Posts Tagged "Mini-Lap"

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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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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