Bariatric Surgery

Centre for Bariatric Surgery and Laparoscopy at Manipal Hospital

Manipal Hospital has very much skilled surgeons in every department they are well experienced, also in the laproscopy surgeries. At Manipal traditional laparoscopic procedures and robotic-assisted procedures are done with well equipped machinery, comfortable and painless treatment is done by accurate diagnosis with the help of new technologies, the surgeons are always ready to take care of the patient. The Multidisciplinary action is taken to prevent future complications for the patient, also they look the root cause of the disease and treat it .

The laparoscopic services offered are diagnostic and therapeutic, with minimal invasive procedures of surgery, simple and complex conditions of abdomen and pelvic area are treated.

Bariatric Surgery

At Manipal Hospitals it provides best facility to the patients that requires the bariatric surgery. To give comprehensive care to the patients Manipal Hospitals work with specialists team and disciplines. To give the team a capacity to perform all bariatric procedures effectively latest technology and advanced surgical equipment are used by the well equipped surgical team.

The patients who have excessive weight and are gaining weight very rapidly which will lead to the harm for ones health only those patients are advised for the surgery.

Some of the Interventional Treatments

  • Gastric bypass
  • Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch
  • Sleeve gastrectomy
  • Adjustable gastric band

Facilities & Services for bariatric Surgery.

A few treatments available for bariatrics are:

Gastric bypass

This is a procedure that reduces the size of the stomach surgically by dividing the stomach pouch into two. The small intestine is then divided, and the lower end of the divided small intestine is connected to the first part of the stomach pouch. The 2nd part of the stomach and the upper portion of the small intestine are still connected, so lower down the small intestine, gastric juices produced in the part of the stomach which mixes with the food inside the body. This surgery helps the patients to lose their weight and get rid of the weight gain related problems which can put their lives in danger. Some dietary measures are also necessary to be taken after the surgery as some changes occur in the digestive functionalities. Obese individuals are at far greater risk of dying from obesity-related diseases, including coronary artery disease, hypertension (high blood pressure), type 2 diabetes and certain cancers. A healthy weight for most people is defined as a body mass index (BMI) between 18.5 and 24.9.

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy unit

The removal of the gallbladder is a common procedure that is best performed through laparoscopic surgery. The laparoscopic apparatus then allows the surgeon to drain the gallbladder and extracting it through the small incision. These small incisions heal much faster than traditional surgical incisions, allowing the patient to return home soon after surgery

Laparoscopic Appendectomy - Removing an inflamed appendix unit

Your appendix is a narrow tubular finger-shaped organ attached to the intestines on the lower right side of your abdomen. It houses bacteria. Laparoscopy is the best diagnostic and surgical procedure to detect appendicitis and remove it surgically at the same time.

Solutions of laparoscopic appendectomy

When your gastroenterologist suspects appendicitis, he/she will put you through a few tests to diagnose it conclusively. Depending on the severity of the inflammation, and your medical history, he may suggest laparoscopic surgery to give you the option to choose this minimally invasive surgery for safer results. This is also a two pronged advantage to probe the severity of the appendicitis, and cut it away to remove it.

During a laparoscopic appendectomy, your surgeon will make a few keyhole-sized incisions in your abdomen. A small incision is made to create a gas with the help of a tube called cannula. This gas allows the surgeon to see your appendix clearly. Once the abdomen is inflated, the laparoscope, which is a thin tube with high-intensity light and a high-resolution camera at the end, will be inserted through the incision.

Facilities & Services for Laparoscopy Surgery

  • This surgery of Laparoscopy is done to remove an inflamed appendix, gallbladder gallstones is also treated and removed, crohn's disease ,repair of Hernia, ulcers in stomach, Gastrectomy, Surgery of Oncology, Ectopic pregnancy, removal of fibroids and hysterectomy.
  • Manipal Hospitals help manage pain and restore function in the most uncomplicated way possible. The procedures of it are done with excellent patient’s recovery also with improved quality of life with least invasive, and advanced treatment.
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