The Department of Anesthesiology shall be properly organized, directed and integrated with other services or departments of the hospital. For the purposes of the function of the Department of Anesthesiology, "Anesthesia" is defined as "delivery of care to any patient in any setting who receives for any purpose, by any route (1) general, spinal, or other major regional anesthesia, or (2) sedation (with or without analgesia) for which there is a reasonable expectation that in the manner used, the sedation/analgesia will result in loss of protective reflexes for the particular patient receiving the care."
The Department is responsible for reviewing and recommending approval or disapproval of the credentials and monitoring of all individuals providing anesthesia throughout the Hospital, assessing the quality of care provided, and recommending any corrective measures which may be indicated.
The Department of Anaesthesiology of Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College and Hospital, is a working asset for the Medical college and hospital.
Anaesthesia Department is located in Clinical Department wing in II Floor of Hospital.
Round the clock services are made available by a dedicated team of well qualified Anaesthesiologists. The department has all modern equipments to provide the services and it strictly abides by safe and supreme patient care.
Twelve Operation Theatres are all centrally air conditioned
It is well equipped with Manifold technicians and
Equipped with well trained staffs round the clock and with adequate sterilization equipments
ETO (Ethylene Oxide) sterilization facility is also available.
Conducted - Regional symposium on Mechanical Ventilation – 7th March 2010.
Attended - Race Conference organized by Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai. 25-27 January 2013.
Priapism Following Spinal anaesthesia in Urological procedures
Dr. Remadevi. R
Anaesth, pain and Intensive Care; volume 16(1) Jan-Apr 2012
Comparison of Tramadol Rectal Suppository with Diclofenac Rectal suppository for postoperative pain Relief in patient undergoing caesarean section.
ISACON 2011, 59th Annual National conference of Indian Society of anaesthesiologists.
Comparison of transdermal diclofenac patch with intramuscular diclofenac for postoperative analgesia in patients undergoing General surgery.
Topic: A comparative study of Intra nasal dexmedetomidine and intranasal midazolam for premedication in children posted for tonsillectomy
Guide: Dr. R. Meenakshin (Prof. & HOD)
Co-Guide: Dr. Suresh Kumar (Assistant Professor), Dr. S. Vetrikodi (Prof. & HOD, Dept. of ENT)
Topic : Comparison of Ropivacaine and Ropivacaine with Clonidine in caudal anaesthesia in Pediatric patients undergoing lower abdominal surgeries.
Guide: Dr. Mohamud Iqbal (Professor)
Co-Guide: Dr. Rema Devi (Assistant Professor), Dr. Karthik Bhandary (Assistant Professor, Dept. of Surgery)
Topic: Comparing oral Gabapentin versus Clonidine as premedication in attenuating pressor response to direct laryngoscopy and tracheal intubation.
Guide: Dr. Suneeth P. Lazarus (Professor)
Co-Guide: Dr. Balasubramanian (Associate Professor)