State’s first Hinged Revision Knee replacement surgery was performed at Tata Motors Hospital. This procedure was performed by Orthopaedic and Joint replacement surgeon Dr. Vikas Jain on August 8 under the supportive guidance of Dr Sanjay Kumar (Head — Medical Services) and Dr Sudarshan Pavan (HOD — Orthopaedics).
The patient, 64-year-old M Mishra, operated previously for a primary knee replacement was admitted on August 6 after sustaining a fall leading to MCL Ligament Injury. After relevant investigations and assessment by Anaesthesiologist Dr. Swastika Chakraborty, this 4 hour long surgery was done on August 8 for revision knee replacement using the Depuy S-rom hinged prosthesis.
With the good support from the Physio, Mr. Jaimant Kumar, Post-operative period was uneventful and the patient was mobilized on 2nd post-operative day itself.
Although revision knee replacement surgeries are common in the western world, only a handful of support specialty centres in India, primarily in large metros, where it would cost about 7-10 lakhs. Such surgeries being performed in TML Jamshedpur is definitely a good news for the residents in the city and those living in this (eastern) region.
Established in 1968, Tata Motors Hospital was initially introduced to cater to the employees of Tata Motors, their families and its subsidiary companies. With the motto of care, concern and commitment to the patient, the hospital endeavours to offer excellent care at an affordable price. The 404 bedded multispecialty hospital is ISO certified and NABL accredited and has all the modern equipments and infrastructure for providing quality service to their patients.
The hospital boasts of its surgeons and physicians who work cohesively, coordinated manner and do not hesitate to go beyond their routine for giving the best care to their patients. Tata Motors has well equipped ICU facilities, Level-II NICU/PICU, for critical patients.