General surgery

General surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on abdominal contents including esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts, and thyroid gland.  Also deal with diseases involving the skin, breast, soft tissue, and hernias.

General surgical procedures include treatment of various conditions outside the perview of other specialists  namely urologists, orthopaedic surgeon, neurosurgeon&cardiac surgeon etc.

These conditions can be superficial swellings or deep  and various abdominal &perianal diseases. Superficial swellings like sebaceous cysts,dermoids,lipomas,hydroceles,inguinal&femoral hernias epigastric hernias.These can be treated as day care procedures.

Deep swellings include intermuscular,sub fascial lipomas,thyroid swellings,lymph nodal swellings. Abdominal conditions like acute appendicitis.cholelithiasis,cholecystitis,teratomas,mesenteric Cysts,adhesions,chronic duodenal ulcer with duodenal/pyloric  stenosis,meckels diverticulitis Incisional hernias can be managed by general surgeon.

Perianal diseases like haemorrhoids(piles),anal fissure,fistula in ano,perianal abscess  are effectively Manged by general surgeon.

Varicose veins of lower limbs,varicocele of scrotum,maldescent of testis,testicular tumors are managed after thorough evaluation

 

 

General surgery Includes Laparoscopic surgeries also whch was given in detail under minimal invasive surgeries.