Paediatric Surgical Clinic

Gertrude’s has been performing surgeries since 1947, started as a children’s home for the sick but gradually has expanded to a big pediatric institution  The main theaters were established in 1995,they are spacious well lit modern  operating rooms with modern equipment and instruments

 

 

All surgeries except open heart and organ transplant are done in there. The following are  some surgeries done.

 

Neurosurgery-

 

Craniotomies.

V.P Shunting

Laminectomy

Excision menigocele

Burr holes

Ophthalmology

Probing and syringing of eye

Excision Chalazion

Enucleation

Squint correction etc

Maxillofacial surgery

Open reduction and internal fixation broken jaws

Cleft lip and palate repairs etc

Dental surgery

Full mouth restoration.

Root canal treatment

Enucleation of dental oral tumours .etc

Ear Nose and Throat surgery

Tonsilectomy, Adenoidectomy, Submucus Diathermy

Bilateral antrum washout.

Turbinoplasty

Typanoplasty

Septoplasty

Endoscopic Sinus Surgery.

Brochoscopy

Release of Tongue tie

Myringotomy and grommets

Tracheostomy

Choanal Atresia dilatation etc

Cardiovascular Surgery

Patent ductus arteriosus ligation

Decortation

Chest tube insertion

Insertion of portal catheter etc

General Surgery

Fundoplication

Correction malposition of the gut

Hernia repairs

Orchidopexy

Hydrocelectomy

Anorectal malformation reconstruction

Circumcision

Laparatomy

Appendicectomy

Fistula repairs

Incision and drainage of abscess

Surgical toilet and minor and major etc

 

Plastic Surgery

Flap Rotation

Z-PLASTY

Skin grafting

Excision of keloids

Cryotheraphy

Escarotomy

Urology.

Cystoscopy- resection of posterior urethral valves

Urethral dilatation

Urethraplasty/meatoplasty

Nephrectomy

Ureter implantation

Pyeloplasty etc

 

 

Orthopedics

Closed reduction/internal fixation under image intensifier.

Open reduction internal fixation.

Osteotomy.

Removal of orthopedic implants

Hip Spica application etc

Endoscopy

Flexible

Esophago gastro duodenoscopy

Flexible Colonoscopy

Others

Foreign body removal from any part of the body.

Suturings

Change of dressings etc

For more clarification on the general/minor general surgery do not hesitate to contact the theatre department

 

We have modern equipment e.g. Anesthetic machines, remote controlled operation beds, image intensifier, Endoscope, baby warmer (warm air hypothermia system) etc.

Staffs are child friendly perioperatively trained well exposed and experienced .

 

Theatre Packages

Over the school holidays theatre has package promotions for surgery which will enable you to plan with your doctor to have your child’s surgery at discount fee. This is applicable to self payers only and you are advised to discuss and agree with your doctor. Book for the next special Theatre package Promotion.

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