Monilek Hospital has one of the best operation theatres in the country. Four modular operating rooms (including Karl Storz OR1) equipped with laminar air flow systems, ceiling mounted pendants, and antistatic antibacterial walls and flooring. Apart from the ORs, the hospital maintains a well equipped CSSD with plasma sterilizer and latest sterilization machines, very strict infection control protocols have resulted in the transplant outcomes that are comparable to any other transplant centre anywhere. For, other surgical procedures, these protocols have resulted in almost negligible complication rates.
We have fully equipped OT and CSSD (Central Sterile Supply Department). We have following types of sterilization
Autoclave: Steam sterilization
ETO (Ethylene Trade Oxide): All type of plastic and tubing are being sterilized with ETO as per the standards
STERRAD (Gas plasma sterilizer): We also have one of the advanced sterilization in which we sterilize all endoscopic and laparoscopic instruments. One of the advantage of this is sterilization is done within 30 minutes and the instruments can be used immediately.
Operating rooms: We have operating theaters and eachof the theater is equipped to conduct most advanced and complicated surgery.
In OT we have well trained nurses to assist in latest endoscopic / laparoscopic surgery
OT environment is being periodically monitored by sending the surveillance swabs. These measures provide sterile environment and has resulted in minimal infection rate. So we use single dose antibiotics in most elective cases.
Strict aseptic precautions and sterile atmosphere is monitored with continuous airflow filtered by HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air) filters and the same has been monitored in all theaters.
Statistics: We perform approximately many surgeries per year. Out of these many are related to renal transplants.
Patient safety: We mainly focus on patient safety and these are some of the steps
Patient is identified with wrist identification tag and patient file in transfer bay
Time out (Patient name, Hosp. No and surgery side, antibiotics given) is being done by the Anesthetist in the presence of Surgeon and scrub nurse before starting surgery
OT temperature and humidity is monitored
We have Warm touch machine a to keep the patient warm, especially pediatric cases
We apply TED (Thrombo Embolic Devices) and SCD (Sequential Compression Device) during the prolonged surgery to avoid DVT(Deep Vein Thrombosis)
LASER for endoscopic treatment of Stone
C-arm machine for assisting in endoscopic surgeries
We use a state of Art Aspire anesthesia workstations along with S5 monitor is being used in all theaters
We also have the smallest endoscopes which can be used in pediatric cases
We have the Audio Visual system to record Endoscopic/ laparoscopic/ Open surgery cases as needed