Pancreas is a retroperitoneal organ which regulates sugar control and helps in digestion. Pancreatic disease is one of the most complex problems to deal with. Surgery of the pancreas is also technically challenging. At Portal Triad Clinic, we have one of the best pancreas specialists and pancreatic surgeons who offer world class consultation and treatment for these complex pancreatic diseases. We offer the best pancreatic treatments to treat problems such as,
Pancreatic cancer is the 12th most common cancer and the 4th leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the world.
Pancreatic cancer incidence is currently increasing in India. It develops in the pancreatic ducts that carry digestive enzymes to the intestines. Pancreatic cancer is generally not detected at an early stage. However when detected early, complete cure is highly possible. Pancreatic surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy are combined to treat cancer depending on the stage.
Symptoms of pancreatic cancer:
There is no clear reason for the development of pancreatic cancer. Consider meeting the doctor if you have a family history of pancreatic disease or any of the above symptoms.
Acute pancreatitis is caused by various reasons. Among them, gall stones and alcohol are the most common. The gallstones are the hard deposits of the bile in the gallbladder. These gallstones can cause inflammation of the pancreas as they pass through or get stuck in the bile duct. This pancreatitis appears suddenly and lasts for days.
Symptoms of acute pancreatitis
Make an appointment if you experienced any of the above symptoms and seek immediate medical help.
Chronic pancreatitis is the inflammation in the pancreas that lasts longer for years. This inflammation if not treated at an early stage may lead to permanent damage. This chronic pancreatitis affects the pancreas’ ability to digest food and causes deficiency of the hormones in pancreas.
Symptoms of chronic pancreatitis
Talk to the doctor if you feel any of the above symptoms and consider receiving proper treatment to heal pancreatitis.
Cystic neoplasms are the fluid-filled cysts that tend to grow into a cancerous cyst. These cysts can be found silent, when the patients are scanned with abdominal imaging – CT scan, MRI scan, endoscope ultrasound scan, MRCP for some other reason.
Symptoms of cystic neoplasms:
These cysts are usually found at the body or tail part of the pancreas and women are more likely to get affected. The treatment for pancreatic cystic neoplasm depends on the type, size, characteristics of the cyst. These require surgical removal as they can easily transform into a cancer. Portaltriad offers the best treatments to treat cystic neoplasm.
Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm (IPMN) are benign tumors that can transform into pancreatic cancer. Nearly 70% of IPMN can be cancerous and requires surgery to remove it.
To remove the intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm (IPMN) the doctors perform distal pancreatectomy a surgical procedure to remove the cysts if it is found in the tail of the pancreas. If it is found on the head, the doctors perform a whipple procedure to treat the intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm.
We also have expertise in performing complex procedures like
Whipple procedure is a complex surgical procedure / an operation performed to treat periampullary and head of pancreatic cancer. In this procedure, the doctor reconnects the remnant pancreas, bile duct, stomach to intestines to help in digesting food post-surgery.
The main aim of the whipple procedure is to remove the tumor and prevent it from growing and spreading to other organs nearby.
Distal pancreatectomy is performed to remove the benign tumors or malignant cancers in the body or tail of the pancreas. It is also performed laparoscopically. In some cases, the spleen may also be removed in this surgery.
Frey’s procedure is used to treat chronic pancreatitis. In this procedure, the affected pancreatic part of the pancreas head is cored out and pancreas is joined with the intestine. This treatment helps the patients with respect to long-lasting pain relief and digestion of food. It is a safe procedure and aids in preserving the endocrine and exocrine functions of the pancreas.
Lateral pancreato-jejunostomy is used to treat chronic pancreatitis . It is usually operated on for patients who suffer from severe pain and digestive disorder.
This is also used to treat chronic pancreatitis when all treatment fails. This procedure involves removing for entire pancreas, gall bladder, bile duct, spleen, and affected portions of the small intestine and stomach.
We are one of the best Liver, biliary, and pancreas specialists in India. We have vast expertise in the field of HPB surgery. We are compassionate and focused to deliver the best treatment, top-notch innovations, and advancements to our patients at affordable cost. The patient first approach is our motto!