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General and Laparoscopic Surgery

Best Laparoscopic Surgery in Kochi

Laparoscopic or Minimally invasive surgery uses tiny cuts or incisions in the skin — or no cuts at all — rather than the large cuts often needed in traditional surgery. MIS includes both laparoscopy (surgery through small holes) and endoscopy (diagnostic and therapeutic procedures performed through the body’s organs and existing openings).

There are many kinds of minimally invasive surgeries; each involves the surgeon using an endoscope or laparoscope. This is a thin tube with a light and tiny video camera at the end. The endoscope lets the surgeon see inside the body. The Surgeon inserts specially designed, thin instruments and sophisticated coagulation device to perform the operation

through the smaller opening. It’s safer than open surgery. You’ll recover more quickly, spend less time in the hospital, and feel more comfortable.

In traditional surgeries, a surgeon needs to make a large incision in order to operate, mainly to use many assistants hands to be inside the wound. To have a reasonable vision for the team, the cut has to be really big. Minimally invasive techniques only require two to three small incisions — usually 5 mm/10 mm and these port sites are the key to MIS. The high definition camera and lighting provide a clear vision for precise surgery.

There are many methods of minimally invasive surgery that have become the standard of care for a wide range of medical conditions, ranging from common medical issues to complex surgeries.


Key Highlights

  • SCARLESS ENDOSCOPIC THYROID REMOVAL - No Neck Scar

  • BARIATRIC SURGERY

  • INTRAGASTRIC BALLOON

  • KEYHOLE HERNIA SURGERY

  • DIABETIC SURGERY (RESOLUTION IN 90%) - Ileal Interposition (Hybrid)

Dr. R. Padmakumar

Sr.Consultant, HOD - MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY (MIS)

Qualification

MBBS, DNB, MNAMS, DipALS, FAIS, FIMSA, FCLS, FRCS (GL)

Experience

    • Leading Obesity Surgeon in India & UAE.
    • More than 20 years of hands-on experience in Laparoscopic Surgery in major hospitals across India.

Other Information

Other Laparoscopic Surgeries Performed:

  • Appendectomy

  • Cholecystectomy

  • Low Anterior Resection for Colorectal Diseases (without having colostomy)

  • Cancer Surgery

  • Splenectomy

  • Adhesiolysis

  • Liver Biopsy

Other General Surgeries:

  • Varicose Vein Treatment

  • Diabetic Foot Management

  • Breast Surgery

  • Stapler Hemorrhoidectomy for piles

  • Advanced Treatment for fistula

  • Tummy Tuck for Abdominal apron

  • Flap repair for Pilonidal sinus

Dr. R. Padmakumar

Sr.Consultant, HOD - MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY (MIS)

News & events

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Jan

8 month old underweight baby undergoes successful liver transplant at Lakeshore Hospital

A team of experts of VPS Lakeshore, led by Dr. Abhishek Yadav, successfully performed liver transplantation on an 8-month old underweight baby who had underdeveloped lungs.

05

Nov

Dr. Shamsheer Vayaylil wins award from Kerala State Minority Welfare Department.

Dr. Shamsheer Vayalil, Chairman and Managing Director of VPS Healthcare, wins award from Kerala State Minority Welfare department.

20

Jan

Project Samaritan Mass Programme launched

Project Samaritan Mass Programme launched

18

Jan

CARDIAC SCIENCE MEDICAL CAMP 

VPS Lakeshore is organizing a Cardiac Science Medical Camp from 20th - 25th of January.

16

Jan

Cardiac medical camp at VPS Lakeshore hospital

The Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery departments of VPS Lakeshore Hospital will be organizing a cardiac medical camp on January 20-25, 2020.

05

Dec

VPS Healthcare Signs MoU With Dubai Health Authority.

VPS Lakeshore now signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Dubai Health Authority

02

Dec

Dubai Health Authority visits VPS Lakeshore

A senior delegation of Dubai Health Authority officials led by His Excellency Humaid Al Qutami, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), visited VPS Lakeshore Hospital.

21

Nov

NAPCON

A Sleep workshop has been organized at VPS Lakeshore hospital, as part of NAPCON, a joint national conference of Indian Chest Society and national college of chest physicians.