Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obstetrics and Gynecology

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology was established in 2005 and is one of the most vibrant departments of the hospital having a desirable blend of senior experienced and young energetic faculty. The department provides yeomen service to the women in and around the surrounding villages and towns of Chengalpattu district. The services provided by the department includes regular antenatal care, pre conceptional counseling, high risk pregnancy assessment and management, conduct of deliveries. The entire range of treatment for gynaecological problems, like infertility, STI, Cancer screening and management. It is one of the most popular departments in the hospital providing active services, round the clock.

The department is headed by Prof.C.R.Anuradha, who has a rich experience in the field of OBG. There is a right mixture of faculty who are young, dynamic and always enthusiastic towards patient care, research and imparting skills and knowledge to both the undergraduate and postgraduate students

The Department aims to provide holistic care to women through all the phases for her life right from a young prepubertal phase through her reproductive phase and beyond her post-menopausal phase. It offers comprehensive obstetric care, family planning services, screening and preventive services for various gynaecologic malignancies. The department functions between 08.30 am and 04.00 pm for outpatient care on all days of the week. Emergency obstetric and gynaecologic care is also provided in the casualty dedicated for the department

This forms a prime focus for the faculty of the dept of OBG, as knowledge about maternal, child and women’s health are mandatory core competencies to be acquired by the Indian medical graduate.

The teaching programs includes regular, structured theory classes, clinical discussions in OP departments and bedside tutorials, vertical and horizontal integrated teaching. In addition, symposiums, seminars, guest lectures and CME are conducted regularly. The clinical training also includes bedside demonstrations, skills lab training, small group discussions and labour ward postings. A continuous formative assessment of the students is done by weekly and end of postings, theory and clinical tests and viva voice. Special focus is given for slow learners in the form of additional clinical and theory classes by the Professors. The graduates are trained for competitive exams for postgraduate courses with tests in the MCQ pattern.

The Faculty are very enthusiastic about research and are involved in several projects. The key areas of focus are COVID 19 and its effects on pregnancy, High Risk obstetrics, cancer screening and preventive strategies, Labour interventions, Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and Fetal congenital anomalies.

The department functions between 08.30 am and 04.00 pm for outpatient care on all days of the week. Emergency obstetric and gynaecologic care is also provided in the casualty dedicated for the department. Several special clinics have been conceptualized and are being conducted by the department to cater to specific needs of the women.

Special Clinics

  • High risk pregnancy Clinic: Effectively screen and monitor pregnant women with multiple co-morbid conditions.
  • Infertility clinic: Compassionate care for the couple seeking help for infertility.
  • Family welfare clinic: Appropriate counseling and provision of services like MTP, Interval and puerperal sterilization. Temporary methods of spacing.
  • Postpartum clinic: Address the issues faced by women during their postpartum and provide appropriate counseling for family planning and breast feeding.
  • Cancer screening clinic: Health education and screening for breast cancer, uterine and ovarian cancer are done.
  • Menopause clinic: To provide services to women in their peri and postmenopausal stages addressing their various concerns at this juncture of their lives.

The Department provides round the clock (24*7) Labour services, where a state of the art, fully air conditioned and well equipped labour ward is available to appropriate care for women in labour. It is adequately supported by a well-stocked Blood bank, Neonatal ICU and fully equipped operation theatre.

In patient care is given in a structured manner. The department functions as five units, managing both obstetric and gynaecologic patients with adequate obstetrics gynaecologic and postnatal wards. Elective obstetric operations and gynaecologic surgeries are performed in a well-equipped OT complex.

Regular outreach activities are conducted by the department for the benefit of the poor and underprevileged sections of the society. At these camps camps, screening programs are done to identify problems like Anaemia, Diabetes and Hypertension in pregnancy and for cancer of the cervix and Breast. Patients requiring additional care are referred to the institute for further management. Health awareness promotions are done at these camps. Women are encouraged to seek help for problems like STI and Contraceptive choices.

  1. Large Fibroid uterus weighing 21 kgs.
  2. Abdominal TB masquerzding as malignant ovarian tumour.
  3. Large Mucinous cystadenoma with torsion weighing 8 kgs.
  4. Postmortom Caesarean section with a live baby.
  5. Non cirrhotic portal hypertension complicating pregnancy.
  6. NIAPT complicating pregnancy.
  7. Recurrent ITP complicating pregnancy.
  8. Pregnancy with a large adult polycystic kidney disease.
  9. Fetal intracranial Teratoma at 20 wks. of Gestation in a G2P1L1
  10. Successful management of Tight Mitral stenosis complicating pregnancy with BMV at 20 weeks of gestation.
  11. Potts spine complicating pregnancy-Successful management.
  12. Thalassemia patient was given repeated blood transfusion and delivered successfully vaginally.
  13. Two cases of PRESS successfully managed with good results.
  14. Postmortem Caesarean delivery resulting in A live birth – History made.
  15. A case of Haematoma in the Omentum mimicking Ruptured Ectopic Pregnancy.
  16. Morbidly obese Primi Gravida (120 kgs) with PIH-Successful management of pregnancy.
  17. Successful management of DVT in early pregnancy in a G2P1L1.
  18. A rare case of mixed Mullerian tumour in a postmenopausal woman.
  19. Imperforate Hymen with cryptomenorrhea presenting as Acute abdomen in a 12-year-old.
  20. Rare Presentation as a Solid adnexal mass in a 7 yr old girl of an intraabdominal lipoma.
  21. case of Mid vaginal atresia successfully managed by Reconstruction of Neovagina.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

About the Department

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology was established in 2005 and is one of the most vibrant departments of the hospital having a desirable blend of senior experienced and young energetic faculty. The department provides yeomen service to the women in and around the surrounding villages and towns of Chengalpattu district. The services provided by the department includes regular antenatal care, pre conceptional counseling, high risk pregnancy assessment and management, conduct of deliveries. The entire range of treatment for gynaecological problems, like infertility, STI, Cancer screening and management. It is one of the most popular departments in the hospital providing active services, round the clock.

