Hernia is abnormal protrusion of intestine or intestinal fat through any weakness either from umbilicus or groin region or previous surgical sites. A person may present with a swelling which may be painful. Sometimes a person may present with a large,irreducible, painful swelling which may require immediate treatment. Treatment of hernia is surgery. Surgery can be offered by an open technique or by key hole technique. Most hernia surgeries are offered as short stay procedure with quick recovery and return to work..
Hydrocele is accumulation of fluid around the testis. People present with a scrotal swelling. Most people especially if painless, tend to ignore it until it reaches a certain size. Rarely It can be due to an unknown cause secondary to kidney or liver disease . Surgery would be the ideal choice of management for hydrocele. Hydrocele surgery are short stay procedures where patients have early recovery and return to work.
Fissure is a cut or breach in the internal lining of the anal canal at the anal verge. It is usually precipitated by an episode of constipation and presents with pain in the anal region while and after passing stools . may be associated with bleeding occasionally. Treatment is surgical in case of severe pain or bleeding or recurrent symptoms. Surgery for fissure is a day care procedure.
Fistula is an abnormal communication of the anal canal to the outside skin. There is a discharging opening in the anal region which may soil ones clothes. Sometimes it may get infected resulting in an acutely painful swelling requiring immediate management. Risk with an infected fistula is, it may grow deeper making treatment very complex. Treatment is surgical removal of the entire tract. Type of surgery depends on the duration and complexity of the fistula.
Haemorrhoids are bulging anal cushions occurring due to straining at stools. There is bleeding while passing stools or protruding masses in the perianal region. In most cases they are painless but rarely become painful seeking early medical attention. Early haemorrhoids can be treated with medications but large haemorrhoids need surgical management . Prolonged or recurrent symptoms need attention as they may mimic a cancer
Small skin warts and swelling can be a matter of concern or anxiety until examined by a doctor.They may cause cosmetic discomfort leading to concerns.Recurrent symptoms need attention. Skin warts are often mistaken for cancer. Small harmless swellings can be removed as an outpatient procedure.
The neck contains many structures including thyroid gland, lymph nodes, salivary glands and blood vessels and nerves. Most neck swelling are not noticed unless they cause symptoms due to their growing size or cosmetic deformity. Neck swellings need detailed evaluation as they can be an issue of concern.. They can occur due to infections, poor oral hygiene or may be indicators of a spreading head and neck cancer. Some of these neck swelling will require a surgical biopsy or surgical removal for diagnosis and further management
Thyroid swellings can occur at any age but the cause of the swellings can be different age wise. While in younger age groups it is a functional swelling requiring just medications, in the older age groups it could be a tumour requiring detailed evaluation and surgery along with medication. Large asymptomatic swellings may require surgical treatment due to compression , voice change or cosmetic deformity. .Managing a thyroid disorder requires long term medications, guidance and support.
Diseases of the thyroid vary from a spectrum of improper functioning of thyroid to cosmetic disfigurement and cancers of thyroid. These disorders are also seen in all age groups starting from teenage to the elderly. Thyroid gland being an important organ causes a variety of symptoms when it malfunctions. Treatment options include
Surgery of the thyroid gland requires precise techniques to avoid long term voice related issues and calcium metabolism. Our team of surgeons are well trained to perform such precise surgeries to prevent long term complications
Management of thyroid diseases is long term which includes follow ups and drug administration. We guide our patients with follow up and testing schedules to adjust the drug dosages.
In the current era of cancer awareness and the rising incidence of cancers among women, any breast lump irrespective of age can be a cause of concern. A breast lump needs a specialist consultation and systematic evaluation to start appropriate treatment at the shortest time. Earliest treatment for breast lump is recommended as there are options of breast conservation in cancerous swellings of small size. Apart from cancers, there can be hormone related swellings that occur in the breast that need surveillance and supportive management.
Diseases of the breast vary depending on the age and findings in a patient. We offer management of both cancer and non cancer diseases of the breast. Medical management of breast diseases include guidance of regular follow ups. We chart out a follow up schedule for patients till complete resolution of the disease.
Management of the breast cancers are offered as direct surgery or hybrid protocols where patients undergo chemotherapy followed by surgery depending on the stage of the cancer. Patients are also guided with follow up treatments in coordination with Medical and Radiation oncologists. Patients are given long term follow up schedules with is vital in patients with cancers. Patients are offered options of breast conservation techniques and breast reconstruction apart from conventional breast removal surgeries.
Patients are educated with the Do’s and Don’t’s of cancer treatment. Special care is given in teaching patients on examination of opposite breast to pick up early cancers. Current advancements in treatment of breast cancers is assessment of risk of familial breast cancers through Novel techniques.
Medicare clinic offers conservative surgical approach through Key hole surgeries without compromising on the quality of management. This offers advantage of reduced pain, minimal scaring/ wound complications, early recovery, early discharge and early return to work.
As an advancement in Key hole surgery, we offer Single Incision Laparoscopic surgeries and Robotic procedures