Gastrointestinal Surgery

Obesity and Functional Gastrointestinal Diseases

By Dr. Neeraj Nagaich , Gastroenterology Obesity is a chronic condition that results due to the presence of an excess amount of fat in the human body. If the amount of fat is found in excess (More than 25% in males and 30% in females), it leads to obesity. It is a…

Things to Know About Minimally Invasive Gastrointestinal Surgery

By Dr Manish K. Gupta , General Surgery Minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery, also identified as laparoscopic surgery or hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery (HALS), deals with minimally invasive methods where only one small keyhole incision is made in the abdomen in order to treat diseases originating from the gastrointestinal tract. This is, however, in…