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DEPARTMENT OF UROLOGY

History:


Reijnerus de Graeff(1641 �?? 1673) was a Dutch physician and anatomist who made key discoveries in reproductive biology.

Head of the Chair


Dr.C.Ramaswamy MS MCh
Professor of Urology

Department of Urology


Department of Urology of this hospital caters to the needy patients of the southern districts of Tirunelveli, Tuticorin, Virudharnagar and Kanyakumari. The department has been working efficiently for the past 23 years with a sanctioned staff strength of 2 Professors, and 3 Senior Assistant Professors. Presently the department has 15 male beds and 5 female beds in the Department Wards. Emergency services are available 24x7. The Department has Uroflowmetry Unit, Adult and Pediatric Cystoscopy, and Adult and Pediatric Endoscopic Surgeries. The Department also has Intra Corporeal Lithotripsy and Uretero RenoScope services.Post graduate students in MS General Surgery are posted for a month for training in Urology. We also train UG Medical Students and Nursing Students.

List of Succession of the Department


Name of Head of the Department
Dr.Sridhar Jeyapal MS MCh
Dr.P.Avudiappan
Dr.R. Sukumaran
Dr.Muthulatha
Dr.C.Ramaswamy

Hospital Services


  • 24 x7 Trauma & Emergency Care.
  • Endoscopy, Diagnostic and Operative facilities
  • 24 hr. cystourethroscopy and ureteral stenting - for identify diseases of urethra and bladder. Biopsy and stenting; is done under general/regional anaesthesia for  patients. Complete range of diagnostic endoscopic equipments, including adult and paediatric,
  • Transurethral resectoscopes, conventional and Iglesias, adult and  paediatric.
  • Resectoscopes are used for trans urethral resection of prostate.
  • Visual Internal Urethrotome for stricture management.
  • Cysto-lithotripsy instruments, stone punch, ultrasonic generator.
  • Under water cutting diathermy unit
  • Ureterorenoscopy �?? rigid and conventional, long and short
  • Ureterorenoscopes with Grasping instruments of all types.
  • Teaching facilities for endoscopic procedures using rigid, flexible and articulated attachments.
  • Endovision Camera Monitor and VCR for teaching and recording.
  • PCNL (Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy) available.
  • Ultrasound: Ultrasound of the KUB is done as a routine for both outpatient and inpatients.
  • Full fledged Urodynamics Lab
  • Andrological Services
  • Urological Laparoscopy




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