Patiala 21, July an old age female patient of diabetes and blood pressure and one part of whose small intestine was perforated and was at risk of losing her life was successfully operated laparoscopically at Columbia Asia Hospital Patiala by Dr. Pankaj Kumar Garg. Dr. Pankaj Garg Consultant General Laparoscopic & bariatric Surgery told, usually such kind of patients operated traditionally by putting one large incision on stomach of patient due to which patient requires 8 to 10 days of stay at hospital. Columbia Asia’s expert Dr. Pankaj Garg and his team successfully operated this patient laparoscopically due to which patient has only four small key hole incisions instead of one large incision on stomach.
Dr. Pankaj Told patient start taking normal diet on second day of surgery and got discharged from hospital on fourth day of surgery. He told operating such patients laparoscopically have an added advantage with quick recovery and reduced hospital stay. He also told that this kind of successful operation is possibly first of its kind in the Patiala region. Dr. Pankaj Garg is expertise in General, laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery and is associated with Columbia Asia Hospital Patiala from past one year. Before this Dr. Pankaj has been associated some prestigious hospitals in New Delhi.