Therapeutic Effect of Ayurveda Medicines in the Management of Post-Hemicolectomy Case of Adenocarcinoma of Ascending Colon – A Case Report
Keywords:Rasayan,, Sanjivani vati,, Ayurveda,, Adenocarcinoma., Cancer, Chemotherapy
Life on earth has been modernized with new avenues of modern science and technology. This luxurious life also leading to worries and tension and in consequence a number of life style related disorders like cancer, renal diseases, AIDS, Parkinson’s disease, Auto-immune disorders, SLE etc. Cancer is more serious concern because of its increasing incidence with high mortality and morbidity rate. In Ayurveda we found many conditions which mimic the symptoms of cancer and detailed knowledge regarding its management also available. Colon cancer is third leading diagnosed type of cancer. Different treatment protocols available for management depending on the stage of cancer. Treatment modalities most commonly used are surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy. However, the disadvantage of radiotherapy and chemotherapy are the development of therapy related temporary and permanent adverse effects. Here a case of 42 years old male patient post hemicolectomy for adenocarcinoma of right colon who refused for chemotherapy, treated with Ayurveda medications having Rasayan, Jeevaniya, vatahara properties like Sanjivani vati which have shown remarkable results and also gained 8 kg weight during treatment is discussed here.
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