Wednesday, December 19, 2018
News
NEWS HOME
»
PRN INDIA
Parvathy Hospital Performs Asia's First Day Surgery for Joint Replacement on a Senior Citizen
  SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend  
   

CHENNAI, December 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --

  • The First Hospital to perform Outpatient surgery for knee replacement;
  • Creates history in  orthopaedic surgeries in Asia;
  • Most popular surgery in US & Europe, now in India

In a major breakthrough, for the first time in Asia,  Parvathy Hospital, Chennai, successfully performed a  Day Surgery for partial knee replacement procedure  on a  60-year-old woman. The surgical procedure, 'Unicondylar knee Arthoplasty', performed as outpatient orthopaedic surgery, by Dr. Vetri Kumar, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Parvathy Hospital and his team of orthopaedic surgeons is considered as a  major milestone in the history of Orthopaedic surgeries in Asia. Parvathy Hospital has named this milestone as M.I.N.O.R.S - Morning In Night Out Replacement Surgeries.

        (Photo: https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/793954/Parvathy_Hospital_Day_Surgery.jpg )

Where patients once had to spend four to five days in the hospital recovering from the surgery, Parvathy Hospital's day surgery/ambulatory surgery procedure provides quicker recovery options, increased patient comfort with lower infection risk.  With physiotherapy conducted within the comfort of one's home, recovery time is much quicker and highly effective.

The patient, Ms. Leela Shankar, a homemaker aged 60, started experiencing pain in her left knee and underwent all modalities of treatment, but failed to get reprieve from the pain. When her pain got worse and she was not able to walk on her own, she was recommended consultation at Parvathy Hospital.

After a complete diagnosis, it was found that she had developed Anteromedical Osteoarthritis on her left knee.  'Unicondlyar knee Arthoplasty', a surgical treatment for knee also known as partial knee replacement, was suggested for complete cure. Evaluating various parameters and criteria, the patient was found fit for Outpatient surgery, the day surgery, now well established worldwide but still not performed anywhere in Asia.

Dr. S. Muthukumar, Chairman & Chief Orthopaedic, Parvathy Hospital,  said, "The Outpatient Orthopaedic surgery is a revolutionary step forward in this specialty. It is a proud moment for us, performing Asia's first and successful First Day Surgery for Knee Replacement. We had strictly followed the protocol for performing day surgery. It was also necessary to educate the patients on advantages of day surgery and the pre- and post-op protocols, as that's most important to its success."

On Surgical protocols,  Dr. Vetri Kumar, Consultant Surgeon, Parvathy Hospital,  said, "Pain is a big issue. We proactively monitored and addressed them with due pain control protocols, thereby maintaining pain as low as possible. Our treatment to the patient had shown remarkable recovery as she walked out to her home by evening. With our day surgical solutions, we have proved that it is possible to provide good quality day surgery care in orthopaedics and were able to completely reduce complications in immediate postoperative term. Further, it also reduces the stigma attached with treatment and recovery. We look forward to many more remarkable milestones in the future."

The patient said, "Walking had become difficult; I could feel this burning sensation in my leg after every step. I remember when I spoke to Dr. Vetri for the first time about my options.  He said that you're a candidate for day surgery and I was thinking, 'No way', I don't want to be home managing that pain all by myself.' It was scary to me. After surgery, the same day, I was absolutely excited when I was able to walk after getting a knee replacement. The recovery was as quick as the surgical process with infrequent hospital visits, post-surgery. Adequate discharge instructions were advised, which kept me safe and pain-free at home. Now, I am ready to participate in walkathon, to be held this month."

Post-Surgery and treatment provided effective pain relief and high patient satisfaction to the patient. It also resulted in improved functionality, decreased time and shortened hospitalization.

About Parvathy Hospital    

Parvathy Hospital, Chennai's leading Multispecialty healthcare service provider consistently envisioning patients' needs has been introducing innovation for past three decades. The Centres of Excellence is to build on core philosophy of high quality of care in key areas of Orthopaedics, Emergency & Critical Care, Cardiac Sciences, Neuro Sciences, Urology, Vascular sciences and Gastro Entereology. In the years to come, Parvathy Hospital will continue to define benchmarks in clinical care and service excellence. The Hospital always serve the patients with best care, state-of-the-art technology, systems and the best talent India has to offer - medical or managerial. It has a constant focus on clinical excellence and in attracting and retaining clinicians has become the cornerstone of our success.

Media Contact:
Manikandan
manikandan@parvathyhospital.com
+91-9600034228
Manager
Parvathy Hospital

More News by PR Newswire India

Sprinklr's Social Media Management Platform, Experience Cloud, Acclaimed by Frost & Sullivan for Helping Brands Improve Customer Engagement

Polycom Acclaimed by Frost & Sullivan for its Next-generation Enterprise Communication Endpoints

Cision Names Valerie Lopez Vice President of Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

CleverTap and SonyLIV partner to improve user experience with video push notifications

Coinsquare launches into the European Union

LimeTray, a Restaurant Management Company, Completes 5 Years

Sun Life Financial to Acquire Majority Stake in Bentall GreenOak

Bentall Kennedy and GreenOak Real Estate announce merger to form Bentall GreenOak, global real estate investment platform

Mumbai Jewellery & Gem Fair to Showcase Statement Pieces From Prime Indian Jewellers

Essence takes on integrated media duties for Airtel

JA Solar Supplies Modules for the First 3MW Bifacial Mono PERC Double Glass Solar Project in Brazil

