Surgical Oncology

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Outdoor Facilities In Surgical Oncology

1. Outpatient rooms: 4 out patient examination chambers
2. Dedicated waiting zone
3. Minor OT in outpatient premises
4. Day care facility for day stay
5. Social worker services every day
6. Counselling rooms

Indoor Facilities In Surgical Oncology

Wards:The Surgical Oncology department is part of the six floors Oncology block existing at Vydehi Institute of Medical science. It has 60 beds under it segregated into female and male wards. The wards are manned by trained surgical oncology nurses who provide a high end nursing care to patients who undergo complex cancer surgeries.

Intensive care: The surgical oncology department has a dedicated 6 bedded intensive care with all ventilatory and monitoring support. This helps in immediate care following prolonged and major cancer surgeries

Operation theatre: The department has a separate major operation theatre with hepa filters and laminar flow facility. It also has advanced monitors to aid in prolonged surgery performance. There are separate and dedicated anesthetists for Oncology surgeries. There is also a minor operation theatre and a flexible scopy suite

Advanced surgical oncology equipment: To aid the surgeons in performing high end surgeries, the surgical oncology OT has modern surgical aids like various vessel sealing devices, disposable staplers, high end laparoscopy equipment, operating microscope for microvascular reconstructions and various electro mechanical units. Recently the department also acquired the HIPEC unit (heated intraoperative intraperitoneal chemotherapy unit) which is present with only few cancer centres in India.

Various support facilities:

  • Full-fledged histopathology with frozen section service and full range of immunohistochemistry
  • 24 hrs blood bank with component therapy
  • 24 hrs Radiology service-MR/CT/EUS/DIGITAL X RAY/ SONOGRAPHY etc
  • 24 hrs dialysis support