Dr. R. Padmakumar
Laparoscopic & Obesity Surgeon

Publications

Endoscopic Ectopic Thyroidectomy

Endoscopic Ectopic Thyroidectomy

Endoscopic Ectopic Thyroidectomy – available from: https://www.wjols.com/doi/WJOLS/pdf/10.5005/jp-journals-10033-1419 Ramakrishnapillai Padmakumar1, Aravind Balakrishnan2, Madhukara Pai3, Kevin J Chiramel4, Farish Shams5, Premna Subin6 Abstract Aim and objective: To show the advantage of endoscopic approach for lateral ectopic thyroid removal. Background: Ectopic thyroid tissue lateral to midline is very rare. Because of its unusual location, lateral ectopic thyroid gland […]

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Management of polycythemia vera by endoscopic parathyroidectomy

Management of polycythemia vera by endoscopic parathyroidectomy

Padmakumar R, Chiramel KJ, Pai M, Shams F, Subin P. Management of polycythemia vera by endoscopic parathyroidectomy. J Appl Hematol [serial online] 2020 [cited 2020 Nov 20];11:204-7. Available from: https://www.jahjournal.org/text.asp?2020/11/4/204/300771 Abstract Polycythemia vera (PV) is a hemotologic disease. Majority of persons with PV, essential thrombocythemia and primary myelofibrosis show the Janus kinase (JAK) 2 gene– which is […]

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Publications

  Vitamin D deficiency – Surgeon’s Perspective: Dr R Padmakumar et al.   Laparoscopic Hernia Repair – How to Learn at Ease   Successful bowel surgery in patient with hemoglobin 2 g/dL without blood transfusion   “PK Band” in Laparoscopic Hernia Repair   Endoscopic Ectopic Thyroidectomy   Management of polycythemia vera by endoscopic parathyroidectomy   Total endoscopic excision of branchial cyst in […]

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“PK Band” in Laparoscopic Hernia Repair

PK Band in Laparoscopic Hernia Repair

Ramakrishnapillai, P., Gupta, S., Pai, M. et al. “PK Band” in Laparoscopic Hernia Repair. Indian J Surg (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12262-020-02088-z Abstract Laparoscopic inguinal anatomy detail is different from that is necessary for open hernia surgery. ‘PK Band’ is a condensation of areolar tissue lateral to inferior epigastric vessels on either side. It extends fromarcuate line to apex of triangle of […]

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Total endoscopic excision of branchial cyst in a child aged 3 years

Highlights Branchial cyst excision endoscopy. Axillary approach-no neck incision. First ever in a child. Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports Abstract This is the case report of a three-year-old female Arab child who presented with a neck swelling since one year of age. Physical examination was suggestive of a 6 × 4 cm swelling in the right lateral neck, which […]

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Successful bowel surgery in patient with hemoglobin 2 g/dL without blood transfusion

Dr. R. Padmakumar, Dr. Madhukara Pai,Dr. Shams Farish, Dr. Jayadevan Rajeev, Dr. Thampi Sanjeev, Dr. Thekke Veetil Sreevalsan, Dr. Binu Sheetal, Dr. Yesudas Santhakumari Sooraj, Shamna Safar Rowther *Author contributions: Padmakumar R performed surgical operation, designed the report; Pai M and Farish S contributed to the surgical operation, review of literature, data collection; Rajeev J contributed to […]

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Contact Details

Dr. R. Padmakumar
MBBS, DNB, MNAMS, DipALS, FAIS, FIMSA, FCLS, FRCS (GL)
Senior Consultant Laparoscopic and Metabolic Surgeon &
Director - Verwandeln Institute (Transforming Lives)
CMD - Keyhole Clinic, Metro Pillar no. 448, Edappally, Kochi, Kerala, India
HOD - VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Maradu, Kochi, Kerala, India
(Specialist in Laparoscopy, Hernia, Cancer, Obesity Surgery or Bariatric Surgery, Diabetes Surgery, Endoscopic Thyroid Surgery, Thoracoscopy, Intragastric Balloon)
www.drrpadmakumar.com
Mobile: +919447230370, +919846320370
Email: drrpadmakumar@gmail.com

Past Chairman, Association of Surgeons of India - Kerala Chapter, 2019 - 2020
National President - Indian Hernia Society (2016)
GC Member, Association of Surgeons of India (2013 - 2018)
Vice President- Society of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of India
Jt. Secretary - Indian Association of Endocrine Surgeons (2016)
Founder Member, Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society Of India
Founder Member, Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India
International Faculty of IASGO on Hernia and Diabetic Surgery
International Faculty of IFSO on Diabetic Surgery
Associate Editor : Diabetes and Obesity International Journal

Keyhole Clinic - Center for Obesity and Laparoscopy
Keyhole Clinic - Center for Obesity and Laparoscopy

Metro Pillar No. 448, Edappally, Kochi
Tel: 9847296357 / +919645222401

www.keyholeclinic.in