Cancer Surgical Treatment
Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery, VPS Lakeshore Hospital, headed by Dr. R. Padmakumar, offers comprehensive surgical care of a variety of cancers including, stomach cancer, colon cancer, breast cancer, chest cancer, etc.
The Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) has an efficient team with vast experience in laparoscopic surgeries. Dr. R. Padmakumar is one of the few surgeons in the world performing keyhole surgery for Thyroid Cancer and has the world record of performing endoscopic removal of Branchial Cyst in the youngest age (Omani Child of 3 years) and endoscopic excision of thyroglossal cyst, which is first of its kind in kerala.
Cancer (also known as malignancy) is a group of diseases, which is caused due to the abnormal and uncontrolled growth of cells in the body. These abnormal cells divide uncontrollably and invade the adjacent parts of the body. Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the world. Some of the common types of cancer include breast cancer, lung cancer, stomach cancer, colon cancer, prostate cancer, etc…
The treatment for cancer typically includes chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and/or surgery.
Endoscopic Total Thyroidectomy
Lymphadenectomy without neck cut or neck scar.
Keyhole surgery for cancer stomach
Stapler anastomosis to promote perfect healing
Early resumption of activities without prolonged rest
Anterior Resection without colostomy
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal resection (APR)
Avoids major trouble for patient for taking care of stoma
Avoids abstinence from work
Helping early initiation of adjuvent therapy (chemotherapy, radiotherapy)
Avoids wound related problems like pain, infection and hernia
Better cancer clearance
Better lymph node clearance
Significantly improve quality of life
Breast Cancer Surgery
Breast conservation surgery
Thoracoscopy for Chest Cancer
Significantly reduced pain
Avoids major thoracotomy
Maximum preservation of lung tissue.