Dr. Santhoshkumar's Profile

MBBS

Dr. Santhoshkumar

Dr. Santhoshkumar completed his MBBS from Stanley Medical College, Chennai in 2012. He's currently pursuing his Postgraduate MD at Cancer Institute, Adyar, Chennai. He's passionate about health education, and strongly believes that doctor patient relationship needs ample attention in this Modern Medical era of Tech dominant medicine. During his tenure as Doctor in a rural area in Trichy, Tamil Nadu, he had the experience of reaching out to hundreds of poor rural patients about various community related diseases. He's passionate in reaching out to a larger audience in sharing his experience and knowledge.

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Gamma Camera / Scintillation Camera

Gamma Camera / Scintillation Camera

Gamma cameras may not be as well-known as x-rays or CT scans, but they are invaluable to radiology and various medical specialties like oncology. Find out how they work & why we need them.

Procedures
Labyrinthectomy

Labyrinthectomy

Labyrinthectomy is the surgical removal of the labyrinth of the inner ear, consisting of the cochlea, semi-circular canals and vestibule, for controlling vertigo caused due to Meniere's disease and other conditions.

Surgical Procedures
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Cubital tunnel syndrome is a condition in which the ulnar nerve becomes compressed while passing through the cubital tunnel in the elbow, which can damage the nerve, thereby causing ulnar neuropathy.

Disease & Condition
Orbital Fractures

Orbital Fractures

Orbital fractures are caused by traumatic eye injury that fractures the bones of the orbit. Orbital fractures are of three types, including orbital rim fractures, blowout fractures, and orbital floor fractures.

Disease & Condition
Occupational Asthma

Occupational Asthma

Occupational Asthma (OA) is a lung disorder that occurs due to exposure to toxic substances at the workplace. The mainstay of management of OA is reduction of exposure to the toxic substances.

Disease & Condition