Surgical Gastroenterology, Advance Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery

Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Advance Laparoscopic (MAS) & Bariatric Surgery is a part of the Institute for Digestive & Liver Diseases. The treatment ethos of the Dvision is to provide compassionate holistic care at an affordable cost. It provides cutting edge advanced laparoscopic surgery for the treatment of OBESITY (BARIATRIC SURGERY) .

The world renowned faculty is vastly experienced and trained at some of the best centres internationally. The division now occupies the pride of place amongst all centres providing advanced laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding in northern India. Numbers have grown exponentially and the departmental experience in Bariatric Surgery stands at more than 600 sleeve gastrectomies and over 100 gastric bypass operations. It now is perhaps the busiest and most preffered Bariatric Surgery Centres in Northern India. 

Obesity is the leading cause for many chronic diseases like diabetes and blood pressure. The hospital provides a variety of weight loss procedures with great accuracy and meeting international standards. The department is embedded with most advanced technology and equipment efficient to perform best gastric bypass surgery in India.

Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Advance Laparoscopic (MAS) & Bariatric Surgery is a major thrust area of BLK-Max Super Speciality Hospital and patients needing surgery for all abdominal problems are managed by the Gastro Intestinal Surgical Team (GIST).

The GIST functions within the Centre of Excellence for Digestive & Liver Diseases (CDLD) at BLK-Max Super Speciality Hospital. The GIST comprises of vastly expereicned and enthusiastic consultants and registrars committed to providing ethical evidence based compassionate treatment for all their patients. GIST is becoming increasingly known for not only for its clinical excellence and consistent good results but also for the very compassionate care the team provides to all its patients.

The team possesses extremely competent skill sets across all forms of surgical treatment conventional and advance laparoscopic for patients requiring abdominal operations. This allows them to treat their patients with conventional and advanced laparoscopy treatment dependending on the case requirement.

Thus patients with gastro cancers of Esophagus, Stomach, Colon, Rectum, Liver, Pancreas, Gall Bladder and Spleen get the benefit of the most suitable and safe treatment option.


Bariatric Surgery Procedures

Bariatric surgery is an effective tool to provide you with long term weight-loss benefit and help you enhance your quality of health

Sleeve Gastrectomy
A stapling procedure in which 60% of the stomach is removed leaving a 100 ml (volume) pouch.
70-80% of excess weight is reduced in 6-9 months 
Gastric Bypass
A small new stomach is created with capacity of 50 ml and the digestive tract is rerouted (bypass). The new stomach is connected to the small intestine which bypasses the larger part of original stomach.
75-85% of excess weight is reduced in 6-9 months
Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty
A newer type of weight-loss procedure which shrinks the size of the stomach using an endoscopic suturing device without the need of surgery. It is a day care and incisionless safe procedure with no external scar.
Upto 60% of excess weight is reduced

Obesity surgery gives you a new lease of life FREE from:
•    Diabetes
•    Blood Pressure
•    Heart disease
•    Heartburn (GERD)
•    Osteoarthritis
•    Stroke
•    Snoring
•    Cancer risk
•    Menstrual irregularity or infertility (in females)

Significant weight loss through bariatric surgery may also pave way for many other exciting opportunities for you and your family!

Laparoscopic Surgery Procedures

Laparoscopic surgery is a minimally invasive surgery that is widely used to treat conditions related to gynaecology, gastroenterology, and urology. Different types of laparoscopic surgery performed at the centre include:

  • Oesophageal
    1. Laparoscopic Oesophagectomy (Barrett’s oesophagus)
    2. Laparoscopic Cardiomyotomy (for Achalasia Cardia) 
    3. Laparoscopic Fundoplication (for gastro-oesophageal reflux)
  • Stomach
    1. Laparoscopic Gastrectomy (Leiomyoma, gastric outlet obstruction)
    2. Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss) 
    3. Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass
    4. Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
    5. Laparoscopic Gastric Banding
    6. Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding
  • Hepatobiliary
    1. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
    2. Laparoscopic CBD exploration
    3. Laparoscopic treatment of liver hydatid cyst, small cyst
  • Pancreas
    1. Laparoscopic Pseudo pancreatic cyst drainage
    2. Laparoscopic Pancreatectomy
  • Small Intestine
    1. Laparoscopic Lysis of Adhesions
    2. Laparoscopic Small Bowel Resection
    3. Laparoscopic Appendectomy
    4. Laparoscopic Excision of Meckel’s diverticulum
  • Large Intestine (Colon and Rectum)
    1. Laparoscopic Total Colectomy
    2. Laparoscopic Low Anterior Resection
    3. Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection
    4. Laparoscopic Right Hemicolectomy
    5. Laparoscopic Left Hemicolectomy
    6. Laparoscopic Subtotal Proctocolectomy
    7. Laparoscopic Ileoanal Pouch
  • Spleen
    1. Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Adrenal
    1. Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy (for pheochromocytoma) 
    2. Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy (for non pheo lesions)
  • Kidney
    1. Laparoscopic Nephrectomy (for kidney tumours)
    2. Laparoscopic Nephrectomy (for pyonephrosis)
  • Hernias
    1. Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernias- Extra/ Intraperitoneal Repair
    2. Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia
    3. Laparoscopic Femoral Hernia

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