::Departments : Clinical : Department of Orthopedics
                                                        
             The Department of Orthopaedics in Govt.,  Mohan kumaramangalam medical college started functioning since the inception of the college in 1990. This college and Hospital  is affiliated to the Tamil Nadu DR. M.G.R university since its inception.
             Being a tertiary care referral centre, the department has been in service to cater almost ten districts surrounding salem with major referrals from Dharmapuri,Namakkal,Erode,villupuram, krishnagiri and cuddalore districts.        
                                                                                              Apart from treating various complex polytraumas, the various subspecialty surgeries like Arthroplasty,Arthroscopy & sports injures , spine, hand surgery and deformity correction are routinely done.
                                   The department successfully conducted the Orthopaedic State conference ( TNOACON 2015) in salem . 
 
 
 
                                                                                                         
ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES
                                                   The department is involved in medical (undergraduate and postgraduate ) and paramedical ( nursing, plaster techinician ) courses.
 
The academic teaching module is as follows
 
1.Postgraduates have clinical case presentation classes by unit chiefs - 3 days a week.
          2.Daily they have one hour case presentation /powerpoint topic presentation with DAOS.
          3.Clinical symposium are conducted once a month.
          4.To attend elective OT twice a week and emergency OT twice a week.
          5.Model theory exam and clinical case examination are conducted every month .
6.Students are encouraged to attend conferences, quizzes and CME programmes..
7. Orthopaedic quiz for undergraduates once an year ( November)
8.Medal exam for undergraduates once an year ( December)
 
   
 
 
ADVANCED PG TEACHING PROGRAMME
 
S.No DAYS TOIPC
1.       Monday Topic presentation
2.       Tuesday Journal club
3.       Wednesday Pre –operative planning
4.       Thursday Case presentation
5.       Friday Post –operative review meeting
6.       Saturday Case presentation
 
 
 
Research       and    Publication:

Papers    presented  in Conferences

The following  papers were presented at TamilNaduOrthopedic association conference 2001 Trichy.
  • Intercondylar #s of distal Humerus – Internal fixation by Trans olecranon approach by                                  Dr.C.Kamalanathan
  • Non-Hodgkins lymphoma of bone by Dr.Mannivannan
  •  Giant cell tumor of distal Radius – Wide excision and fibular arthroplasty. 
This paper was presented at TNOA conference 2002, at Coimbatore by Dr.C.Kamalanathan
  • Dorso Lumbar spinal injuries – Surgical management – Paper presented in TNOA conference 2006, at Chennai by Dr.Pasupathy
  • Perthe’s disease – Surgical management by derotation osteotomy – Paper presented in TNOA  conference 2006,  at  Chennai  by Dr.R.T.Parthasarathy
  • Osteoclastoma of Femur – Resection of tumor and bone transport – paper  presented in TNOA conference at Chennai. 
  • Malignant Giant Cell tumor lower end of Femur – Resection Arthrodesis  using LRS  Paper presented in TNOA conference at Erode in Feb 2007 by A.D Sampath Kumar  , GMKMCH, Salem.
  • Managemant of distal humerus #s by Trans olecranon approach. Paper presented at TNOA conference at Erode 2007 by Dr.R.T.Parthasarathy
  • Functional outcome of middle third clavicular fractures treated by open reduction and internal fixationnyDr.Subramani in TNOACON 2014.
  • Unstable intertrochanteric fracture treated with proximal femoral nailing by Dr.Guruprasath in TNOACON 2014.
  • Measurement of femoral component rotational alignment in unnavigated TKR by Dr.Dinesh in OASISCON 2014
  • PCL avulsion fracture treated by ORIF through Burks and schaffer approach by Dr.Subramani in TNOACON 2015.
  • Management of recurrent anterior dislocation of shoulder treated with modified Boytchev procedure by Dr.subramani in TNOACON 2015.
  • Treatment of distal femoral fractures with distal femur locking compression plate- Our experience by Dr.Mugundan in TNOACON 2015.
  • A simple and accurate preoperative method of estimation of femoral and tibial nail lengths using forearm as a reference  byDr.Obulivijay Shankar in TNOACON 2015.
  • Surgical treatment of aneurysmal bone cyst –Our experience by Dr.S.Kumar in TNOACON 2015.
 
