What is Laparoscopic Colon surgery?
At ALSA, our specialist Dr. Tahir Yunus performs this technique, and that is less invasive and is known as laparoscopic colon surgery permits specialists to perform numerous regular colon techniques through little incision entry points. Patients may leave the hospital in a couple of days and come back to regular exercises more rapidly than patients recouping from open medical surgeries.
In most laparoscopic colon resections, specialists work through 4 or 5 little openings (each about a quarter-inch) while watching a broadened picture of the patient’s inward organs on a monitor. At times, one of the small openings might be lengthened 2 to 3 inches more to complete the surgery.
Advantages of Laparoscopic Resection |Colectomy
- This procedure is less painful
- Patient has to stay for very less time at the hospital
- Patient can go back to his\her regular life quickly which involves eating, drinking and bowel function normally
- Procedure involves few incisions
- Laparoscopic Colon surgery cause quite less scarring than other open procedures
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery preventing you from the following diseases:
- Bleeding from colon
- Bowel obstruction
- Colon cancer
- Crohn’s disease
- Ulcerative colitis
- It is also performed as a preventive surgery at ALSA if you have high chances of getting colon cancer.
Preparation before Laparoscopic Colon Surgery at ALSA
- Quit taking certain meds. Certain drugs can build your danger of difficulties during the surgical procedure, so your primary care physician may ask that you quit taking those medicines before your medical procedure.
- Before your medical procedure. Your surgeon will give you direction and you might be approached to quit eating and drinking a few hours or a day prior to your surgery at ALSA.
- Your primary care physician or surgeon at ALSA may recommend a purgative arrangement like mixing laxatives in water and drinking that at home. You drink the fluid more than few hours or a day prior to surgery. Loose bowels help to void your colon. Your primary care physician may likewise also suggest an enema.
- Now and again, your primary care physician at ALSA or our specialist surgeon Dr. Tahir Yunus may recommend antibiotic agents to smother the microorganisms discovered normally in your colon and to help prevent infection.
Frequently Asked Questions
Laparoscopic surgery involves performing surgery using small holes in the abdomen and inserting a camera with different tools to complete the surgery without making a large cut. This offers a lesser chance of developing infections, much fewer scars, and post-surgical pain, Early return to work and normal activities.
Open Colectomy involves making a bigger incision in your abdomen and then using that for taking out your colon from the abdomen, some portions of your colon, or maybe the entire colon in some cases.
It will take around around 1- 2 weeks to fully recover the laparoscopic colon surgery.
Laparoscopic colon surgery is a totally safe procedure and it involves minimum invasion and incisions as compared to the open surgical procedure.