Endoscopic Thyroid & Neck Surgeries

Keyhole thyroid removal operation with no scar in the neck is well appreciated by all. Keyhole clinic is the unique centre in the world performing all types of endoscopic neck surgeries. We have well experienced surgeons with more than 20 years of experience in endoscopic neck surgeries. Surgeons here have accomplished an amazing feat in performing total endoscopic excision of branchial cyst in a child aged 3 years. This case is the youngest age for endoscopic procedure ever reported in medical journal internationally.

Various Endoscopic Neck Surgeries performed at Keyhole Clinic include:

Endoscopic Thyroidectomy

  • Endoscopic Total Thyroidetomy.
    In Endoscopic Total Thyroidectomy the entire thyroid gland is removed endoscopically. Thyroidectomy is usually performed when there is suspicious thyroid nodules or in case of thyroid cancer or large goiter.
  • Endoscopic Hemi Thyroidectomy.
    In Hemithyroidectomy, half of the thyroid gland is removed.

Endoscopic Parathyroid Surgery.
Parathyroid glands are four tiny glands that is located just behind the thyroid gland. They control the body’s calcium levels. Removal of parathyroid glands become necessary in case of parathyroid tumor or overactive parathyroid glands.

Endoscopic Neck dissection / Lymphadenectomy.
Lymphadenectomy is a surgical procedure to remove one or more lymph nodes.

Endoscopic Thyroglossal Cyst Excision.
Thyroglossal cyst is an irregular neck mass or a fluid filled pocket which lies in the front part of the neck, usually above the voice box.

Endoscopic Salivary Gland Excision.
Salivary glands are endocrine glands that produce saliva. There are three major salivary glands that are paired, parotid, submandibular, and sublingual.

Endoscopic Neck Lipoma Excision.
Lipomas are lumps under the skin that occurs because of overgrowth of fat cells. These are usually considered benign tumors. It becomes necessary to remove lipomas in case it causes pain or other complications or symptoms.

Endoscopic excision of Branchial Cyst.
Branchial cyst or branchial cleft cyst is a lump that develops on one or both sides of a child’s neck. It is a type of birth defect.

Endoscopic assisted excision of Ectopic Goiter.

Doctors Performing the Surgery

Dr. R. Padmakumar

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Dr. Madhukara Pai

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