Dr. R. Padmakumar
Laparoscopic & Obesity Surgeon

Hernia Surgery

TAPP INGUINAL HERNIA REPAIR

TAPP Inguinal Hernia Repair Patient Selection for TAPP Inguinal Hernia Repair Difficult cases: Direct or small indirect primary hernias in lean and thin subjects are the best during learning curve. Anesthesia General anesthesia Skin Preparation No studies are there assessing preparation for hernia surgery, but as with other surgical procedures, there is no difference in […]

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ഹെർണിയ – പല തരം

ഹെർണിയയെ കുറിച്ചു Dr. R. Padmakumar സംസാരിക്കുന്നു

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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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Ventral Hernia

Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair in Kochi - Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair requires much smaller incisions than open surgery, Lowers chance of infection, Less postoperative pain, Reduced hospital stay, Minimal scars, Faster recovery time

What is Ventral Hernia? A Ventral Hernia or abdominal wall hernia is an abnormal protrusion of the contents of the abdominal cavity or of preperitoneal fat through a defect or weakness in the abdominal wall.  The abdominal wall is the musculofibrous covering of the contents of the abdominal cavity. A ventral hernia is a hernia […]

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Obturator Hernia

A hernia is caused when the abdominal contents protrude through a weak spot in the abdominal wall. An obturator hernia is a very rare type of hernia that occurs through an opening in the pelvis.  An obturator hernia is caused when the intestine bulges through the obturator foramen. This type of hernia occurs in women […]

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Femoral Hernia

A femoral hernia occurs in the groin junction when the tissues in the lower abdomen push through the upper thigh region. Femoral hernia is common in women as the pelvis region is wider in women when compared to men.  Femoral canal contain the ligaments and functions to hold and support the uterus in position. Symptoms […]

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Hiatus Hernia – Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosing, Treatment

Hiatus Hernia Treatment in India

A hiatus hernia is a condition developed when the upper part of the stomach bulges through an opening in the diaphragm. The diaphragm is a muscle that separates the abdomen and chest. It has a small opening through which the food tube passes and connecting to the stomach. In a hiatus hernia, the stomach pushes […]

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Inguinal Hernia – Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment

What is Inguinal Hernia? The inguinal canal is a short passage that is about four to six centimeters in length located just above the inguinal ligament and extends medially and inferiorly through the inferior part of the abdominal wall. Structures pass from the abdominal wall to the external genitalia through this canal. In men, the […]

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Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery

Laparoscopic Hernia Treatment in Kochi

Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery is performing hernia surgery using an instrument called a laparoscope. The laparoscope is pass through small incisions made on the abdomen. What is hernia? Hernia is the abnormal squeezing out of an organ or fatty tissue through a weak spot of the wall of the cavity where it normally resides. A hernia […]

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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)

Website Dr. R. Padmakumar - 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