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Laparoscopy Procedure in Alwarpet, Chennai

Urological Laparoscopic surgery is used to treat problems of the urinary tract. It is a minimally invasive procedure. With time, there have been stellar advancements in this technique. Nowadays, this procedure is performed with robotic technologies to have better visuals of the body. 

What Do We Need to Know About Urological Laparoscopic Procedure?

This surgery involves the use of an instrument called a laparoscope. The laparoscope has an inbuilt camera and other long thin tubes attached to it. The laparoscope is inserted into the body by making small incisions. It only requires 3 or 4 small incisions of 0.5 – 1 cm long.

Who Qualifies for This Procedure for a Laparoscopic Procedure?

This surgery is used to treat urological disorders like:

  • Cancerous or non-cancerous tumors
  • Kidney and bladder cancer 
  • Prostate cancer 
  • Stones in kidneys and the urinary tract.
  • Kidney blockages 
  • Vaginal prolapse
  • Urinary incontinence

You can find an appointment by searching ‘urological laparoscopic surgery hospitals near me.’ 

Request an appointment at Apollo Spectra Hospitals, Alwarpet, Chennai.

Call 1860 500 2244 to book an appointment.

Why Is a Laparoscopic Procedure Conducted?

This surgery is a better alternative to open surgeries because of the number of advantages it has. This is a very safe surgical technique with minimal complications. 
The laparoscopic procedure is used to diagnose and treat a wide range of urological disorders. It is used to either remove damaged and abnormal tissue in the urinary tract or take a tissue biopsy sample. 

Different Types of Urological Laparoscopic Procedures

Depending upon the affected urological system’s organ and the disorder following laparoscopic, there are different types of laparoscopic Procedures:

  • Nephrectomy and partial nephrectomy
  • Prostatectomy
  • Renal cyst unroofing
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Cystectomy and partial cystectomy
  • Lymph node dissection
  • Pyeloplasty
  • Ureterolysis

Benefits of Laparoscopic Procedure

Laparoscopic surgery is a better alternative to open surgery. Following are its advantages:

  • Less painful
  • Less or minimal scarring
  • Small incisions 
  • Less blood loss
  • Hospital stay is very short

Risks and Complications Involved With Laparoscopic Procedure

Laparoscopic surgery is a safe procedure. However, it still involves complications as it's a surgical technique. Complications include

  • Bleeding 
  • Bacterial or fungal infections
  • Damage to the other nearby organs and tissues.
  • Nerve damage 
  • Constipation 
  • Can resort to open surgery.

Sources

https://www.augusta.edu/mcg/surgery/urology/laparoscopic.php

https://www.maxhealthcare.in/our-specialities/urology/conditions-treatments/laparoscopic-urologic-surgery#

What are the post-operative measures?

You may feel pain and temporary discomfort in the shoulders. But, it goes away after a couple of days. During the first two days, you will be given intravenous drips to prevent dehydration. After the second day of surgery, patients are allowed to eat solids.

Who performs urological laparoscopic surgery?

A well-trained and highly specialized urological surgeon performs this type of procedure.

When to see a doctor?

When symptoms like recurring urinary tract infections, blood in the urine, painful Urination, constant urge to urinate, unable to empty the bladder, leakage of urine, slow urination, and bleeding in the prostate appear, immediately consult your doctor.

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