Diagnostic and operative endoscopy- Button hole surgery
Endoscopy is visualization of inside of the body cavity with a telescope provided with fibre optic light.
Gynaecology involves use of laparoscope ( to visualize the inside of the abdominal cavity) and hysteroscope to visualize the inside of the uterine cavity.
Diagnostic utility of laparoscopy is to determine causes of conditions of infertility, abdominal and pelvic pain, etc.
Diagnostic utility of hysteroscopy is to diagnose missing IUCD, intrauterine adhesions, fibroids and polyps inside the uterine cavity.
Operative laparoscopy involves procedures like hysterectomy, ovarian cyst removal, fibroid removal adhesiolysis.
Operative hysteroscopy involves procedures like removal of missing IUCD, fibroids , polyps and adhesions.
Advantages of endoscopic surgery is minimal incison, minimal blood loss, faster patient recovery and reduced hospital stay.
Thermal balloon ablation
Thermal balloon ablation is destroying the inner lining of the uterus upto the basal layer using a balloon filled with dextrose and heated upto 87 degrees Celsius.
It is used in patients with heavy menses as an alternative to hysterectomy.
It has 95 % success rate in trials conducted world wide.
Advantages are that it eliminates need for hysterectomy which is an invasive surgery, it is a short procedure of 15 minutes, there is no blood loss, there is no incision , patient can be discharged the same day.
NST and Fetal monitoring
During pregnancy a NON STRESS TEST is used to ascertain fetal well being . It is also known in lay man’s terms as fetal cardiogram.
Fetal monitoring is used during labor to monitor the heart beats of the baby and to pick up any distress at the earliest to take immediate action.
Phototherapy is used in treatment of jaundice in the new born in the first few days after birth.
It involves exposing the baby to ultraviolet light to oxidize the bilirubin pigments deposited in the skin to a form which can be easily excreted by the body and reduce jaundice.
Maternity and Gynaecology
The hospital has provides facility for all maternity and gynecology related consultations, medical and operative treatment.
Medical termination of pregnancy and Family Planning
The hospital is a government recognized center for abortions , sterilization and advice regarding family planning.
Infertility is inability to conceive within one year without using any contraceptive method.
The hospital provides a one stop solution for work up and treatment of infertility.
The hospital has a dedicated menopause clinic for addressing and treating gynaecological problems of women above 40 years.