Our department provides a comprehensive spectrum of services, tailored towards accurate diagnosis and management of all surgical conditions in outpatient as well as inpatient setting. An increasing proportion of procedures are now performed in our ambulatory surgery centre where suitable patients are not required to be admitted to the hospital following their operation and can be discharged on the same day (Day Care).
A variety of surgical procedures are carried out at the Department of General Surgery. These include operations on breast, thyroid, hernia, salivary glands, gastrointestinal tract, liver, pancreas and spleen. The consultants are highly skilled and experienced and are supported by dedicated junior staff. The operation theatres are well equipped with most modern instruments like Harmonic scalpel, Ligasure etc.
Our department is also pioneered in laparoscopic surgery, commonly known as ′Keyhole surgery′. Hundreds of procedures have been carried out with excellent results. It is endowed with modern equipment like High Definition image 1 Camera, High definition Monitor and laparoscopic Harmonic Scalpel and Ligasure which makes surgery simple and safe.
We are committed in providing outstanding and comprehensive care to patients with any surgical diseases. We believe that this type of care comes from the intense dedication and specialization of our staff to specific disease processes and that coordinating our efforts with our medical and surgical colleagues ensures that our patients get the best multidisciplinary care available with low cost.
We are committed to advancing the diagnosis and treatment of all type of surgical disease through both basic science and clinical research. We are dedicated to documenting our efforts with the intention of optimizing outcomes for our patients.
Department of Laparoscopic Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgery also known as minimally invasive or keyhole surgery has significant advantages for patients as it produces smaller scars and faster recovery times. It is however technically demanding so that many hospitals in india presently perform advanced surgical procedures using this technique. Lifeline Hospital Kerala has one of the best advanced laparoscopic expertise in the country. This, combined with our Bioclad integrated laparoscopic operation theatres, means that we are probably performing more advanced laparoscopic surgery than anywhere else in the country. Our surgeons are fully trained in advanced laparoscopy; we have a laparoscopic surgeon had initially acquired impressive Fellowships and Diplomas from Rajiv Gandhi University, Bangalore and the World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons.
The department provides specialist care in the following super specialties
- Advanced laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgery.
- Benign and malignant diseases of Esophagus, Stomach and intestines.
- Gall bladder diseases and Surgical Jaundice.
- Liver, Spleen and Pancreatic Surgery.
- Modern management of anorectal diseases like piles, fissures and fistulas.
- Modern management of Hernias of various kinds (Laparoscopic and Open techniques).
- Benign and Malignant diseases of Breast, Thyroid and Salivary glands.
- Lumps and swellings on the body.