Monday, 22 December 2014

Muscle Cancer in Bangalore

A tumor growth in the skeletal muscles is a rare condition.The tumor arises from increased or altered growth of muscle cells. Benign tumors are not to grow in surrounding tissues.But the malignant tumors will spread.

Muscle tumour is an abnormal tissue growth located in or originating from muscle tissue.Do you know the symptoms or signs of muscle cancer?

Symptoms of Muscle cancer

  • swelling
  • pain
  • blockage in the stomach or intestines
  • gastrointestinal bleeding

Are you suffering from any of these symptoms??Then Make an appointment with your doctor if you or your child develops any of the symptoms and make sure that your doctor is one of the best orthopedic surgeon.

Types of muscle tumours

  • Leiomyoma

 Leiomyoma is a benign tumour of smooth muscles and it is mostly located in the uterus.It also may occur in the ovaries,fallopian tubes, alimentary canal,bladder and ureters.The tumour is firm or rubbery and can be easily removed.It does not spread.

  • Rhabdomyoma

Rhabdomyoma is a rare, usually benign tumour of striated muscles. It commonly occurs in the heart and Some forms of tumour do spread.Some times it may occur in the uterus,bladder,prostate,esophagus,digestive tract and kidneys.This tumour is soft.

  • Rhabdomyosarcoma

Rhabdomyosarcoma is a malignant tumour that arises in the skeletal muscles. Most tumours of this type are located in the leg or arm muscles.The only symptom may be a slowly growing mass.

Dr. Prabhudev K.B is one of the well-known orthopedic surgeons in india.He is an expert in handling cases like acute trauma,bone cancer,muscle cancer,joint replacements,arthroscopy,arthritis.

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Sunday, 7 December 2014

Best Limb Salvage Surgery in Banglore

Limb salvage surgery is also called limb sparing surgery.It is used to remove cancer and avoid amputation.Usually it is most commonly performed for bone tumors and bone sarcomas, but also performed for soft tissue sarcomas.During the surgery,a diseased bone will replaced and reconstructs a functional limb by using a metal implant and a bone graft from another person.

Treatment Procedures
  •  Remove the malignant lesion
  •  Then cuff of normal tissue to cure low-grade tumors of bone or its components. 
  •  Remove the muscle,bone and other tissues affected by the tumor for curing high grade tumors.

  • The surgery removes the tumor or tissues to which the cancer has spread.
  • Radiation or chemotherapy may be done before or after the operationrcoma
  • Radiation can be done during the operation by placing a special applicator against the surface from which the tumor has just been removed.
  • Then insert tubes containing radioactive pellets at the site of the tumor. 
  • During the operation,the tubes will remain in the place where operation done and removed after some days.

Advantages of Limb Salvage Surgery
  • The limbs that look and function like normal and healthy limbs.
  • It is not unusual for patients and not to feel that their appearance has changed.
  • Maintaining functions,durability and appearance of the limb.

Dr.Prabhu Dev is one of the best orthopedic surgeon in Banglore.He and his team offers treatment in joint replacement,bone cancer,Arthritis,Soft tissue Sarcoma,Knee Arthroscopy,Shoulder Arthroscopy,Palliative Surgery.

For More Details Contact me:09731301520