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Dr. Muruga Pandy

Neurologist, Chennai

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Dr. Muruga Pandy is a renowned Neurologist in Thirumullaivoyal, Chennai. She is currently practising at Sri Sai Speciality Hospital in Thirumullaivoyal, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Muruga Pandy on Lybrate.com.

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Brain Tumor Surgery - Know The Common Types!

MCh Neurosurgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Neurosurgeon, Guwahati
Brain Tumor Surgery - Know The Common Types!

Although surgery is considered to be the first step of treatment in any form of tumor but its feasibility depends upon the type, size and location of the tumor. It is not necessary that every kind of brain tumor might require surgery.

Indications of Brain Tumor Surgery

  • Diagnosis of the type of tumor by taking a sample of the tumor for laboratory examination
  • Complete resection of tumor
  • Removal of the tumor as much as possible to slow down its growth and improve the symptoms.
  • Remove the tumor in order to help other treatment
  • Provide direct access for other forms of treatment like chemotherapy, radiotherapy etc.
  • To relieve pressure caused by tumor on surrounding structures

Types of Brain Tumor Surgery

The different types of surgery that are performed in cases of brain tumor include the following:

1. Craniotomy: Craniotomy is the most commonly performed procedure to remove brain tumor along with a piece of bone. The removed bone is replaced and the tumor is sent for histopathology (biopsy). The surgery is performed using a high end microscope by any of the following techniques:

  • Extended bifrontal craniotomy
  • "Eyebrow" craniotomy (supra-orbital craniotomy)
  • "Keyhole" craniotomy (retro-sigmoid craniotomy)
  • Orbitozygomatic craniotomy
  • Translabyrinthine craniotomy

2. Shunt: A narrow piece of flexible tube with a pressure regulated valve in between is called a shunt. This is used to relieve the intracranial pressure caused by obstruction of the natural brain fluid (CSF) pathway by tumor mass. The procedure involves insertion of a drainage system into the brain to remove or drain excess of blocked fluid into the peritoneal cavity.

3. Stereotactic surgery: This surgery is done by creating a three-dimensional image called stereotaxy using computers. It aims to find out the location and position of the tumor. In fact it can also be done to aid tumor removal, implant radiation pellets or for other treatments.

4. Embolization: It is a procedure used to reduce the amount of blood supply to a tumor by blocking the blood flow in the selected arteries. It is generally performed before the main surgery.

Endoscopy and endoscope assisted surgery: Endoscope is the tool which helps to closely visualize the tissue through small openings in difficult to reach areas. This tool can be used in various brain surgeries to precisely reach the target location without damaging the adjacent structures.

Adjuvant modalities to improve outcome: In addition to above mentioned surgeries, following surgeries may also be performed in relation to brain tumor treatment:

  • Laser surgery
  • Photodynamic laser surgery
  • Ultrasonic aspiration
  • Fluorescent-guided surgery
  • Electrophysiological monitoring. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Neurosurgeon.
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My daughter suffered from migraine attack[severe pain in head. Head means just upper side of right ear. Ear also paining. Give some curved medicine.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Sleep with legs raised up from waist against the wall making 90 degree angle for 10 mins. This will instantly relieve your headache temporarily.
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She has numbness in palms and feet at night while sleeping? What is the reason for it? Is there any solution for it?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
She has numbness in palms and feet at night while sleeping?
What is the reason for it?
Is there any solution for it?
The most probable reason for numbness can be vitamin-b 12 deficiency ---------------i will advie you to start meco-nerve forte capsules dailt night for 30 days and if still numbness persist then consult again-----------------
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What precautions should be taken after a hemmoragic stroke .ad what should be eat .after it.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Please Avoid oily spicy, food Have a habit of walking daily Do yogasanas and pranayam daily Take vegetables juices and soups more Take salads and fruits more Keep blood pressure, blood sugar levels in proper control Take home made fresh food containing less spices and oil.
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Am 26 years old. I face a problem with some nerve that is connecting from abdomen to right testicle. I believe this was due to the stretch exercise that I did at gym. I feel a pain that causing uncomfortable at abdomen and testicle. Please suggest what to do.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology, Positive Psychiatry and Mental Health
Psychologist, Palakkad
Am 26 years old. I face a problem with some nerve that is connecting from abdomen to right testicle. I believe this w...
Dear lybrate-user. Thanks for the question. Pain in the scrotum can be the result of serious conditions like testicular torsion or a sexually transmitted infection (STI). Ignoring the pain may cause irreversible damage to the testicles and scrotum. Often, problems with the testicles cause abdominal or groin pain before pain in the testicle develops. You must consult an urologist for detailed investigation. Take care.
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I am having migraine constantly. I am using medicines but can not get rid of them. What should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Migrane- It is characterised by one sided headache which is pulsatile in nature and with a throbbing pain usually with an aura and we can start with tablet propranolol after personal examination
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I am a 43 years old man. I am suffering from depression and migrain pain from 8 years. I could not concentrate som time. Please Advice me.

