Paediatric Surgery Services in EMC

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Paediatric Surgery Services in EMC
Working in tandem with one of the top Neonatal & Paediatric tertiary care referral centres in the region, the unit provides the best treatment for paediatric surgical conditions, in Kochi.
Some of the common paediatric surgeries carried out in the hospital include:
Congenital malformations
Also known as birth defects, these are problems that happen while the baby is still in the womb.
There are many types of congenital malformations, some of which are mild and easily curable, while some others can be life threatening. They can affect the normal working of the body organs like heart, lungs, brain or parts such as face, hands or feet.
Therefore it is critical that any such conditions are diagnosed by an experienced consultant at an early stage and corrective action taken. Some of the commonly found congenital malformations include :
• Ano-rectal malformations
• Biliary atresia
• Choledochal cyst
• Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
• Duodenal, Jejunal, and Oesophageal atresia
• Cleft lip and palate
• Cystadenoid malformation of lung
• Excision of congenital lobar emphysema
• Hirschsprung’s disease
• Spina bifida
• Myelomenigocele
• Malrotation
Other Paediatric surgeries
The Paediatrics surgery unit of the hospital also performs various other surgeries on children from the newborn stage through late adolescence. Some of the common procedures are:
• Hepatoblastoma
• Hypospadias repair
• Neuroblastoma
• Open Orchidopexy
• Posterior urethral valves
• Sacrococcygeal Teratoma
• Thoracotomy for repair of eventration of diaphragm
• Tracheo-oesophageal fistula
• Uretero-neocystostomy
• Wilm’s Tumour