Lung Cancer and the Advantages of Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS Lobectomy) Public
Contributed by: Dr. Lim Chong Hee
Posted On 11-Feb-2021 11:26 by Administrator

Early lung cancer is a potentially curable condition with excellent results by surgery. Minimally invasive surgery with the use of video assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) lobectomy with lymph node dissection is the standard of care for treating early lung cancers. With the use of videosc....

Hookwire localization and removal of cancerous and abnormal breast lumps Public
Contributed by: Dr. Melanie Seah
Posted On 11-Feb-2021 11:20 by Administrator

Breast screening aims to detect cancer when it is still early. Mammograms are used for this purpose. Younger women with dense breast tissue may have supplementary breast ultrasound performed as well. These 2 methods will often pick up many lumps and abnormalities. If th....

Surgical Treatment of Mitral Valve Disease Public
Contributed by: Dr. Lim Chong Hee
Posted On 03-Feb-2021 10:46 by Administrator

The mitral valve (MV) is a valve in the heart between the left atrium and left ventricle. Its function is to close when the heart is contracting (systole) and open when the heart is relaxed(diastole). The mitral valve is a complex valve made up of the annulus, leaflets (anterior and pos....

Liver Secondaries/Metastatic Liver Cancer Public
Contributed by: Dr. Victor Lee Tswen Wen
Posted On 03-Feb-2021 10:46 by Administrator

What is Liver Metastases? Liver secondaries or metastatic liver cancer or liver metastases is a medical condition that occurs when cancerous cells spread (metastasized) to the liver from any other part of the body. As such, these tumors may develop either:....

Selective Internal Radiation Therapy for Liver Cancers Public
Contributed by: Dr. Andrew Tan Eik Hock
Posted On 03-Feb-2021 10:38 by Administrator

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the 5th most common cancer in the world, the 3rd most common cause of cancer related deaths, and is estimated to occur at a global rate of 1 million new cases annually. It is a cancer particular endemic in the East Asia, with rates cons....