General Surgery involves round the clock presence of
surgeons in hospitals in case of emergency surgeries.
Apollo's general surgeons are experienced, highly qualified
surgeons who are well supported by resident doctors.
The general surgery department is well equipped to take
charge of all surgical emergencies and problems. Abdominal
traumas and other acute emergency cases are efficiently
handled by the caring doctors and staff of the hospital.
Emergency surgeries and Elective Surgeries are performed
Emergency surgeries include all abdominal trauma cases
which need immediate attention and surgery.
-Perforation of the gastrointestinal tract
-Intestinal obstruction is the failure of the intestine
to pass contents a due to partial or complete blockage
of the bowel.
-Obstructed abdominal hernias can advance towards strangulation
since it is a medical disorder in which bowel is trapped
and blocked but feasible.
-Acute abdominal cases like acute appendicitis, acute
Acute abdominal pain due to sudden swelling of the gallbladder
caused by gallstones causes acute cholecystitis
Acute appendicitis medically known as epityphlitis is
swelling of the appendix which requires removal through
- Thyroid surgeries like hemithyroidectomy, total thyroidectomy,
Hemithyroidectomy is the surgery of either of the lobes
of the thyroid gland suspected of being cancerous. If
on removal of the nodule and further pathological investigation
it proves to be cancerous there is a complete thyroidectomy
which is a separate operation.
-All breast cases like breast lumps, radical mastectomy,
Breasts lumps are tissues that develop when the changes
occur in breasts due to hormonal variations. Mostly
they are not cancerous but removal of lumps is always
Radical mastectomy is the removal of the breast to combat
Inflammation of the colon and rectal which can lead
-Semi and total colectomies, fissure, fistula in ano
and haemorroidectomy using the latest laser techniques
Haemorroidectomy, known as piles are small blood swellings
located inside the anus but protrudes out.
-All hernias like hydrocele, etc.
It is a collection of watery fluid around the testicles.
Generally found in new born babies. Surgery needed when
it stays in 12 to 18month babies too.
-Diabetic foot surgery using the latest techniques
Apollo surgeons perform the following surgeries through
advanced laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgery
-Benign and malignant diseases of the oesophagus, stomach
-Liver, spleen and pancreatic surgery
-Gall bladder diseases and surgical jaundice
-Modern management of hernias of various kinds (laparoscopic
and open techniques)
-Modern management of anorectal diseases like piles,
fissures and fistulas
-Benign and malignant diseases of breasts and thyroid
& salivary glands
-Advanced vascular surgery of the aorta, carotid artery,
peripheral vascular and vein surgery
-Thoracic and thoracoscopic surgery
-Lumps and swellings on the body
-Surgery on endocrine glands
-Correction of male genital abnormalities
Bariatric surgery is not just for overweight people
but also for those who are unable to shed weight through
dieting. After the surgery one should be cautious about
the quantity as well as the quality of food one eats
and one should maintain his or her weight.
-Surgery for spleen and blood disorders - like sphercytosis,
Sphercytosis is a hereditary disorder. It is a disorder
of the red blood cells.
Other emergency surgical problems
Professionalism and quality are the earmarks of Apollo's
General Surgery Centre. Treatment is of high quality
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