General Surgery And Minimal Access Surgery

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The highly specialized Department of General & Minimal Access Surgery is dedicated to performing surgical procedures using minimally invasive techniques for various medical conditions. The aim behind the same is to help patient have fast recovery with minimum post-surgical complications. Department of General & Minimal Access Surgery provide indoor, outdoor & 24 hours emergency services by well trained, qualified & experienced surgeons.

The conditions treated range from simple surgeries to very advanced surgeries. Besides the scheduled surgeries, there are various emergency surgeries taken care of like blunt and penetrating injuries and accidents perforation peritonitis, intestinal obstruction, acute abdomen, gastrointestinal bleeding etc.

The Department of General & Minimal Access Surgery has pride in being the super specialty to provide the patients with a wide range of services by well trained and highly experienced surgeons skilled both nationally and internationally. All surgical procedures are delivered to the patient with utmost care and healthcare standard.

Services Offered

  • Benign and Malignant Diseases of Breast , Thyroid and parathyroid glands
  • Advanced laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgery
  • Scarless Breast Surgery
  • Chest surgery
  • Advancement flap surgery for complicated and recurrent pilo-nidal sinus
  • Laparoscopic Total Extra Peritoneal Inguinal Mesh Hernioplasty
  • Lung Lobectomy
  • Gallbladder diseases and surgical Jaundice
  • Management of anorectal diseases like pile (PPH – stapler haemorrhaidectomy), fissure and fistulas
  • Management of abdominal wall hernias (Laparoscopic & open Techniques)
  • Thoracic and Thoracoscopic Surgery
  • Management of Surgical Infection and expert surgical critical care
  • Thoraco-abdominal trauma surgery

 

Facilities Available

  • State of the art operating theatre with Laminar air flow
  • Dedicated consultation and examination rooms
  • State-of-the-art digital high definition imaging system
  • Full range of accessories including advanced surgical instruments
  • Fully trained team comprising of surgeons, anesthetists, paramedics, dietician, physiotherapist and psychologist
  • Pre- operative counseling with video visual sessions with the patients & relatives

The Department has expertise in laparoscopic, and endoscopic, surgery apart from other surgeries. The procedures done through laparoscopy include Cholecystectomy, Repair of Inguinal and Ventral Hernia,Removal of Appendix, and Diagnostic Laparoscopic.

Few of the conditions treated can be elaborated as:

Achalasia

Achalasia is an esophageal disorder characterized by an irreversible loss of muscle activity in the lower esophagus accompanied by incomplete LES (lower esophageal sphincter) relaxation. Common symptoms include dysphagia (difficulty swallowing), regurgitation, weight loss, coughing, heartburn, and difficulty belching.

Anorectal diseases

Anal problems like hemorrhoids, fissures, and fistulas can cause symptoms ranging from minor annoyance to severe pain and/or bleeding.

Appendicitis

Appendicitis is one of the most common illnesses requiring emergency surgical care, especially among young people — though appendicitis can affect people of all ages. It generally occurs unexpectedly, often beginning with vague abdominal discomfort which develops into pain and tenderness in the right lower part of the abdomen over the course of a day or so.

Colorectal Diseases

For all kinds of benign and malignant colorectal diseases

Gall bladder diseases

The most common disorder is occurrence of Gall bladder stones. The gallbladder contains stones made of cholesterol or other substances.They may cause transient or ongoing blockages of the ducts of the gallbladder or bile system. This can cause abdominal pain, jaundice (an abnormal yellowing of the urine, eyes, and/or skin), inflammation of the pancreas, or infection of the gallbladder or biliary system. Gallstones may also cause subtler symptoms, such as a sensation of indigestion, bloating, or nausea, especially after eating fatty foods. Pain, when it occurs, is most frequently in the upper abdomen, especially in the right upper part of the abdomen and often radiating toward the back.

Hernia

A hernia is a weakness that generally occurs in the wall of the abdomen, permitting an organ, a part of an organ, or fat to protrude. The primary symptom is pain, which may get worse with long periods of standing or lifting heavy objects, and is often accompanied by a bulge in the abdomen or groin. Although inguinal hernias are the most common, hernias may also occur in the navel (umbilical) and at the site of previous surgery. If left untreated, some hernias may cause “strangulation,” a condition in which a section of the intestine becomes trapped outside the abdomen and cannot obtain adequate blood flow. This potentially life-threatening situation causes such symptoms as blood in the stool, severe pain, vomiting, fever, and even shock and may require emergency treatment.

Hiatal Hernia

This is a naturally occurring defect in the diaphragm (muscle that separates the abdomen from the chest) that allows the esophagus to enter the abdominal cavity. Sometimes this opening enlarges and the gastroesophageal junction and stomach may move from the abdomen into the chest, causing a hiatal hernia.

The following laparoscopic procedures are performed by our highly skilled and experienced surgeons assisted by trained medical and nursing professionals. The various surgical procedures done include:

General

    1. Diagnostic Laparoscopy
    2. Laparoscopic/Retroperitoneal Biopsy

Abdomen

    1. Inguinal Hernioplasty
    2. Umbilical Hernia Repair
    3. Incisional Hernia Repair

Stomach and Duodenum

    1. Pyloroplasty
    2. Gastrojejunostomy
    3. Perforation Closure

Liver

    1. Hydatid Cystectomy
    2. Abscess Marsupilisation

Gall bladder

    1. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (Gall bladder removal)

Biliary Tract

    1. Cholecystectomy
    2. Intra-op Cholangiogram
    3. Choledocolithotomy
    4. Choledochoduodenostomy

Spleen

    1. Splenectomy
    2. HAL Splenectomy

Colorectal

    1. Appendectomy
    2. Lap. Assisted Hemicolectomy
    3. Lap. Assisted Proctocolectomy
    4. HAL Colectomy