Surgical and Procedural Videos

Colonoscopic and endoscopic procedures

These videos are to act as an educational tool only. These are merely published to demonstrate the various techniques Dr Kariappa has in dealing with different pathologies. It is not an exhaustive list, nor does it necessarily cover the type of procedure you will have.

  • Colonoscopy & polyp removal

    A colonoscopy to retrieve 2 large polyps with a snare as well as tattooing and demonstration of endoscopic net retrieval

  • Laparoscopic Bowel Resection

    Laparoscopic (key-hole) bowel resection referes to the surgical technique of using long instruments through numerous small incisions to allow access to the abdominal cavity. This type of surgery has revolutionised bowel resections as it now greatly reduces the surgical stress that a major bowel resection places upon the body. Laparoscopic bowel resection offers many advantages […]

  • Laparoscopic right hemicolectomy

    This is a video of a laparoscopic right hemicolectomy for a patient who had 2 separate right colon cancers. There was a cancer in the caecum and the ascending colon. It demostrates the laparoscopic steps as well as the type of anastamosis that Dr Kariappa usually performs for these operations