Department of Surgical Gastroenterology
Department started in January 2001 (Ref.No: G.O.Ms 318, Health and Family Welfare dated 28.06.1999.
The Professor and Head of the department is supported by two Assistant Professors.
Bed strength: 30 beds
Equipments: 1. Video Endoscope System.
2. Advanced Video Laparascope system
3. Harmonic Scalpel
OP Days: Two days in aweek – Wednesday & Friday
Time 10AM to 12 Noon.
Annual Average OP: Around 3500 cases/year
Annual Average IP: Around 450 cases/ year
Operation Theatre functions three days in a week:
Monday & Saturday for Open Surgeries.
Thursday – Laparascopic surgeries.
Endoscopies : Three days in a week
Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday
Performing about 150 scopes per month.
Types of Surgeries : Esophageal Surgeries
Gastric Pullup – For Corrosive Stricture
Coloplasty – For Corrosive stricture
Hepatic Resection – right & left
Surgery for Hydatid cyst
Surgery for Biliary Stricture – Hepaticojejunostomy
Segment III bypass for hilar cholangiocarcinoma
Resection and Hepatico jejunostomy for hilar cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystectomy and GBD Exploration for Bile Duct Stones.
Resection for Choledochal cyst and Hepatico jejunostomy
Modified Puestow (Lateral Pancreatico jejunostomy) for chronic calcifying pancreatitis
Frei’s procedure – (Head coring) for chronic pancreatitis
Surgery for Pseudocyst-Cystogastrostomy, Cystojejunostomy.
Surgery for acute pancreatitis – Necrosectomy
Surgery for Portal Hypertension
Splenorenal shunt – for portal vein thrombosis
Splenectomy and Devascularisation
Small Bowel Surgeries
Resection and Anastomosis for small Bowel Tumors
Abdomino Perineal Resection
Low Anterior Resection with Stapler Anastomosis
Colostomy/Ileostomy Stoma Creation
Colostomy/Ileostomy – Closure
Surgery for High Anal Fistulas
Surgery for Anal Incontinence – Gracilis Sling Operation
Prolapse Rectum – Modified Ripstein’s Operation
Surgery for Entero – Cutaneous Fistulas/Colocutaneous Fistulas/Rectovaginal Fistulas
Diagnostic Laparascopy for Staging of Gi Cancer
Prizes and Awards constituted by the department
Prof.T.Subramanian Oration under Madurai Branch of ASI
Prof.N.Rangabashyam Oration in Tamilnadu/Pondicherry State Chapter of ASI