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Centres of Excellence

General & Laparoscopic Surgery

The General and Laparoscopic Surgery Department is equipped with the latest technology and infrastructure, supported by an experienced team of surgeons. The department specializes in performing all major surgeries involving abdomen, skin, breast, soft tissues, and hernia. The Department of General Surgery deals with a range of surgical ailments and emergencies. Well trained surgeons in our hospital deal with complex abdominal surgeries and trauma cases. Most abdominal surgeries are performed through laparoscopy (keyhole surgery). Backing this team of highly skilled surgeons are trained nurses and technicians, and state-of-the-art operation theatres equipped with the latest technology. Patients receive specialized assessment, latest treatments along with clinical post-operative care, medications and a regular follow-up. The advantages of this technique over traditional open surgery include a shorter hospital stay and faster recovery time; less pain and bleeding after the operation; and reduced scarring.

All surgical emergencies are first assessed in department of emergency and later operated if required. Well-equipped ICUs help in better post-operative management.

Services provided for different types of surgical cases:

  • Management of Trauma cases:
    • Fall from height
    • Neck injuries
    • Diaphragmatic injuries
  • Management of Non-trauma cases:
    • Peritonitis
    • Pancreatitis
    • Cholangitis
    • Acute Appendicitis
    • Acute Cholecystitis
    • Intestinal obstruction (small and large bowel)
    • Complicated Hernias
    • Hematemesis
    • Bleeding per rectum
    • Skin infection (abcess-cellulites-necrotizing fasciitis-diabetic foot)
  • Cold General Surgery cases
    • Malignant cases (GIT, Thyroid, salivary gland, skin)
    • Skin (lipoma, sebaceous cyst, melanoma)
    • Foot (diabetic foot, wet gangrene)
    • Salivary gland
    • Thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal glands
    • Breast
    • GIT (esophagus, stomach, duodenum, small and large bowel, rectum and anal canal)
    • Liver
    • Spleen
    • Gall Bladder, bile ducts
    • Cholecystectomy, exploration of common bile duct
    • Pancreas
    • Peritoneum
    • Hernia
  • Laparoscopic Technique:
    • Laparoscopic surgery is performed through small incisions. A telescope with a video camera inserted through one incision provides visualization of the operation on a TV monitor. Surgical instruments are then passed through additional small incisions, and the entire operation takes place completely within the patient’s body. When the telescope is used to operate on the abdomen, the procedure is called laparoscopy. When used in the chest, the procedure is called thoracoscopy.
      • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
      • Laparoscopic Appendectomy
      • Laparoscopic Hemioplasty
      • Laparoscopic Fundoplication
      • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
      • Laparoscopic Colorecta Surgery
      • Laparoscopic Video-Assissted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Anal Surgery:
    • Hemorrhoidectomy
    • Fistulectomy
    • Fissurectomy
  • Cervical Spine Treatments:
  • At Bahrain Specialist Hospital we offer treatments for cervical, thoracic and lumbar spinal conditions and disorders.
    • Percutaneous endoscopic cervical discectomy
    • Interior cervical discectomy and fusion
    • Anterior cervical foraminotomy
    • We also offer thoracic treatments, including open thoracic microdiscectomy, percutaneous endoscopic thoracic discectomy, thorascopic discectomy and thoracic corpectomy and fusion. Lumbar spine treatments include Percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy
    • Posterior lumbar inter body fusion
    • Percutaneous endoscopic lumbar for aminoplasty
    • Anterior lumbar inter body fusion. The facility also performs total disc replacement and other spinal surgical procedures.

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