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Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

The gallbladder is a small pear-shaped storage organ located under the liver on the right side of the abdomen. It stores bile (yellowish-brown fluid) produced by the liver, which is required to digest fat.

Laparoscopic Feeding Tube Placement

Laparoscopic Feeding Tube Placement

A feeding tube is a device that delivers liquid nutritional formula directly to the stomach in patients unable to feed themselves. It is also used to deliver medicines to the stomach or to remove gas or fluids from the stomach when necessary.

Laparoscopic Heller myotomy

Laparoscopic Heller myotomy

Heller myotomy is a surgical procedure to open the tight sphincter muscle (LES) by cutting the thick outer muscle tissue between the esophagus and stomach. This is usually followed by a partial fundoplication to prevent reflux following the surgery.

Laparoscopic Splenectomy

Laparoscopic Splenectomy

Splenectomy is the surgical removal of spleen, a large organ located in the upper left part of the stomach that contains macrophages, specialized cells that fight against the foreign bodies. Splenectomy is indicated in splenomegaly, a condition of enlarged spleen.

Laparoscopic Appendectomy

Laparoscopic Appendectomy

Appendicectomy or Appendectomy is the surgical removal of appendix, a small finger-shaped organ attached to the cecum (first part of the colon). Appendicectomy is indicated in appendicitis, the inflammation of appendix and can be done two ways.

Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy

Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy

Adrenal glands are two triangle-shaped glands located above the kidneys, which secrete hormones that control your metabolism, blood pressure, chemical levels in blood and usage of glucose.

Laparoscopic Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) Catheter Placement

Laparoscopic Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) Catheter Placement

Peritoneal dialysis is a procedure used to remove excess fluid and waste products from the blood when the kidneys can no longer function. Peritoneal dialysis is a widely accepted and common method of home dialysis which eliminates the need to visit the dialysis center for hemodialysis (a blood-filtering procedure using a machine) three times a week for about 3-5 hours each visit.

Laparoscopic Colon Resection

Laparoscopic Colon Resection

The colon is the large intestine. The colon and the rectum (bowel) function to store and expel processed food and waste. Colon resection or colectomy is the surgical removal of all or a part of the colon. 

Laparoscopic Rectum Resection

Laparoscopic Rectum Resection

The rectum is the lower part of the large intestine that is connected to the sigmoid colon (lowermost part of the colon). The colon and the rectum (bowel) function to store and expel digested food and waste. Laparoscopic rectal surgery is the surgical removal of all or a part of the rectum with the aid of a laparoscope.

Laparoscopic Small Intestinal Resection

Laparoscopic Small Intestinal Resection

The intestine, a part of the digestive tract, is a long continuous tube, extending from the stomach to the anus consisting of the small intestine, large intestine and rectum.

Appendectomy

Appendectomy

Appendectomy is the surgical removal of the infected appendix either through open surgery or a minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery. The appendix is a finger like pouch attached to the large intestine and located in the lower right area of the abdomen. Appendectomy is indicated for appendicitis, a condition in which the appendix becomes inflamed and filled with pus due to infection.

Cholecystectomy

Cholecystectomy

Cholecystectomy is the surgical removal of the gallbladder. The gallbladder is a small pear-shaped storage organ located under the liver on the right side of the abdomen. It stores bile (yellowish-brown fluid) produced by the liver, which is required to digest fat. Major gallbladder diseases include cholelithiasis (gallstones), chronic cholecystitis (inflammation of the gall bladder), and gall bladder cancer.

Colorectal Surgery

Colorectal Surgery

Colorectal surgery is the surgical removal of all or a part of the colon or the rectum. The colon is another name for the large intestine (bowel). The rectum is the lower part of the large intestine. The colon and the rectum function to store and expel processed food and waste. Some of the common indications of colorectal surgery include colorectal cancer, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, irritable bowel syndrome, diverticular disease, hemorrhoids, anal fissure, etc.

Nephrectomy

Nephrectomy

Nephrectomy is a surgical procedure to remove all or part of your kidney. The kidneys are 2 small, bean-shaped organs located in the back of the abdomen. They function by filtering blood and removing waste from your body in the form of urine.

Pancreatectomy

Pancreatectomy

A pancreatectomy is the surgical removal of all or part of the pancreas. It is a pear-shaped gland that is located between the stomach and the spine. The pancreas functions by producing digestive enzymes and hormones that help digest food and regulate blood sugar respectively.

Thoracic Surgery

Thoracic Surgery

Thoracic surgery, also known as chest surgery, is a surgery performed on the chest organs, including the heart, lungs, esophagus, and trachea. Some of the conditions treated through thoracic surgery include esophageal cancer, lung cancer, hiatal hernia, emphysema, coronary artery disease, and heart failure.

Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer

Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer

Gastrectomy for gastric cancer is the surgical removal of all or part of the stomach affected with cancer. Gastric cancer, also known as stomach cancer, is defined as a growth of cancerous cells within the lining of the stomach, forming a tumor.

Hysterectomy

Hysterectomy

Hysterectomy is a surgery to remove a woman’s uterus, also referred to as the womb. The uterus is where a baby grows when a woman is pregnant. Once a woman has had a hysterectomy, she will no longer be able to menstruate or become pregnant.

Liver Resection

Liver Resection

A liver resection is the surgical removal of all or a portion of the liver. It is also referred to as a hepatectomy. The procedure may be performed through a traditional open procedure or using minimally invasive techniques.

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery
  • American Medical Association
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program