Arthroplasty

Arthroplasty

Joint Replacement [ ARTHROPLASTY]

Arthroplasty Department at Preethi Hospital is headed by Dr. R Sivakumar. TheDedicated unit has Dr. Somashekar V, two Junior consultants Dr. RaghavKumar, Dr. Sivakumar along with two Fellows. Consultants are well trained in surgical skills at house as well as abroad . Also in place is the necessary Operating room conditions like state of art Laminar airflow theatre, skilled personnel, dedicated Physiotherapists and the most advanced implants for the surgery.

Surgeries are performed after thorough evaluation,  Post surgery patients are taken care by intensivists and pain specialists for any untoward events , pain free recovery. Patients are go home pain free, good range of motion and smiling. Preethi Hospital is proud to announce to cater all types of Arthroplasties like Total Hip Replacement,  Total Knee Replacement, Total Shoulder Replacement, Total Elbow Replacement.

At Preethi Hospital since the inception of unit nearly 1000 Joint Replacement Surgeries (600 Total Knee Replacements and 400 Total Hip Replacement) have been performed with more than 10000 out patients being benefitted.

Preethi Hospital is also into teaching, training and research in the field of Arthroplasty. Hence forth we offer Dr. MGR Medical university recognized one year fellowships having two candidates at any given time. Papers published in reputed journals, presentations in conferences indicate the achievements and Academic Excellence that this Institute has achieved.

Total Knee Replacement

Total Knee replacement is the commonly performed surgery for advanced arthritis in patients over more than 60 years. Often patients come very late in the natural history of degenerative osteoarthritis resulting in gross deformities. It is challenging for the surgeon to treat them. However preethi hospital is equipped with skill and resources to treat them showing excellent results.


Total Hip Replacement

Total  Hip Replacement is commonly performed for fractures in elderly population due to weak osteoporotic bone. It’s also commonly performed for young in Indian subcontinent  for Avascular Necrosis and  Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis. Preethi hospital is able perform bilateral hip replacement in these young patients who can lead a healthy and active life. Many patients are benefitted from these procedures returning back to the earlier status otherwise they were very much incapacitated due to illness.

Custom Mega Prosthesis Reconstruction after Tumor Excision

Orthopedic oncology is an emerging branch with few reconstructive surgeons available. Patients with bone tumors usually need to travel to far off places like Chennai and Coimbatore to get treatment. Preethi Hospital in the best hospital with skilled surgical team to cater for the whole of southern Tamilnadu. The new hospital block is in process of setting up Bone bank and Radiotherapy Unit as well. This completes the holistic approach to treat diverse Bone tumors.

Total Elbow Replacement

TEA as it is called is commonly performed in advanced arthritis like rheumatoid arthritis, posttraumatic arthritis. However due to recent increase in high velocity side swipe injuries where there is bone loss and failed reconstruction, TEA is a salvage procedure. Preethi Hospital has high success rate in TEA in young patients.

Image showing Total Elbow Replacement Procedure

Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Hemiarthroplasty is commonly performed procedure for severely comminuted  osteoporotic fractures. However if the patient has  rotator cuff insufficiency  along with non reconstructuble fracture the Reverse shoulder Arthroplasty is being performed in our center.

Consultants

Dr.R.Sivakumar
Dr.R.Sivakumar
M.S.Ortho.,D.Ortho
Dr.R.Sivakumar
Dr.V.P.Raghava kumar
M. S. Ortho
Dr.R.Sivakumar
Dr.V.R.Sivakumar
M. S. Ortho
Dr.R.Sivakumar
Dr.V.Soma Shekar
M. S. Ortho