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Why do children need laparoscopic surgeries?

Laparoscopic Surgeries for Children

As much as a joy it is to have children, it is a pain if they are in pain. The pain we’re talking about is not the usual bruises they get while at play. These are the ones some children may be born with. Defects.

Some defects often don’t show up at an early age, but some do. There are a number of ways to get these defects corrected at a tender age that includes the initial days or years after the child is born.

Laparoscopic treatments are no more a new entry to the medical system. Paediatric surgeons have always been among the pioneers of laparoscopic surgery since the early 1970s, but the potential of this ‘minimally invasive’ approach to treat children with surgical conditions has recently begun to be common these days.

Let’s have a brief understanding about laparoscopic surgery.

Laparoscopic surgery: The procedure

Laparoscopic Surgery Procedure

Laparoscopic surgery is a technique to perform operations with smaller incisions or cuts into the skin.

The surgery is done with a thin rod-shaped tool with a tiny camera attached to the tip, called a laparoscope.

The laparoscope is inserted into the body and moved to the area that needs treatment.

The camera sends pictures which are viewed on a viewing device while the surgeon is performing the surgery.

A Laparoscopy is used for different types of surgeries on the abdomen and pelvis. This technique is called a minimally invasive surgery as it does not involve deep and significant cuts that can be painful post-surgery while healing.

Why do children require laparoscopic surgeries?

Children being diagnosed with abnormalities during the pregnancy are becoming more common by the day. Fetal medicine experts carry out specific tests to diagnose if the baby will be born with deformities. You might be concerned and get a bit anxious about the problems that may occur after the baby is born.

Laparoscopic surgeries play a significant role in treating these abnormalities without causing pain to the child and healing them as fast as possible.

Although sometimes it is challenging to address particular problems, laparoscopic surgeries still help in treating a part of it to make life easier for your children or if possible treating them thoroughly to lead a healthy life.

About the Hospital:

Ankura is one of the best women and children’s Hospital in Hyderabad. Set up in the year 2011 in KPHB, near Hitech Railway Station, the Ankura Hospitals family has today spread its wings to Secunderabad, Khammam and Vijayawada.

 

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