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DEPARTMENT OF ENT
The prestigious Chengalpattu medical college started functioning as a district head quarters hospital and in 1965 it was elevated to a teaching institution with 250 beds for clinical training. The institution which is 46 years old is the 6th of its kind to be started in Tamil Nadu and was started with the basic departments of Medicine , Surgery , Obstetrics and Gynaecology, ENT, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry & chest medicine. Today the institution has gone to include Cardiology , Neurology , Paeediatric surgery, Plastic surgery and more.
The ENT department that has been functioning since the birth of the hospital was initially in the old building. Currently it is located in the first floor of the OP building. Over the years the department has seen tremendous growth. What started with just one Professor and Assistant professor has now expanded to include a Professor , one Associate professor , one Assistant professors, one Senior residents and two Junior residents..
The department that was functioning with just the basic facilities of puretone audiometry has grown to include modern facilities like laryngoscopy, OAE, BERA.
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The department has been constantly involved in teaching activities for the undergraduates from the time the ENT subject was included in the curriculum. Regular weekly classes are taken by the Professor and Assistant professors on various topics according to the curriculum prescribed by the MCI. The chalk & board teaching with which the department started has now advanced to the use of modern aids of teaching such as powerpoint presentations projected with a laptop and LCD projector.
In order to monitor the performances of the students the department conducts regular internal assessments in both theory and clinical. The department also conducts seminars, symposiums and continued medical educations(CME) from time to time on various topics.
PRIZES AND AWARDS:
The ENT department has been conducting Prize Medal Exam from the year 2008 in association with KANGESH BALASUBRANIYAM TRUST.
The trust is headed by Dr. B.Sundarajan M.S. D.L.O. who was the former senior assistant professor of CHMC.
ASHWINI - 2008
HAJIRA - 2009
NANDINI - 2010
SUBASHRI - 2011
PADMASHRI - 2012
No. of units: 1
OP DAYS : Monday to Saturday
Timings: 8.00 am to 12.00 pm
Bed strength: 30
Average OP strength : 120/day
Average IP strength: 26 / day.
TYPES OF SURGERIES PERFORMED:
Tonsillectomy, Septoplasty, Adenoidectomy, Mastoidectomy, Tympanoplasty, Stapedectomy, FESS, Endoscopic DCR, Maxillectomy, Laryngectomy, Thyroidectomy, Submandibular gland excision, Parotidectomy , Tracheostomy, Foreign body removal
LIST OF LABORATORY TESTS:
Brainstem evoked response
CHIEF MINISTER’S COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH INSURANCE SCHEME:
LIST OF SURGERIES PERFORMED UNDER THE SCHEME:
575. Facial nerve decompression
576. Temporal bone excision
565. Hearing aids
577. Microlaryngeal surgery
578. Phono surgery for vocal cord paralysis
579. Laryngo fissurectomy
580. Adenoidectomy-Gromet insertion
581. Uvulo-palato pharyngoplasty
582. Excision of tumors in pharynx
583. Parapharyngeal tumor excision.
584. Excision of benign tumors of node
585. Angiofibroma nose
586. Endoscopic DCR
587. Endoscopic sinus surgery
859. Partial thyroidectomy
861. Subtotal thyroidectomy
862. Total thyroidectomy
HEAD & NECK
844. Branchial cyst excision
845. Branchial sinus excision
850. Removal of sub mandibular salivary gland
853. Excision of thyroglossal cyst fistula