Apollo Hospital Chennai Pioneers in Advanced Techniques of Neurosurgery & Colorectal Surgery

Apollo Hospital Chennai is trusted name in advanced life-saving surgical procedures. The hospital has contributed heavily to better medical innovations in India. On 13 August, Apollo Hospital Chennai’s Regional Centre at Kolkata organised a press meet to spread awareness on advanced Neurosurgery and Colorectal surgery. Renowned Neurosurgeon Dr. Hrishikesh Sarkar spoke about Restorative Neurosurgery, Nerve grafting and transfers, Key Hole Surgery Technique. Dr. Venkatesh Munikrishnan, Colorectal Surgeon, spoke about several colorectal complications and corresponding surgical and preventive measures.

(From left to right) Dr. Hrishikesh Sarkar, Dr Narayan Mitra & Dr. Venkatesh Munikrishnan at the press meet

Dr Sarkar explained about his innovative key hole neurosurgery procedure which is done through eye lid for precise opening instead of large incision. This also results in minimal tissue disruption with reduced scarring and faster recovery. Brain tumour patients, paralysed spinal cord injury patients could be benefited out of these advanced surgical procedures.

Dr. Munikrishnan shared his expertise on several Colorectal complications. He emphasised for healthy lifestyle and food habbit to avoid life-threatening colon cancer situations. He advised not to ignore early symptoms of colorectal deseases like prolonged constipation, blood in stools, chronic indigestion. He opined for early detection drive to save patients from fatal colorectal cancer conditions.

Dr Narayan Mitra, Deputy General Manager of Healthcare Services, Apollo Hospitals, told, “We are organizing press interactions with expert doctors who are visiting Kolkata from our main hospitals in Chennai to spread awareness about our advanced medical cares”.