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Dr. Pradeep Jain Breaks New Ground in Laparoscopic Surgery for Pancreatic Cancer

NEW DELHI, November 3, 2014 | Source : PR Newswire
Dr. Pradeep Jain, a prominent surgical gastroenterologist serving as a Director of GI, GI Onco and Minimal Access Surgery Dept. at Fortis Hospital, successfully performed an innovative laparoscopic surgery recently on a 65-year-old woman, afflicted with pancreatic cancer. Dr. Pradeep Jain and his team of expert gastroenterologist surgeons achieved a memorable victory in minimal invasive surgery for pancreatic cancer.

As an expert in minimal access surgery, Dr. Pradeep Jain is comfortable with this technically challenging method. The surgery he performed was different as the surgical part of restoring the pancreatic and small intestinal continuity in a duct to mucosa fashion was accomplished effectively by the laparoscopic technique for the very first time ever in Delhi - NCR.

The patient was successfully released from the hospital after a week because her post-surgery recovery was remarkable. Under the commendable surgical guidance of Dr. Pradeep Jain, the Department of Laparoscopic GI, GI Oncosurgery and Minimal Access Surgery at Fortis Hospital Shalimar Bagh - New Delhi, is likewise incomparable in its conveyance of a wide range of gastrointestinal surgical enhancements.

Among different surgical techniques it offers, the significant ones being carried out on normal premise incorporate procedures as Laparoscopic weight loss (Bariatric) surgery, Total Laparoscopic Colo-Rectal Surgery, Laparoscopic Liver resection, Laparoscopic Gastrectomy for stomach cancer and Thoraco-laparoscopic Esophagectomy. Actually, this is the main branch of Laparoscopic GI Surgery where all range of pancreatic surgery including surgery for pancreatic putrefaction and pseudocysts and pancreatic cancer are continuously done by the Laparoscopic technique.

Major Benefits of Laparoscopic Surgery:     

Holistic Approach to Patient Care   

Dr. Pradeep Jain strongly believes in adopting a kind and holistic approach to patient care that reflects in all procedures performed under his guidance.

Medically, the success of any surgery not just relies on the stage of the disease but also on the proficiency and experience of the surgeon and the same requirement goes with minimal invasive (Laparoscopy) surgery.

Breaking New Ground   

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most dangerous cancers associated with extreme complication and mortality rate. The symptoms of this deadliest cancer are hard to recognize in the early stage and frequently don't show up until the disease is progressed. However, some common symptoms of the condition incorporate loss of appetite, abdominal pain, back ache, light colored stools and jaundice.

Fortunately, treatment is available for this crucial disease. In most of the cases, the head of the pancreas is affected and normally the influenced part of the pancreas along with the duodenum, bile duct, gall bladder and section stomach and intestine is removed and making a detour between the stomach and the jejunum for food entry. In order to ensure the legitimate drainage of the bile, an anastomosis is created between the jejunum and bile duct and the left part of the pancreas is joined surgically to this section of the small intestine.

Traditionally, this procedure was carried out by the open technique wherein an extensive part of the stomach was removed with following delayed recovery. Today, with progressive development in biological science, the procedure is presently being successfully achieved "Laparoscopically" with a few very small holes just beneficially discredits the disadvantages associated with the open strategy.

About Dr. Pradeep Jain    

Dr Pradeep Jain, the Director of the Laparoscopic GI and GI Oncology Surgery Department at Fortis Hospital, is extensively trained and experienced surgeon, specializing majorly in gastroenterology surgery including pancreas, liver, bariatric, laparoscopic colorectal and laparoscopic oncology surgery.

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Media Contact: Babita Garg, [email protected], +91-9873401918, Sanguine Solutions


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