A Laparotomy Surgery is performed to treat abdominal organs and diagnose any problems related to them; which include infections and formation of scar tissue within the abdominal cavity.
A laparotomy is used to treat the following condition:
The procedure is performed under the influence of anesthesia, which means once the anesthesia is administered the patient falls asleep and hence will not feel any pain. After this the surgeon makes an incision near the tummy to open the abdomen. Once the abdominal cavity is accessible through the incisions the surgeon then examines the organs in the abdomen and checks any possible defects/irregularities/infections and the immediate measures are taken to repair it.
Dr.Kiran specializes in treating hollow viscus perforation, intestinal obstruction, and obstructed hernia using this technique.
Hollow Viscus perforation: This condition is life threatening with a 30 to 50% mortality rate. The condition is characterized by loss of gastrointestinal wall integrity with subsequent leakage of enteric contents.
Extrinsic bowel obstruction:
Intrinsic bowel obstruction:
Loss of gastrointestinal wall integrity:
An intestinal obstruction is caused when a portion of the small or the large intestine is blocked, the blockage might be total or partial and because this there might be hindrance in the process of digestion.
Following are the symptoms of intestinal obstruction:
Following are the causes for intestinal obstruction:
An obstructed hernia is a condition in which the tissues have been trapped and it’s commonly known as incarcerated hernia as well. It is a life serious condition because it may lead to intestinal or tissue strangulation.
Following are the symptoms of obstructed hernia:
All the three conditions: hollow viscus perforation, Intestinal obstruction and obstructed hernia are treated through emergency Laparotomy.