General Surgery

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General Surgery at RIMS Hospital

RIMS works with the best General Surgeon in Chennai to focus on the contents of the abdomen such as the small bowel, stomach, oesophagus, colon, liver, pancreas, bile ducts, gallbladder, and thyroid gland, besides other common surgeries.

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The Department of General Surgery

As per the guidelines of American Board of Surgery, the general surgeon in Chennai has knowledge and vast experience in dealing with surgical critical care, surgical oncology and trauma. – Alimentary tract – Abdomen along with its contents – Skin, breast, and soft tissue – Endocrine system – Digestive system

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Common conditions treated – General Surgery

The General surgeon in Chennai is highly skilled and typically operates on common abdominal issues including hernias, appendicitis, gallbladder surgeries, other stomach, and intestinal issues besides providing advanced medical and surgical care treating patients of all ages with a wide variety of conditions.

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What is Abdominal Pain?

Abdominal pain may occur anywhere in the belly especially between the breastbone and groin. The pain can be dull or sharp, brief or long lasting.  The causes of abdominal pain include inflammatory conditions, infections, blockages, tumours, and problems associated with the reproductive organs.

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Different types of cancer

Breast cancer Gastrointestinal cancers     including throat cancer, stomach    cancer, pancreatic cancer, liver    cancer,  and colon cancer Endocrine cancer, including    parathyroid cancer, thyroid cancer,    and pituitary tumors Gynaecological cancers, including     endometrial cancer or ovarian and    uterine cancer

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Function of gallbladder

The gallbladder assists the digestive process by storing and releasing a substance called bile which helps break down food into the small intestine.  The gallbladder gets inflamed and irritated (cholecystitis)when anything blocks the free movement of bile.

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What are gallstones?

Gallstones are the pebble-like masses commonly made of bile salts and cholesterol being the most common cause of cholecystitis.  Polyps, lymph nodes, tumours, infection, parasites, and injury, can also cause gallbladder blockage and inflammation. for a successful pregnancy outcome. The medical team here does follow-ups and corrections in the postnatal period using the state-of-the-art methodologies.

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What are Gastrointestinal (GI) Diseases?

Appendicitis is the most common GI problems that general surgeon in Chennai treat.  The surgical procedure to remove the appendix is an appendectomy.  Other common GI diseases include GERD, ulcers,  liver cirrhosis, pancreatitis, gastritis, and IBD (inflammatory bowel disease).

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Causes of Hernia

Hernia occurs when the tissues and internal organs bulge through weak areas of muscles and is treated using the laparoscopic or minimally invasive procedure,  which is commonly called the keyhole surgery which has less scarring and has a quick recovery time.

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Short note on Thyroidectomy

The thyroid gland makes hormones that control metabolism.  Problems with the thyroid may require surgery.  Thyroidectomy or thyroid removal is the most common reason for a thyroid cancer where the general surgeon takes out all or part of the thyroid gland.

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