Hyperhidrosis – Laparoscopic Lumbar Sympathectomy – a case report

Hyperhidrosis is sweating in excess than that is required for normal thermoregulation. It begins in either childhood or adolescence. Although any site on the body can be affected by hyperhidrosis, the sites most commonly affected are the palms, soles, and axillae. Hyperhidrosis exists in 3 forms: Emotionally induced hyperhidrosis (in which it affects the palms, soles, and axillae,

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Thyroglossal Cyst – Endoscopic Excision – First of its kind in Kerala

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 […]

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Rare Adrenal Surgery (Pheochromocytoma Surgery)

Said Ahmad Said Al Hadidi, a 12-year-old¬†Omani boy,¬†presented to KIMS Cochin with severe hypertension and resultant cardiac issues. He was found on evaluation to have large tumours of the adrenal gland bilaterally. These tumours called Pheochromocytoma are rare in children, especially bilateral tumors can be very rare. The boy’s blood pressure was temporarily controlled with […]

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Liposarcoma

Liposarcoma is a rare type of cancer and starts in the fat cells. Under a microscope, it resembles fat cells. It is considered to be a type of soft tissue sarcoma. Liposarcoma can affect the fat cells in any body part, but mostly occurs in the limb muscles or in the abdomen. Symptoms of Liposarcoma […]

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Rare Keyhole Neck Surgery For 3 Year Old Girl

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 […]

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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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