Severe Road Accident Injury in Liver Operated with Laparoscopic Left Lateral Hepatectomy @ Chandan

Accidental injuries can occur at home or outside that too at times it is so grave that you need to go through a series of procedures and medication to reach normalcy. The term “accidental injuries” is itself indicates that it is all kinds of injuries that occur due to an abrupt, unexpected and ill-fated incident. It can be burns, bites, falls, road accidents, drowning, falls and stings etc. For instance, you can fall from stairs injuring your back or slipped and hit a sturdy object causing internal or external bleeding. Such incidents are traumatic and fatal to some. At times incidents such as an accident while enjoying an adventurous activity of sports or drunk driving are also a few examples when accidents occur.

Accidents are an unforeseen incident that can occur at any time and is one of the frightening causes of demise. Any person, who suffers grave physical harm or damage inflicted due to an accident causing an overwhelming outcome affecting his/her life in numerous contexts such as physical pain, emotional trauma and financial crisis.

Road accidents result in slight injuries to gruesome injuries to life-threatening cases are observed. Mostly such accidental cases with injuries are rushed to a closest possible emergency available. Emergency departments in hospitals are equipped to deal with such incidents at hand. Such a case of road accident was rushed to Chandan Hospital Emergency (ER) of a young boy, Sunny a B. Pharma student of Babu Banarsi Das, who was in a state of shock when admitted. He was seriously injured in the road accident, which caused him a blunt trauma in the abdominal region & liver laceration.

His case was transferred to Dr Alankar, Department of Gastro-Liver & Biliary Sciences. Dr Alankar accessed the condition of the boy and advised him to go through “laparoscopic left lateral hepatectomy”.

Laparoscopic surgeries are also known as MIS (minimally invasive surgery) or keyhole surgery. This kind of surgery enables the surgeon to reach inside the abdominal wall without a requirement of a larger incision. An instrument smaller in size used during a laparoscopic procedure is called laparoscope. It is a small tube with a camera and a source of light providing the surgeon images of the inside on a television monitor. It is one of the most opted surgery as through this swift recovery is possible. Hepatectomy is a surgical procedure to remove whole or partial parts of the liver, which is termed as resection.

Dr Alankar performed the laparoscopic left lateral hepatectomy, which was performed under general anaesthesia. The patient was asleep during the entire procedure and did not feel even the slightest pain. Very minute incisions are made in the abdomen wall through which Dr Alankar gained access through laparotomy to the organ. The procedure was successful and the patient was admitted for ten more days to be observed. During his stay in the hospital, his condition recovered and was discharged in a healthy condition, with advice to be on bed rest for at least ten more days. The patient is currently back to his home town Delhi with his parents.

Patient Testimonial:

I met with an accident on Faizabad road and was rushed to the nearby emergency of Chandan Hospital. The accident happened suddenly and I can only recollect the exact incident in bits. It was a horrifying moment as soon as I was hit, I could only remember the bleeding and intense pain in the abdominal region. I passed out due to the intense pain and when I gained consciousness I was under primary care in the ER. As my wounds were very serious, I was transferred to Dr Alankar for consultation and assessment. As my liver was hurt, he suggested for laparoscopic left lateral hepatectomy. I went under the procedure and recovered swiftly. The staff at Chandan hospital was caring and I am grateful to Dr Alankar.

Doctors Assessment:

The patient was in intense trauma and seriously injured when he reached the Emergency at Chandan Hospital Lucknow. I was called to assess the patient’s condition as he had blunt abdominal trauma & liver laceration. To heal him from the internal injury in the liver, I recommended laparoscopic left lateral hepatectomy. It was a minimally invasive surgery and the patient swiftly recovered within the ten days of hospital stay to be observed.

Bariatric Surgery for Weightloss successfully done @ Chandnan

Increase the Metabolic Process of Your Body with a Simple Procedure & Rid Yourself of Obesity Related Illness

An ever-growing health issue is being obese. There are a rising number of obese, and overweight Indians, also there are a high number of people who are morbidly or severely obese. Morbid obesity is a grave condition that is many times not taken seriously. It hinders with the primary physical functionalities like walking or breathing. People with morbid obesity have higher chances of getting ailments such as heart disease, sleep apnea, gallstones, diabetes, osteoarthritis, high blood pressure, cancer and GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease).

To track your obesity BMI (Body Mass Index) is an ideal way to do so as through the ratio of height and weight it assesses. The standard weight consideration is 45 kg for any individual with a height of about 5 feet. In the case of BMI, if it is 35 or more, then an individual can be said as to having obesity condition and has higher chances to have the following health conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure and many others.

A case of obesity of a fifty-seven-year-old lady was successfully handled by Dr. Alankar Gupta (Department of Gastro-Liver & Billary Sciences, Chandan Hospital). The patient’s name was Neerja Mathur, and she weighed around 95 kg with a BMI of 42. As earlier pointed out that morbid obesity comes along with related illness, also Neerja was suffering from diabetes, HTN (Hypertension), OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea), and Hypothyroidism.

OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea) is a severe sleep disorder as your sleep is obstructed as the breath stops frequently and disturbs sleep. Various kinds of sleep apnea are there. However, the most prevalent and found is obstructive sleep apnea. It is a sort of apnea happens your airway is blocked during sleep when the muscles of the throat intermittently relax. The most obvious and common symptom of obstructive sleep apnea is snoring. Diabetes mellitus is the most generally known as diabetes. It is a disease related to metabolic causing high blood sugar. In normal healthy condition, the insulin hormone transfers sugar to your cells from the blood to be stored or utilized for energy. In diabetes, the body is unable to produce insulin hormone or incapable to use the produced insulin hormone. Also, if the high blood sugar is not treated on time, it has the potential to impair your many organs such as eyes, nerves, kidneys etc. Hypertension is more commonly known as high blood pressure. If this hypertension persists for a longer period, it can lead to drastic complications in your health conditions and increase the hazard of heart stroke, heart disease, and seldom death.

Dr Alankar suggested a procedure of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy to relieve of her increasing health issues and increase the metabolic process of the body. It was a minimally invasive surgery to reduce her pre-treatment weight which was ninety-five kg. This procedure requires making approximately 5 tiny holes in the abdominal wall. It is performed utilizing a video camera along with the long instruments positioned through the small incisions. The procedure involves eighty-five per cent removal of the stomach leaving a “sleeve” or a narrow gastric “tube”. The laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy takes about 1 to 2 hours for completion.

This procedure completely resolved her three health conditions she was previously suffering with were OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea), HTN (Hypertension) and DM (Diabetes). Also, Neerja lost 5 kgs when she came back for her first follow-up. Dr. Alankar expects she will lose around 30 kgs until March next year.

Patient Testimonial:

I had gained weight over time and wasn’t able to lose by conventional methods such as dieting or exercises. As expected, being overweight, I also had health issues such as HTN, OSA, Hypothyroidism and Diabetes. With increasing age and illness, it was getting difficult to lose weight. I was suggested to go to Chandan Hospital by one of my dear friends. When I consulted Dr. Alankar, I was relieved that through his suggested procedure of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. Through this procedure, I will lose weight, the metabolic process of my body will increase, and three of my major illnesses will be resolved. I am grateful to Chandan Hospital’s caring staff and Dr. Alankar for leading me to better health.