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Laparoscopic Surgery Procedures Available At Varanasi Hospital

Varanasi Hospital, a renowned hospital situated in Bhelupra, Varanasi offers several laparoscopic surgical procedures to the patients at economical rates and a guarantee of higher success. In a laparoscopic surgical technique, instead of making one large incision, the laparoscopic surgeons make some smaller incisions and employ special surgical tools for the patient’s treatment. There are many reasons why laparoscopic surgery is considered better than general or open surgery. Let’s mention a few of them.

• Zero risk of infections
• No blood loss
• No scars due to minor surgical cuts
• Almost no pain
• Higher success rate
• Quick recovery
• Early discharge (if compared to general surgery)
• Inexpensive (when compared to open surgery)
• Speedy recovery.

Today, Varanasi Hospital, the best hospital in Varanasi will highlight some of the laparoscopic surgery procedures available at our hospital. So, let’s take a quick look at them.

 

Laparoscopic

Laparoscopic Gallbladder Stone Surgery

 

In a laparoscopic gallbladder stone surgery, the entire or partial portion of the gallbladder is removed as a permanent treatment for gallstones. Laparoscopic gallbladder stone operation is also known as laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery

 

In a majority of cases, hernia requires surgical treatment. At Varanasi Hospital, we provide laparoscopic hernia repair surgery to all our patients. To prevent the recurrence of a hernia, we use surgical mesh to make usual stitches on the surgical area.

Laparoscopic Rectopexy

 

Rectal prolapse is a troublesome situation which requires immediate surgery. We offer laparoscopic rectopexy or rectal prolapse surgery in our hospital.

Laparoscopic Ovarian Cystectomy

 

At Varanasi Hospital, we have a gynaecology department that treats ovarian cysts through laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy

Laparoscopic Appendectomy

 

Laparoscopic surgical treatment for appendicitis is available at Varanasi Hospital. In a laparoscopic appendectomy, we remove the inflamed appendix to avoid any situation of a ruptured appendix in the future.

Visit Varanasi Hospital, one of the best hospitals in Varanasi to receive premium laparoscopic surgical treatment from the most experienced and well-known laparoscopic surgeon, Dr Manish Jindal.

 

Hiatal Hernia: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, And Treatment

In case of hiatal hernia, the topmost portion of the stomach protrudes to the chest through hiatus, the diaphragm’s opening. Hiatal hernia further results in GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) and the risk of developing hiatal hernia is higher for people who are old and suffering from obesity.

Also read: Patient’s Guide To Understand Everything About Hernia & Its Treatment.

Symptoms of Hiatal Hernia

 

Symptoms of Hiatal Hernia

Several symptoms are associated with hiatal hernia. They are as mentioned below:

1. Pain and burning in the chest.
2. Shortness of breath.
3. Regurgitation of food or fluids.
4. Vomiting.
5. Bloating.
6. Burping.
7. Acid reflux.
8. Heartburn.
9. Unpleasant taste in the mouth.
10. Abdominal pain.
11. Difficulty in swallowing.

Causes for Hiatal Hernia

 

Causes for Hiatal Hernia

What might be the causes behind developing hiatal hernia? The primary reason is increased pressure in the abdominal cavity due to several reasons, let’s find out those reasons and other causes responsible for hiatal hernia.

• Changes in the diaphragm
• Heavy lifting
• Constant Coughing
• Pregnancy
• Chronic Straining due to Constipation
• Heavy lifting
• Injury or trauma to the area.

Diagnosis for Hiatal Hernia

 

Diagnosis for Hiatal Hernia

Let’s look into the diagnostic tests done for hiatal hernia.

Barium X-Ray

In this diagnostic procedure, the patient is required to drink a liquid with barium (a chemical element) which coats the upper GI (Gastrointestinal) tract so that the doctors can have a better look at the esophagus and stomach.

Upper GI Endoscopy

The medical professionals can also prescribe endoscopy to view the upper GI tract for diagnosing hiatal hernia. For endoscopy, the doctor inserts a long and thin tube called an endoscope inside the throat to properly diagnose the esophagus and stomach for any inflammation.

Esophageal Manometry

Esophageal manometry is recommended to test the esophageal pressure while swallowing. It also helps in measuring the force and coordination of the esophageal muscles.

Treatment for Hiatal Hernia

 

Treatment for Hiatal Hernia

If your hiatal hernia makes you suffer from acid reflux and heartburn, then you’ll be prescribed antacids and other medications to curb those symptoms. Open hernia surgery or laparoscopic surgery can also be prescribed by the doctor if the hiatal hernia deteriorates and the medicines do not work.

If your hiatal hernia requires surgery, then visit Varanasi Hospital, the best hospital in Varanasi for affordable hernia treatment.

The hernia has become a fairly common problem these days. Today, 1 out of 3 people have the problem of hernia. Most of the time, people tend to ignore hernia unless it becomes a major risk later on, due to complications. It is not wise to ignore a hernia, and the best solution for treatment is surgery. There are two widely popular ways of surgery. One way is open hernia surgery, and the other way is Laparoscopic hernia surgery. There is always some confusion in patients on which surgery to choose. Some doctors recommend open and some recommend a laparoscopic approach. Let’s discuss them both in detail.

The first and foremost thing to know is how are these two kinds of surgery are performed. Both types of surgeries have their own way, advantages, and limitations. A mesh is also used in many cases to repair a hernia and also to avoid the recurrence of the hernia.

As the name suggests, open surgery is done by, opening the abdomen. One big incision across the abdomen is made, through which the doctor put the organs in its original positions and place the mesh to avoid its recurrence. In Laparoscopic surgery, 3-4 small incisions are made through which the surgery is carried out using the help of a machine and mesh is spread, if required.

In Laparoscopic hernia operation, since the incisions are small, the recovery time of a hernia patient is about 2 weeks. Even the pain felt by the patient is far less by this approach than the pain felt by a patient of open hernia surgery. Often the recovery time for open surgery is much more which is about 4-6 weeks (or even more).

Laparoscopic surgery is a much more advanced procedure that has been practiced, on such a large scale only in the last 20-30 years. So it is essential to keep in mind that if you opt for Laparoscopic hernia surgery, find a doctor who has a lot of experiences or who is an expert laparoscopic surgeon.

For some people, general anesthesia can be unbearable which is necessary for laparoscopy. For them, the doctors recommend open surgery using local anesthesia. Many people prefer open surgery due to more cost of laparoscopic surgery. However, as the patient makes faster recovery and needs to spend much less time in hospitals and medicines, often this approach proves to be a smart economic decision.

Whichever approach you wish to choose, finding the best surgeon is most important, especially for Laparoscopic Hernia Operation. At Varanasi Hospital, we offer hernia surgery using both approaches after evaluating the most suitable process.

A hiatal hernia is a condition when the upper part of the stomach pushes through the diaphragm into the chest. Heartburn is the most common symptom of a hiatal hernia. Others include difficulty in swallowing, nausea, excessive burping, chest pain and abdominal pain. It causes pain and discomfort after and during eating food. Therefore, it is important to avoid food that is likely to cause acid reflux. Diet plays a very important role in treating a hiatal hernia apart from hernia surgery. People aged 50 or are above 50, can suffer from this condition.

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