The Team

The department is headed by Prof.C.R.Anuradha, who has a rich experience in the field of OBG. There is a right mixture of faculty who are young, dynamic and always enthusiastic towards patient care, research and imparting skills and knowledge to both the undergraduate and postgraduate students

Patient Care

The Department aims to provide holistic care to women through all the phases for her life right from a young prepubertal phase through her reproductive phase and beyond her post-menopausal phase. It offers comprehensive obstetric care, family planning services, screening and preventive services for various gynaecologic malignancies. The department functions between 08.30 am and 04.00 pm for outpatient care on all days of the week. Emergency obstetric and gynaecologic care is also provided in the casualty dedicated for the department

Teaching

This forms a prime focus for the faculty of the dept of OBG, as knowledge about maternal, child and women’s health are mandatory core competencies to be acquired by the Indian medical graduate.

The teaching programs includes regular, structured theory classes, clinical discussions in OP departments and bedside tutorials, vertical and horizontal integrated teaching. In addition, symposiums, seminars, guest lectures and CME are conducted regularly. The clinical training also includes bedside demonstrations, skills lab training, small group discussions and labour ward postings. A continuous formative assessment of the students is done by weekly and end of postings, theory and clinical tests and viva voice. Special focus is given for slow learners in the form of additional clinical and theory classes by the Professors. The graduates are trained for competitive exams for postgraduate courses with tests in the MCQ pattern.

Research

The Faculty are very enthusiastic about research and are involved in several projects. The key areas of focus are COVID 19 and its effects on pregnancy, High Risk obstetrics, cancer screening and preventive strategies, Labour interventions, Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and Fetal congenital anomalies.

Outpatient

The department functions between 08.30 am and 04.00 pm for outpatient care on all days of the week. Emergency obstetric and gynaecologic care is also provided in the casualty dedicated for the department. Several special clinics have been conceptualized and are being conducted by the department to cater to specific needs of the women.

Special Clinics

  • High risk pregnancy Clinic: Effectively screen and monitor pregnant women with multiple co-morbid conditions.
  • Infertility clinic: Compassionate care for the couple seeking help for infertility.
  • Family welfare clinic: Appropriate counseling and provision of services like MTP, Interval and puerperal sterilization. Temporary methods of spacing.
  • Postpartum clinic: Address the issues faced by women during their postpartum and provide appropriate counseling for family planning and breast feeding.
  • Cancer screening clinic: Health education and screening for breast cancer, uterine and ovarian cancer are done.
  • Menopause clinic: To provide services to women in their peri and postmenopausal stages addressing their various concerns at this juncture of their lives.

Labour Ward

The Department provides round the clock (24*7) Labour services, where a state of the art, fully air conditioned and well equipped labour ward is available to appropriate care for women in labour. It is adequately supported by a well-stocked Blood bank, Neonatal ICU and fully equipped operation theatre.

Inpatient

In patient care is given in a structured manner. The department functions as five units, managing both obstetric and gynaecologic patients with adequate obstetrics gynaecologic and postnatal wards. Elective obstetric operations and gynaecologic surgeries are performed in a well-equipped OT complex.

Outreach Activities

Regular outreach activities are conducted by the department for the benefit of the poor and underprevileged sections of the society. At these camps camps, screening programs are done to identify problems like Anaemia, Diabetes and Hypertension in pregnancy and for cancer of the cervix and Breast. Patients requiring additional care are referred to the institute for further management. Health awareness promotions are done at these camps. Women are encouraged to seek help for problems like STI and Contraceptive choices.

Interesting Cases

  1. Large Fibroid uterus weighing 21 kgs.
  2. Abdominal TB masquerzding as malignant ovarian tumour.
  3. Large Mucinous cystadenoma with torsion weighing 8 kgs.
  4. Postmortom Caesarean section with a live baby.
  5. Non cirrhotic portal hypertension complicating pregnancy.
  6. NIAPT complicating pregnancy.
  7. Recurrent ITP complicating pregnancy.
  8. Pregnancy with a large adult polycystic kidney disease.
  9. Fetal intracranial Teratoma at 20 wks. of Gestation in a G2P1L1
  10. Successful management of Tight Mitral stenosis complicating pregnancy with BMV at 20 weeks of gestation.
  11. Potts spine complicating pregnancy-Successful management.
  12. Thalassemia patient was given repeated blood transfusion and delivered successfully vaginally.
  13. Two cases of PRESS successfully managed with good results.
  14. Postmortem Caesarean delivery resulting in A live birth – History made.
  15. A case of Haematoma in the Omentum mimicking Ruptured Ectopic Pregnancy.
  16. Morbidly obese Primi Gravida (120 kgs) with PIH-Successful management of pregnancy.
  17. Successful management of DVT in early pregnancy in a G2P1L1.
  18. A rare case of mixed Mullerian tumour in a postmenopausal woman.
  19. Imperforate Hymen with cryptomenorrhea presenting as Acute abdomen in a 12-year-old.
  20. Rare Presentation as a Solid adnexal mass in a 7 yr old girl of an intraabdominal lipoma.
  21. case of Mid vaginal atresia successfully managed by Reconstruction of Neovagina.

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