Complexities in Oesophagectomy Gastrectomy and Colectomies

Complexities in Oesophagectomy, Gastrectomy and Colectomies

Oesophagectomy poses risks that include infection, bleeding, cough, leakage from surgical connection of the esophagus and stomach, hoarseness, acid or bile reflux, respiratory complications, such as pneumonia and swallowing difficulties (dysphagia). Gastrectomy carries a risk of complications, such as infection, bleeding and leaking from the area that's been stitched together. A gastrectomy may also lead to problems caused by a reduction in your ability to absorb vitamins, such as anaemia or osteoporosis. Colectomy can cause blood clots in the legs or lungs, internal bleeding, infection at the skin incision site or inside the belly and hernia. Consult with our top doctors in Salem to know more about the complexities.

Number of cases

Our performance rate in combined Oesophagectomy, Gastrectomy and Colectomies is around 8 lakh cases. It has made Manipal the best organ transplant hospital in Salem.

Infection control protocol

Infections are high in Oesophagectomy, Gastrectomy and Colectomies; hence our infection control measures spring into action to put a clamp on them. Patients receive comfortable care and concern during this delicate state of recovery. 

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