Minimally Invasive Surgery in Bangalore

Introduction to Minimally Invasive Surgery

Minimally invasive surgical procedures are a new kind of procedures which are slowly gaining popularity.  As the name suggests, there is minimal harm to the body in that it is performed through the skin or an anatomical opening with little or no harm to the adjoining structures. Endoscopy is the primary procedure for minimally invasive procedures.

Minimally Invasive Surgery offered

Hospitals offer a variety of minimally invasive procedures done laparoscopically. Our qualified and experienced surgeons have successfully treated a number of national and international patients.

Procedure of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Minimally invasive surgery uses a small endoscopic camera and various long, slender and rigid devices.  Scopes are inserted through small incisions or natural body openings to confirm the diagnosis and treatment is carried out with minimum invasion of the body. These are also known as keyhole procedures.

Some of the Minimally Invasive surgeries offered

includes:

  • Sub-Total Thyroidectomy
  • Laparoscopy with Biospsy Only
  • Appendicetomy
  • Retroperitoneoscopy and Biopsy
  • Cardiomyotomy
  • Gastrojejunostomy
  • Rectopexy
  • diaphragmatic hernia

Various procedures used for performing Minimally Invasive surgeries include Laporoscopy,

Thoracoscopy, Arthroscopy, Rhinioscopy, Otoscopy etc.

Length of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Minimally invasive surgeries are performed in a short period of time compared to open surgeries. Hospital stay is not prolonged and the patient can be discharged home soon after the procedure.

Side Effects of Minimally Invasive Surgeries

Apart from some discomfort at the site of the incision for a few days following the procedure, no untoward side effects are observed from minimally invasive surgeries.  In case there are problems arising from surgery, please contact your doctor.