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Laparoscopic Surgery Varanasi

Laparoscopic surgery is a rather advanced and more complicated process than open surgery. To undergo laparoscopic surgery, you should go to very experienced doctors or look for the best laparoscopic surgery hospital. Even though the recovery period after this surgery is short, there are a lot of things you should be mindful of, after the surgery. We present some if them, as follows.

1. Don’t skip/overuse medication:

You should take the medication as prescribed by the doctor. Don’t skip any antibiotic just because you think you are getting better. This can lead to severe infection sometimes. Ceasing antibiotics rashly significantly builds your danger of creating antibiotics resistance, not only for that medication as well as others in its group. Overusing (or skipping) painkillers is also not a good idea.

2. No exertion, physical activity or heavy lifting:

Until the doctor gives the green signal, it best to stay away from too much exertion for at least few weeks. You might feel that you are physically fit to lift heavy stuff. But sometimes heavy lifting or excessive straining can pull your muscles in the surgical area.

3. Wear loose clothes post surgery:

Doctors recommend that keeping the incision site uncovered while sleeping or covering it with loose fitted clothes during the day helps in two ways. One, it takes time for the wound to dry even after the dressings are removed. Keeping it covered such that air passes easily dries it up quickly. Also, it is convenient to wear loose clothes, because after the surgery that place will be swollen and painful.

4. Eat well and stay hydrated:

Good food is a very important part of life post surgery. Any type of oily, packaged, and processed food should be avoided. Eating a lot of vegetables and fruits every day will help you recover quickly. This also prevents constipation, which is often associated with any kind of laparoscopic surgery. Staying hydrated by drinking lots of fluids will also help in the same.

5. Don’t miss your checkup:

In most laparoscopic surgery, doctors discharge their patients within 2 days. Then the stitches are removed after a week or two. It is important to go for follow up checkups as well.

After your last checkup, try not to jump back into your stressful routine right away. It is okay to take it easy for a while. Maintain your diet and exercise regularly and work wisely.

Laparoscopic Surgery Varanasi

For years Laparoscopic surgery has been gaining major popularity amongst doctors and patients. It is also known as the ‘minimally invasive’ surgery. It is performed by making small incisions in the abdomen with the laparoscope instruments, along with the high definition video camera, which helps to see the inside the abdominal cavity and it’s nearby organs.

Here we gathered some frequently asked questions by patients, along with their factual answers.

1. Is laparoscopic surgery a safe procedure?

Ans: Yes, it is a 100 % safe procedure. Studies and research shows that it has much lesser complications than open surgery. In open surgery, there is a chance of complications after surgery, such as swelling, infection, irritation, bleeding and it takes a long period of time to recover from them all. Laparoscopic surgery can assure a patient, much lesser chances of complications after the operation along with a quick recovery. Choosing the best laparoscopic surgery hospital and expert laparoscopic surgeon is important for patients to minimize the degree of risk.

2. What are the benefits of laparoscopic surgery?

Ans: Minimally invasive surgery has a lot of benefits. including negligible scars, lesser pain, shorter hospital stay, less internal scarring or damage, fewer complications after surgery, early mobilization and earlier resumption of daily activities, along with an early recovery.

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

Ans: After the surgery, you may experience some of the following side-effects:

  • Sore throat
  • Nausea
  • Shoulder pain from the gas
  • 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.

5. When shall I consult the doctor after surgery?

Ans: You should stay in touch with your doctor to help him keep a track on your recovery. However, you should seek your doctor immediately, if you develop any of these complications-

  • Fever
  • Redness and bleeding from the incisions.
  • Vomiting
  • Chest pain

Hope we helped you with these questions. We have collected more FAQ’s related to laparoscopic surgery. Stay tuned for the next part.

Read Also: How To Prepare Yourself Before Going For A Laparoscopic Surgery

Hepatitis

‘Hepatitis’ is a harmful virus, which affects the liver and might cause serious liver disease, if not treated properly. Generally, it can be prevented if a person gets vaccinated for it on time. However, if this condition has already affected the liver, liver surgery might be needed to address it. Thankfully, laparoscopic surgery of the liver can help treat it effectively.

The liver is a vital organ in our body. It filters out the harmful substances and purifies the blood. Also, it transforms the nutrients and vitamins into substances, which circulate through the blood. A hepatitis-affected liver cannot perform functionally, which eventually leads to liver diseases.

Hepatitis occurs due to excessive alcohol abuse, unprescribed drugs, unhygienic food, etc. Most of the common hepatitis viruses are Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C.

As we are observing World Immunization Week this month, let’s discuss Hepatitis types and its treatment.

Hepatitis A:

It happens due to infection with Hepatisis A virus.

Causes:

  • Poor sanitation
  • Drug addiction
  • Unhygienic foods
  • Contamination with stool of an infected person
  • Unprotected sex.

Symptoms:

It may or may not project symptoms, but if it does, the following condition might be noted:

  • Loss of appetite
  • Jaundice
  • Dark-colored urine
  • Low-grade fever

Treatment And Immunization:

  • All children should be vaccinated by the age of 1 year, against hepatitis A.
  • There is no specific treatment exists for Hepatitis A, once it onsets.

Hepatitis B:

It happens due to infection with Hepatisis B virus.

Cause:

  • Through with blood, semen, or any other body fluids.
  • Sharing contaminated equipment (needles, syringe)
  • Sharing toothbrushes or razors
  • Unprotected sex.
  • Born to an infected mother.

