Unlike a traditional open surgical procedure, minimally invasive surgery allows surgeons to perform surgical procedures through smaller incisions. It is considered to be a safe and efficient technique. Your surgeon will advise whether you are the right candidate for a laparoscopic surgery.
Diseases or conditions that occur within the gastrointestinal tract are referred to as gastrointestinal disorders. Many of the gastrointestinal disorders show similar symptoms, so it’s important to recognize them accurately to get the right treatment....Continue reading
Rectal exam under anesthesia is performed to examine your rectum for any abnormalities or problems. Dr. Madhu Prasad, a trusted general surgeon in Anchorage, AK, has years of experience in conducting rectal exam under anesthesia with successful results....Continue reading
A port-a-cath, also known as mediport or port for chemotherapy, is a small device inserted under your skin usually on the chest to allow easy access to your veins. A PowerPort is a special port that can withstand high-pressure injections.
The surgical procedure used to treat obesity is called bariatric surgery or weight loss surgery. These types of surgeries make some changes to the digestion system that help you lose weight. They either limit the amount of food you can eat, or reduce the nutrient absorption level, or both. These weight-loss surgeries are required when you are prone to serious health problems due to your...Continue reading
Spinal stabilization becomes necessary to treat a number of spine conditions. The degree of stabilization required depends on the severity of the problem and the assessment done by your surgeon. Spinal stabilization surgery involves inserting instruments such as screws and plates in the back of your spine to stabilize it and facilitate fusion after decompression.
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The surgical removal of a portion of your liver is called liver surgery or liver resection. This procedure is usually performed to remove tumors. It is also referred to as a partial or full hepatectomy. Our surgeon, Dr. Prasad, has the experience in performing complicated and major liver surgery procedures using the latest techniques.
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The large intestine also called the large bowel or colon, connects the small intestine to the anus. A large bowel resection or colectomy is a surgical procedure where all or just the diseased part of your large bowel is removed. Our surgeon, Dr. Prasad is highly experienced and skilled in performing surgery on the large intestine.
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The appendix is a tube-shaped organ that is attached to the large intestine. An appendectomy is a surgical procedure that involves the removal of the appendix to treat tumors, cancer and/or appendicitis, a condition where the appendix is inflamed. Our surgeon, Dr. Prasad is highly experienced in removing the appendix through both open surgery and minimally invasive procedures.
Small intestine surgery, also called a small bowel resection, is performed to treat conditions that cause inflammation, infections, ulcers, or blockages in the small intestine. Our surgeon, Dr. Prasad, is highly experienced in performing the most advanced, minimally invasive procedures for treating these conditions.
Reasons for Small Intestine SurgeryConditions or diseases that may...Continue reading