The department of Cardiology is the first established unit in Palakkad area and today it is one of the major cardiac referral centres in Palakkad district. The department is headed by Dr P B Jayagopal, senior interventional cardiologist with 20+years of experience. With a fully equipped and state-of-the-art FD10CÂ Clarity Philips Digital Cath Lab, the facilities for cardiac treatment is comparable to the best tertiary centers in the world.
Coronary angiogram and percutaneous coronary interventions like coronary angioplastiesand primary angioplasties for heart attack are regularly performed at the hospital.
More than 9000 procedures have been performed so far in the hospital.
The department is well staffed with cardiologists, physicians,experienced medical officers, technicians and qualified staff nurses to provide round the clock services to the patients.
The hospital has two fully equipped modern intensive care and coronary care units, equipped with centralized monitoring facilities, central oxygen, suction, ventilators, invasive and non-invasive hemodynamic monitoring.
Facilities for temporary and permanent pacemaker implantation are available and are regularly done at the hospital.
The cardiology department performs colordoppler echocardiogram, treadmill testing, holter monitoring and pulmonary function tests in large numbers.
Apart from routine pacemakers, advanced electrophysiology procedures like radio frequency ablation for tachyarrythmia, ICD implantation and CRT implantation are being performed here.
In the last two years, a variety of paediatric interventions, catheter based procedures like atrial sceptal defect device closure, PDA device closure and valvotomy are being carried out in the department.
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Cardio Thoracic Surgery
The CTVS department is equipped with all the modern machines, monitoring facilities
The department has performed over 500 open heart procedures
Complicated coronary bypass surgeries using total arterial grafts, valve surgeries, major vascular surgeries are performed routinely, with excellent results.
Aortic route replacement (Bentall) procedure has been carried out successfully here
A variety of lung surgeries like pneumonectomy, decorticationis also done in the department
The department offers diagnostic work-up round the clock. A variety of interventional procedures including device closure for atrial septal defect, ventricular septal defect, patent ductus arteriosys, balloon valvotomies, are being done routinely performed. Dr Krishnakumar, MD, DM, FAHA Chief of Paediatric Cardiology at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, is running a specialized clinic on the last Tuesday of every month.
Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Infertility
The department for Obstetrics and Gynaecology is one of the oldest departments in the district. Dr.Kalyani G Menon, Dr.Bindu and an array of specialist doctors are available to take care of the need of the patients
The department has performed more than 36000 normal deliveries and caesarians
The department is equipped to handle all types of Gynaecology and Obstetrics cases
The patient-friendly atmosphere and personalized attention from doctors and staff have resulted in a large number of happy and healthy mothers and babies
With well-equipped operation theatres and labour rooms, the department also focuses on offering specialized care for high risk antenatal cases
The neonatology and immediate postnatal acre and nursing are supervised by senior paediatricians and are well-equipped with warmers, phototherapy units and all other basic requirements for the health and care of babies
A facility for the treatment of infertility cases is also available here
Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery
The department of General Surgery is headed by Dr Praveen V A, general surgeon, who has over 18 years of experience.
The department also has several senior visiting consultants.
a) Dr Raja D M manages Hepatology and Medical Gastroenterology. Effective treatment for various liver diseases like cirrhosis and hepatitis are looked after here
b) Dr SreekumaranPillai, senior surgeon, performs all major cancer surgeries including surgery for head and neck cancer and gastrointestinal cancer
A dedicated operation theatre equipped with state-of-the-art HD laparoscopic camera systems, LED light sources, medical grade monitors, Valleylabelectrocautery system, harmonic scalpel to reduce tissue damage and bleeding during the surgery is available here.
