Noida Sector 12

Noida Sector 11

Faridabad

Preet Vihar, Delhi

Pandav Nagar, Delhi

Haridwar

Jaipur

Meerut

Rewari

Vadodara

Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery

Introduction In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare, medical advancements are pivotal in delivering effective and efficient treatment options. Since its inception in 1991, Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery has significantly transformed the field of colorectal surgery, offering a multitude of advantages in contemporary healthcare practices. Extensive research has underscored its efficacy, establishing it as a preferred approach for colorectal procedures globally. At Metro Group of Hospitals, we acknowledge the importance of minimally invasive techniques in modern healthcare. With cutting-edge technology and expertise, our institution leads the forefront of laparoscopic surgery, earning accolades such as pioneering one of the initial gallstone surgeries in an 'Situs Inversus' patient in India.

Understanding Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery

Laparoscopic colorectal surgery, commonly referred to as keyhole surgery, entails making four or five small incisions (approximately one centimeter each) in the abdomen. Through these incisions, specialized instruments and a telescope camera are inserted, enabling surgeons to visualize and operate on internal abdominal organs with heightened precision. The magnified images captured by the camera are displayed on a monitor, guiding the surgical procedure.

Advantages of Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery

In the contemporary era, laparoscopic colorectal surgery offers several benefits that
align with the demands of modern lifestyles:

  • Reduced Recovery Time: With minimal incisions and reduced tissue trauma,
    laparoscopic surgery facilitates quicker recovery, allowing patients to resume daily
    activities sooner. This aspect is particularly advantageous in today's fast-paced society
    where time efficiency is paramount.
  • Minimal Scarring: Unlike traditional open surgery, laparoscopic procedures result in
    smaller scars, leading to superior cosmetic outcomes. In an age where aesthetics hold
    significant value, minimal scarring is highly desirable among patients.
  • Shorter Hospital Stay: Laparoscopic colorectal surgery often necessitates a shorter
    hospital stay compared to traditional open surgery, thereby reducing healthcare
    expenditures and enabling swift resumption of normal routines.
  • Enhanced Precision: Utilization of specialized instruments and advanced imaging
    technology in laparoscopic surgery ensures heightened precision and accuracy during
    the procedure. This minimizes the risk of complications and ensures superior
    outcomes for patients.

Preparation for Surgery

Prior to undergoing laparoscopic colorectal surgery, patients undergo a comprehensive series of investigations and tests to confirm the diagnosis, evaluate the disease's extent, and assess the suitability of the proposed treatment plan.

Procedure

During laparoscopic colorectal surgery, a cannula—a hollow tube—is inserted into the peritoneal cavity, and carbon dioxide gas is introduced to create space within the abdominal cavity. This facilitates the insertion of a laparoscope, a narrow telescope equipped with a video camera, providing a magnified view of internal organs on a screen. Additional incisions are made to accommodate specialized surgical instruments for resection. Depending on the specific procedure, a larger incision may be made to remove bowel specimens. The duration of surgery typically ranges from
two to three hours.

Post-Surgery Expectations

Following laparoscopic colorectal surgery, patients receive oxygen via a mask and intravenous fluids through a cannula. A catheter may be inserted into the bladder to facilitate urine drainage, and pain medications are administered as required. Patients gradually transition from a liquid to a solid diet under medical supervision.

At Metro Hospital, we prioritize patient care and strive for excellence in laparoscopic colorectal surgery. With our experienced team and state-of-the-art facilities, we ensure optimal outcomes and a seamless recovery process for every patient.