How much does Laparoscopic Surgery in Bangalore Cost?
Laparoscopy cost depends upon multiple factors. The cost of Laparscopic surgery ranges from ₹35,000 to ₹65,000
What Is Laparoscopic (Key Hole) Surgery? Is It Safe?
Laparoscopy means looking inside someone's abdomen through a small incision using a special camera (laparoscope). One would be put to sleep (general anaesthesia) for this.
What is Laparoscopic Surgery?
It is a newer and better way of performing surgery. small incisions are made through which special instruments are passed and the operation is carried out in a safe environment while looking at each move on the screen. This is done instead of the traditional method of cutting open the abdomen for the surgery.
What kind of Surgeries can be Performed Laparoscopically?
Any surgery, which is done open, can be done laparoscopically depending on the surgeon' skills. At times, a surgeon can suggest patients to have an open surgery if the patient is not fit for laparoscopic surgery or if open surgery has clear benefits.
Some of the surgeries performed are:
1. General Surgical Procedures
b. Hernia repair
c. Gallbladder surgery (laparoscopic cholecystectomy)
d. Biopsy (omental)
2. Advanced Surgeries
a. Acid reflux surgery
b. Weight loss surgery
c. Colorectal cancer surgery
3. Gynaecological Procedures:
a. Endometriosis treatment
b. Pelvic inflammatory disease treatment
c. Infertility treatment
d. Ectopic pregnancy surgery
f. Ovarian cystectomy
What are the Advantages of Laparoscopic Surgery?
Laparoscopic surgery has clear advantages over open surgery. It has proven safety compared to open surgery. Some of the benefits are:
1. Much less pain compared to open method
2. Very short stay compared to open method
3. Minimal scar compared to open method
4. Less complications
5. Early return to work
6. Less chance of hernia
7. Less chance of adhesions leading to long-term pain
I am obese (overweight). Can I opt for Laparoscopic Surgery?
Yes, in fact it is more beneficial for patients who are obese.
I have had open Surgery before. Can I have a Laparoscopic Surgery now?
Yes, people who have had an open surgery can also have a laparoscopic surgery safely, but you would need an expert.
Dr Maruthesh Gowda has trained in laparoscopic surgery from the beginning of his career itself in The UK from 2004. He has extensive training in all type of laparoscopic surgery like Laparoscopic appendicectomy for appendicitis, laparoscopic hernia repair for all kinds of herniae (inguinal hernia, umbilical hernia, epigastric hernia, incisional hernia, ventral hernia), Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication for acidic reflux, laparoscopic colorectal cancer surgery for colon cancer and rectal cancer), bariatric surgery or weight loss surgery (Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, Laparoscopic Roux En Y Gastric Bypass surgery, Laparoscopic band for weight loss) and many more.
He has extensive training under world renowned surgeons in different hospitals across The United Kingdom for 10 years and has been practising in India since 2014 offering complex laparoscopic surgery for wide range of surgical conditions