Patient having gall stones usually complain of pain upper abdomen and have symptoms like acidity.
Ultrasound of abdomen is adequate to confirm the diagnosis.
Gall stones can cause serious complications like pancreatitis, empyema, perforation besides being occult harbourers of cancers.
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the gold standard and provides complete care.
Our director , Dr Vinay Shaw has pioneered a safe technique ‘HAP Technique for Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy which was appreciated in the recently held annual GI surgery Congress held at AIIMS,New Delhi.
Appendicitis can affect all age groups of people and pain usually starts in umbilicus and then affects right lower abdomen. It should be treated promptly as it may burst and cause pentonitis and the management can become more complicated. Otherwise it can be simply treated with keyhole surgery – Laparoscopic Appendectomy