Laparoscopy in Urology
Proud moments of admiting name under the india book of record by dr ketan patel for largest uterus removed laparoscopically.
Laparoscopy offers a number of advantages to the patient. These include:
- Reduced blood loss, which reduces the chance of needing a blood transfusion.
- Smaller incision, which reduces pain and shortens recovery time, as well as resulting in less post-operative scarring.
- Less pain, hence less analgesics needed.
- Hospital stay is reduced significantly.
- Reduced exposure of internal organs to possible external contaminants thereby reduced risk of acquiring infections.
Commonly performed laparoscopic procedures are
- Simple nephrectomy for non-functioning kidney: may be related to long-term obstruction, stone or infection.
- Deroofing of simple renal cyst: sometimes needed for pain and infection in cyst.
- Radical nephrectomy for large renal tumors
- Partial nephrectomy for small renal masses
- Live donor nephrectomy for kidney transplant
- Pyeloplasty for congenital pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction
- Adrenalectomy for adrenal tumors
- Nephroureterectomy for upper tract TCC
- Orchidopexy for undescended testis
- Ureterolithotomy for very large stones
- Pyelolithotomy for very large and complex stones
- Ureterolysis for retro-peritoneal fibrosis
- Ureteric reimplantation
- Radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer
- Radical cystectomy for advanced muscle invasive bladder cancer
- Augmentation cystoplasty
- Vesicovaginal fistulas
- Ileal replacement of ureter
- Retroperitoneal lymph node dissection
At Fortis we offer all these procedures for patients where it is indicated. All facilities and expertise for pre-operative, intra-operative and post-operative care are available.