Showing posts from June, 2009

A patient with colo vesical fistula

We operated on a patient with a recurrent colo vesical fistula which developed following trauma. We found a large communication between the sigmoid colon and urinary bladder. We excised the segment of colon with the fistulous tract, repaired the bladder with the help of a urologist. also did a diverting ileostomy. he recovered but had a recurrent urinary leak which improved with conservative treatment.

Post laparoscopy bile leak - a case report

We presented a case of a 42 year old patient, who had a laparoscopic cholecystectomy and had a bile leak. He had a stormy course, required multiple surgeries - 2 before coming to our hospital and three surgeries at our hospital. He was in ICU for a long time, but he has recovered and was discharged. Various photographs are attached. Initially we had to leave the abdomen open and later the mesh was removed and skin grafting was done.
Also important was that this patient had a 4-5 mm Common hepatic duct when we did hepatico-jejunostomy roux enY. this also worked well for the patient.

Delhi chapter of ASI 20th June'09

We will be presenting a case of Post laparoscopic biliary leak managed by us at the Apollo Hospital in the meeting of Delhi chapter of ASI to be held on 20th June'09 at our hospital

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Dr Deepak Govil

I am presently working as a senior consultant in Department of Surgical Gastroenterology at the Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, Sarita Vihar, New Delhi.see website
I perform all types of complicated gastro-surgical procedures. My main interest areas are pancreato-biliary surgery, colo-rectal surgery, surgery for ulcerative colitis and surgery for all major gastrointestinal cancers. This includes cancers of the oesophagus, stomach, intestines, colon, rectum, liver, gall bladder, bile duct and pancreatic cancers. I am doing all basic and advanced laparoscopic procedures, specially Hand assisted laparoscopic colorectal surgery.
I have been the founder convenor of the Delhi GI Surgeons club. An active member of the national body i.e. Indian association of surgical gastroenterology, I have given many invited lectures at the state and national level academic meetings. I have also written chapters in various books.


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