General Surgery & Allied Specialities

The department of General Surgery at Aster MIMS Kannur Hospital offers advanced surgical care and support for patients with acute illness or injury, based on a multi-disciplinary approach. The team here, comprising highly experienced Surgeons, trained nurses and ancillary staff, is capable of handling even the most complicated cases – be it an emergency or planned admission - with unparalleled expertise and provides evidence-based medical care, with strict adherence to international treatment protocols.

With the best operating suites in the world and state-of-the-art technical support, it is one of the finest facilities of its kind in the region, offering Outpatient, Inpatient and 24/7 Emergency Care.

Our Doctors

We have some of the best specialists from around the world, they bring years of experience and offer evidence based treatment to ensure the best care for you.

Facilities

Well equipped with the latest medical equipment, modern technology & infrastructure, Aster Hospital is one of the best hospitals in India.

CSSD
Even with the tremendous strides being made in the medical and surgical fields, nosocomial infections continued to be a significant drain on human and economic resources producing human suffering and higher health-care costs. One aspect of preventing these nosocomial infections in health care facilities is the effective reprocessing and sterilization of medical devices. The provision of well controlled and validated sterilization processes will have far reaching effects. It will reduce preventive and presumptive antibiotic use Prevents Surgical Site Infection (SSI) Reduce the morbidity and mortality due to hospital acquired infections Limit the use of chemical disinfectants Improve the overall quality of patient care Reduce the higher health care cost Control the use of single use medical devices - a major ecological factor in the increased amount ofchemical waste Standard Maintained Malabar Institute of Medical Sciences Ltd. has arranged CSSD according to the recommendations of HTM (Health Technical Memorandum) 2010, 2030 UK and Association of Sterile Supply Administrators, BS EN ISO 17665: 2006 ANSI/ AAMI ST 41:2008, ST 79: 2006 /A2: 2009, USA Design of ASTER MIMS CSSD The department is divided in to fourzones as the work consists of four main processes: Zone I : Reception, inspection, and decontamination (removal of bio-burden) Zone II : Assembly and packing Zone III : Sterilizing Zone IV : Storage and distribution Validation of sterilization Validation of sterilization in ASTER MIMS CSSD consists of seven sets of activities: Equipment installation and Planned Preventive Maintenance (PPM): Daily, Weekly, Half yearly and Yearly with revalidation. Daily B/D (Bowie and Dick) tests. Biological confirmation of sterility. Computerized Monitoring. Physical parameters documentation – Manual Monitoring. PCD (Process Challenge Device) Review of all process control IQ - Installation Qualification, OQ - Operational Qualification and PQ -Performance Qualification by Senior Manger,Technical. The academic and other activities ASTER MIMS as a part of its mission extends its service to society through: Sterilization Technology Course ASTER MIMSCSSD has prepared a comprehensive syllabus for Sterilization Technology Course.To create a knowledgeable, capable and dedicated generation with solid scientific understanding and educational preparation ASTER MIMS Consultants for the Advancements of Medical Instrumentation Specializes in design and builds central sterilization units Expertise in Sterilization Technology Gap Analysis and Recommendation Introduction of Processing Recommendations New Build or Refurbishment Cost Effective Solution Full Regulatory Compliance
Operation Theater
All Operation Theatre/ Operating Rooms are equipped with KLS Martin's state of the art LED surgical light with colour temperature adjustment and in-surgery video recording capability. The OR tables are all USFDA approved products with operating room staff and patient safety in consideration. The state-of-the-art Surgical microscope with fluorescence and inbuilt camera recording gives the Neuro and Plastic surgeon an edge in quick decision making and knowledge sharing on table. The ceiling mounted medical gas and electrical supply pendants are first of its kind in north Malabar giving the surgeons and staffs more space, efficient utilisation of the OR space, safety, ease of maintenance and troubleshooting etc. The surgeon control panel another feature in Operating room provides the operating room manager an efficient tool in the optimum environment maintenance and data for preparation of MIS reports. The simple and complex versions of Nerve integrity monitor and the computer aided Navigation System for the ENT, Neuro surgeries help the surgeons in identifying and avoiding the nerves so that the unintended loss of senses are avoided or reduced and the exact margins of the lesions or surgical sites are traced and followed. HEPA filter mounted laminar air flow, Automatic hermetically sealed Doors and the clear non crossing direction of movement of sterile and non-sterile items makes the OR sterile in practice.
Paediatric Surgery

We provide comprehensive care of the surgical neonate, infant and child. From the day of birth to the age of 13 years, all surgical conditions in the child are managed in this department.

This includes congenital disorders (birth disorders), infective, traumatic and neoplastic conditions, which need surgery such as, anomalies of the ano-rectum, kidney, ureter and bladder, hypospadias, anomalies of the gastro intestinal system, etc.

In addition to surgical treatment, the department also run an antenatal counselling clinic where pregnant mothers with abnormalities of the foetus detected before delivery are seen, investigated and counselled about their baby, its overall prognosis, management etc.

Scope of services:

  • Neonatal surgery – Antenatal counselling for Paediatric surgical problems and post-natal follow up and surgery for even high-risk neonates
  • Paediatric laparoscopic surgery- Appendicectomy, Orchidopexy etc
  • Paediatric general surgery- Herniotomy, Circumcision, Excision of swelling etc
  • Paediatric urological surgery starting from neonatal urological interventions to childhood urological surgery
  • Bronchoscopy for foreign body retrieval as well as diagnostic bronchoscopy
  • VATS for empyema and decortication
  • Diagnosis and management of intersex abnormalities
  • Urethroplasty for hypospadias
  • Paediatric trauma management
  • Surgical management of all
  • Paediatric surgical emergencies as torsion tester, a/c appendicitis, peritonitis etc.
  • Non-surgical management of intussusception (hydrostatic reduction)
  • Management of Paediatric tumors

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