Researchers evaluated data from five pertinent studies involving 442 children with uncomplicated appendicitis, 189 treated conservatively with antibiotics and 253 who underwent appendectomies. Their data were published online, August 17, in Archives of Disease in Childhood.
Treatment efficacy – defined as resolution of acute appendicitis without complications – was significantlygreater among surgically treated than conservatively treated patients (98% vs.74%; relative risk, 0.77). Surgery outperformed conservative treatment in all five studies.
Conservatively treated patients were also about 7 times more likely to be rehospitalized, and their outcomes were especially poor relative to surgery if they had fecoliths.Conservatively treated patients without fecoliths had a trend toward fewer complications, a trend toward increased efficacy, and a lower readmission rate, compared to conservatively treated patients with fecoliths. Nonetheless, the conservative approach in patients without a fecolith remained inferior to surgery, in terms of both treatment efficacy and readmission risk.
The ethos of laparoscopic surgery is to undertake the same operation through laparoscopic ports or ‘key holes’ rather than through a conventional big incision. This translates to lesser pain and early recovery while achieving the same results.The laparoscope has been one of the key advances in surgery, making much of minimally invasive surgery today possible.A laparoscope is a thin, fiber-optic tube that has a tiny video camera at its tip. The laparoscope is inserted through a small incision, generally but not always, in the navel, and guided to the problem area. The surgeon then inserts tiny surgical instruments through other small incisions to perform a procedure.The major benefit of laparoscopic surgery is that it only requires a few small incisions. This means less pain and external scarring and healing may be faster than traditional, open surgery.
Inflammatory bowel disease is a group of inflammatory conditions of the colon and small intestine.There are two main types of bowel disease ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.Ulcerative colitis is a disease that causes inflammation and sores(ulcers) in the lining of the large intestine.It usually affects the lower section and the rectum. But it can affect the entire colon Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that may affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract from mouth to anus.Signs and symptoms often include abdominal pain, diarrhea (which may be bloody if inflammation is severe), fever, and weight loss.Other complications may occur outside the gastrointestinal tract and include anemia, skin rashes, arthritis, inflammation of the eye, and feeling tired. The skin rashes may be due to infections as well as pyoderma gangrenosum or erythema nodosum. Bowel obstruction also commonly occurs and those with the disease are at greater risk of bowel cancer. Symptoms of bowel diseases include
- pain, cramps or swelling in the tummy
- recurring or bloody diarrhoea
- weight loss
- extreme tiredness
General surgery is the treatment of injury, deformity, and disease using operative procedures.Areas of the body treated by general surgery include the stomach, liver, intestines, appendix,breasts, thyroid gland, salivary glands, some arteries and veins, and the skin. The brain, heart, eyes, and feet, to name only a few, are areas that require specialized surgical repair.
We provide treatment for abdominal pain,hernia,appendicitis,
gall bladder diseases,bowel diseases. Surgical procedures usually take two hours or less and involve minimal blood loss and a short recovery time. In the majority of surgical cases, oral medications control postoperative pain. Cataract removal, laparoscopy, tonsillectomy, repair of broken bones, hernia repair, and a wide range of cosmetic procedures are common same-day surgical procedures.
Our objective is to provide world class healthcare to our patients.
At present, some centres in India have the capability to provide the same level of treatment delivered in developed countries at a lower cost. But as in many other countries there is no uniformity or standardisation in the provision of healthcare in India.
Our aim is to provide the same level of care, following the same international guidelines by doctors with multinational training and expertise. We hope to provide consultations without the hassle of going to a hospital, in the convenience and privacy of our clinic in a patient friendly environment. Our approach is to explain the rationale of our treatment so that the patients are equal partners in their care. We will treat our patients with dignity and honesty.