Anatomy of Inguinal Region

The ‘Myopectineal Orifice of Fruchaud’ All groin (inguinofemoral) hernias originate in a single weak area called the myopectineal orifice. This oval, funnel-like, ‘potential’ orifice formed by the following structures, makes the ‘myopectineal orifice of Fruchaud’. -Henry Fruchaud Boundaries Superiorly Internal oblique and transversus abdominis muscles. Inferiorly Superior pubic ramus. Medially Rectus muscle sheath. The Peritoneal […]

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Video Talks by Dr. R. Padmakumar

Click to Watch Video 10 July 2019 Dr. R. Padmakumar on Laparoscopy on MediBiz TV  12 January 2019 | Dr Padmakumar on Keyhole Surgery for Hernia 10 January 2019 | Dr. Padmakumar on Keyhole Surgery and Obesity 9 January 2019 | Dr R Padmakumar on Thyroid and Laparoscopic Surgery  15 November 2018 | Varthapulari | […]

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Operating faculty at CELIOSCOPE Coimbatore for Hernia and Adhesiolysis

Hernia Surgery Faculty at CELIOSCOPE

Dr. R. Padmakumar as operating faculty at CELIOSCOPE, Coimbatore, 19 to 20 July 2019, along with Dr. Madhukar Pai, and Dr. Aravind . It was South Zone Conference of SELSI ( Society of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of India). The conference was well attended and excellently organised. One case of laparoscopic surgery for appendicular perforation […]

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Vitamin D deficiency : Dr R Padmakumar et al.

Vitamin D deficiency in a Surgeon’s perspective is relevant in Parathyroid surgery Bariatric surgery Gallbladder surgery Primary hyperthyroidism Introduction: Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin and produced by skin (from cholesterol) when exposed to ultraviolet B radiation (“sunshine vitamin”) and also obtained from dietary sources, including supplements. Most important components, vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) comes […]

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Laparoscopy set to replace Traditional Treatment

Doctors, patients and their bystanders can now relax. The conventional methods of open surgery by cutting and stitching body parts are soon going to be extinct. Thanks to the advancement of Science and Technology in the medical field. Laparoscopy As the name suggests ‘Laparo’ means abdomen, ‘Scopy’ means vision. The surgeon visualizes the inner parts […]

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Weight Loss Surgery in Kerala at VPS Lakeshore Hospital

Weight Loss Surgery in Kerala is performed regularly at VPS Lakeshore Hospital by team led by Dr. R. Padmakumar. Dr. Padmakumar is hailed as the leading Obesity / Bariatric Surgeon in India and UAE. He received Indywood Medical Excellence Award in 2018 for “Professional Excellence in Obesity and Diabetes Surgery“. What is Bariatric Surgery? Bariatric […]

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Obesity and Infertility

Obesity: A life-long, progressive, life-threatening, genetically-related, multi-factorial disease of excess fat storage. BMI (Body Mass Index) = Weight in Kg / Height in M2. For Asian populations, classifications remain the same as the international classification, but public health action points for interventions are set at 23, 27.5, 32.5 and 37.517. Obesity has reached epidemic proportions […]

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Obesity – Newer Modalities of Treatment for Weight Loss

It will be a wish of everybody to have an attractive body figure. There was a time when majority were running around to find ways to increase body weight but today great majority are depending on various methods and advertisements modalities for reducing body weight. It is very happy to know that modern medicines has […]

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