The Department of Obstertrics and Gynecology has been functioning in Malar Priya Medical Center. It has been giving stellar service in Obstertrics and Gynecology care to woman not only in Tirupur but also in many surrounding districts. This department has developed a very good name in the field for routine obstertric care, high risk obstertric care and obstertric critical care. Advanced care in Neonatology also helps the patients to achieve a happy outcome even after extreme conditions in pregnancy.
GYNECOLOGY: - The Department of Gynecology is also very busy about 1500 cases are operated every year in state of art operation theatres backed by a team of extremely efficient and dedicated anesthesiologists. We handle all kinds of minor and major gynee cases like fibroids( including giant fibroids)
Again being a tertiary care center, we have a large number of high riskgynec patients with multiple co-morbidities which are handled very safetly in our department. Having a well established blood bank also definitely makes these major surgeries very safe for our patients.
LAPAROSCOPIC SURGERY:-Department of gynecology started gynec laparoscopic surgery in 1992 and has been performing gynecology Laparoscopic procedures ever since. We perform the entire range of procedures which are again very ably backed by specialists in allied specialities.
INFERTILITY:-Department has been doing very good work in infertility also. Both male & female partners are worked up along with the allied specialities like urology. Fertility enhancing procedures and surgery are also performed with a high success rate. Hospital also has an IVF lab which takes care of patients needing artificial reproductive techniques (ARI) and allied procedures..
ONCO SURGERY:-The department is doing gynec onco surgeries since the inception of the cancer hospital in MPMC with extremely good surgical results & gratifying tumor clearance rates. The entire range of onco surgery in gynecology for cancers of uterus, cervix, ovaries is performed.
Orthopedics / Joint Replacement - The department of Orthopaedics & Trauma is known for advanced joint replacement surgery, major complex trauma including pelvic-acetabular fracture management, arthroscopic knee surgeries, paediatric orthopaedic surgeries, spine surgeries, deformity correction and bone tumour management.
JOINT REPLACEMENTArthritis of hip and knee are common crippling disorders. Arthritis of shoulder, elbow and other joints are relatively rare. Knee arthritis particularly affects women above 60 years. Many of them require joint replacements. A well established joint replacement unit with state of the art operation theatres and team of doctors, occupational therapists, and physiotherapists to take care of these patients.
BONE TUMOUR MANAGEMENT: - have world class oncology department with state of the art equipments and investigative tools
to treat all types of cancers including bone and soft tissues tumours.
Dedicated orthopaedic and oncology surgery team deals with :
Accident / Emergency / Trauma Care - Trauma is an emotional shock producing a lasting harmful effect, because of unpleasant experience from wound or injury. Road Traffic Accident is one of the common causes of trauma.
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Apart from road traffic accidents and other accidents, trauma is also caused by heart attacks (myocardial infraction), poisoning, burns, snakebites, etc. Death due to these causes can be avoided by providing immediate medical attention. In practice most death cases are prevented in the first hour of the accident, which is also known as the “GOLDEN HOUR” in the medical parlance. Prevention of death is possible by providing careful handling of the victim at the accident spot, providing first aid treatment, transporting the patient to the nearest hospital and providing proper medical treatment.
General Surgery - department is comprising of 4 consultants, each one does all
the General Surgical work and has a sub-specialty interest of their own. Sub-specialties include
Vascular surgery, Endocrine surgery, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic surgery, Onco-surgery and
Laparoscopic surgery. This is a well established department since 1990 and we have been doing
all varieties of open and laparoscopic procedures.
Since our hospital is a tertiary referral centre, we get complicated cases and polytrauma cases from many small hospitals.
CANCER SURGERY:With the support of our Medical Oncology colleagus, we are managing all kinds of malignant cases. We do both open and laparoscopic surgeries for GI malignancies. All the consultants are well trained and qualified to do advanced Onco-surgical work.
General Medicine - is a medical speciality which focuses on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of Non-surgical conditions in adults. This speciality has a number of sub- specialities ranging from Cardiology, Nephrology, Neurology, Endocrinology, Infectious disease, Pulmonolgy to Immunology. We treat variety of cases starting from infectious diseases to Immunology. In MALAR PRIYA MEDICAL CENTER we are called “Consultant Physicians”. We work in co-ordination with our various sub-specialities like Cardiology, Neurology and Etc.
