Orthopaedics has been functional for several years and has been constantly growing by leaps and bounds. The department has well trained and experienced surgeons who have expertise in various sub-specialties of orthopaedics. The team is well trained to handle poly trauma patients, both paediatric and adult, who are received by the Department of Emergency Services at the hospital.
There are three fully equipped ultra-modern orthopaedic Operation Theatres (OT)—one exclusively for joint replacements. These are equipped with laminar air flow system which keeps the OTs germ free. Computer-navigated instrument, fracture tables, C-Arm X-Ray machine, Arthroscopy, all implants and instruments are imported and conform to the highest international standards.
Patients come for treatment not only from states within India such as West Bengal, Orissa, North East Provinces but also from other countries such as Maldives, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Middle East, United Kingdom, United States of America and African countries.
With a team of some of the best doctors in the world, an attentive staff and state-of-the-art equipment, the hospital conducts all types of complex and cutting edge orthopaedic surgeries.
Advanced Total Joint Replacement Surgeries include:
- Hip Replacements
- Knee Replacements
- Shoulder Replacements
- Elbow Replacements
- Wrist Replacements
- Interlocking Nails for Long Bone Fracture and latest techniques in Trauma Care
- Arthroscopic Surgeries of Shoulder and Knees
The number of interlocking nail fixations for fractures of thigh, leg and arm conducted in the hospital has been estimated to be one of the highest for the whole of Southeast Asia. As and when new developments evolve in the field of Orthopaedics, Manipal Hospital has ensured that the consultants get trained in that particular area.
The hospital’s Intensive Care, Anaesthesia Services, Rehabilitation Services, Sports and Exercise Medicine departments are of high standards.
A Bone Bank is being planned, wherein a bone removed during joint replacements can be processed, preserved and used for another patient in need.
This department is one of the thrust areas for Manipal Hospital Salem. The dedicated and focused team looks forward with much enthusiasm in facing new challenges in this highly exciting field of trauma and orthopaedics. Many new developments with exhilarating and gratifying results are around the corner.