GEM Hospital Celebrates “GEM Hernia Awareness Week”
GEM Hospital, India’s premier Gastroenterology, laparoscopic and Robotic surgery hospital, which celebrates silver jubilee year of laparoscopic hernia surgery, will conduct “GEM Hernia Awareness Week” in the city till 28th April 2019 at GEM Hospital Chennai located at MGR Road, Perungudi.
This awareness exhibition is open for Public from 9.00AM to 6.00PM throughout the week. The expo will have many exhibits, posters, video clips, free consultation from specialists, etc, that will benefit people. Anyone who walks-in , will go back,well-informed about hernia and how it can be cured without much of difficulty. Gone are the days of open hernia surgeries when the recovery has been painful and tardy with a lot of restrictions. The possibilities of recurrence have been significant. All types of hernia are curable without recurrence by laparoscopic surgery.
Speaking on the initiative Dr. C. Palanivelu, Chairman, GEM Hospital said, “1 in 4 males develop hernia and for ladies, due to weak abdominal muscles after deliveries, especially after C-section incision gives way, incisional hernia occurs. Hernia cannot be prevented but can be cured without much of pain and fear of recurrence by laparoscopic surgeries. To educate all, is the objective of initiatives like this and GEM hospital will continue to organise many such campaigns.”
Dr. S. Asokan, Director – CEO, GEM Hospital Chennai said, “GEM Hospital is proud to have completed more than 25000 laparoscopic hernia surgeries successfully over the last 25 years, have conducted many international conferences and published two internationally acclaimed text books on this theme. Medical awareness campaigns of this kind where the experts speak to the people to educate and inform them will be very useful. We warmly welcome our Chennai public to visit the expo”