General Surgery

Department of General & Advance Laparoscopic Surgery - Overview

What use to be General Surgery has now become a highly specialized department that offers latest technology, operation techniques and management protocols for some of the commonest diseases of mankind. Diseases range from simple gastrointestinal surgery for appendicitis to advanced surgeries like laparoscopic gastric bypass, ileo-anal pouches, thymectomy etc. Between this range lies evidence based treatment for gall bladder stones, hernias, ano-rectal diseases. Emergency surgery includes: blunt and penetrating injuries and accidents; perforation peritonitis, intestinal obstruction, acute abdomen, gastrointestinal bleeding etc. Planned surgery in addition to above includes : esophageal diseases like achalasiacardia, reflux diseases, benign and cancerous conditions; stomach ulcers, bleeding, tumor and cancer; gall bladder, biliary stones, cysts, tumors etc; pancreatic tumors, pancreatitis, cysts; splenectomy; adrenalectomy; thyroidectomy; salivary gland tumors; benign and cancerous conditions of breast. Swellings and surgical infections. Advanced tertiary care surgeries need many support structures that have now become synonymous with a centre of excellence like ours. These supporting areas include:
Laparoscopic Surgery at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals Delhi, India
Operation theatre with laminar flow ventilation, infection control guidelines, latest technology of surgical, anesthetic and safety equipment. Anesthesia department with dedicated full time team available round the clock. Modern and latest anesthesia machines with back up. Intensive Care Unit with round the clock specialist care in Respiratory, Cardiac, Gastro, Critical Care, Neuro and Nephrology departments. On site blood bank with reliability of blood products vis a vie infections, expiry and other qualitative parameters. Emergency, Day care and OPD surgical facilities. Supporting surgical specialties like Plastic and reconstructive surgery, orthopedics, vascular, onco, neuro and thoracic surgery. What sets the specialty apart is the wide range of services provided by a group of well trained and highly experienced surgeons from the best medical institutions of India and the world. The track record of the department since inception in 1996 shows a complication rate that is amongst the best in the world, very low infection rate and a high patient satisfaction feedback. All surgical procedures that are being done across the world are available here at world class standards.