The department of general medicine handles patients with infectious disease; working up of Patients with fever of unknown origin & management of poison cases. After careful clinical assessment patients are subjected to lab investigation which includes biochemical, serological & cultures of body fluids, several diagnostic procedures like pleural fluid aspirahun, ascetic fluid aspiration, FNAC & lumbar puncture (for CSF analysis) are attempted in bedside. With the help of speciality consultants liver biopsy, lymph node biopsy & musile biopsy are done in needed patients. In difficult cases radiological (ultra sound or CT guided) assistance is used for biopsy. PET scan (nuclear medicine) is used in some patients for localizing infection. Therapeutic procedures attempted includes thoracountesis, ascetic fluid pavacentestis, USG guided liver abscess aspiration.
Plastic Surgery - deals with aesthetic, reconstructive and microsurgery of hand, craniofacial surgery and burns management. We provide comprehensive plastic and cosmetic surgery. Other services include:
Plastic & Microvascular Surgery:
Paediatrics - department in MPMC, offers a wide range of high quality health care services in the age group of 0-18 years. It includes Newborn care and Paediatric care. We have highly qualified Paediatricians, Neonatalogists and Paediatric surgeons to provide good Health care services. Registrars are available round the clock for emergency care. MALAR PRIYA MEDICAL CENTER is a 750 bedded Multi-speciality Hospital with rooms ranging from Deluxe Suite to General Ward to meet the demands of all class people.
ENDOSCOPY AND RELATED PROCEDURES
We do Percutaneous transforaminal endoscopic spine surgery(PELD) ,Discography, Selective Nerve Root Block (SNRB),Cervical discography, and Foraminoplasty PELD:This is a latest advancement in disc surgery in lumbar region. This procedure is done under local anasthesia with least damage to surrounding structures. Only one day admission is needed.
Discography: in this procedure radioconstrast agent is injected into the intervertebral disc space under fluoroscopic guidance to evaluate annular competence and also to help us to correlate the patient’s symptoms with the disc pathology and decision making for surgery. SNRB is a specialized procedure which tries to correlate the patient’s pain to a particular nerve root.
Foraminoplasty is the very recent advancement in the field of endoscopic spine surgery by which we can open up the intervertebral foramina and relieve the compressive effect on the nerve root by disc, ligament or abnormal bone.
ENT / Head & Neck - MPMC is fully equipped to handle all types of ear nose throat and head & neck disorders. For example, nasal polyps occur frequently and are fleshy growths within the sinuses and nose that cause nasal block, headache and considerable distress. Advanced instruments such as Karl Storz endoscope, Magnum IV microdebrider and high definition monitors are available for safe and thorough removal of these polyps. Similarly, Medtronic high speed drill system and cutting edge Carl Zeiss operating microscopes are available for micro-ear surgery. CO2 laser system is also available for throat surgery and transoral resection of malignancy.
Advanced surgical procedures are undertaken for benign and malignant tumors
of the head and neck. Tumors of the mouth, throat, voice box, nasal cavity,
neck, thyroid and parathyroid are routinely managed. Advanced open resections
and minimally invasive procedures are both performed. The division works in close
collaboration with related specialties such as plastic surgery for free tissue
reconstruction of complex defects, neurosurgery for open craniofacial resection
and other skull base procedures, and thoracic surgery for mediastinal dissections.
These facilities, expertise and close inter-specialty collaborations ensure that the
patient gets the best possible outcome with minimal or no side-efects. Further,
endoscopic surgery for sinusitis and skull base neoplasms, and endoscopic orbital and
optic nerve decompressions are also done. The division has supporting staff to
provide speech and swallowing therapy, nutritional support, respiratory care, physiotherapy and social support.
Neurology / Neuro Surgery - Neurology Department is guided by internationally accepted protocol and integrated care pathways. The busy department has 3 consultants and treats over 200 outpatients and 50 inpatients every day. It has a dedicated ICU with 11 beds for stroke, head injury and other serious neurological conditions. A large number of patients are treated with focus on stroke, epilepsy, head ache, movement disorders and neuromuscular disorders. This is the first hospital in Coimbatore to initiate several neurological advancements like deep brain stimulation for Parkinsons, advanced treatment for multiple sclerosis and clot bustering therapy for stroke. It also has an epilepsy surgery programme and high quality neurophysiology lab.The Departments is highly interested in teaching and runs regular lectures and journal clubs.
