General and Laparoscopic Surgery General and Laparoscopic Surgery

General and Laparoscopic Surgery

The Department of General and Laparoscopic Surgery at Meitra Hospital provides a comprehensive system for treating surgical patients, equipped with the latest instruments and technology to carry out complex laparoscopic surgeries using minimally invasive techniques ensuring less tissue damage and faster recovery, restoring optimum health for the patients. 

Our team of highly skilled surgeons consult and perform surgeries involving the breast, endocrine system, gastrointestinal tract, gall bladder removal, colon, liver, pancreas, rectum, and surgical oncology. The general surgeons work closely with other specialists involved in each patient's care to diagnose and provide timely surgical intervention for complex conditions. The department not only offers surgical interventions for treatment but also has a supportive diagnostic facility to augment care.

Successful cancer surgery in the removal of complex 2kg tumor | Dr. Rohit Ravindran and Dr. Shanavas Kakkat, Meitra Hospital

Frequently Asked Questions

Is laparoscopic surgery a safe procedure?

Yes, it is a 100 % safe procedure. Studies and research show that it has much lesser complications than open surgery. Laparoscopic surgery can assure a patient, of much lesser chances of complications after the operation along with a quick recovery. 

What are the side effects/complications associated with this surgery?

After the surgery, you may experience sore throat, nausea, and bloating. However, they are kind of rare and can be treated easily with mild medication, if needed. There are no complications associated with laparoscopic surgery. 

What is the difference between traditional surgery and Laparoscopic surgery?

Open surgery is a traditional procedure in which a single incision, multiple inches long if not more, is made to access the abdomen. In contrast, laparoscopic surgery is a minimally invasive surgery that uses several incisions of one-quarter or less.