M.D,Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Amritsar
If your diagnosis is made by psychiatrist then start tab sodium valproate 500mg at night, tab headset sos and take tab dulouxetine 20mgdaily. Report after 10 days.
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I have gastric ulcer and thyroid TSH 8.24 taking thyronorm 25 mcg, ciplar la, lonazep .25 mg I feel weakness, dull, nerves shivering can I know the cause.

MBBS, MD
Endocrinologist, Delhi
I am not convinced with medicine you are taking other than thyroid hormone for hypothyroidism. These symptoms may be due to hypothyroidism but may be increased with ciplar LA and lonazep. Please consult a Physician.
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I m 30 years old and my wife has migraine problem. Do we have any permanent solution to remove it from root or any cure in winters to avoid it because it mostly bother in winters. Thanks.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
This problem of migraine headache can be solved by meditation i can give you address of Rajyoga meditation center near your house (this is free of cost)
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One dropping, feeling weak on same side of my face .us it bells palsy? Can it be cured through medications?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Yes it can be Bell's palsy.. And yes it can cured by medicine... You may consult for homoeopathic treatment... Still if you want you may take Causticum 1M one dose.
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In the year 2011 a epilepsy seizure has occur in me and then I become unconscious. My family member took me to hospital and when I came conscious I feel very pain in my waist from back side. The pain is always coming in winter season yearly. It is difficult to me to sit and stand again.

FRCS - Neurosurgery(UK), M.Ch - Neuro Surgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Neurosurgeon, Ahmedabad
In epilepsy patient after epilepsy episode pain occur in limb andjoints due to vigorous contraction of muscle of limb. It is gradually resolved. You have to treat epilepsy.
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Sir. She had pain in her head since 5 days. She has migraine problem and taking medicines for same. She has taken pills for headache but it doesn't work. Please tell what to do, she is taking enough sleep but it doesn't work. Also she feels pain when going in sun.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), CGO
Ayurveda, Ahmedabad
Sir. She had pain in her head since 5 days. She has migraine problem and taking medicines for same. She has taken pil...
Hiii lybrate-user thanks for asking your query causes of migrain irregularity in meals, improper metabolism, mental and physical stress, viewing of tv for long periods, reading with insufficient light, sleeplessness, etc. So try to avoid triggering factors 1) include cooked vegetables without oil in your diet 2) vegetable juices and soup, fruits and fruit juices including apple, mango. 3) highly-fruit based diet for a day or two can relieve pain. 4) grapes, lemons, cabbage juice are especially important. 5) hv rice, salad and buttermilk in your diet thanku.
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Hi I m 27 year male. I feel off balance while walking and numb from left side of my body. Also I feel strange pressure left on my face and neck. This problem has been exits for more than 5 months.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hi I m 27 year male. I feel off balance while walking and numb from left side of my body. Also I feel strange pressur...
You should immediately consult a neurologist as a thorough physical examination and a MRI brain is required in your case.Dont take it lightly.
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I am suffering from insomnia for 10 years taking sleeping pill for long time. Is their any natural remedy.

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
Long term sleeping pills are harmful. Try non drug treatments such as yoga, meditation, regular exercises, and relaxation techniques.
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Ian suffering with migraine problem so I have fully headeck please give me suggestion to solve my medical problem.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
The best ayurveda herb for your case is 1. Remove peels from 5 lemons 2. Grind them well 3. Add a little water and make paste 4. Apply this paste on the forehead Causes: • Intake of alcohol • Drugs • Smoking • Allergic reactions • Drop in blood sugar level • Nutritional deficiencies • Lack of sleep • Excessive work • Menopause This remedy will be helpful.
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My Father suffering from Paralysis on Left Side since 01.01.2015. Left side hand and Leg is in Working but slow, can we treat better from any medicine. Age 61 M, He is doing all his work himself. No Sugar and any other illness. Taking medicine for Telminorm/telvas, PH 40 and 12.5 for BP and Clavax 75 aspirin for thickness of blood and Eptoin 200 mg at night. All details are submitted for Father.

MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Kochi
First of call I undestand he had a stroke - Not clear where in brain but think he had a blocked artery. If you send me the pictures of the scan I can say you about the recovery and plans. He is on good risk factor control as I can see the medicines. If his aretries are blocked at neck or clots moved up from heart I am not sure. He may require change in the medicines if there are clots formed in heart.
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Dyslexia - 10 Signs Your Child Maybe Suffering From It!

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Solapur
Dyslexia - 10 Signs Your Child Maybe Suffering From It!

All parents expect their child to start going to school, learn writing and learning and do well in academics. However, children with dyslexia may not be able to progress at school at the same pace as others. The good news is that there are early pointers that can help a parent to identify dyslexia in the early stages. This can be helpful in training and support the child socially to learn and socialise normally.  Dyslexia is a disability that affects both spoken and written language. They have a different learning style and when supported and encouraged, instead of mocked and insulted, they can become avid readers. The following are common 10 indicators of developing dyslexia in children, in general, and at school.

10 Behavioural signs to watch for in general:

  1. The child usually has difficulty concentrating and following instructions
  2. The child is easily distracted, seems to daydream, and tends to forget words.
  3. Poor personal organisation skills and is not very good at time keeping.
  4. May get confused between today, tomorrow, yesterday; east and west; right and left; up and down.
  5. Has difficulty remembering seasons, months and days.
  6. Tends to be doing something to avoid work.
  7. Seems distracted, and ‘daydream,’ does not seem to listen
  8. Requires a lot of effort focusing on things at hand and is constantly tired.
  9. Slow pace of processing in terms of spoken or written language
  10. Often appears withdrawn or lost in his own world.

10 Behaviours to watch for at school:

  1. Poor standard of writing and written work in comparison with oratory skills.
  2. Poor handwriting with badly formed letters.
  3. Confused easily between similar looking letters like m/w, n/u, b/d.
  4. Usually, messes up work by using close but wrong spellings and rewriting the same
  5. Mixes up words by using similar-looking words – quiet and quite, tired and tried.
  6. Same word is spelt differently at different times
  7. Poor motor skills and pencil grip leading to slow, inaccurate writing
  8. Produces a lot of phonetic spelling which does not change with repeated corrections
  9. There is difficulty in blending words together, and struggles a lot when asked to read out loud, can miss out or add words that are familiar in between
  10. Has difficulty connecting the story that is being written or read

As noted, these children have very inconsistent behaviour with very limited understanding of nonverbal communication. If these symptoms go on increasing as they grow, it is advisable to seek professional help so that support can be provided and the condition can be arrested at the early stages. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Psychiatrist.

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I'm getting too much headache when I get this at that time i'm getting too irritation and also my hands are shivering.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I'm getting too much headache when I get this at that time i'm getting too irritation and also my hands are shivering.
Check your vital parameters of the body and also would like to rule out sinusitis, migrane as the cause for headache and till than take tablet folvite once a day for six months.
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I have a problem on insomnia. I get a very weak sleep. A pin drop noise wakens me up. I sleep for hardly 2 hours a day. I tried counting backwards. But I could count from 10000 and reach 0 but didn't sleep. I tried many suggestions from peers to tire my mind but thoughts don't stop. And I am always conscious, anxious about getting things done in time and incidences don't leave my memory. Please suggest me a way to overcome this. Its getting over my mind. And I am growing less capable intellectually day by day.

BHMS
Homeopath,
I have a problem on insomnia. I get a very weak sleep. A pin drop noise wakens me up. I sleep for hardly 2 hours a da...
There are certain things which you can try. Like walk for 10-15 mins before you going to sleep, take banana before sleep, try to read a magazine or try to listen soft music. Sit firstly on bed take some deep breath in with nose expel with mouth. If you dnt feel sleepy do not just lie down on bed. Rather walk in the room. Take dinner atlst 1 hour before your schedule bed time. Don't watch tv or mobiles. Switch off them. There are sooo mny tips that I can give u.if you follow regularly and continued with homoeopathic treatment I think you will be benefited. Soo you can contact me through Lybrate.
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