::Departments : Clinical : Orthopaedics
                                            DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPAEDICS
History :
            Department of Orthopaedics,Govt Thiruvarur Medical College started with one Professor, One  Associate Professor, 2 Assistant Professors, 2SRs and Six JRs. Now 2 Associate Professors are there. Two units are functioning.

       All kind of Orthopaedic treatments are available here. Both Outpatient and Inpatient departments and Physiotherapy are functional. Total of 100 beds (50 beds for each unit) are filled by Orthopaedics patients.

        Separate Laminarflow Orthopaedics OT with 2 cubicles is available.  All kinds of fractures fixation, Spine fixation , Arthroplasty ,Arthroscopy and Limb deformity correction surgeries are undertaken here. CMCHIS scheme is also undertaken and around 5000 cases are completed in this scheme.
Academic Activities :
          UG teaching is done with Classes in ward sides, OP clinics , Seminars and CMEs Recent CME activity : “Spine injury update CME -2019 “ was conducted on 22/01/2019 in which speakers from 3 different institutions from Chennai and our department speakers also gave lectures-the CME was accredited under Tamilnadu Medical Council.
Other activities:

1.”Distal Femur fractures-Locking plate fixation “
                        Presented on POACON2016 Karaikkal-DrAbdul Hameed Ansari
2.”Calcaneal fractures”-
                        Presented on POACON 2017 Chidhambaram-DrAbdul Hameed Ansari
3.”Transolecranon fracture disloactions”-
                        Presented on TNOACON 2018 Nagercoil -DrAbdul Hameed Ansari
4.”Tarsal coalition “
                        Presented on TNOA mid year CME Pattukkottai 2018-DrAbdul Hameed Ansari
5. “Terrible triad injury “
           Presented on TNOA 2019 Madurai-DrSivaraj
6. “ Distal tibial Fracture- Nailing “
                        Presented on TNOA CON 2019 Madurai-DrMuthukumar
Journal publishing :
  1. Dr.A.V.Shabi -3 papers published so far and ongoing researches-2
  2. Dr.S. Abdul Hameed Ansari -4 papers published so far ongoing research -1
  3. Dr.Gokulnath -2 papaers published
  4. Dr.Anand , Dr.Arularasan ,Dr.Sivaraj &Dr.Angathakumar - ongoing research each one.                         
Services offered:
IP unit and admission day

1st unit -Monday, Wednesday and Friday
2nd unit - Tuesday,Thursday and Saturday
Sunday -Rotation admission day

Theatre days:

1 st unit-Tuesday,Thursday and Saturday
2 nd unit-Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Average OP/ Month- 3500/month
Average IP/ Month - 250/month
Special Clinics:

                          CTEV clinic                           -          Wednesday
                          Spine clinic                            -           Tuesday
                          Joints clinic                            -           Thursday
                          Deformity/Disability clinic    -           Monday


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