Our endoscopic technique using the the axillary approach helps to remove large nodules of the thyroid
thus avoids scars on the neck - so Scarless Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy using the open method is effective, well-tolerated and safe, but involves a transverse incision on the neck measuring 12–15 cm in length. Thyroid disorders are more common in women and they find these scars uncomfortable and cosmetically unacceptable. Hence, minimal access approaches are playing an ever increasing role in neck surgery as they result in a reduction in size or elimination of the scar in the neck.
Our endoscopic technique using the axillary approach helps to remove large nodules of the thyroid as well as performing total thyroidectomies. It combines the benefits of the minimal access approach, instrumentation, magnification and precision. The scars produced are hidden beneath the smallest of clothes offering a great cosmetic advantage.
In endoscopic thyroidectomy, very small incisions are made in the axilla, neck or chest.
A video camera helps in providing magnified vision of the structures and comfortable dissection
Endoscopic neck surgery was started by Gagner in 1996 for the treatment of hyperparathyroidism.
Huscher in 1997 successfully applied it for benign thyroid tumor
A retrospective analysis of 200 axillary route thyroidectomy casesRead More
Dr. Padmakumar Invited by DHA for Thyroid Surgery (malayalam).Read More
Specialist in Scarless Thyroid Removal via Endoscopic Thyroidectomy
Dr. R. Padmakumar is a Senior Consultant in Laparoscopic and Metabolic Surgery. He has changed the lives of many through Keyhole Surgery. He is a renowned doctor and is well known for new and improved treatment techniques. Dr R Padmakumar is hailed as a leading Obesity Surgeon in India & UAE. Dr Padmakumar is credited with more than 20 years of hands-on experience in laparoscopic Surgery in major hospitals across India. With national and international repute, Dr Padmakumar is one of the pioneers in performing surgical treatment of non-obese diabetics.
Dr R Padmakumar is the first surgeon to win approval from United Aram Emirates’ Ministry of Health for conducting Keyhole surgery for diabetes.
Dr R Padmakumar has changed the lives of many by performing Endoscopic thyroidectomy which is a safe procedure by creating keyhole incisions near the axilla and thus avoiding open cuts on the neck. The neck thus remains free of any unsightly scars.www.drrpadmakumar.com
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