Minimal access surgery is performed with one or more small incisions instead of a large incision. The surgeon passes a telescope with video camera through a small incision (usually only 1/4″ long) into a body cavity. The surgeon then views the surgery on a TV monitor. Surgical instruments are then passed through other similar little incisions. The surgeon examines and operates by viewing magnified images on a television.
Anybody can get a hernia – Hernia affects men and women, boys and girls, and many babies are born with them. In adults the only treatment for a hernia is surgical and most physicians believe people avoid treating their hernias because they fear painful surgery. Today, there is little reason to fear. Hernia surgery is usually performed on an outpatient basis and patients are able to return to most normal activities in a matter of a few days.
Varicose veins are twisted, enlarged veins that you can see just under the surface of the skin. The veins most commonly affected are those in your legs and feet.
Varicose veins are caused by weakened valves and veins in your legs. When these valves do not work as they should, blood collects in your legs, and pressure builds up. The veins become weak, large, and twisted.
Breast cancer develops when one malignant cell starts dividing in an uncontrolled manner from the lining of the breast ducts. As the cells divide, they create a lump which can be felt by the patient if the lump happens to be superficial, if the lump is small or deep, then it is hard to detect with your fingers and must be discovered early with periodic mammograms or ultrasounds.
Obesity is a chronic, debilitating, life-long disease. In today’s fast paced world coupled with hectic schedules and tighter deadlines, one’s health takes a backseat and most of us fall into the trap of unhealthy eating habits leading to obesity, which has adverse and sometimes permanent effects on the human body.
NMC Surgical Oncology unit has state-of-the-art equipment and highly specialized professionals to diagnose and treat patients.
Multidisciplinary patient-care teams include internationally-renowned medical, hematological, radiation and surgical oncologists as well as nurse practitioners, nurse coordinators, research specialists, psychiatrists, social workers, patient advocates, nutritionists, pharmacists and genetic counselors.
Plastic surgery is a surgical specialty dedicated to the reconstruction of facial and body defects due to birth disorders, traumas, burns and diseases. Plastic surgery is intended to correct dysfunctional areas of the body and is reconstructive in nature.
Cosmetic surgery is a unique discipline of medicine and is the part of plastic surgery which focuses on enhancing the appearance by surgical and medical techniques. Cosmetic surgery can be performed on all areas of the head, neck and body.