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Laparoscopic Surgery Articles


Laparoscopic Surgery FAQs

2 February, 2015

What is Laparoscopy? A surgeon accesses the insides of the abdomen by making small incisions in the skin by using a special type of surgical procedure known as laparoscopy. A small tube with a light source and a camera called a laparoscope is inserted through the incision The laparoscope relays the images of the insides …


Robotic Surgery vs Laparoscopic Surgery

20 November, 2014

We are all aware of robotic technology being used to support and drive laparoscopic techniques in surgery these days. There have been many propositions of using the same technology in driving open surgeries and while medical engineering students are yet to come up with such solutions, we run a quick comparison between the processes of …


Laparoscopic Surgery For Uterine Fibroids

28 March, 2014

What is laparoscopic surgery for fibroid uterus? Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous growths that appear either inside, on the outside, or in the wall of the uterus. These commonly appear during childbearing years but can occur at any age. Most uterine fibroids are harmless, and you may not even notice any symptoms. However, some may cause intense …


Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Surgery

11 March, 2014

What is Hysterectomy? A hysterectomy is the most commonly performed gynaecological procedure that involves the surgical removal of the uterus. Hysterectomy may be complete (removal of the uterus body, fundus and cervix) or partial (removal of the uterus body, leaving the cervix intact). Hysterectomy may be performed as an open surgery (abdominal hysterectomy, most commonly …


What is Robotic Spine Surgery?

25 June, 2020

The successful trial of a Minimally Invasive Surgery termed as MIS was completed in 1987. Following the triumph of the delicate procedure which involved laparoscopic cholecystectomy, it gained recognition for minimizing incisions and preventing significant blood loss. The medical community saw this advantage and began designing robots to be used inside the operating room, all …


#CrediTalk: An Interview With Dr. Sandip Banerjee On General Surgery

14 October, 2019

Credihealth is back with another Interview with the well-renowned doctor, Dr. Sandip Banerjee. Dr. Sandip Banerjee is a General Surgeon, specialized in Laparoscopic, Bariatric, Colorectal and Metabolic surgeries. He offers his services at Apollo Spectra, Kailash Colony. Common Questions about Hernia, Piles, and Bowel Movement We asked Dr. Sandip Banerjee some intriguing and common questions …


#CrediTalk: Detailing Bariatric Surgery With Dr. Sukhvinder Singh Saggu 

13 September, 2019

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Scanning Apollo Spectra Hospitals: Specialists In Surgery

23 August, 2019

When one thinks of a hospital visit, it is normal to panic. Especially at times when the visit is regarding surgery or an operation, the fear is heightened. So what is required is a friendly approach to address this sensation.Fortunately, Indian masses now have a solution at hand. Apollo Spectra Hospitals is the ultimate landing …


Weight Loss Surgery – Which one should I choose?

28 June, 2016

Weight loss surgery, also known as bariatric surgery, helps an obese patient to lose weight to lower his/her risk to medical issues associated with excess body weight. “Every 10 KG increase, reduces the life span by 3 years” says Dr. Pradeep Chowbey, Vice Chairman of Max Healthcare and Director of Institute of Minimal Access, Metabolic and …


Hernia Repair Surgery: FAQ

5 January, 2015

1. What is Hernia? A condition in which a part of an organ is displaced and protrudes through the wall of the cavity, causing pain and discomfort, is known as Hernia. Abdomen is the most prone region for hernia. A swelling in the affected region is the most common symptom of hernia. A bulge on …


Minimally Invasive Surgery vs Open Surgery

20 November, 2014

Surgery is often the only option left after prolonged illness or late diagnosis of an infarction in its advanced stages. In this article, we shall compare the most important aspects of open surgery and minimally invasive surgery. Open Surgery As is well-known, open surgery is the traditional method of treating target internal organs by gaining …


da Vinci Robotic Surgery: Risks & Complications

20 November, 2014

A lot has been discussed about the advantages and limitations of da Vinci robotic surgery and the possibilities that it has of giving a great back up to the laparoscopic processes.  A topic of debate and discussion that often comes up in relation with robotics surgery is whether it can withstand the test of time …


Robotic Surgery: Pros & cons

20 November, 2014

Minimally invasive surgeries come as a respite to all those patients who dread the idea of going into a state of unconsciousness after a dose of general anesthesia and being operated upon by a team of doctors who gain access to his or her internal organs through a single large abdominal incision. The idea of …


Role of Keyhole Surgery in Spinal Ailments

12 March, 2014

When a person suffers from severe back or neck pain, the discs that connect the bones and ligaments comprising the spinal cord, get severely damaged. If the discs get herniated leading to neurological issues, the harniated part of this disc needs to be removed through the process of microdissection. This is where the role of …


Bariatric Surgery: Lose weight instantly

12 March, 2014

What is bariatric surgery? Bariatric surgery makes changes to the digestive tract so that food intake is restricted, food is not broken down in the stomach, and/or its absorption in the intestine is constrained. A reduction in a number of nutrients absorbed by the body allows patients to lose weight and counter the various risks posed …


Minimal Access Surgery: What You Need To Know

12 March, 2014

What is minimal access surgery? Minimal access surgery (MAS), also called laparoscopic surgery, is one that is done through one or more small incisions in the body cavity instead of a large incision. Surgeons pass special instruments fitted with camera (known as laparoscope) that allow them to access and view the area in question better than …


Gall Bladder Stones: One-Day Hospitalization Surgery

4 March, 2014

What is cholecystectomy? Treatment for gall bladder stones (or gall stones) involves either medication to dissolve gallstones or surgery to remove the gall bladder. Medication may take months or years for the stones to dissolve completely and is generally reserved for those who are unable to undergo surgery. The surgical procedure for treating gallstones is …


LAVH Surgery: Laproscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy

30 November, 2013

Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy also known as LAVH Surgery is a surgical procedure to remove the uterus through the vagina. If the need is, the surgeon also removes the Fallopian tubes and ovaries from the uterus. With the use of Laparoscopic tools, this procedure disconnects the uterus from the ligaments that connect it to the …


Spleen Removal: Laparoscopic Splenectomy

19 November, 2013

What is laparoscopic splenectomy? Splenectomy surgery removes the spleen, a delicate organ near the stomach, just under the left rib cage. Spleen is an important organ for the body’s immune system as it contains special white blood cells that destroy invading bacteria and keeps the body safe from infections. It is a site for red …


How Safe is Laparoscopic Appendix Removal?

19 November, 2013

What is laparoscopic appendectomy? Laparoscopic appendectomy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure to remove the appendix from the body. The small, pouch-like tissue extending from the large intestine is removed by making few small incisions in the abdomen, inserting video camera, light fitted scope (laparoscope) and special tools and removing the appendix by following images …

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