Obstetrics and Gynaecology

OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is equipped to provide women with comprehensive health care ranging from antenatal and postnatal care, general gynaecology, infertility services to cancer screening for gynaecological oncology and family planning services.

  • Antenatal Clinic: High risk pregnancy care, management of bad obstetric history cases
  • Family planning programmes: Counselling, Intrauterine Cu-T insertion, tubectomy, laparoscopic sterilisation, distribution of oral contraceptives and condoms free of cost
  • Labour and Delivery: The labour rooms are air-conditioned and equipped with electronic fetal monitoring, ultrasound machine including transvaginal probe and facilities for painless labour
  • General Gynaecology: includes out-patient care. The operating rooms are equipped with facilities for endoscopic (laparoscopic) surgeries, both diagnostic and operative laparoscopic procedures like laparoscopic sterilisation, lap ovarian cystecomy, adhesiolysis and Lap Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy (LAVH)
  • Diagnostic and Operative Hysteroscopy: carried out to diagnose and treat abnormal uterine bleeding
  • Cancer screening: Pap smear for cervical cancer, mammogram for breast cancer, colposcope for the diagnosis and treatment of pre-invasive cancer of the cervix
  • KSHEMA IVF-Fertility & Reproductive Medicine Centre: Facilities for counselling, ovulatory studies, IUI (Intrauterine Insemination), diagnostic / operative laprascopic, and facilities for evaluation of the male partner, IVF/ICSI are available
  • Menopausal clinic: Complete evaluation and counseling of women above the age of 40
  • Integrated Counselling and Testing Center (ICTC): Located in the out-patient wing, the center offers pre and post-test counselling and free HIV spot tests. This serves in the reduction of mother to child transmission of HIVEmergency care is provided by the in-hospital consultants on a 24 hr basis. The out-patient section has the following subspeciality clinics in addition to the antenatal and gynaec services:
  • Antenatal clinic : On all days
  • Postnatal clinic : On all days
  • MTP clinic : Wednesday & Thursday
  • Cancer clinic : Tuesday & Friday
  • Infertility clinic : Monday & Thursday
  • Family planning clinic : Monday, Tuesday, Friday & Saturday
  • Menopausal clinic : Wednesday & ThursdayThe in-patient department includes 3 wards, with 60 beds in total and a well-equipped labour theatre.

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