Symptoms:

Usually, symptoms occur after one month or so, after exposure to the infection. It can lead to mild to serious condition, such as-

  • Abdominal pain.
  • Fever
  • Vomiting
  • Fatigue
  • Jaundice

Treatment And Immunization:

Vaccination for certain people with high risk is highly recommended, such as-

  • Newborns.
  • People, who live with someone who has hepatitis B.
  • People who have chronic liver disease
  • People who have multiple sex partners.

There is no certain treatment available for hepatitis B. People go under supportive care and regular monitoring to examine liver disease progression.

Hepatitis C:

It happens due to infection with Hepatisis C virus.

Causes:

  • Blood from a person, who is infected with hepatitis C virus.
  • Born to an infected mother
  • HIV infected person
  • Getting a Tattoo and piercing from an unhygienic parlor.

Symptoms:

This is also called a silent disease, as it hardly shows any symptoms in its early stages. These symptoms are-

  • Jaundice
  • Weight loss
  • Swelling in the legs
  • Irritation in skin
  • Poor appetite.

Treatment & Immunization:

There is no vaccine invented for Hepatitis C. However, its risk can be minimized if, you,

  • Stop taking prohibited drugs.
  • Be careful when getting tattoos and piercing.
  • Do not engage in unprotected sex.

Hepatitis can lead to chronic liver disease, which might take to liver surgery. On this world immunization week, Varanasi Hospital urges every individual to take vaccination for Hepatitis on time and stay safe and healthy. 

Laparoscopic Surgery

Before going for Laparoscopic Surgery, Let’s understand what Laparoscopic Surgery is!

Laparoscopy is a keyhole surgery, which is also called minimally invasive surgery. It is a modern surgical technique, where a Laparoscopic Surgeon makes a few small incisions in the abdominal area and along with the help of a small camera, look inside the area to carry out the procedure.

In most of the cases, patients may able to leave within a few days of operation. The healing process is quick, but patients need two weeks to get back to their normal life. Lets Now discuss, how you will prepare yourself before going for laparoscopic surgery.

Talk To Your Consultant:

Before going for surgery, talk with your surgeon one more time. Prepare all your questions regarding your surgery and try to note down every information what your doctor says to you.

Bring Every Document And Ask For Copies:

Double check if you are carrying every important document in your bag regarding your operation. Ask your hospital to provide you with the necessary information about laparoscopic surgery. Do not forget to ask for leaflets or brochure. It will help you to know everything about your surgery.

Pack Your Medication:

If you’re on any medication, pack your emergency medications before leaving for the hospital. You should let your anaesthetist know about your medications so that it will help her to know about your physical condition and if you need to discontinue them for a while.

Be Ready With Your Hospital Bag:

Pack your hospital bag before your operation day. Put comfy clothes (loose fitting clothes), phone charger, phone, and everything you need to put. In case you need to stay overnight pack your comfortable night dress and toiletries.

Inform Your Close One To Be There For You:

After surgery, you won’t be able to drive on your own. Inform your friends or family to drive you home and settle you up. While seated, keep cushions to support your back.

Before going for laparoscopic surgery, choosing the Best Laparoscopic surgery hospital is important for patients. We, Varanasi Hospital is known as the best Laparoscopic surgery hospital in Northern India. For more information, feel free to get in touch with us.

Laparoscopic Surgery

Laparoscopic Surgery is the most common surgical procedure performed by most of the doctors and healthcare providers these days. Many well-known hospitals, including Varanasi Hospital, offer the Best Laparoscopic Surgeries in Uttarpradesh.

Laparoscopy is known as ‘minimally-invasive’ surgery and offers the patients with great advantages, such as quick recovery, shorter stay in the hospital, reducing hemorrhage and more. Doctors make small incisions in the belly area to carry out the procedure, instead of a large one (like the ones needed in open surgery). Laparoscopic surgery includes surgeries like Cholecystectomy (Gallstone operation), Pancreatitis, Colectomy, Hernia repair, Appendix removal, Nephrectomy and many more.

Laparoscopy is quite famous with almost every modern doctor. We are briefing you about some Laparoscopic instruments which are used by doctors during surgery-

  • Laparoscope
  • Cannulas and Trocars
  • Scissors and Graspers
  • Retractors
  • Telescopic Rod Lens connected with a video camera
  • A cold light attached with an optical fibre.

Laparoscopic surgeries are carried out by a special machine called ‘Laparoscope’. It is a thin instrument that partly is inserted inside the body while its handle stays outside the body for attaining desirable movements for the surgery.

Trocars are made of metal (stainless steel) or plastic and Cannula is a hollow tube. Through the Trocar surgeon insert instruments like graspers and scissors. During operation, the surgeon makes small incisions in the belly and insert a cannula tube. It is generally used to inflate the abdomen with CO2 gas to get more clear visibility of the abdominal organ.

Retractors are made of stainless steel and are used for separating the edge of the incisions and the basic organ tissues to get the view properly.

The surgeon inserts a video camera and cold light source which is attached to an optical fiber, through the cannula. The camera and light source, altogether offer visuals to perform the surgery.

After the surgery, the instruments are removed from the abdomen. Doctors stitch the incision area and sealed the place with surgical tape and bandages.

Laparoscopic Surgery has a lot of advantages than open surgery, some of them are-

  • It reduces pain.
  • Patients will expect a release within one or two days.
  • Patients easily go back to normal life within a few weeks.
  • It reduces the chances of hemorrhage.

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