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Why should I undergo a laparoscopic radical nephrectomy surgery in Lucknow?

Radical nephrectomy is a treatment for kidney cancer, in which the whole of your kidney including the surrounding fatty tissue and upper part of ureter (tube carrying urine from the kidney to the bladder)is removed by Laproscopic surgeon in Lucknow; sometimes lymph nodes and the adrenal gland are also removed. These are all taken out in order to increase the likelihood to remove all the cancer cells. There are two approaches for removal of the organs – conventional open surgery and minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery, also known as keyhole surgery. Unlike the open surgery in which a large cut is made on the abdomen, laparoscopic surgery is carried out by Laproscopic surgery doctors in Lucknow using 4 – 5 small cuts (1/2 to 1 cm), also referred to as key holes or port holes. This helps in several ways.

What are the advantages of laparoscopic surgery?

  • Augmented vision– the current technology provides excellent high / ultra-high resolution and enlarged visualization of the operative field which helps greatly in precise and delicate dissection and therefore, improving outcome.
  • Less blood loss– If performed by an Best Laparoscopic surgeon in Lucknow, loss of blood during keyhole operation is typically less than half of that in open surgery. Hence, there is less risk in requirement of a blood transfusion and early recovery with laparoscopic surgery.
  • Less pain after the operation– As there is no large abdominal wound, patients rarely need strong painkillers after the laparoscopic surgery and can return to normal activities and can begin with their work sooner compared to open surgery.
  • Less pain after the operation– As there is no large abdominal wound, patients rarely need strong painkillers after the laparoscopic surgery and can return to normal activities and can begin with their work sooner compared to open surgery.
  • A shorter stay in hospital– since the surgery is more precise with less trauma to body, less pain, less blood loss, early readiness to move out of bed and early return of bowel activity, most patients are ready to go home after two nights stay after laparoscopic surgery, compared to an average of over four nights after open surgery.
  • Smaller scars– The laparoscopic operation avoids the large scar from open surgery, although the smaller scars from the ports will be seen. An added benefit to this is reduced chances of formation of scar site hernia.