Dr Nitin Jain is a Gastrointestinal and Laparoscopic Surgeon offering the best Gallbladder stones treatment. He specializes in Gastrointestinal, Colorectal, HPB Surgery. He is a renowned laparoscopic surgeon, He adds content for patient information here regularly to educate patients before taking decisions.
Laparoscopic surgery means tiny cut in milimeters surgery or key hole surgery or minimal access surgery or minimal invasive surgery. Many people in common understanding call it laser surgery though that is inappropriate term. Open surgery means conventional long cut in centimeters surgery. In contrast to open surgery incision is small, scar is small , hospital stay is less and recovery is fast for Laparoscopic surgery.
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy means removal of Gall bladder is commonest Laparoscopic Surgery. It is considered Gold Standard all over the world. It is the common example of Laparoscopic Surgery showing advantages of Laparoscopic Surgery.
Apart from Cholecystectomy, Appendicectomy, Colectomy and Hernia are common operations that can be done with laparoscopy. Laparoscopic surgery is even done complex pancreatic, hepatic and bile duct , oesophagus, stomamch and spleen operation.
HPB means Hepatic- Pancreatico- Biliary Surgery. It is a complex and advanced subspeciality of Surgical Gastroenterology that deals with diseases of Liver, Pancreas, Gall Bladder and Biliary tract.
Colorectal Surgery is subspeciality of Surgical Gastroenterology that deals with diseases of Large intestine means colon and rectum.
Proctology is subspeciality that deals with diseases of anorectum means anus and rectum lower part of large intestine. Proctology deals with commonest problems like piles (Haemorrhoids), fissure, fistula and perianal abscess.
Gall bladder stone is a common problem all over world. All the persons with Gall bladder stones do not require immediate operation. They can be incidental finding on Sonography without causing symptoms i.e asymptomatic. And in others they cause symptoms like pain in abdomen particularly Right upper quadrant or upper middle abdomen, jaundice, or problem in digestion especially of oily foods. As complications like acute cholecystitis (Swelling and inflammation of GB), jaundice (cholangitis) , recurrent pain in abdomen, acute pancreatitis because of passage of stone, or infection of GB (empyema) or perforation of GB can occur. Number & size of stones do not decide surgery: health profile, associated diseases, symptoms and complications do decided surgery. Asymptomatic patients can be observed without surgery for long time. Surgery is performed is laparoscopic cholecystectomy i.e. complete removal of GB through key hole surgery. only 5-10% persons will require open i.e. conventional long cut surgery.
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