It has long been recognized that some disease can only be treated with Surgeon’s knife. The history of surgery is as old as that of mankind and disease. Surgery has evolved from primitive live saving to highly sophisticated form of technology. In many western countries surgery had been carried out by barbers in the past. Before the invention of antiseptics and anesthesia surgery had been very risky and painful. Today about 234 million operations are being carried out every year. A rate of 0.4 to 0.8% death and 3 to 16% complication means that at least one million death and 7 million disabling complication each year.
Surgical complications are common and often preventable. Safe Surgery Saves Live.objectives for safe surgery have significantly reduced mortality and morbidity of surgery. The practice of surgery in Bangladesh has undoubtedly progressed since its early beginning in Dhaka Medical College about 60 years back. More and more private hospitals are outpacing the public hospitals in terms of quality of patient care. This comes at a cost however. Square Hospital is one of the modern founding medical institution in the country. It is equipped with world standard diagnostic laboratory, operation theatre, cath lab, imaging system, IT department. ICU, HDU and an excellent anesthesia department which have allowed the surgeons to maximize peri operative care, particularly in high risk patients. Surgery includes neuro, cardiac, thoracic, upper and lower GI surgery, urology and pediatric surgery. These departments are backed by a group of surgeons of height character and greatest skill.