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Paras Institute of General and Laparoscopic Surgery is equipped with the most modern facilities, technology and infrastructure. Supported by a team of surgeons of national and international repute, the Institute specializes in performing almost all major gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, pancreatic procedures, cancer surgeries & bariatric surgeries. The Institute is well supported by the Institute of Gastroenterology and Medical Oncology.
The surgeons specialize in ‘Laparoscopic Surgery’ which is a minimally invasive procedure in comparison to the conventional traditional general surgery. In the same instead of a 2-3 inch abdominal incision only a ¼ -1/2 inch incision is required. This surgery technique requires precision, skill and experience. Paras Institute of General and Laparoscopic Surgery has the state of the art video technology and equipment suites to ensure surgical brilliance.
Paras Institute of General and Laparoscopic Surgery is one of the few centre of the country that also specializes in performing a specialized surgery technique – ‘Single Incision laparoscopic Surgery’ (SILS). SILS is a novel technique that ensures maximum patient comfort, early discharge, early mobility and least amount of pain. The surgery is usually performed through a single small incision from the ‘Navel’ of the patient. The patients through the procedure can get discharged on day care basis. Patient selection for the same is essential.
Advantages of Laparoscopic Surgery:
Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) can be regarded as the future of Laparoscopic Surgery. Paras Institute of General and Laparoscopic Surgery specializes in the same and is one of the few centers of the country to provide this unique treatment procedure.
SILS in comparison to the traditional general surgery technique and laparoscopic surgery technique is done through a ‘Single Entry Point’. The surgery only requires an incision of 20mm. Through a scope the surgeons views the internal organs and pictures are taken of the affected area. The technique aids the surgeon in providing him a wider angle of vision, thereby making the procedure more effective.
The Instruments that are used to perform SILS are flexible, giving surgeons the advantage of maneuverability, flexibility and greater reach.
The surgeries are usually performed through the navel and post the same only a gum is put to seal the incision. The result is less post operative pain and least tissue trauma.
SILS is now an excellent option for patients that need treatment for Gall Bladder Stones, Appendicitis, Hernia, selected gastrointestinal surgeries.
Comparison of advantages:
|Open Procedure||Traditional Laparoscopic Surgery||SILS|
|Number of incisions||1 large incision||3-4 smaller incisions||Only 1 incision|
|Size of incisions||5-7 inch long||About ¾ inch long||About ¾ inch long|
|Number of visible scars||1 large scar||3-4 small scars||Potential for NO visible scars|
|Length of hospital stay||2-4 days||Same day||Same day|
|Pain||Moderate||Mild or minimal due to multiple sites of entry||Mild due to single site of entry|
|Recovery Time||Return to work in upto 6-8 weeks||Return to work within 2 weeks||Return to work in 1-2 weeks|
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