Single incision laparoscopic suregery in Delhi

Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS)

Single incision laparoscopic surgery is the most advanced form of laparoscopic surgery. Rather than using the traditional methods, where four to five incisions were made, this procedure uses a single entry point, providing shorter recovery periods, fewer scars and less pain. SILS is the latest additions to Bariatric surgery.

How is Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) done?

During the procedure, a SILS port is inserted into the belly button incision. The port is a soft and flexible instrument equipped with features to carry out the surgical procedure. The incision techniques allow the surgeon to carry out laparoscopy from various angles. This improves visualization and makes the procedure very efficient.

Advantages of Single Incision laparoscopic Surgery (SILS)

  • No visible scars.
  • Risk of incisional hernia can be avoided with SILS.
  • Lower possibility of developing infections
  • Rapid recovery time comparatively as compare to Open surgery

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is SILS safe?

Ans. The SILS repair technique is a safe and effective method for treating inguinal hernia in patients who are fit and healthy for a general anesthetic.

  • What are the benefits of SILS?

Ans. Compared to traditional laparoscopy, SILS only requires one incision, reducing pain and speeding up recovery time. SILS is a more aesthetically pleasing option than conventional laparoscopic surgery due to its almost scar-free nature.

  • What is the recovery time for SILS surgery?

Ans. Patients generally go home on the same day of surgery and can return to normal routine within 1 or 2 days. Most people are advised to rest for at least a week. Patients stay on liquids or mashed food for 2 or 3 weeks after surgery and slowly add soft food, then regular food to their diet.