DEPARTMENT OF UROLOGY
Reijnerus de Graeff(1641 �?? 1673) was
a Dutch physician and anatomist who made key discoveries in reproductive
Head of the Chair
Dr.C.Ramaswamy MS MCh
Professor of Urology
Department of Urology
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
of Head of the Department
Dr.Sridhar Jeyapal MS MCh
- 24 x7 Trauma & Emergency
- Endoscopy, Diagnostic and
- 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
- Transurethral resectoscopes,
conventional and Iglesias, adult and paediatric.
- Resectoscopes are used for
trans urethral resection of prostate.
- Visual Internal Urethrotome for
- Cysto-lithotripsy instruments,
stone punch, ultrasonic generator.
- Under water cutting diathermy
- 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
- Ultrasound: Ultrasound of the
KUB is done as a routine for both outpatient and inpatients.
- Full fledged Urodynamics Lab
- Andrological Services
- Urological Laparoscopy