Day case procedures

Day Case Procedures

Convenient Short Stay Surgical Procedures.

A day case procedure is a medical or surgical procedure that can be successfully performed without necessitating an overnight stay in the hospital. 

These procedures are becoming increasingly common due to advances in medical technology and the refinement of surgical techniques by modern-day specialists. They are quite convenient and affordable as they enable the client to recuperate at home. 

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Day Case Procedures

Convenient Short Stay Surgical Procedures.

A day case procedure is a medical or surgical procedure that can be successfully performed without necessitating an overnight stay in the hospital. 

These procedures are becoming increasingly common due to advances in medical technology and the refinement of surgical techniques by modern-day specialists. They are quite convenient and affordable as they enable the client to recuperate at home. 

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  • Which are the commonly performed day case procedures?

    The more commonly performed day case procedures are: 

    Lump excisions 

    Hernia repairs 

    Hydrocelectomy 

    Circumcision 

    Biopsies – node biopsies; breast biopsies 

    Laparoscopic abdominal surgeries 

    Interventional radiology procedures 

  • More About Day Case Procedures

    A day case procedure may be recommended after the initial assessment by the attending doctor. The doctor will most likely be a specialist in a particular field and will perform the day case procedure. 

    Some day case procedures such as minimally invasive procedures involving the intestinal tract may require preparation before the procedure. The specialist performing the procedure will advise the client accordingly. 

  • What is a biopsy?

    A biopsy is a medical procedure that involves the extraction of sample cells or tissues from a patient for examination to determine the presence or extent of a disease. 

    The process may be performed by different types of specialists such as: 

    Interventional Radiologists 

    Gynecologists

    Interventional Cardiologists 

    General Surgeons 

    Nephrologists 

    Gastroenterologists 

  • What are examples of biopsy procedures?

    Examples of common biopsy procedures are: – 

    Breast biopsy 

    Thyroid biopsy 

    Renal biopsy 

    Liver biopsy 

    These procedures are commonly performed under ultrasound or endoscopic guidance so that the targeted organ or tissue is correctly identified and sampled for testing. 

    Click here to see the available biopsy procedures from Ponea.com 

  • What about Endoscopy?

    Endoscopy is a medical technique used to visualize the inside of the hollow structures of the body such as the intestinal and urinary tract.

    The technique involves the insertion of a flexible tube with a camera on the leading end into one of the openings of the body. The tube is guided to the particular organ of interest and the images are projected to a screen for easy visualization. 

    Endoscopy can be used to diagnose as well as treat certain medical conditions. 

    This procedure is commonly performed by a general surgeon or a urologist.

    Check out our endoscopy procedures here.

  • Are there any gynecological day case procedures?

    There are several gynecological procedures that can be performed as day case procedures. 

    These include:-

    • Family planning implant removal and insertion;
    • Cervical cancer screening procedures;
    • Minor procedures to correct abnormalities in the female external genitalia 

    These procedures do not require any prior preparation on the patient’s side. 

    Click here to get professional advice about the available day case procedures. 

  • Is Circumcision a Day Case Procedure?

    Circumcision when performed under sedation or local anesthesia qualifies as a day case procedure.

    The procedure may be performed by either a general surgeon or a urologist and usually doesn’t require much preparation if it is to be done without general anesthesia.

    Circumcision packages are now available at Ponea.com.

  • Cosmetic Surgery Day Case Procedures

    Several cosmetic surgery procedures can be performed as day case procedures.

    The need for preparation before the procedure will be addressed by the plastic surgeon during the consultation prior to the procedure.

    The cosmetic procedures will be followed by a review by the plastic surgeon to assess the success of the surgery and the progress of healing in the immediate post-operative period.

    Check out our cosmetic surgery day-case procedures here.

Frequenty Asked Questions

  • What is the Ponea Health booking experience?

    The Ponea Health e-commerce platform offers a one-stop point for quality day case procedures from vetted professionals. Book your day case procedure from the comfort of your home, hotel, or office.

  • What is Ponea Health price comparison?

    Ponea Health is an aggregator of various health services and providers that work in tandem to guarantee holistic patient care. Through the Ponea Health e-commerce platform, you are able to compare an array of vetted providers such as doctors, laboratories, and imaging centers offering similar services at different prices and locations. This allows you to select one within your budget and convenience in terms of location.

  • Do I have to visit a hospital to get my lab samples taken?

    Through Ponea Health’s mobile phlebotomy services, you can get your samples conveniently collected by a vetted professional at the comfort of your home, office, hotel, or other preferred points for processing at the laboratory. The short turnaround times for sample processing and dispatch of results to both yourself and the doctor guarantees prompt diagnosis and treatment.

  • How do I get my medications?

    The Ponea Health e-pharmacy platform is a 24hour service that is dedicated to delivering medication promptly and conveniently to your home or preferred pick-up points. Through upload prescription functionality, submit your prescription for processing and have your medication delivered right to your doorstep.

  • What do the ratings on my doctor mean?

    Doctors on Ponea Health e commerce platform are rated based a combination of their qualifications, continuous professional advancement and overall patient satisfaction. This guarantees you get the highest attainable level of care.

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