Metasys(R) 10.0 redefines modern building management

Lipofilling, Expanded Stem Cells Are a Valuable Alternative to Breast Implants

Locus Chain to Launch a Digital Asset Exchange Platform in Dubai

Wood Adhesives Manufacturers Focus their Growth Strategy on Furniture, Building and Construction Industries

The Commonwealth Of The Bahamas New Visa Waiver Policy for Indian Nationals Holding Canadian, Schengen, USA and UK Visas

Big Data and IoT Advancements Drive Growth Opportunities for Prognostics in Commercial Vehicles

Supermicro Report Highlights Environmental Impact of Today's Cloud-Scale Data Centers

HTC Partners With China Mobile To Expand Its 5G Vision Globally

HUAWEI P20 Pro Honoured at the Prestigious News18 Tech and Auto Awards for Best Camera Phone of the Year

Intermarché maps its own-brand organic products using SGS Transparency-One

Xevo Recognized by Frost & Sullivan for its Groundbreaking Xevo Market Automotive Commerce and Services Platform

TATA Projects Builds Prayagraj Airport Terminal in 11 Months

New Report Explores Digital Travel Commerce and Payments Needs in Latin America & Caribbean

ThroughPut Inc Announces the Formation of Executive Advisory Board, Welcomes New Members

27th Mega Eye Camp Held at Dera Sacha Sauda

Mumbai to get its First Professionally Managed Self-redevelopment Project by Wedevelopment

ARLANXEO's Keltan(R) KSA opens flagship online Customer Self-Service Platform

Western Digital Hosts 'Data Innovation Bazaar' in Association With 'Startup India' and 'Invest India'

GIIS Chinchwad Amongst 0.1% Schools in India to Receive Cambridge Affiliation

Munters Wins Three Large Air Treatment Orders in China

Datamatics Recognized as the Best Cognitive Technology Provider by Computer Society of India, Mumbai

Indiannica Learning Organizes English Language Training (ELT) Workshop and Product Launch

Nishchae Suri to Join the Global Management Executive Team at EdCast

'Marketing Success Formula' a New Book by Rajesh Srinivasan (an IIM-L Alumnus) Reveals Four Proven Steps for Business Growth

HopOn India to Participate in Comic-Con 2018

Lenovo and Intel's Much-anticipated Legion of Champions III 2019 is Here and Raring to Go

UST Global Awarded 'Top Employers in the APAC for 2019' by the Top Employers Institute

Singapore Post eCommerce Division Recognised at the 2018 Asia eCommerce Awards

Empire State Building And Interscope Records, Along With iHeartMedia, Promise A "White Christmas" With Annual Holiday Music-To-Light Show Featuring OneRepublic

Shoclef Presents Live Shopping in the Global Marketplace

Ski Season Opens at Lotte Arai Resort on December 15

AWE 2019 releases new theme: Falling in love with AI - Smart Life

New Report Shows Rapid Damage to Milk Nutrients by Light

Artificial Intelligence Is Propelling the Pharmaceutical Industry by Enabling Smart Drug Discovery Solutions

Few Months Into the Launch, NowPaaS is Already a Success; Has Serviced More Than 100+ Manufacturers

Cityzenith's Smart World Proâ„¢ Digital Twin Software Platform Selected for New Capital City in India

Frost & Sullivan Applauds VMware for Global Software-Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN) Market Leadership

The Rise of Industrial IoT Drives the Adoption of Predictive Inspection Models in Non-destructive Testing

After New Delhi, Indus Towers now Deploys 50 Intelligent Poles in Vadodara Under Government's Smart City Mission

Systech Releases Expanded Cloud Platform to Secure Global Supply Chains

KC Valley: MEIL’s another Glory

Top IT Jobs in Demand in India, Revealed by Simplilearn Study

Maxim India Achieves the Distinction of India's First Progressive 3D Mainstream Magazine Cover - Courtesy OnePlus

Microland Wins Best Practice Award at the NHRD TecHeaRt 2018

Kerala Tourism Launches International Children's Online Painting Competition 2018 in Memory of Edmund Thomas Clint

Fosun's Protechting Program wins UNGC's China Network award for its Sustainable Development in China

Cross-border Data Flows Fundamental for AI Growth in India

Affle Wins Big at MOBEXX Awards 2018

BioNet reports on persistence of antibody responses of recombinant pertussis vaccines in the Lancet Infectious Diseases

Datamatics to Demerge and Separately List its Subsidiary Lumina Datamatics

Dunya Labs Brings EOS Blockchain to India With Catalyst

Exclusive Launch: Karan Wahi X Spoyl Collection

Join in the 2018 world-leading Tea Fair with the gracious invitation extended by Huajuchen

 
 
TRENDING TOPICS
 
 
CITY NEWS
MORE CITIES
 
 
INDIA WORLD ASIA
AIADMK MPs protest inside Parliament pre...
SC seeks Centre's reply on suggestions t...
Fate of 14 trapped in Meghalaya mine rem...
Bulandshahr violence: Slain youth's fami...
ML subject most subscribed by Indians on...
1984 anti-Sikh riots: Yashpal Singh bail...
More...    
 
 Top Stories
Atletico first team players, coach ... 
Lok Sabha passes Bill that prohibit... 
3 injured in stabbing at London hea... 
Pope rejects seasonal consumerism... 
100 days not enough to plan for no-... 
S. Africa issues arrest warrant aga... 
India reiterates support for peace ... 
Bulandshahr violence 'political con...