Pediatric Surgeries

Pediatric Surgeries

Pediatric surgery & Pediatric urology is a subspecialty of surgery, pertaining to patients ranging from new born to 18 years of age.

  • Pediatric surgeons specialize in the surgical care of children and are proficient in performing pediatric surgical and pediatric urological procedures.
  • Pediatric surgeons work in coordination with other specialties like pediatric nephrology, Pediatric oncology, pediatric gastroenterology and pediatric cardiology, providing care for all problems or conditions affecting the child and requiring surgical intervention.

Day care surgeries: Early discharge within 6-8 hrs :

  • Hernia
  • Hydrocele
  • Circumcision
  • Undescended testis

Neonatal Surgeries:

It deals with newborns with congenital problems requiring surgical correction. If any congenital anomaly is detected during pre-natal screening, Pediatric surgeon consultation is required. So that family can be given counseling regarding planning and to prepare for the operation that will be needed after birth.

Commonly performed new born surgeries:

  • Tracheo esophageal fistula
  • Diaphragmatic hernia
  • Duodenal & other intestinal atresia
  • Anorectal malformation
  • Hirschsprung disease
  • Malrotation
  • Pyloric stenosis

Pediatric Laparoscopy:

Also called minimal invasive surgery. It has replaced majority of former large incision surgeries. It is feasible and well tolerated in infants and young children.

  • Laparoscopic Surgeries:
  • Laparoscopic orchidopexy
  • Laparoscopic appendectomy
  • Laparoscopic nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty
  • Thoracoscopic repair of diaphragmatic hernia.

Pediatric Urology:

It deals with disorders of the Genitourinary system in children, that includes kidneys, ureters, bladder, sexual and reproductive organs.

Urological disorders and surgeries

  • Undescended testis
  • Phimosis
  • Hypospadias
  • Pelviureteric junction obstruction
  • Vesicoureteric reflux
  • Posterior urethral valve
  • Bladder exstrophy