Despite the term “General” being used in the medical field, General Surgery is mostly concerned with abdominal procedures. Along with the thyroid gland, the oesophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, appendix, and bile ducts are all included.
A few common surgical procedures are listed below.
Minimally invasive/access surgery, more generally referred to as laparoscopic surgery, keyhole surgery, or band-aid surgery, is a modern surgical technique. As the term indicates, this cutting-edge surgical method is performed through minute incisions in the body. Unlike open surgery, it does not require a slit across the organ’s location.
These days, this superior surgical procedure is displacing traditional surgery.