DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY

Surgery Department was established in 1994 soon after the Hospital earned the recognition as Regional Cancer Centre to meet the multifaceted needs of the cancer patient. Surgical Department is equipped with modern modular OT with all ultra-modern surgical gadgets.  In the year total 11285 patients attended the OPD and 1175 major / minor surgeries were conducted.

Gradually the Department developed in following specialties.

GENERAL SURGERY

General Surgery is the first Department started with establishment of the Surgical Services in the Hospital.  The Department is equipped with state of the art laparoscopic instruments. All types of general surgeries including emergency surgeries, day care and advanced laparoscopic surgeries are performed on routine basis. Department helps Gynaecology Department in performing complex procedures.

SURGICAL ONCOLOGY

Division of Surgical Oncology developed in 2007, with the mission to provide quality care to the patient with solid malignancies. Quality care means full implementation of the steps involved with the care of the patient with cancer, i.e. screening and prevention, early detection, diagnosis, staging, local and systemic treatment, follow up and rehabilitation, and palliative care. The areas of special expertise include breast cancer, head and neck cancers, sarcomas, and cancers of the gastrointestinal tract, especially esophagus, liver, pancreas, and rectal cancers.

The surgical oncology department does all type of endoscopies (bronchoscopy, upper and lower GI endoscopies) for screening and diagnosis purposes, performs all type of major and minor cancer surgeries. In addition provide emergency surgeries & vascular access procedure (chemo port and Hickman catheter) for chemotherapy as routine procedure. Major plastic surgical reconstruction (breast reconstruction after mastectomy, mandibular reconstruction after jaw bone excision etc.) is also performed to provide functional and cosmetic wellbeing.   The Division of Surgical Oncology provides surgical education and the majority of the index cases for the training of residents and students in the areas of Surgical Oncology.

Major Surgical Equipments available:

Karl Storz laproscopic set
Karls Storz urosurgical endoscopic set
Johnson & Johnson harmonic scalpel
Enseal cautery
Valley lab electro cautery
C-arm image intensifier
Philips LED OT Lights
Modern GE anaesthesia work station
Oscillating saw
Fiber optic bronchoscope
OT patient warmer
DVT prevention device (external pneumatic compression)
Infusion pumps

 

Total OPD 4505
Patients Registered 13
Total Surgeries 494
Breast 130
Cervix 88
Head & Neck 12
Other sites 264

Major Surgeries include:

Head and neck surgery
Wide Excision Oral cavity & SLND, Composite Resection ,Thyroidectomy, Parotidectomy
Laryngectomy, commando surgery, carotid body tumosurgery
Breast surgery
Breast conservative surgery
Modified radical mastectomy, axillary dissection, breast reconstruction
Abdominal surgery
Exploratory laparotomy for abdominal Tumor
Radical gastrectomy
Radical cholecystectomy pancreatoduodenectomy (whipples operation)
Oesophagectomy
Radical nephrectomy, supra renal mass excision
Colonic /Rectal surgery APR, LAR
Pancreatic mass, Abdominal wall mass,
Surgery on male & female genital organ
Ilio inguinal dissection, penile surgery, Orchidectomy RPLND
Ovarian laparotomy, Radical Werthiem Hysterectomy with Bilateral Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection, Pelvic mass, Vulvar mass excision
Soft tissue sarcoma and bone tumor
STS excision, limb conservative surgery, limb amputation

NEURO SURGERY UNIT 

The Neuro Surgery unit started in the year 1998 under the stewardship of Dr. Kartikeya Sharma, MCH. The unit in collaboration with Oncology Wing provides yeoman services to brain cancer patients.

Department was further strengthened with appointment of one more Neurosurgeon Dr. Pankaj Gupta in 2016. The same year a separate ward for Neurosurgery was constructed. The 25 bedded ward with facility for critical care is added in 2016. It is the most modern and fully equipped ward to deal with emergencies.

Smt. Sonia Gandhi President and Trustee of Kamala Nehru Memorial Hospital Society inaugurated the ward on 21st November 2016.

Total 5092 patients were seen in OPD and 306 patients were admitted. Surgeries performed under the Department included tumor removal, clot in brain, etc.

Equipped with state of art Pantax 5000i series endoscopy system supported by Phillips C Arm and ERBE cautery, Philips Multipara Monitor.

GASTROENTEROLOGY UNIT

 Gastroenterology unit added to the Department in 2013. The Gastroenterology Unit provides endoscopic and clinical treatments for patients. The most commonly-treated diseases in the unit are peptic and non-peptic dyspepsia, inflammatory bowel diseases, neoplastic diseases of the digestive tract, motility and functional disorders, pathological conditions of the small bowel, malabsorption and maldigestion syndromes.

An important part of the clinical services is sophisticated endoscopic unit, with upper and lower endoscopies, proctology treatments, endoscopic laser therapy, ERBE, etc.

Total 819 patients were seen in OPD, and 77 cases were admitted.

ORTHOPAEDICS UNIT

Orthopaedics Unit offers the entire spectrum of modern orthopaedics management which is effective, patient friendly and result oriented. In a nutshell it is one stop treatment for all orthopaedic ailments and fractures with emphasis on avoidance of complications, rapid mobilization, decreased period of confinement and an early return to normalcy.

 

  • State of the art joint replacement service including primary and revision hip, knee, shoulder replacements, articular surface replacement and minimally invasive hip replacement are available.
  • Minimally invasive hip replacement surgery
  • Metal on metal – Articular Surface Replacement – procedure can be offered to young patients with painful hip
  • Vascularised grafting for non unions
  • Limb reimplantation
  • Arthritis or severe trauma
  • Computer assisted navigation surgery (Planned)
  • Musculoskeletal Oncology
  • Paediatric orthopaedics – Congenital limb & deformity correction, bone & joint infection, juvenile arthritis management
  • Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine: Hosts of joint problem, particularly sports injuries and meniscus and ligament tears are reconstructed arthroscopically with minimal tissue dissection using bio absorbable materials to ensure rapid recovery and return to normalcy.
  • Management of fractures and poly trauma.
  • Spine Surgery: Cervical and lumbar disc replacement surgery, spine deformity correction.
  • Comprehensive rehabilitation services
  • Pain Management
Total patients seen in OPD       746

Total patients admitted              86

Total surgeries                              82