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General Paediatric Surgery

 

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We deal with most of the common general paediatric surgical condition, both congenital and acquired.

Many of the operations are done as laparo-endoscopic procedures.

General paediatric surgery operations are performed at both Cecilia Makiwane and Frere Hospital. However most after hours work is done at Frere Hospital.

The scope of surgery includes:

Infantile Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis
Appendicitis
Cervical Cysts and Sinusses + Thyroid lesions
Salivary Gland Lesions
Gastro-Esophageal Reflux
Corrosive Esophageal injury
Intestinal + colonic Polyps
Intussusception
Malrotation and volvulus of the gut
Hirschsprung’s Disease and myopathic conditions of the colon

Vascular Anomalies

Lymphatic Malformations
Arterial malformations (haemangiomas)
Arteriovenous malformations

Day Case Surgery

Hernia & Hydrocele Repair
Undescended testes – Orchidopexies
Cutaneous Lesions excision
Upper and Lower GIT endoscopy

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