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LAPAROSCOPIC UPPER GASTRO-
INTESTINAL SURGERY

2.1 Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

A laparoscopic cholecystectomy is a surgery done to remove the gallbladder through a laparoscopic approach, using only small puncture-like incisions. This approach is minimally invasive and allows patients to recover faster, with less pain and minimal scaring. The gallbladder normally stores bile produced in the liver until it is needed for digestion. Unfortunately, the gallbladder often forms gallstones and thus in these situations, needs to be removed. Read More.

2.2 Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication

Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication is now considered the standard surgical approach for treatment of severe gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD), which may be caused by a hiatal hernia. A Nissen fundoplication is generally performed via laparoscopic surgery, otherwise known as "keyhole" surgery, and is thus a minimally invasive procedure done to restore normal functioning in your body's natural reflux barrier (lower esophageal sphincter). Read More.

2.3 Laparoscopic Gastrectomy

A laparoscopic gastrectomy is a minimally invasive surgery done using keyhole techniques to remove all or part of your stomach. A gastrectomy is usually done as treatment for stomach cancer to remove the tumor, to remove polyps, or growths inside your stomach or to treat severe peptic or duodenal ulcers that do not respond to treatment. Read More.

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