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Apollo Adlux Hospitals Kochi
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Orthopaedics

Orthopaedics

The Orthopaedic department of Apollo Adlux hospital provides a comprehensive and world class Orthopaedic service for patients who are from within and outside India. The department provides management and treatment of disorders related to bone, joints, tendons, ligament and a variety of musculoskeletal disorders. It has a team of trained doctors who are trained in India and abroad. Each surgeon in the team has some special area of interests in various fields of Orthopaedic surgery & hence offers specialized treatment in that sub specialty. We have dedicated & well equipped Orthopaedic operation theatre with laminar flow & various modern equipment like image intensifier, operating microscope and top of the line arthroscopy system etc. The department is backed by state of the art infrastructure, latest equipments and a panel of consultants which in addition to orthopaedic surgeons also include plastic surgeon and vascular surgeon to provide a comprehensive super-speciality cover for reconstructive procedures. In addition, we are supported by a team of excellent radiologists, physiotherapists and pain management experts who provide integrated care and work towards the quick rehabilitation of the patient and for better outcomes. We aim to provide high quality personalised compassionate care utilising the latest research and evidence based medicine. The doctors in our department are trained and able to provide services like joint replacement surgery of the knee, hip, shoulder and elbow. We are also able to treat complex trauma, poly-trauma, long bone fractures and related injuries. Sports and work related injuries are also treated so as to put patients back on a quick path to wellness and recovery. Arthroscopy (Key-hole surgery) of the shoulder, knee, ankle, elbow and wrist is offered which allows for lesser pain, smaller scars and quicker recovery from surgery. Some of the procedures which are offered include that for recurrent shoulder dislocations, meniscal and ligament injuries of the knee, rotator cuff repair and frozen shoulder.

Facilities

  • Department provides 24 hours trauma and emergency care.
  • Management of all types of Musculoskeletal injuries including Spine.
  • Provides expertise in handling of poly-trauma cases
  • Provides services for Limb reconstruction and joint replacement
  • Facilities for Arthoscopy (Key-hole surgery) and sports injuries treatment
  • Facilities for Spine surgeries. Key features
  • Patient care delivery that is compassionate, appropriate, and effective for the treatment of health problems and the promotion of health
  • Keeping abreast of medical knowledge about established and evolving biomedical, clinical, and cognate sciences, as well as the application of this knowledge to patient car Key features
  • Patient care delivery that is compassionate, appropriate, and effective for the treatment of health problems and the promotion of health.
  • Keeping abreast of medical knowledge about established and evolving biomedical, clinical, and cognate sciences, as well as the application of this knowledge to patient care.u00a0
  • Practice evidence-based learning and improvement that involves the investigation and evaluation of care for their patients, the appraisal and assimilation of scientific evidence for improvement in patient care
  • Professional and open communication and care delivery.
  • Team based practice.

Facilities and Services

  • Total knee replacement
  • Unicondylar knee replacement surgery-bone preserving surgery
  • Total hip replacement .
  • Revision knee and hip replacement surgery
  • Total shoulder replacement
  • Total elbow replacement
  • Finger joint replacement surgery
  • Corrective Surgery for Scoliosis
  • Comprehensive Management of Spine Injuries
  • Traditional fracture fixation using AO swiss implants
  • Advanced plates & screws (AO)-locking comprehensive plates and screws
  • Closed locked intramedullary nails
  • Minimal invasive surgery in fracture fixation
  • Corrective surgery of malunion and non union fractures
  • Acute fracture management-shaft fractures, intra articular fractures, pelvis and acetabulum fractures and open fractures
  • Key hole surgery for knee, shoulder, elbow and ankle disorders
  • Arthoscopic cruciate ligament reconstruction
  • Arthoscopic meniscectomy & meniscal repair
  • Arthoscopic synovectomy
  • Arthoscopic removal of loose bodies
  • Arthoscopic adhesiolysis for stiff knees
  • Arthoscopic shoulder stabilisation for recurrent dislocations
  • Arthoscopic rotator cuff repair
  • Arthoscopic subacromial decompression
  • Arthroscopic treatment of stiff and frozen shoulder.
  • Trauma u2013injuries to the growing skeleton Congenital limb deformities- clubfoot, bowlegs, knock-knees, trigger fingers, etc.
  • Developmental dysplasia (dislocation) of the hip (DDH)
  • Bone and joint infections-septic arthritis and osteomyelitis
  • Limb Lengthing
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Corrective Surgery for Scoliosis
  • Comprehensive Management of Spine Injuries

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