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Delhi govt ties up with private hospitals: These are the 30 surgeries you can get for free

Residents of the city will no longer have to wait months for undergoing life-saving elective surgeries at Delhi government hospitals.

delhi Updated: Mar 03, 2017 16:16 IST
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Residents of the city will no longer have to wait months for undergoing life-saving elective surgeries at Delhi government hospitals.(Representational Photo)

The AAP government has tied with 41 private hospitals in Delhi to facilitate 30 surgeries free of charge for patients referred by government hospitals in the Capital.

It will reimburse these National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers-accredited hospitals at Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) rates for the complete treatment.

It will including pre-surgery consultation, surgery, medicines, food and hospital stay, and follow-ups for a month after discharge.

Patients visiting Delhi government hospitals have to wait anywhere between three months and two years to undergo these surgeries.

List of surgeries to be done at private centres:

1. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy: Minimally invasive gall bladder removal

2. Thyroid surgery: Surgery performed to treat nodules and cancer of thyroid and hyperthyroidism

3. Haemorrhoidectomy: Surgery to remove haemorrhoids, swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus

4. Stapled Haemorrhoidectomy: Procedure to remove abnormally enlarged hemorrhoidal tissue and repositioning the remaining hemorrhoidal tissue back to its normal position

5. Haemorrhoidectomy + Fissurectomy: Surgery to remove haemorrhoids along with repair of a tear in the lining of the anus

6. Fissurectomy: Surgery to repair a tear in the lining of the anus

7. Fistula High End: Surgery to repair abnormal connection between organs above the anorectal ring, muscular structure between anus and rectum

8. Fistula Low End: Surgery to repair abnormal connection between organs below the anorectal ring, muscular structure between anus and rectum

9. Appendectomy (Laparoscopic): Surgery to remove the appendix

10. Excision of Pilonidal Sinus With Flap Cover: Surgery to remove an abnormal skin growth at the tailbone that contains hair and skin and covering the area with a skin flap

11. Excision of Pilonidal Sinus with Primary Closure: Surgery to remove an abnormal skin growth at the tailbone that contains hair and skin and suturing the wound

12. Thyroidectomy (Total/Subtotal): Surgery to remove part or all of the thyroid gland

13. Breast Lumpectomy: Surgery to remove cancerous lumps from the breast

14. Cataract with IOL with Tension Rings: Cataract removal surgery

15. Mastoidectomy: Surgery to remove diseased cells of mastoid bone in inner ear

16. Tonsillectomy: Surgery to remove tonsils

17. Tympanoplasty: Surgery to repair eardrum

18. Septoplasty: Surgery to correct deviated septum, the cartilage diving the two nostrils

19. Nasal Polyps/Sinusitis (Fess) – Unilateral: Surgery to remove non-cancerous growth within the nose

20. Nasal Polyps/Sinusitis (Fess) – Bilateral: Surgery to remove non-cancerous growth inside the nose

21. Cortical Mastoidectomy with Myringoplasty: Surgery to remove mastoid cells without affecting the middle ear along with closure of perforation in eardrums

22. Peritonsillar Abscess Drainage: Surgery to drain pus near the tonsils

23. Septoplasty + Turbinoplasty/Conchaplasty: Surgery to correct deviated septum along with reduction of turbinate bone that protrudes into the breathing passage

24. Myringotomy with Grommet Insertion: Surgery to insert a small tube in the eardrum to drain a thick sticky fluid from behind the eardrum

25. CABG: Heart bypass

26. PCNL – Unilateral: Minimally-invasive procedure to remove stones from the kidney by a small puncture wound through the skin

27. PCNL – Bilateral: Minimally-invasive procedure to remove stones from the kidney by a small puncture wound through the skin

28. Cystoscopy (therapeutic): A scope inserted through the urethra and into the bladder to check its insides

29. Prostate (TURP): Surgery used to treat urinary problems due to an enlarged prostate

30. Kidney stone removal

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