Kauvery Hospital opens special hand unit
A full-fledged 24 Hours Hand Injury and Micro Surgery Unit opened at the City-based Kauvery Hospital here today, according to Dr.Skanda,Consultant and in-charge of the unit.
He told reporters here today the hospital with this, yet another milestone was reached by the hospital.
The unit was well equipped with state-of-the-art operating microscopes, latest microsurgical instrumentation and a specially trained team of staff, he claimed.
He claimed this facility officially brought here, capabilities on par with most international centers with regards to hand surgery and microsurgery. The hospital also offered specialized post operative hand rehabilitation and physiotherapy services.
This unit is one of the highest volume units in Tamil Nadu in the private sector with a success rate in replantations in excess of 80per cent a result on par with many international centers, he claimed.
He claimed their results in treating tendon, arterial, nerve and bone injuries of the hand - post trauma and due to other problems are among the best in the field.
The services include - emergency treatment of bleeding hands or foot wounds and repair of cut blood vessels and nerves among other things.
The unit primarily serves the hard working industrial labourer population in and around Tiruchirapalli and adjoining districts and established itself as one of the key centers for hand trauma in the region, he claimed and added they had rendered phenomenal service in restoring livelihoods to many patients and most of them, with miraculously remarkable results.
(Posted on 29-04-2014)