameters including eight fold examinations, Nei kuri, Manikkadai nool and panchapatchi sasthiram measure of the disease, with the above results of Naadi, Neikuri and other diagnostic parameters along with symptoms of Nithamba soolai is diagnosed up to 75%. It would be helpful for the future reference and low cost effective to diagnose the Nithamba Soolai (cervical cancer). Early diagnosis of the disease may reduce the mortality rate. It may encourage the future siddha physicians to rule out the diseases with the siddha diagnostic parameter itself. By diagnosing the disease it helps to treat by choosing medicines and helpful in noticing the prognosis of the disease. It shows the way of development of the Siddha medicine in diagnostic aspects.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: 321715103
Uncontrolled Keywords: Siddha Diagnostic Tools, Line of Treatment, Dietary Regimen, Nithamba Soolai, Cervical Cancer, Observational study.
Subjects: AYUSH > Noi-naadal
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 23 Nov 2021 17:30
Last Modified: 23 Nov 2021 17:30

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