AHPI Nursing Excellence Award

AHPI

We are extremely proud to announce that SIMS Hospital has been facilitated with a prestigious award for Nursing Excellence at the AHPI’s Global Conclave at ITC Chola, Chennai, on 10 February 2017. Association of Healthcare Providers of India (AHPI) is a representative body of Healthcare Organizations in India, which recognizes and celebrates the excellence achieved in various fields of the healthcare industry. Two senior assessors, Dr. Thuppil Venkatesh and Dr. Annabel D’Souza Sekar, inspected our hospital for 25 objective elements Know More

Partial Knee Replacement

Dr.Vijay Bose

A young 52-year-old mother who had treatment for breast cancer earlier presented with severe right knee pain limiting her daily activities. The pain was confined to the inner aspect of her knee joint. The x-ray examination showed severely damaged cartilage on the medial (inner) compartment alone. The knee has 3 compartments and the other two compartments were pristine. She was treated with conservative methods and intraarticular injections, but this did not work as there was no cartilage remaining in the Know More

Reaching out, Sharing Indian Medical Association (IMA) – Pondicherry

SIMS Hospital and Indian Medical Association (IMA) Pondicherry together conducted a CME on Sunday, 22 January 2017 at Hotel Shenbaga, Muthialpet, Pondicherry 605 003 from 10.30 am onwards. About 70 doctors participated in the program, the focus of the CME being ·Management of OA Knee and Partial Knee Replacement – Dr Vijay C Bose, Joint Director and Senior Consultant, Institute of Orthopedics, SIMS Hospital   Role of Navigation – Dr P S Ashok Kumar, Consultant, Institute of Orthopedics, SIMS Hospital Know More

Microvascular lymph node transfer, a game changer in its management

Lymphedema is a type of swelling that occurs in legs or arms due to accumulation of fluids and protein that develops as result of blockage in the lymph collecting system. Any condition or procedure that damages the lymph nodes or lymph vessels can cause lymphedema. These include filarial parasites like Wucheria bancrofti which enters the lymphatic system and destroys the lymph nodes and the nearby afferent lymphatic vessels leading to a blockage in the lymph collecting system. This is a Know More