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The Importance of General Surgery in Medical Treatment

Dr. Kamran Zaib Khan

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General surgery is a surgical speciality wherein it’s specialists are trained to treat a wide range of ailments. In addition, they are also trained to take care of the patients before and after the surgery. There are various systems that general surgeons operate the most of which include, the endocrine system, breast skin and soft tissue, abdomen contents and alimentary canal.

Moreover, general surgeons are also trained in surgical oncology, surgical critical care and trauma. Oladoc invited Dr. Imran Hussain Andrabi over here with us to tell us how different medical procedures, with special reference to Laparoscopy, are used to treat different diseases; acute and chronic.

Laparoscopy is a minimally invasive surgery that is done through a fibre optic camera inserted in the abdominal wall to view the contents. Dr. Andrabi discusses that it is a low-risk surgery with better recovery rates. He also discusses that laparoscopy is used to treat problems of the gallbladder, to remove the appendix and also to correct hernial defects.

He further stresses the importance of identifying cancer symptoms, particularly breast cancer and the value of seeking early and prompt consultation. As long as the cancer is diagnosed early with proper treatment recommendations, the longevity of a patient can increase dramatically. He talked about cancer treatments such as surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy. To learn more about treatment options for cancer and other ailments, watch his full interview below.

If you or your loved ones have any orthopaedic concerns, we strongly advise taking medical advice without any delay. At oladoc, we are committed to serve the community and connect them with the best specialists needed. Here, you can find and book an appointment with the best General surgeon in Peshawar, Karachi and Islamabad. You can book appointments via website, mobile app or by calling our helpline at 042-3890-0939. We’re here to keep you active and healthy!

Disclaimer: The contents of this article are intended to raise awareness about common health issues and should not be viewed as sound medical advice for your specific condition. You should always consult with a licensed medical practitioner prior to following any suggestions outlined in this article or adopting any treatment protocol based on the contents of this article.

Dr. Kamran Zaib Khan - Author Dr. Kamran Zaib Khan is a General Surgeon practicing in Lahore. Dr. Kamran Zaib Khan has the following degrees: MBBS, FCPS (General Surgery) and has 13 years of experience.
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