Posts Tagged "minimal access surgery"

VAAFT Surgery : Video Assisted Anal Fistula Treatment

Posted on Nov 2, 2011 | 17 comments

VAAFT Surgery : Video Assisted Anal Fistula Treatment

Today we have a new minimal-access technique to address complex, recurrent and high fistulas. What is an Anal Fistula ? An anal fistula is an abnormal connection between the anal canal and the outer skin of the anus. Fistulas occur when an infected anal gland bursts into the anal canal internally, and then becomes a conduit for pus discharge to the anal skin area. Fistulas show up with pus discharge in the anal area (a ‘wet feeling’ at the anal area). They may also go through periods of pus discharge and quiet periods when there are no symptoms. Click here to understand Anal Fistula in...

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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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