MINIMAL INVASIVE GENERAL SURGERY

Kalsekar Hospital General surgery department deals with extensive range of surgical ailments and emergencies. Our team of surgeons has expertise from treating minor swellings to performing complex abdominal surgeries and treating trauma cases. Abdominal surgeries are carried out via keyhole surgery. Minimal access surgery is completed with one or more small incisions instead of a large incision. The surgeon passes a telescope with a video camera through a small incision, which is usually only a quarter inch long, into a body cavity. Small incisions just like this are made to pass surgical instruments. The surgeon examines and operates on the area in question by viewing magnified images on a monitor. When the telescope is used to operate on the abdomen, the procedure is called laparoscopy. Faster recovery of patient is most significant advantage of Minimal invasive surgery method.

Services Available:

Laparoscopic Surgery

  • Diagnostic laparoscopy, laparoscopic appendicectomy, hernia repair, cholecystectomy and intra-operative cholangiogram, common bile duct exploration, repair of perforated peptic ulcers
  • Laparoscopic adrenalectomy, fundoplication, colectomy, laparoscopy-assisted oesophagectomy; laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) for morbid obesity
  • Laparoscopic surgery for advanced malignancies, diagnostic and gastric bypass surgery.

Colorectal Surgery

  • Management and staging of colorectal cancer
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic lower GI endoscopy
  • Management of colorectal polyps
  • valuation and management of functional disorders of the colon, rectum and anus; including incontinence especially in the geriatric patients
  • Minimal access colorectal surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery for advanced malignancies, diagnostic and bypass surgery.

Gastrointestinal Surgery

  • Management of upper gastrointestinal tract disorders, including peptic ulcer and gastro-oesophageal reflux diseases and other motility disorders
  • Surgery for benign and malignant diseases of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum
  • Surgery for morbid obesity
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic upper GI endoscopy- Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
  • Laparoscopic surgery for advanced malignancies, diagnostic and bypass surgery.

Breast Care Surgery

Women with breast lumps, breast cysts, ongoing pain, and others including Breast cancer is potentially curable if caught early. This improves the outcome and way of living. Correct diagnosis and a multidisciplinary management are required. There is no way to prevent breast cancer, but there are things you can do that might lower your risk, such as appropriate knowledge , basic care, screening and changing risk factors that are under you control.

Benign

  • Lumpectomy (Fibroadenoma, etc)
  • Microdochectomy (blood/coloured nipple duct discharge)

Malignant

  • Mastectomy
  • Breast Conserving Surgery(BCS)
  • Oncoplastic Breast Surgery
  • Skin and nipple areolar complex Sparing Mastectomies with reconstruction surgery.

Reconstructive Surgeries

  • LD Flaps
  • TRAM flaps
  • DIEP flaps (Best suited for Indian women)
  • Silicon/ Saline Expanders and Implants

General Surgery

  • Hernia surgery including inguinal and incisional hernia repair
  • Investigation and management of gastrointestinal tract bleeding & acute and chronic abdominal pain
  • Management of patients requiring enteral and parenteral nutrition on advice from nutrition team
  • Trauma surgery
  • Oncologic surgery, including soft tissue tumour resection
  • Neurosurgery for trauma and haemorrhagic strokes
  • Ambulatory surgery for excision for skin lumps and anorectal conditions
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic lower GI endoscopy.

Head and Neck Surgery

  • Investigation and treatment of thyroid diseases, including thyroid cancers
  • Parotid and other salivary gland surgery
  • Treatment of head and neck cancers, comprehensive management with reconstructive surgery
  • Head and neck endocrine disease, including thyroid and parathyroid glands

Hernia Clinic

The hospital also runs a dedicated ‘Hernia Clinic’ in which it’s specialist suggest & offer customized surgical solutions for this common problem. These vary from case to case depending upon size of hernia, age of patient, medical comorbidities etc. The focus is on offering minimally invasive surgery i.e. laparoscopic surgery for the treatment of hernias both a) External such as inguinal, ventral and incisional hernia as well as b) Internal such as hiatus, paraduodenal, paraesophageal etc.

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