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Cancer scenario 2015, Guwahati.

Saturday, 13th June 2015, 7:00 pm at Hotel Radisson Blu, Guwahati

Technology Used

At Onkaulogy Kombine, we make sure our patients get not only the best technology but also surgeons who are well versed and at ease with every aspect of surgical technology. We believe that a trained, experienced surgeon is more important than the best technology he/she uses.

To offer our patients the best there is in surgical care of cancer, our team looks into every case individually to understand if the patient requires open surgery and/or if more advanced technology like minimally invasive cancer surgery will work. It’s our experience with technology that sets Onkaulogy Kombine apart.

Onkaulogy Kombine offers a broad range of treatment options, including robotic-assisted surgery, laparoscopic surgery, video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) and transoral laser surgery. In fact, we were the the first to introduce RFA (Radiofrequency Ablation) or mini-flaps which are used in breast re-construction surgeries.

The reason we believe in minimal invasion during surgery is because the benefits are many.

Our experienced and expertly trained surgeons perform procedures using surgical tools that are placed into the patient’s body through tiny incisions. The benefits of such pin point accuracy in surgery are that the patients often experience a faster recovery, less pain, less bleeding and scarring, lower risk of infection, fewer complications, and better quality of life.

Understanding some of the minimally invasive surgeries we perform

  • Laparoscopic Surgery: The surgeon inserts a tiny telescope-like viewing tube (laparoscope) and other surgical instruments through a “keyhole” incision near the belly button. The surgeon’shands controls the instruments while he or she views a magnified surgical field on a two-dimensional video monitor.
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery: Robotic surgery is what we call the "next generation" of laparoscopic surgery. A robot's arms hold the surgical tools, which the surgeon controls while seated at a console. With a three-dimensional view of the surgical field, the surgeon gains a better image and precision.
  • Transoral Laser Surgery: The instruments are inserted through the mouth, rather than an incision on the body. The surgeon uses a special viewing tube, called an endoscope, to reach the tumor. Laser energy delivered through the endoscope breaks the tumor into small pieces that are removed a little at a time, till it is no more.
  • Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS): This procedure is similar to laparoscopic surgery as instruments are inserted through small incisions between the ribs. It allows the surgeon to reach tumors in the lungs and the esophagus. VATS has helped surgeons to avoid cutting into major chest muscles and ribs, as they earlier had to. Also, patients earlier faced a difficult and lengthy recovery from open chest surgeries. That doesn’t remain the case with VATS
  • Radio Frequency Ablation (RFA): A minimally invasive treatment called radiofrequency ablation may be an alternative when surgery for certain types of cancer is an advisable option. Guided by imaging techniques, the doctor inserts a thin needle through the skin and into the tumor at which high-frequency electrical energy is delivered to heat up and destroy the tumor.
  • Cytoreductive surgery (CS):Cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy is an innovative method to treat advanced and recurrent colonic and ovarian malignancy, ours is a centre specialising in the treatmnet of peritoneal carcinomatosis.

Our team of surgeons at Onkaulogy Kombine are the best in their field and highly experienced, having dealt with complicated oncology cases through the years. Our patients are our primary focus and their well being remains our priority. We make sure which ever route of technology we take, each case is dealt with individual, specific attention according to the patient’s needs.

  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery: Robotic surgery is what we call the "next generation" of laparoscopic surgery. A robot's arms hold the surgical tools, which the surgeon controls while seated at a console. With a three-dimensional view of the surgical field, the surgeon gains a better image and precision.
  • Transoral Laser Surgery: The instruments are inserted through the mouth, rather than an incision on the body. The surgeon uses a special viewing tube, called an endoscope, to reach the tumor. Laser energy delivered through the endoscope breaks the tumor into small pieces that are removed a little at a time, till it is no more.
  • Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS): This procedure is similar to laparoscopic surgery as instruments are inserted through small incisions between the ribs. It allows the surgeon to reach tumors in the lungs and the esophagus. VATS has helped surgeons to avoid cutting into major chest muscles and ribs, as they earlier had to. Also, patients earlier faced a difficult and lengthy recovery from open chest surgeries. That doesn’t remain the case with VATS
  • Radio Frequency Ablation (RFA): A minimally invasive treatment called radiofrequency ablation may be an alternative when surgery for certain types of cancer is an advisable option. Guided by imaging techniques, the doctor inserts a thin needle through the skin and into the tumor at which high-frequency electrical energy is delivered to heat up and destroy the tumor.
  • Cytoreductive surgery (CS):Cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy is an innovative method to treat advanced and recurrent colonic and ovarian malignancy, ours is a centre specialising in the treatmnet of peritoneal carcinomatosis.

Our team of surgeons at Onkaulogy Kombine are the best in their field and highly experienced, having dealt with complicated oncology cases through the years. Our patients are our primary focus and their well being remains our priority. We make sure which ever route of technology we take, each case is dealt with individual, specific attention according to the patient’s needs.