Posts Tagged "Day Care Surgery"

Hernia : Frequently asked Questions

Posted on Oct 28, 2011 | 4 comments

Hernia : Frequently asked Questions

In this article, I try to address some of the most frequently asked questions abut Hernia. In a nutshell: Hernia surgery is safe, quick and simple ! What is a hernia ? A hernia is an abnormal protrusion of an organ or a part of the organ through a normal or an abnormal opening in the wall which contains it. For instance the bowel herniating through the inguinal or femoral orifice in the abdominal wall or bowel herniating through the umbilicus.     The word hernia is derived from the Latin word meaning bulge and greek word meaning to rupture.   How common is hernia? Why does...

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Daycare Surgery : What it is, and why it’s good for you

Posted on Oct 28, 2011 | 3 comments

Daycare Surgery : What it is, and why it’s good for you

I know what you’re thinking: “Isn’t daycare meant for my kids? How is it connected to surgery?”   Is Daycare Surgery  just a new fad, or is it truly patient friendly ? Let me help you understand it .   What is Daycare Surgery ? Daycare Surgery means hospitalization for a few hours during which the surgery is carried out and discharge from the hospital is on the same day. In essence it means caring during the day (within 24 hours) similar to daycare for your child.   How does a surgeon send his patient home in 1 day? Does the patient have no pain ? Day...

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Hernia Surgery is Simple Surgery

Posted on Aug 10, 2011 | 5 comments

Hernia Surgery is Simple Surgery

New age technologies like the 3D-Mesh are making Hernia surgery faster, simpler, safer and less painful. Here’s how. Surgery makes us shudder. The very thought of needles, pricks and pain and the idea of lying in bed for days makes no one happy. We worry about the outcomes of surgery, infection and how much time we will lose in the number of productive days. There is internet for us, probably to confuse us, probably to guide us, but that would depends on what page you are reading. There is so much information on the net that is not authenticated. However, surgery like technology is...

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Laparoscopy & Mini-laparoscopy

Posted on Aug 5, 2011 | 3 comments

Laparoscopy & Mini-laparoscopy

Laparoscopic surgeons use modern technologies to perform operations through very small cuts (less than two centimeters).  Smaller cuts mean lesser pain and faster healing.   What is Laparoscopy ? Laparoscopy is derived from a Greek Word, ‘Laparos’ meaning abdomen and ‘Scopy’ meaning to see inside. So indeed it is a means for the surgeon to visualize the internal abdominal organs and advise medical treatment or perform surgery. Diagnostic Laparoscopy is the most basic of laparoscopic surgeries where the surgeon uses a high definition camera placed through the...

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