Gastro Enterology - We look at the study and treatment of disorders of the esophagus, stomach, small & large bowel, pancreas, liver and biliary system. We offer outpatient and inpatient facilities and also provide endoscopy services.
SOME OF THE PROBLEMS TREATED ARE :
ENDOSCOPY SERVICES Endoscopy uses a very thin camera on the end of a flexible tube to look inside the gut. Gastroscopy looks from the top into the stomach; colonoscopy looks from the bottom into the colon.
The Endoscopy services function on all weekdays and includes a 24 hr emergency service. Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (Diagnostic & Therapeutic): This can diagnose problems related to the esophagus (gullet), stomach and upper small bowel. Disorders that can also be treated using the endoscope include:
Cardiology - Department provides a continuum care for the prevention, treatment, recovery & rehabilitation of heart and vascular diseases.
It is the pioneer institute in introducing quality cardiology procedures in South India at a time when cardiac surgery was considered the only solution for treatment of serious heart ailments.
MALAR PRIYA MEDICAL CENTER is one among the first few hospitals in India to offer 24/7 Primary PCI program. Cardiology Day Care Center, CCU and Cath Lab provide state of the art care to achieve the ideal goal of “door to needle & door to balloon time” in Coronary Revascularisation therapy.
Poisoning / Toxicology Care - Treatment and care of neurology pertains to the brain, spine, sensory organs and the nerves that connect them. Neurological disorders are diseases that affect the nervous system, and there are more than 600 known diseases that affect the nervous system. Some of the commonly known diseases or disorders treated at Kauvery Hospital, are stroke, brain tumors, epilepsy, Alzheimer’s, headache, aneurysms, multiple sclerosis, peripheral neuropathy, memory disorders, Postherpetic neuralgia, Dural Arteriovenous Fistulae and rare disorders such as frontal temporal dementia.
NeurosurgeryOur multidisciplinary team of neurologists, neurosurgeons, pain specialists, rehabilitation physicians, physical medicine and physiotherapists, have all been specially trained to treat neurological and spinal disorders. Some of the disorders treated at our center are:
Endocrinology / Diabetology - We at endocrinology department treat diseases affecting the metabolism of the human body. Glands secretes hormones that have effects on the way the body appears, acts, and maintains itself. Endocrine diseases are manifested due to hormonal over-activity or under-activity or due to tumors.
Patients are often referred for treatment and evaluation of Hyperthyroidism ( overactive Thyroid gland), Hypothyroidism (Underactive Thyroid gland) and Thyroid cancer. We also treat diseases of the Pituitary such as Acromegaly (which is excessive production of Growth hormone), Cushings Syndrome (Excess production of Cortisol), Diabetes mellitus or excess production of Prolactin, various disruptions of Gonadal hormones (e.g. excess hair in women, breast development in men, arrested puberty, polycystic ovary syndrome, amenorrhea), bone disease (such as osteoporosis, rickets and hyperparathyroidism), diseases of the adrenal glands etc.
Urology - The Department of Nephrology performs one of the largest numbers of kidney transplants in this region with success rates comparable to the best in the world. Dr. Karthikeyan has pioneered the break through steroid free kidney transplantation technique which improves success rates and minimises post operative complications. It has expertise and state of the art equipment to deliver world class care for all cases including medical emergencies.
Pulmonology - Department has been a forerunner in the field of intervention pulmonology, was the first to procure endobronchial ultrasound in south east Asia in 2008. We were among the forerunners to start medical thoracoscopy with flexirigid thoracoscope in south India in 2010. We have extensive experience with therapeutic rigid bronchoscopic procedures for both benign and malignant tracheobronchial obstructions including debulking, use of electrocautery snare, argon plasma coagulation, silicone dumon stents, Montgomery tube and self-expanding metallic stent placement.
PULMONARY FUNCTION LABORATORY INCLUDES
Psychological / Rheumatology - is a new and advancing medical specialty
that focuses on arthritis and related rheumatic diseases of the joints, muscles and bones.
The unit in this hospital is a major centre for rheumatology and connective tissue diseases
providing high quality care for the full range of rheumatic diseases including rheumatoid
arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, lupus and other connective tissue
diseases, osteoarthritis and osteoporosis. We have particular expertise in multisystem
connective tissue diseases. Care is provided by a multidisciplinary team: rheumatologist,
physiatrist, physiotherapist, and occupational therapist in the shortest possible time.
