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Laparoscopic surgery refers to a minimally invasive surgery technique. Laparoscopic surgery involves small cuts being made instead of long and invasive cuts of 6 to 12 inches long.

Laparoscopic surgery is sometimes referred to as keyhole surgery since the surgeon makes cuts that are not usually more than half-inch long.

Benefits of Laparoscopic surgery are as follows:

Since Laparoscopic surgery is minimally invasive, it has some really important benefits to offer:

  • Smaller scars
  • Less hospitalization time
  • Less of pain
  • Early recovery

Laparoscopic surgery can be used to perform which operations?

Considering the simplicity and minimum invasive nature of Laparoscopic surgery, it is used to perform a list of operations which would have been done through invasive procedure, otherwise:

  • Gallbladder removal (cholecystectomy)
  • Removal of liver tissue
  • Removal of pancreatic tissue
  • Hernia repair
  • Bariatric procedures
  • Esophagus repair
  • Partial removal or repair of colon or small bowel
  • Whipple Surgery

Advancement in the field of Laparoscopic surgery

Laparoscopic surgery has had its share of advancements and Robotic Laparoscopy surgery is something that will change the paradigms of medical science and surgical procedures.

In the robotic version of laparoscopic surgery, a small cut is made and a camera is inserted through that as usual. Here the difference is that the surgeons set up a robot’s mechanical arms and control it via a Surgeon console unit.

The robotic version of the laparoscopic surgery lets the surgeons be more comfort. Therefore, right from detecting an abnormality to removing an abnormality, Laparoscopic surgery is now a preferred type of doing surgery!

And we at Radiance hospitals along with our team of experts ensure to offer the best Laparoscopic surgery experience.

Written By : Radiance Hospital

Your joints experience wear and tear after prolonged use as they handle more pressure than any other bone in your body. Joint replacement surgery is a surgical procedure where artificial joints are inserted in a patient’s body to relieve chronic joint pain and to improve mobility. Most of the people going for joint replacement surgeries are between ages 50 to 80. It helps improve the quality of life drastically.

It is up to your doctor to decide what kind of surgery you would need depending on your symptoms and affected joints. The most common types of joint replacements surgeries are:

  • Knee Replacement Surgery:
    • Partial Knee Replacement: If the damage affects only one or two parts of three compartments i.e. the lateral, medial and patellofemoral compartments, this surgery is recommended.
    • Robotic Knee Surgery: This is a highly customized surgery where a 3D representation of your knee is created. Robotic assistance is used during the surgery to replace part or all of the knee joint.
  • Hip Replacement Surgery:
    • Anterior Hip Replacement: It is a minimally invasive hip replacement where the surgery is done from in front of the hip. It allows quick recovery and fewer restrictions after surgery.
    • Partial Hip Replacement: In partial hip replacement, only the femoral head or the ball is replaced in the hip. This is done when the acetabulum or the socket is undamaged.
  • Shoulder Replacement Surgery: It is a surgery where the position of the ball and socket in the shoulder joint are replaced with artificial parts.

All of these joint replacement surgeries require expert and experienced hands. Come to Radiance hospital to get sustaining joint surgeries and relieve your pain.

Written By : Radiance Hospital

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What is frozen Shoulder?
If you are having stiffness of shoulder in all directions then it is called frozen shoulder.

Causes for frozen Shoulder.
Commonest cause is idiopathic that is the exact cause not known Second commonest is diabetes Third cause is it could be secondary to some injury or operation.

Treatment options for frozen shoulder Apart from physiotherapy, injection of steroid as well as sodium hyaluronate in the joint is one of the commonest modality to treat frozen shoulder.
If the patient does not respond to above mentioned therapy, arthroscopy (endoscopy) is the treatment of choice. In this operation doctor puts endoscope inside the joint & cuts the stiff tissues.

Advantages of arthroscopy guided treatment of frozen Shoulder.
It is precise, day care, key hole procedure which gives instant movements & pain relief.

Causes for difficulty in lifting shoulder You have to consult the doctor as it can be rotator cuff (tissue responsible for lifting the arm) tear. 
Doctor may advise for further investigations like MRI which is a very useful tool to diagnose the problem.

Treatment options for rotator cuff tear.
Arthroscopy guided repair is the gold standard. However one can go for mini-open repair which is cost- effective. It has it’s own limitations that one should consult with the doctor.

What to do if cuff repair is not possible?
Doctor may advise for shoulder joint replacement. It is one of the last treatment option. The cost is the factor in country like India.

Causes for recurrent dislocation of shoulder.
The inside structures like labrum, capsule or other bony problems lead to recurrent dislocation.

Treatment option for recurrent dislocation Arthroscopy guided repair is the gold standard.
However in selected cases open surgeries may be required.

What to do after first time dislocation?
Doctor reduces the joint under short anesthesia usually it is closed procedure but in rare cases open may be required.
If you have any question about your knee & shoulder disease, you can write to on preeteshjshah73@gmail.com

Written By : Dr. Preetesh J Shah

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When thinking of any surgical procedures, The first concern of any normal human being is about “safety”…!!
Here we examine the benefits and disadvantages of weight-loss surgery so that you can decide if it is right & safe for you.

