Paediatric Surgery


Paediatric surgery

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Paediatric Surgery

Paediatric surgery is a subspecialty of surgery in Vydehi hospital and involving the surgery of fetuses, infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. Children are not just small adults but have medical and surgical problems and needs that are often quite different from those encountered by adult physicians. Infants and children deserve the very best medical care available. Every infant and child who suffers from an illness or disease has the right to be treated in an environment devoted to their care by a paediatric medical and surgical specialist.

Paediatric surgery department at Vydehi is fully equipped with all the ultra modern facilities including life support systems for correction of major congenital malformations in neonates like tracheo-oesophageal fistula, anorectal malformations and congenital diaphragmatic hernia.

Paediatric Surgical specialties include
  • General paediatric surgery
  • Trauma surgery
  • Surgery for cancerous and noncancerous tumors
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Neonatal Surgery (birth to 4 weeks)
  • Noncardiac thoracic (chest) surgery
  • Endoscopy (bronchoscopy, esophagoscopy, peritoneoscopy and thoracoscopy

Paediatrics Surgery is a distinctive specialty and Paediatric Surgeons are specially trained physicians with extensive experience and expertise in treating infants and children of all ages (from birth through adolescence) with surgical disorders. Because of their unique training, paediatric surgical specialties provide a wide range of treatment options and the highest quality care to children".