The Department of Endocrinology & Endocrine Surgery, at Apollo Adlux Hospital, offers up-to-date, specialized, and focused medical and surgical care for diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid, breast, adrenal glands, and neuroendocrine tumours, which includes endocrine cancers. Endocrine surgeons work closely with endocrinologists, radiologists, pathologists, and nuclear physicians to provide a comprehensive team approach that meets each patient’s needs. Our department is a one stop consultation centre for thyroid nodules (goiters), thyroid cancers, Graves’ disease, hyperparathyroidism, adrenal nodules, Breast masses, and cancers.
• Total Thyroidectomy
• Total Thyroidectomy with central compartment neck dissection
• Total Thyroidectomy with central compartment and modified radical neck dissection
• Surgery for all thyroid cancers and locally advanced thyroid cancers including tracheal resections
• Sternotomy and thyroidectomy for retrosternal goiters
• Parathyroid autotransplantation in selected cases of thyroidectomy
• Complex thyroid surgeries for Toxic MNG and Graves’ Disease
• Re-operative thyroid surgery for recurrent goitres
• Surgery for congenital goitres & thyroglossal cyst
• Minimally invasive thyroid surgeries
Surgery for Parathyroid disease
1) Bilateral (four gland) neck exploration performed in
Multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) syndromes
Non-localised primary hyperparathyroidism
2) Focused parathyroidectomy
3) Subtotal or Total Parathyroidectomy with autotransplantation to the forearm in MEN 1 syndrome
4) Minimally invasive parathyroid surgery
Benign breast disease
Breast Cancer Surgeries including breast conservation surgery, modified radical mastectomy, and oncoplastic breast surgeries
Endocrine pancreatic & neuroendocrine tumour surgery
• Other hormonally active islet cell tumors
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The Department of Endocrinology specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of endocrine disorders. Endocrine disorders involve hormone imbalances or dysfunction in glands that produce hormones. The department provides comprehensive care for conditions such as diabetes, thyroid disorders, adrenal disorders, pituitary disorders, and reproductive hormone disorders.
The Department of Endocrinology treats a wide range of conditions, including:
Diabetes mellitus: Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, as well as other forms of diabetes, are managed by endocrinologists.
Thyroid disorders: This includes hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, goiter, thyroid nodules, and thyroid cancer.
Adrenal disorders: Such as adrenal insufficiency, Cushing's syndrome, and adrenal tumors.
Pituitary disorders: Conditions affecting the pituitary gland, including pituitary tumors, acromegaly, and hypopituitarism.
Reproductive hormone disorders: Conditions related to infertility, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and hormonal imbalances.
Metabolic disorders: Such as metabolic syndrome, lipid disorders, and obesity.
The diagnosis of endocrine disorders involves a combination of medical history evaluation, physical examination, and specific diagnostic tests. Endocrinologists may request blood tests to measure hormone levels, perform imaging studies (such as ultrasound, MRI, or CT scans) to assess glandular structures, or conduct dynamic hormone stimulation tests to evaluate hormone production and regulation.
The treatment approach for endocrine disorders depends on the specific condition and its severity. Treatment may include:
Medication: Endocrine disorders are often managed with medications to regulate hormone levels, control symptoms, or improve glandular function.
Lifestyle modifications: In many cases, lifestyle changes such as dietary adjustments, weight management, and exercise play a crucial role in managing endocrine disorders like diabetes and metabolic conditions.
Hormone replacement therapy: For certain hormone deficiencies, hormone replacement therapy may be prescribed to restore hormone balance.
Surgery: In some cases, surgical intervention may be necessary to remove tumors or repair glandular abnormalities.
Patient education and counseling: Endocrinologists provide education on self-management techniques, medication adherence, and lifestyle modifications to empower patients in managing their condition effectively.
You may consider seeking a consultation with the Department of Endocrinology if you experience symptoms related to endocrine disorders, such as:
Frequent urination, excessive thirst, unexplained weight loss (which could be signs of diabetes), Fatigue, unexplained weight gain, cold intolerance (indicating possible thyroid dysfunction), Changes in menstrual cycles, fertility issues, or signs of androgen excess (suggesting reproductive hormone disorders), High blood pressure, electrolyte imbalances, or abnormal hair growth (which could be related to adrenal disorders)
If you have concerns or questions about endocrine-related symptoms or conditions, it is advisable to consult with our endocrinologist for further evaluation and specialized care.