Dr.(Major) R.S RENGAN M.S., D.N.B., Dip Laproscopic Surgery (University of Strasbourg)
Senior Consultant, General & Laparoscopic surgery For Appointment: 94440 42294
Apollo First Med Hospital,Chennai.
Specialized centre for Gastrointestinal Surgery, Breast, Thyroid Endocrine, Vascular, Cancer & Cosmetic surgery
Thyroid is an important organ in our body situated in the front of neck, belonging to the endocrine glands group is those glands which discharge their secretion into blood directly. It is butterfly shaped and has a right & left robe in a middle connecting part called isthmus. Thyroid gland secretes a hormone called thyroxine into the blood,which is very important for our day to day life, from infancy to all times in our lives. The thyroid hormones are very important in regulation of normal metabolic activity and thereby the functions of all systems in our body. Dr.Rengan is a leading thyroid specialist in Chennai.
If there is thyroid deficiency in newborn / childhood even brain development is affected and the child becomes a cretin. The cretin child is often mentally retarded and suffers from a host of other anomalies. Therefore a mother should take care to avoid thyroxine deficiency during pregnancy.
Hypothyroidism is decrease in thyroid function can occur due to iodine deficiency or many other reasons.
Thyroid Surgery in Chennai
Home of healing is the best surgical centre for Thyroid surgery in chennai which is also the leading surgery centre for Laparoscopy, Gynaecomastia, Gallbladder, Bariatric,Breast and Hernia surgery for the past 15 years in Chennai, India.
The patent presents with
- weight gain
- irregular periods
- dry skin
- hoarse voice
- intolerance to cold.
Hyperthyroidism is more production of thyroid hormones presents with
- increased sweating
- hand tremor
- bulging eye balls
- Menstrual disorders
Both Hypo and Hyperthyroidism are effectively treated with drugs.The treatment depends on the cause mostly treated with appropriate medication, and if need be with other modalities. Periodical monitoring and adjustment of dosages medication is necessary.
Most patients who need surgery to remove the thyroid gland or a part of it present with a swelling in the neck region known as Goiter. A goiter swelling moves when the patients makes swallowing movements. A patient with Goiter may have normal thyroid functioning. However they can also be hypo or hyperthyroidism.
Before planning for surgery, a battery of tests is needed.
Usually they involve:
- Thyroid function tests which include T3, T4 and TSH levels
- Ultrasound of the neck region
- A radionuclide scan
- FNAC –This involves sampling of the tissue to ascertain its nature.
The surgery will be performed by Dr RS Rengan , who has performed thousands of thyroid surgery including major surgeries for thyroid cancer.If you wish to consult a surgeon, do not hesitate to contact Home of Healing Surgical Centre.