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Excision of Tumors Treatment & Diagnostics in Alwarpet, Chennai

Excision of Tumors 

Excision of a tumor is a surgical treatment that involves bone tumors. Bone tumors develop when cells divide and progress in an irregular, uncontrolled manner for reasons that are still unknown. When a bone tumor develops, it can replace normal tissues, weakening the structure of the bone and making it more prone to fracture. 

At the initial stage, most bone tumors are not cancerous. A malignant tumor can develop and spread its cells through blood and lymphatic systems to another area. Your doctor may decide that tumor surgery, also known as tumor excision, is the best course of therapy for either kind of tumor (benign or malignant). Cancer can sometimes erode bones in a specific location. We term this type of process osteolytic bone destruction.

What is a tumor?

Doctors describe a tumor as a swelling of a mass. During fast cell proliferation, a tumor develops. The size can range from a tiny nodule to a large mass. You can avail of the best excision of tumor treatment in Chennai. 

There are three main types of tumor:

  • Benign
  • Pre-malignant
  • Malignant

What are the symptoms of tumors?

  • Abdominal discomfort or pain
  • Blood in stool 
  • Appetite loss or weight loss
  • Nausea, vomiting and sleepiness 

How is a tumor diagnosed? 

  • Blood tests: Blood analysis to detect any signs of a bone tumor.
  • Biopsy: A biopsy is a routine technique used to get and analyze a sample of tissue from a suspected tumor. 
  • X-Ray or radiograph: The initial test used in most cases is the X-ray, also known as a radiograph.
  • CAT scan technology: Combines X-ray imaging with computer equipment and programming to produce detailed, even 3D images of the body. 
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI): MRI tests can detect what sorts of tissues are present, making them a suitable tool for spotting tumors.
  • Nuclear medicine testing: These imaging investigations may reveal where different tissues are active, such as increased bone growth or a metabolically active tumor.

What are the treatment options?

Some benign tumors can turn cancerous and spread, and your orthopedic oncologist may advise you to have them removed (surgical removal of bone tumor). We may also recommend the excision of a tumor to reduce the risk of fracturing a bone. Your doctor can remove malignant (cancerous) bone tumors through surgery as well. 

Your orthopedic oncologist uses a combination of radiation and chemical therapies to lessen the risk of cancer’s spread or return. We know this treatment for limb salvage surgery. Doctors remove only cancerous tissues. They also take care of surrounding bones, muscles, nerves, and blood vessels. The bone removed may be replaced with a metallic implant or transplanted bone tissue in some circumstances. Frequently, when a malignant bone tumor spreads in nearby tissues, doctors may use amputation that is necessary to eliminate the cancerous tissues and protect the rest of the body.

Orthopedic oncologists may apply nonsurgical bone tumor treatments, including radiation therapy, in which they may use powerful X-rays to kill cancerous cells and shrink the tumors along with chemotherapy. 

Conclusion

Orthopedic oncologists can cure progressive bone tumors with the help of excision surgery. Excision surgeries have a good success rate.  
 

How long does it take to remove a tumor?

The operation usually takes 4-6 hours if your surgeon is doing a craniotomy for tumor removal. The excision takes 3-4 hours if your physician uses a transsphenoidal technique to remove your tumor.

What happens after tumor surgery?

You may have spells of dizziness or be unsure of where you are or what is going on. These episodes can occur and are a natural part of the healing process.

What is the procedure for excision surgery?

Excision is the surgical elimination of skin cancer and some healthy skin tissues surrounding it (margin). Doctors use a local anesthetic to numb the region during this operation. A skin graft or flap may be necessary if the incision is large.

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