Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery

This is a new evolving innovation in the field of laparoscopic surgery wherein entire surgery is carried out through a 2.5 cm incision and a port introduced through umbilicus. In single port surgery of SILS approach special angled instruments are…

Wednesday 28th, December 2016 more

What is Robotic Surgery?

Robotic surgery is the latest evolution of minimally invasive surgical procedures wherein surgeon uses da Vinci Robotic Surgical System for precise surgery. During surgery, three or four robotic arms are inserted into the patient though small incisions in the abdomen.…

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Bariatric / Obesity Surgery

Bariatric Surgery Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Laparoscopic Gastric Banding Laparoscopic Roux-Y Bypass. Morbid Obesity and Bariatric Surgery: 12 Questions and Answers Dr Prakash K , MS, MCh, AFSAChief GI Surgeon, Aster Medcity, Kochi. 1. What is Obesity? What are the health…

Wednesday 14th, December 2016 more

Liver & Pancreas surgery

There are only few centres in Kerala where surgery for Liver tumours, Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma (Klatskin's Tumour), Pancreatic cancer, periampullary tumour etc. are being successfully undertaken. My unit is equipped with most modern facilities and equipment like Ultrasonic Dissector for liver…

Tuesday 13th, December 2016 more

Laparoscopy

Laparoscopy Laparoscopic approach for abdominal surgery has evolved in a big way over last couple of decades. In laparoscopic of key-hole surgery the steps and the procedure performed is same as in open surgery. Since the entire operation is made…

Sunday 18th, September 2016 more