Spectrum of Surgeries Performed
Various laparoscopic surgeries including appendicectomy, cholecystectomy, hernioplasty for inguinalhernia and umbilical hernia, duodenal ulcer perforation, varicocele and rectal prolapse are done here routinely with excellent results
The department has performed over 1500 laparoscopic hernia repairs
The department is one of the few centres in Kerala performing endoscopic thyroid surgeries.Laparoscopic thyroidectomy is done here, with no visible scars on the neck, after the surgery
Laparoscopic gynaec surgeries including diagnostic laparoscopy, laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy, total laparoscopic hysterectomy and laparoscopic sterilization are also performed in the department
The department also performs surgeries for varicose veins and parotid tumours
A painless method of surgery, Stapler Surgery for the treatment of piles is done here
Spectrum of Endoscopic Procedures Performed
The following diagnostic Endoscopic procedures are available
a) Upper GI Endoscopy for ulcer, dyspepsia, vomiting, hemetemesis, unexpected weight loss
b) Colonoscopy for chronic constipation, diarrhoea, colonic cancer, ulcerative colon
Therapeutic Endoscopic Procedures for the following are also available
a) Removal of foreign bodies
b) Endoscopic dilatation for esophageal webs and stricture
c) For Variceal bleeding, endoscopic banding, sclerotherapy and glue therapy are done
d) Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
e) Endoscopic polypectomy for colonic polyps
f) Stenting of inoperable esophageal cancers
The department of Orthopaedics is headed by Dr Ravi G Nair, orthopaedic surgeon, who has 33 years of experience. Dr Easwar T R, specializing in the Paediatric Orthopaedics and Spine Surgery, joined the department in 2010. The department has a well-equipped team to cater to any emergency orthopaedic care, trauma care, operative treatments and specialized Orthopaedic work
One of the few centres in the state of Kerala for specialized paediatric orthopaedic care
Emergency Orthopaedic care for accidents, domestic falls, sudden and severe neck pain and back pain are treated with priority to ensure faster recovery
Trauma care for fractures, tendon injuries and soft tissue injuries is available
Operative Treatments, conservative plastic surgery and AO surgical fixation procedures are done with excellent results
Paediatric trauma care is available
Diabetic Foot Surgery is a key specialization in the department
The department also does debridement, skin grafting, amputation, diabetology care and revascularization procedures with the support of the cardiology department.
Pediatric Orthopaedic Service includes care for children with birth deformities of limbs, Cerebral Palsy, Club Foot, Brachial Plexus Palsy, Limb length differences, Bone infections and Fractures in Children.
Spine Surgery Service caters to patients with spine disorders like Spondylosis( Cervical / Lumbar ) , Spine Fractures, Scoliosis, Disc Prolapse, Spinal Stenosis
A physiotherapist is available to take care of rehabilitation and recovery management in a fast timeframe
Around the clock services of senior anaesthetist, Dr V C Venugopal and his team are available for all adult and paediatric surgeries and critical care ventilator management is available.
Critical care ventilator management is available in the department.
Anaesthesia for laparoscopic surgeries and onco-surgeries, epidural, spinaland general anaesthesia as per patient and surgical requirements are available within the department.
A variety of dermatology services are available at Lakshmi Hospital. Apart from routine consultations, a variety of cosmetic procedures and curative therapy are done here
The department performs all routine ENT procedures.
Micro ear surgery, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Microlaryngeal surgery and Thyroid Surgeries are done here
Endoscopy, Tonsillectomy, Adenoidectomy and Septoplasty services are also available in the department
Dr .Denny Anto MD ,DM ,( Neurology)has an outpatient clinic have on all working days .Dr N Pradeep, senior neurologist. Is a consultant in this hospital Apart from regular out-patient, in-patient consultation, 24 hour stroke unit facilities for thrombolysis is being offered here .
Ophthalmology department has been functioning at Lakshmi Hospital for many years under the able guidance of Dr .Manoj vakil. Glaucoma clinic and cataract surgeries are being performed routinely in a well-equipped Eye OT
Routine eye check-up including refraction, computerized eye check-ups and glass prescriptions are done here.
Slit lamp examination using 90D, 78D lenses for anterior segment evaluation, retina evaluation and glaucoma evaluation are done here.
IOP monitoring using Schiotz tonometer and Applanation tonometer are available in the department.
Gonioscopic evaluation of angles, direct and indirect ophthalmoscopy is also done in the department.
Latest method of cataract surgery with no-stitch, no-injection technique and IOL implantation are routinely done with excellent results.
Pterygium excision with or without grafts are also done here.
Paediatrics department is managed by Dr Naveen Sivadas, paediatrician.
Routine neonatal care and phototherapy services are available here.
A state of the art ultrasound and whole body colour Doppler machines are available in the department. Dr Jiji Varghese, senior radiologist, with a vast experience in sonology and imaging is in charge of the department. The department performs plenty of antenatal scans, routine ultrasound imaging and Doppler studies on a daily basis
The CR department performs special contrast procedures (Barium and IVU procedures) alongside routine/special radiography.
The Ultrasound department performs routine scans (mammograms, thyroid, superficial and musculoskeletal) and Whole body Doppler studies.
Guided USG procedures (biopsy, aspirations) are performed regularly in the department.
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