Risks of Bariatric Surgery

When matched to the risks of living with obesity that includes complications related to diabetes type 2, hypertension, sleep apnea, Knee joint pain, OSA, Hyperlipidemia, Infertility and an increased possibility of early death, the risks of bariatric surgery are negligible.

Some potential risks of bariatric surgery include dumping syndrome, staple line leak, not losing the desired amount of weight or weight regain.

However, most patients who undergo bariatric surgery and make a commitment to sustained weight loss optically discern a significant improvement in their overall health.  Achieving a healthier weight can eliminate Sleep apnea, reverse diabetes type 2, and good of control high blood pressure, which leads to a longer and healthier life.

Bariatric Surgery is the Safest Surgical Procedures

While any surgical procedures has its own risk, but with the experienced Obesity surgeon, advanced laparoscopic equipments and high end post-surgical care, that risk is  minimised . 

Laparoscopic Bariatric surgery is being performed through the smallest possible incision ( 4 small incision). Even a Single port ( from one hole ) bariatric surgery is possible now a days.  The minimally invasive technique uses high definition cameras and very thin tools, and this approach has shown to cut down on recovery period, reduce your hospital stay, limit scarring and decrease post-operative discomfort.

Our bariatric surgeon at ANSH OBECURE has performed many advanced weight-loss surgeries with the highest success rate in Ahmedabad. Experienced team of Doctors and advanced instruments & technology has improved outcomes and minimised likelihood for surgical complications.

Talk with the Bariatric Expert – Dr. Apurva Vyas

It is always important to discuss any concerns with the bariatric team before deciding whether bariatric surgery is right for you.

We are available at every step of the way to support and guide you along your weight-loss journey. Patient care helpline is always open, including during Hospital visits, query via phone calls, ongoing support groups, and through the Social media portal. We’re here to answer any questions you may have about the process, and what we can do to help minimize the risk of complications.

To know more about weight loss surgery and the ways in which it might you reach a healthful, better-off weight, or just have questions about how we can help; get in touch.

RADIANCE HOSPITAL

Dr. Apurva Vyas , Robotic Metabolic & GI Surgeon
Successfully done 2500+ – Bariatric Surgery (Obesity Surgery)
Address: 3rd & 4th Floor, Shital Varsha III, Opp. Manan Motors, Nr. Vijay Char Rasta, Ahmedabad

Call : +91 70432 11118 Appointments

+91 99987 33377 – Obesity  helpline

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Written By : Dr. Apurva Vyas

Choosing whether to undergo weight loss surgery can be a difficult and worrying decision to make for a patient. Though nowadays the awareness regarding its benefits is increasing amongst patients, but some myths still persist. False information about obesity and its correlated health issues still persists. Indeed, there are a number of myths proliferating about weight loss surgeries, as the following list explains:

Myth 1: Weight loss surgery means eating a liquid diet for the whole of your life

While liquids are mentioned for the early period after surgery, patients can suppose to enjoy solid foods after some of the weeks. Of course, they will not be able to eat the same amount of as before the surgery, but there are no real restrictions when it comes to the actual kinds of food they eat afterwards.

Myth 2: Weight loss surgery is a facile way out

Like all earnest healthcare ways and lifestyle changes, undergoing weight loss surgery does not mean patients will be able to go about their lives in the same way as they did afore. Indeed, patients are advised to cerebrate about making dietetic changes and take up exercise as a component of their care plan, which will avail avert them from incrementing weight again and destruction any positive changes that have been made.

Myth 3: Weight loss surgery will cause wide scarring

All weight loss surgery is done through keyholes, i.e laparoscopically. The surgery is performed through small holes made over abdomen. So patients will only be left with a small mark. In cases where advisable the surgery can also be performed through a single hole through belly button so as the mark is not visible at all. In these cases it is also helpful cosmetically.

Myth 4: Doing weight loss surgery avoids future pregnancy

While it is often suitable to wait a year or two after having surgery and to attain a lower weight before getting pregnant, weight loss surgery itself will not prevent women from having a child. It should be noted, that having the surgery can cause some hormonal fluctuations, if you are planning of having children then it is a good idea to wait for a minimum of 18 months after surgery, To maintain nutrition during pregnancy for mother and fetus both are most important.

For Know more about weight loss surgery and the ways in which it might you reach a healthful, better-off weight, or just have questions about how we can help; get in touch.

 

RADIANCE HOSPITAL

Dr. Apurva Vyas , Robotic Metabolic & GI Surgeon
Successfully done 2500+ – Bariatric Surgery (Obesity Surgery)
Address: 3rd & 4th Floor, Shital Varsha III, Opp. Manan Motors, Nr. Vijay Char Rasta, Ahmedabad

Call : +91 70432 11118 Appointments

+91 99987 33377 – Obesity  helpline

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