Daycare Procedures

These are surgical procedures where patients do not need overnight admission and can go home the same day. The advance in surgical techniques, anesthesiology and pain relief are important contributing factors in increasing the popularity of day care surgeries.

Fully-equipped Operation Theatres, latest gadgets and trained personnel ensure optimum patient safety and satisfaction. Latest technology along with excellent post- operative care and effective pain relief enable the patients to recover injust few hours.

Our Day Care Facility is a two-bed unit staffed by dedicated nurses and depending on his/ her consulting physician's specialty.

Since this is not a treatment facility per se, our Day Care Unit is equipped with basic facilities. Each bed has a dedicated oxygen supply and suction facility.

Daycare procedure room’s equipped with

  • Operation Table
  • C-arm
  • Anaesthesia workstation [Urja]
  • Crash Cart
  • Defibrillator
  • Cautery Machine

Advantages of Daycare Centre

  • Faster recovery
  • Economic advantages
  • Complete infrastructure with latest gadgets
  • Expertise of eminent Consultants
  • Minimal or no disruption to regular routine.
  • No overnight stay
  • Competent & dedicated Technicians & Nurses

Indications

Following are the surgeries which can be done in the day care, in orthopaedics:

1) Non Surgical Day Care Cases

i. Closed reduction and immobilisation (with or without G.A.), of fractures and dislocations (Supracondylar Humerus)

ii. Manipulation of: knee, shoulder, cervical or lumbar spine, Congenital Talipus Equino Varus (CTEV)

2) Surgical Day Care Cases

i. Minimally Invasive:

a. Local Hydrocortisone injection

b. Joint aspiration

c. Needle biopsy

d. Skeletal traction

ii. Endoscopic procedures

a. Discectomy

b. Arthroscopy: Diagnostic / Therapeutic.

c. Epidural injection

iii. Open procedure

a. Trauma: - Fracture fixation (radius-Ulna) - External fixator application - Implant removal

b. Infective: - Incision and drainage - Wound wash

c. Open Biopsy: Infection, tumour

d. Excision biopsy: Bursa, ganglion, lipoma

e. Contracture release: Polio, Cerebral palsy

f. Soft tissue release: Carpal tunnel syndrome, Trigger finger, Tenosinovitis, Transfer of ulnar nerve Conclusion

A lot has been written about day care surgery, its benefits and disadvantages. The criteria’s for patient selection, discharge, with follow up, remain common to most of the specialties.