Thyroid Surgeon India– Dr. R Padmakumar is an expert Thyroid Surgeon at VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Kochi, and one of the few surgeons who is highly skilled in performing Endoscopic Thyroidectomy. He has got the World record – Branchial Cyst Endoscopic removal in the youngest age (Omani Child of 3 years) Endoscopic Excision of Thyroglossal Cyst […]
Endoscopic Thyroidectomy at Kochi is performed regularly at VPS Lakeshore Hospital by minimally invasive surgery team headed by Dr. R. Padmakumar. Endoscopic thyroidectomy is also called Minimally Invasive Video-Assisted Thyroidectomy. It is a new surgical technique which allows the surgeon to perform thyroid surgery through a small skin incision. In endoscopic thyroidectomy, very small incisions […]
Thyroid Surgery: The thyroid gland is situated in the neck and secretes thyroxine which is very essential for all organ function. Thyroid disorders are common in women and it is of two types: Functional – Hypo (reduced function) and Hyperthyroidism (excess of thyroid hormone). Hypothyroidism can be managed by thyroxine tab, generally 100 microgram taken […]
Reviews from Patients View Google Reviews Endoscopic Thyroidectomy Videos Endoscopic Thyroidectomy is a surgical procedure where thyroid surgery is carried out through a small incision at the axilla. This avoid a large cut at the neck and thus avoids scar to the neck.
A team of Surgeons in the Dept of Minimally Invasive Surgery at VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Kochi, has successfully removed a cyst from inside the upper neck without any cut on the neck. This was a Thyroglossal cyst. Its a very rare keyhole surgery of its kind – first time in the state of Kerala was […]
Three years old girl weighing only 10 kg was operated successfully through endoscopic method. Girl child hailing from Oman was suffering from a rare congenital condition called branchial cyst of second branchial cleft. The swelling had grown in such a size that she was finding it difficult to bend neck. She was successfully treated by […]
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 […]