General surgery is focused on the abdominal area – the stomach, oesophagus, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts. It also often includes the thyroid gland and deals with diseases affecting the skin, breast, hernias and soft tissue.
Laparoscopic surgery is also known as “minimally invasive” surgery due to the extremely small incisions used to enter the body and perform surgery. It gets its name from the specialised camera, called a laparoscope, which is used to give surgeons a view of the affected area. Patients experience far less pain during and after laparoscopic surgery, recover far quicker and have minimal scarring to show for it.
Here at Sita Bhateja Speciality Hospital, we have an experienced and skilled team of general surgeons who routinely deal with most general surgical conditions.
Some of the procedures we routinely perform are