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Laparoscopic or Keyhole Surgery Benefits

Laparoscopic or Keyhole Surgery Benefits

Vicky Sharma679 11-Dec-2019

Laparoscopic surgery is a minimally invasive surgery, which is also known as keyhole surgery. It is a specialized technique that is used to carry out treatments like gall bladder surgery and gynecological surgeries by creating small incisions of about 0.5 to 1 cm. Besides this, the laparoscopic technique has also been extended to carry out intestinal surgeries.

The procedure involves making small cuts on the body, which are not more than half-inch long. Through this incision, a tube is inserted, and a special camera and surgical tools are passed through it. The surgery is then performed by screening the whole operation on a TV screen. The monitoring is done with the help of a camera and instruments that go inside the abdomen. There are situations where a surgeon opts for a special hand port. This technique requires a larger incision than usual laparoscopic surgery and is called "hand assisted laparoscopy".

Medanta- The Medicity, Gurgaon provides the best laparoscopic surgery in Gurgaon under the supervision of Dr. Vikas Singhal.

Laparoscopic surgery has several advantages, such as:

    • Less pain.

    • Low rate of wound infection.

    • Fewer rates of wound break down.

Not only does this, laparoscopy help in identifying medical conditions such as a tumor, liver disease, abdominal infections, but also prevents the spread of particular types of cancer.

The gastrointestinal tract includes organs such as mouth, stomach, large and small intestine, liver, gallbladder, anus, etc. Surgeries that involve the gastrointestinal tract are performed with the help of laparoscopic surgery. With the help of laparoscopy surgery, the surgeon can perform surgery with minimal incisions.

Operations performed through laparoscopy surgery, include:

A. Gallbladder surgery

Gallstones are small solid material that forms in the gallbladder. The surgery involves the removal of the gallbladder to prevent it from producing more stones. The gallbladder stone surgery is generally completed laparoscopically with minimal cuts, whereas open surgery is required for a very few cases.

B. Hernia repair surgery

Hernias come in different shapes and sizes and hence require different treatments. Small hernias are laparoscopically cured whereas, large and complex hernias involve a specific form of abdominal wall reconstruction so that a big mesh can assemble, and strengthen the gap. Types of laparoscopic surgery for hernia repair performed by Dr. Vikas Singhal in Gurgaon include:

    • Laparoscopic ventral hernia repairs.

    • Open ventral hernia repair with only mesh.

    • Open ventral hernia repair with rives-Stoppa retro rectus mesh.

Apart from the surgeries mentioned above, bariatric surgeries are also combined with laparoscopic surgery at Medanta-The Medicity, Gurgaon, to achieve the best results. The surgeries are performed by Dr. Vikas Singhal, who is a renowned specialist in laparoscopic and endoscopic procedures.

Bariatric surgeries such as laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic gastric bypass, and the laparoscopic adjustable gastric band are provided at Medanta-The Medicity, Gurgaon. These surgeries limit how much food stomach one can hold and how well nutrients are absorbed in the intestine.

For safe, effective, and the best laparoscopic surgery based treatments, one can consult Dr. Vikas Singhal at Medanta-The Medicity, Gurgaon.


Dr Vikas Singhal is the best Bariatric Surgeon in Gurgaon. He is an American Board of Surgery certified surgeon. He has also received the Fellowship of American Society of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (FASMBS). He believes in honest and ethical patient care and practice of Evidence Based Medicine.

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