A expert team of orthopedic and spinal surgeons liaise with the Rheumatologist and provide
Oral & Maxillofacial / Cosmetic Surgery - The department which performs scarless cosmetic surgery of breasts using Pin-hole technique both for men and women.
BREAST AESTHETICS: Each woman who considers breast cosmetic surgery for
enhancement, augmentation, revision and reconstructive surgery or reduction is unique with
her own personal goals and her desired aesthetic approach.
A diverse group of women choose breast cosmetic surgery many of these women desire a more proportional figure, which can be achieved by restoring or reshaping the look of their breasts. Whether before or after child birth and breast feeding, or after significant weight loss women often choose cosmetic surgery for the breasts to match their outer appearance with positive ways they feel on the inside.
BODY SCULPTURING: Body Sculpturing is a super fine artistic specialised cosmetic surgery in the armamentarium of Cosmetic Surgeon. Cosmetic Surgery is part of Plastic surgery.
For whom does the Body Sculpturing Cosmetic surgery is required ?
Both for male and female of any age wherever the parts of the body needs soft tissue reshaping, body sculpturing cosmetic surgery is indicated. When an individual feels that his or her abdomen body sculpturing cosmetic surgery is indicated. When an individual feels that his or her abdomen is protruding because of excess flab, body sculpturing cosmetic surgery is useful to reshape the abdomen.
It is an advanced form of ultra high definition liposuction using fine 2mm and 3 mm zirconium coated cell friendly cannulas , which sculptures the body soft tissue parts precisely. Cosmetic Surgeon is aided by the precise imaging using low dose CAT scan , MRI scan to delineate the various septae and precise nature of soft tissue excess and PET scan to know the functional fat [identification of brown fat).
When Cosmetic surgeon aspirates the excessive fat from the unwanted accumulated areas the same fat is used to reshape the areas where there is a contour deficiency by means of structural fat grafting, a form of lipotransfer. For example if a lady undergoes cosmetic surgery body sculpturing for correction of her abdominal flab the same fat can be used to augment her breasts by this autologous tissue.
Dental - People who are very conscious about their looks leave no stone unturned to look their best all the time. Therefore, with increased awareness, people are moving ahead the use of cosmetics only and do not mind undergoing cosmetic and plastic surgery.
In India only, the number of cosmetic surgeons and plastic surgeons has increased significantly in the last decade. Cosmetic surgery in India is a specialty that is becoming popular increasingly. Cosmetic surgeons and plastic surgeons can dramatically improve a person’s appearance and can help a person achieve the ideal looks. In India, cosmetic surgery and plastic surgery is no longer a procedure which was done only on patient who had suffered trauma or was born with congenital defects. Now people undergo cosmetic surgery in India to enhance their looks and to look perfect.
Radiology - The Department of Radiology is vital for delivering patient information to enable accurate diagnosis and effective treatment. The department serves as a node disseminating vital patient information to the respective departments. It is equipped with ultra modern state of the art equipments which deliver precise information while minimising patient discomfort. The equipments in the hospital include:
MAMMOMAT INSPIRATION -MAMMOGRAM: We have installed top-of-the-line MAMMOMAT Inspiration system. This is a fully digital mammography platform that allows early diagnosis and performs automated stereotactic biopsy. The superior image quality helps to identify the smallest lesion (up to 1 mm) in a breast, which is not possible by conventional methods. Once a lesion is detected, an immediate biopsy procedure can be performed by the stereotactic biopsy method, which can effectively targetthe suspected lesion and extract the sample automatically, without any manual intervention. The entire process takes less than 5 minutes without causing any discomfort to the patient - another benerdover conventional methods of screening.
500 VOLUME CT SCAN: This is one of th e first few centers in the country to install the 500 Volume CT from GE medical system considered to be one of the best tools in the world for CT angiography.
ULTRA SOUND: It is also equipped with six ultrasound machines - Two of them can create real time 3D images which are useful in the study of the unborn child
BMD & DIGITAL X-RAYS: BMD or bone mineral densitometry with the DEXA scan is the most reliable way to accurately diagnose osteoporosis. We also have hl-tech digital X Rays installed.
Physiotherapy - It is well equipped with the latest, high-tech electrotherapy and exercise therapy equipments. The department provides therapy for patients who are referred with various types of musculoskeletal pain, post operative patients from all Specialties, post natal cases and patients with all types of acute and chronic disabilities.
EQUIPMENTS AVAILABLE IN THE PHYSIOTHERAPY DEPARTMENT