Cancer is a disease in which some of the body cells grow uncontrollably and spread to other parts of the body (metastasis). Cancer is mainly classified into two types- Benign and Malignant. (i) Benign- divided cells may form tumors, which are the lumps of tissue. (ii) Malignant- when cancerous tumors or cells spread into, or invade the nearby tissues and throughout the body. Along with the results of other laboratory tests, the doctor decides the kind of treatment the patient should receive:
It focuses on two different aspects of the female reproductive system. (i) Obstetrics deals with the care of the pregnant women, the unborn baby, labor and the immediate period following childbirth to ensure that the mother and the child get the best prenatal care post-delivery without any complications.
(ii) Gynecology deals with any disease concerning the reproductive organs- uterus, fallopian tubes, cervix, ovaries and vagina. A gynecologist may also treat the related problems in the bowel, bladder and urinary system since these are closely related to the female reproductive organs. The following scope of services are offered here:
These are performed on the head or neck area to treat the problems of the ears, nose, or throat. In B.P. Poddar Hospital, the trained doctors are specialized to perform the following procedures:
The body size differences of infants and children are impacted by maturation changes and are physiologically different from that of an adult. Thus, becomes a challenge when considering symptoms, prescribing medications, and diagnosing illnesses. This department provides the ultimate care in treatment of babies, children, adolescents, and young adults up to the age of 18 years with specific health conditions. At B.P. Poddar Hospital, the following scope of services are provided:
The kidneys are vital for life with a network of blood vessels, tubes and tubules that filter blood of its waste products and excess water. They maintain the fluid, electrolytes and acid-base regulation that are affected by several disease conditions as well as drugs and toxins. This specialty concerns the study of the kidneys, specifically the kidney functions and renal disease, prevention and treatment of the diseases. The following scope of services are provided:
Urology is a vital part of health care that deals with the diseases of the male and female urinary tracts (kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. It also mediates upon the diagnosis and treatment of male organs like penis, prostate, testes, scrotum etc. Following are the most common abnormalities treated in this hospital:
This branch specializes in diagnosis and treatment of the diseases by using the imaging technologies such as:
Images provided by the radiologists help the doctors to see the internal structures of the body to detect or treat the conditions at any site through a scope (camera).
This branch of medical science mainly focuses on the cause, origin, and nature of the diseases through the examination of tissues, organs, body fluids etc. in order to study and diagnose the disease. It is classified into the following disciplines:
It is the study, diagnosis, and treatment of the conditions that affect the internal organs such as- heart diseases, hypertension, diabetes, obesity, and lung diseases. The specialists provide care to the people with complex, chronic, and multisystem disorders. Internal medicine specialists perform or order tests, procedures, and surgeries based on patients condition, overall health, and wellness goals.
ENDOCRINOLOGY- this department specializes in the treatment of endocrine system disorders, and endocrine glands in the body. Endocrinologists are qualified to diagnose and treat conditions like diabetes, thyroid diseases, infertility, growth issues, metabolic disorders, osteoporosis, some cancers, and disorders in the hormone-producing adrenal glands and pituitary glands.