Trauma And Fracture Surgery
In today's times, increased traffic, better roads and faster life have led to increased incidence of accidents and increased severity of injuries. Such accidents occur mostly in young adults between 20 - 35 years and may lead to disability and death. In fact, accidents are the leading cause of death in the age group between 20 to 35 in developed and developing countries.
The initial first hour after an accident is called the 'Golden Hour.' If an accident victim is treated properly in a well-equipped Trauma centre during this period, it may save the life and give a better quality of life after recovery. Shalby Trauma Centre has state- o- the- art tertiary care treatment facilities.
We have a dedicated Trauma Care area fully equipped with…
- Trauma Resuscitation Bay
- 24 x 7 State of Readiness for emergency lifesaving procedures
- Ventilators, Defibrillators & X-Ray in Emergency Room
- CT Scan and USG next door
- Pathology Lab with blood storage located opposite to ER
Dedicated Trauma Team
Comprising of multiple specialties like Orthopedic Surgeons, General Surgeon, Neuro Surgeon, Plastic Surgeon, Anesthetists, Intensivists, ENT Surgeon, Radiologists, Pathologists, Cardio Thoracic Surgeon, Vascular Surgeon, Eye Surgeons, Pediatrician & Gynecologist.
State of the art infrastructure
Shalby has 10 Operation Theatres out of which three are class 100 and two are class 10000. Each Trauma Operation Theatre has Macquet (Germany) OT Tables, Phillips Shadow less lights, AO (Synthes, Swiss) Operation instruments, and sets. Shalby is proud of less than 0.5% infection rate in all Orthopedic Surgeries.
Poly Trauma (Multiple Injuries)
A patient with NINE major Fractures…
Patient came with blocked airway due to face injury and would have died. Immediate primary care helped her in regaining normal life within three months.
Peri Prosthetic Fractures
Fractures around artificial joints
Fractures with previous multiple failed surgeries
Fracture treated by plate and bone grafting 3 yrs. ago but did not heal and plate broke. After surgery at Shalby the patient was back to work in 3 months
Surgery done for leg fracture does not heal for 8 months. Patient operated in our department and full weight beating in 6 weeks (1 1/2 months)
Comminuted Intra Articular Fractures
Fractures with joint involvement and multiple pieces
“Shoulder fracture with multiple shin bone fracture with knee joint pieces involved ”
Lower Thigh Bone fracture with more than 15 pieces and knee joint involvement
A complex fracture of the pelvis involving the hip joint with central dislocation. Post-operative restoration of articular surface achieved.
Fractures with Arterial injury/ Fat embolism/ Medical Problems
Poly-trauma with fat embolism and unconscious patient. Treated on ventilator and fracture fixation recovered in 3 months.
Open infected fracture of lower thigh bone with bone loss. Fracture fixed in two stage surgery and infection cleared.
8 months recurrence of right ankle region bone tumor. At 15 months after surgery fully cured and back to function
Hip (Sub Trochanteric) Hip (Inter Trochanteric)
Knee deformity correction in 16 yrs old girl. A crooked looking was corrected in by an operation. After recovery the patient was back to normal activities.
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