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ILS Hospitals: Pioneering Paediatric Surgery for Young Lives

At ILS Hospitals, our Paediatric Surgery department is committed to providing specialized surgical care for foetuses, infants, and children up to 18 years of age. Our skilled paediatric surgeons play a crucial role in developing optimal treatment plans, conducting preoperative examinations, and ensuring comprehensive post-surgical care. Collaborating closely with guardians and parents, our paediatric surgeons provide instructions, counselling, and necessary referrals to support groups or other professionals, contributing to the holistic well-being of the child.

Areas of Expertise in Paediatric Surgery:

  • 1. Neonatal Surgery:
  • Focused on surgical procedures for newborns, addressing congenital abnormalities that may impact normal growth.
  • 2. Trauma and Injury Surgery:
  • Specialized in addressing injuries resulting from accidents or violence, offering emergency care for children in traumatic situations.

When to Consult a Paediatric Surgeon:

You may need to seek the expertise of a paediatric surgeon when:

  • Surgery is Essential for Pain Management
  • Corrective Surgery is Needed for Congenital Conditions
  • Improvement of Child’s Mobility Requires Surgery
  • Complications Arise After Previous Surgery (e.g., bleeding, infections)
  • Presence of Tumours in Children
  • Child Suffers Severe Injuries Requiring Surgery
  • Organ Transplantation is Necessary

Conditions Treated by Paediatric Surgeons:

  • 1. Congenital Disorders:
  • Treatment of congenital disabilities like imperforate anus, gastroschisis, and Hirschsprung’s disease.
  • 2. Pectus Excavatum:
  • Surgical correction of the sunken chest using minimally invasive procedures.
  • 3. Vascular Malformations:
  • Addressing abnormalities in lymphatic or blood vessels through surgery.
  • 4. Appendectomy:
  • Surgical correction of the sunken chest using minimally invasive procedures.
  • 5. Bowed Chest:
  • Corrective surgery for disproportionate rib and breast bone growth.
  • 6. Gallbladder Surgery:
  • Removal of the gallbladder harboring stones causing pain.
  • 7. Biliary Atresia:
  • Biliary Atresia: Surgical correction for bile ducts unable to empty properly.
  • 8. Imperforate Anus:
  • Corrective surgery for incorrectly placed anus openings.
  • 9. Reproductive Conditions:
  • Corrective surgery for children born with reproductive conditions

Diagnostic Procedures by Paediatric Surgeons:

  • Pulse Oximetry:
  • Measuring oxygen levels in the blood to identify congenital heart diseases.
  • X-rays:
  • Imaging tests for clear visuals of bones and internal structures.
  • Angiogram:
  • Studying the shape and size of the child’s blood vessels.
  • Ultrasound:
  • Using sound waves for imaging internal organs.
  • Blood and Urine Tests:
  • Gathering information on general health, infections, organ function, and genetic conditions.
  • Biopsy:
  • Conducting biopsies for conditions like cancer, infection, and inflammation.
  • Endoscopy:
  • Detecting acid reflux, ulcers, and infections through minimally invasive procedures.
  • CT and MRI Scans:
  • Imaging tests for a comprehensive view of the child’s internal organs.

At ILS Hospitals, our dedicated team of paediatric surgeons ensures that children receive specialized care, aiming for optimal outcomes and improved quality of life.

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