India's one of the leading Gynaecology centre and No.1 Gynaecology centre in Tamilnadu.
CARE & CURE & CONFIDENCE
Dr. Latha Lakshmi, Consultant OBG, working at Indira Nursing Home, completed her undergraduation, at Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, following which she completed her D.G.O and MS (OG) in the same esteemed institution.
Dr. Latha , was an assistant professor at Christian Medical College and Hospital for 3 years, following which she has been a consultant at Indira Nursing Home.
She is well experienced in the field of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgeries.
Indira Nursing Home is a 24 hrs hospital where there is a back up of ICU for emergency, 24 hrs pharmacy, OT , well equipped labour room with CTG machines / dopplers /transport incubators / warmers with round the clock well trained staff nurses to assist deliveries.
They tackle many high risk pregnancies with hypertension and diabetes complicating pregnancy , and those with cardiac diseases. They are equipped with anaesthetist available for 24 hrs.
Dr. Latha, has to her credit, of conducting more than 7000 normal deliveries , more than 2000 operative vaginal deliveries and more than 3000 lower segment caesarean section.
In the field of Gynaecology Dr. Latha is an experienced surgeon who has done more than thousands of abdominal hysterectomy, hundreds of vaginal hysterectomy and laparotomy. She has also done thousands of tubectomies.
At Indira Nursing Home, they have done abdominal hysterectomy, on many high risk women with cardiac disease eg. Valvular heart disease, large septal defects, with large fibroids upto the size of 8 months gravid uterus, following prophylactic bilateral stenting.
Dr. Latha has a passion for laparoscopic surgery and has done diagnostic hysterolaparoscopy for infertility, laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy, laparoscopic excision of ectopic, laparoscopic sterilization and Laparoscopy assisted vaginal hysterectomy.
Diagnostic and operative Hysteroscopy is part of the conservative surgery done specifically for the infertile patient.
We are specialized now in Epidural analgesia and doing painless surgery, giving good postoperative pain relief. This helps us to tackle high risk patients better as we have the facility to manage them post operatively.
We also have various insurance scheme facility in our hospital under which the gynaecology surgeries can be performed.
STATISTICS IN GYNAECOLOGY
LEUKORRHEA White / yellowish discharge from the vagina.
CAUSES: 1) Infections – Candidiasis, bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis
2) Injuries or trauma to the vaginA
3) Poor hygienic measures 4) Irritants 5) Sexually transmitted diseases
SYMPTOMS: 1) Any discharge
3) Burning with urination
TREATMENT: 1) Hygiene
2) Antibiotics / antifungals
3) Needs PAP smear to rule out premalignant cervical condition/ cancer cervix
BARTHOLIN’S CYST The Bartholin glands are two small organs under the skin in a woman's genital area. If a Bartholin duct gets blocked, fluid builds up in the gland and is called bartholin’s cyst
2) Thick mucus
1) Painful / painless lump in the vulval area.
2) Redness /discomfort
3) Fever if infected
DIAGNOSIS: Clinical diagnosis.
Endometriosis is a painful disorder in which tissue that normally Lines the inside of the uterus — the endometrium — grows outside your uterus.
COMMON SITES: Ovaries
Fallopian tubes Tissue lining your pelvis.
SYMPTOMS: Painful periods (dysmenorrhea) – starts prior to onset of menstruation
Pain with intercourse Pain with bowel movements or urination Excessive bleeding Infertility
DIAGNOSIS: a) Ultrasound/ MRI
TREATMENT: i) Anti inflammatory
ii) Hormonal treatment – drugs / LNG-IUS iii) Conservative surgery iv) Assisted Reproductive Technology v) Hysterectomy
Prolapse When the uterus slips from the normal position into the vagina it is called prolapse.
SYMPTOMS: Mass descending per vaginum
Discharge Recurrent Urinary tract infection
RISK FACTORS: Multiparity – normal delivery
Obesity Chronic constipation Chronic cough Lifting heavy weight