The Department of Orthopaedics was established at Sri R.L. Jalappa Hospital and Research centre in the year 1988. The Orthopaedic Department provides unparalleled assessment and treatment of the entire musculoskeletal system including bones, joints, muscles, nerves, ligaments and tendons.
“To provide the best musculoskeletal care to the patients”.
“To meet the needs of the society by quality training of undergraduates and postgraduates”.
OPD – Consultation, Minor OT Procedures, Slab And Cast Application, Intra -Articular Injections
IPD – Inpatient admissions separately for male and female, special wards. Postoperative and surgical intensive care for managing high-risk patients, support of other specialties like cardiology, neurosurgery, plastic surgery in management of polytrauma.
Emergency services – Facilities available for treating polytrauma patients with multiple system involvement associated with musculoskeletal injuries which include well equipped emergency department and 3 operation theatres with all advanced equipment.
Infrastructure – Three operating theatres are equipped with 2 Arthroscopy Instrumentations from Smith & Nephew, Arthrex.
There are 4 C-arms of which two are state of the art German made C-arms.
Operation Theatre is equipped with 8 AO instrumentation sets for carrying out surgeries.
Saw bone models with instrumentation for training in skill lab.
Break through cases:
A 21-YEAR-OLD MALE WITH ALLEGED H/O RTA WITH OPEN TYPE I COMMUNITED DISPLACED RIGHT DISTAL END HUMERUS WITH INTRA-ARTICULAR EXTENSION (OTA 13-C2) TREATED WITH OPEN REDUCTION + INTERNAL FIXATION WITH BICONDYLAR PLATING RIGHT HUMERUS
CASE OF OPEN COMMUNITED RADIAL HEAD FRACTURE
INFECTIVE NON UNION BOTH BONE LEG WITH BONE LOSS TREATED WITH ILIZAROV FIXATOR