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All About Laparoscopic Surgery

  • What is Laparoscopic Surgery

Laparoscopic surgery means minimally invasive surgery or surgery done by minimal incision. It is possible with the help of an instrument called laparoscope which has a tiny video camera and light on the end. It can be introduce in the abdominal cavity with incision of 5mm only. Through it surgeon can look at a video monitor inside of the abdominal cavity

  • What to eat after laparoscopy surgery


After Laparoscopic surgery bowel movements appear early as compared to open procedure, if bowel resection is not done during surgery then patient can be allowed liquids orally 4-6 hrs after surgery and gradually to normal diet

  • Laparoscopy surgery cost

The cost of laparoscopy surgery varies from one institute to other and also on the type of surgery done

  • Laparoscopy incisions healing time

As the length of incision is less in laparoscopy surgery, healing time is less as compared to open approach and incisions heal within a week

  • Abdominal pain after laparoscopy surgery

Abdominal pain after laparoscopic surgery is minimal as the length of incision is very minimal. The duration and frequency of analgesia required after laparoscopic surgery is less as compared to open surgery

  • Why is laparoscopy surgery done

Laparoscopy surgery has many advantages compared to traditional open approach

Less pain in the post-op period

Early mobilization

  • Laparoscopy surgery time

The duration of laparoscopy surgery varies according to the surgery and also the intra-abdominal adhesions

  • Laparoscopy surgery scars

These are smooth and very minimal

  • Laparoscopy Abdominal Surgery

Most common surgery are cholecystectomy, appendectomy,

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Laparoscopic Surgery: Indications In Gallbladder Disease

  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Gallstone

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Laparoscopic Surgery for Gallstone

Gallstones is the most common surgical gallbladder disease. It is the most common indication for laparoscopic surgery for abdomen disease.USG abdomen is the best investigation for diagnosis of gallbladder stones. Most commonly patient present with biliary colic.The standard treatment for gallstones is laparoscopic cholecystectomy.Gallstones can cause various complications like jaundice, cholangitis, pancreatitis. There is no role for medicine in the management.Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is a day care surgery in which patient is operated early in the morning and can be discharged on same day by evening. From next day onwards patient can do all his day to day normal activities. There is no special diet after gallbladder  removal.Patient has to avoid excess fat in the diet for next 2-3 months post-surgery

  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Gallbladder Cancer

It is the surgical gallbladder disease which if detected early and treated carries a good prognosis. Most common symptom of gallbladder cancer is pain right upper abdomen along with anorexia and weight loss. Patient can have jaundice if gallbladder mass most likely at neck compress the biliary symptom.If there is doubt of gallbladder cancer on ultrasound CECT abdomen should be done. There is no role of FNAC if the gallbladder cancer is resectable. The standard surgery for gallbladder cancer is radical cholecystectomy in which gallbladder is removed along with liver wedge and standard lymphadenectomy is done. Earlier cancer surgery was not done laparoscopically in fear of port site metastases. Now we have sufficient data in literature which supports that even cancer surgery can be done laparoscopically with early benefits of minimally invasive approach and long term same survival rate compared to open surgery. Gallbladder cancer surgery is also being done laparoscopy in early stage cancers

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