Treatments

Lymph Node Removal

Lymph Node Removal

Removal of all or a portion of lymph nodes.

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Omentectomy

Omentectomy

Removal of the omentum (a fat pad within the abdominal cavity).

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Bilateral Salpingo-oophorectomy

Bilateral Salpingo-oophorectomy

Removal of both ovaries and both fallopian tubes.

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Unilateral Salpingo-oophorectomy

Unilateral Salpingo-oophorectomy

Removal of one ovary and one fallopian tube.

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Radical Hysterectomy

Radical Hysterectomy

Removal of the uterus, cervix, and part of the vagina; the ovaries, fallopian tubes, or nearby lymph nodes may also be removed.

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Staging Surgery

Staging Surgery

Removal of tissue samples from different parts of the pelvis and abdomen to determine the stage of cancer, or how far the cancer has spread.…

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Debulking Surgery

Debulking Surgery

Removal of as much of the tumor as possible; typically in preparation for chemotherapy, so there’s less tumor to treat.

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Total Hysterectomy

Total Hysterectomy

Removal of the uterus, including the cervix.

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about

DR Chitrathara K

HOD & Senior Consultant in Surgical & Gynaec Oncology. VPS Lakeshore Kochi
Specialized in gynecological, urological, and breast cancer surgeries.

  • Actively participated in the development of surgical oncology as a separate speciality in Kerala
  •  First lady Urologist of Kerala.
  • Started Kerala's first Gynaecological Cancer Surgery unit at Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram in 1993 & urological oncology in 2009.
  • Authored malayalam book “ Sthreekalile Arbudam-Ariyendathellam” published in 2014 by DC books
  • Editor of the following books - Ovarian Cancer (2008), Cervical cancer (2010) and Uterine Cancer (2015).

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