Posters
  •  Role of Ilizarov ring fixator in management of pediatric fractures Poster presented at IOA conference at Chennai in Dec 2003
  •   Bilateral traumatic Hip dislocation poster presented at IOA conference 2006 at Mumbai by Dr.Karikalan
  • Bilateral traumatic dislocation of Hip poster presented at TNOA conference 2008 by Dr.Karikalan
  • Managemant of Giant Cell Tumor distal Radius by Excision and Fibular arthroplasty. Poster presentation in TNOA conference 2008 by Dr.R.T.Parthasarathy
  • Management of Giant Cell Tumor distal Femur by Excision and LRS. Poster presented in TNOA conference 2009
  • Two cases of Enchondroma - Poster presented in TNOA conference 2010  By Dr. M. Yuganeshwaran
  • Giant cell tumour in Diaphysis – A Case Report By     Dr. M. Yuganeshwaran  in TNOA conference in 2011.
  • Management of PNET Humerus by Excision and Fibular Grafting – TNOACON 2009 in Coimbatore.
  • Ray transportation for enchondroma finger – a case report  byDr.K.Vanangamudi in OASISCON 2010.
  • Rare case of type IV epiphyseal injury in proximal humerus-Dr.S.Jayakrishnan in TNOACON 2012
  • Total talus dislocation without Bimalleolar fracture – Dr.Subramani in OASISCON 2014
  • Chondroblastoma at rare sites treated by two different methods-Dr.Dinesh in OASISCON 2014
  • Radial head replacement by Dr.Mugundan in OASISCON 2014
  • Imoacted K-nail removal by vertical osteotomy-Dr.Vijayashankar in OASISCON 2014
  • TENS in paediatric long bone fractures by Dr.GuruPrasath in paediatricorthopaedic society of India conference.
  • Giant cell tumour Patella by Dr.Subramani in TNOA 2015
  • Case of chondromyxoid fibroma-Distal tibia by Dr.Obulivijay Shankar in TNOACON 2015
  • First rib osteochondroma presenting as thoracic outlet obstruction and prominent clavicle by Dr.Subramani in TNOACON 2015
  • Haemangioma causing periosteal reaction and cortical hypertrophy –a frequently missed radiological diagnosis by Dr. K. Vijaya Shankar in TNOACON 2015
 
Publications in Journals
  • A case of  Deltoid fibrosis – article published in TNOA Journal 2001, Vol. 27 2001. Author – Dr.P.NedunthuraiKoe, Prof. K. Prakasam,     Prof. S. Elangovan
  • A case of congenital vertical talus – article published in TNOA Journal 2003, Vol. 29 2003. Author  - Dr.P.Venkatachalapathy
  • Functional outcome of intraarticular fractures of distal humerus through transolecranon approach – TNOA Journal 2010 , Vol. 36 2010 by Dr.P.NedunthuraiKoe, Prof.Balachandran, Prof.K.Raju ,  Presenting Author- Dr.R.T.Parthasarathy
  • Osteochondroma of talus – A rare case report . Author - Prof. P.NedunthuraiKoe, Dr.C.Kamalanathan and Dr.Sampath Kumar TNOA Journal 2010
  • Analysis of functional outcome in Acromioclavicular joint managed by modified Phemister Technique - TNOA Journal 2011 Vol.37 2011 by Prof. P.NedunthuraiKoe,  , Dr.Amarnath     Presenting Author-  Dr.R.T.Parthasarathy
  • Ray transportation for enchondroma finger – a case report  TNOA Journal 2011, Vol.37 2011 by Prof. P.NedunthuraiKoe , Dr.S.Kumar , Dr.T.M.Manohar , Dr.N.Karthikeyan  and Dr.Senthil Kumar
  • Giant Cell Tumour in Diaphysis – A case report TNOA Journal 2011 Vol.37 2011  by Prof. P.NedunthuraiKoe , Dr.S.Kumar , Dr.T.M.Manohar ,  Dr.N.Karthikeyan  and  Dr.Senthil Kumar
     
 Prizes and Awards won:
  1. Prof.P.NedunthuraiKoe was awarded Best Doctor award for his service to the differently abled people in 2010.
  2. Prof.R.T.Parthasarathy was awarded BestTeacher award by Tamil naduDr.MGR Medical University in 2012.
  3.  Dr.RameshPrabhu and Dr.Amarnath won first prize in TNOACON PostGraduate Quiz in 2012
    4.  Dr.Guruprasad won the best clinical case presentation  award at TNOACON 2015
 
 
CME Programmes conducted
  1. CME on Recent Trends in Orthopaedics – 16.09.2007, Hotel Chenneys Gateway, Salem
  2. CME on Joint Replacement and Live Demonstration of TKR – 14.05.2009, GMKMCH, Salem
  3. CME on Management of difficult fractures – 20.06.2009, GMKMCH, Salem
  4. CME on Spine – 23.02.2011, GMKMCH, Salem
  5. CME on recent advances in Paediatric Orthopaedics –29-6-2012, GMKMCH, Salem.
  6. TNOACON TAMILNADU STATE ORTHOPAEDIC CONFERENCE conducted in Salem (along with Midwest ortho society)
 
RESEARCH PROGRAMME
 
 1.TRAUMATIC THORACOLUMBAR  FRACTURES TREATED WITH POSTERIOR STABILISATION AND AND PEDICLE SCREW FIXATION- A PROSPECTIVE STUDY - DR.R.MUGUNTHAN
2.A PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF FUNCTIONAL OUTCOME OF DISTAL THIRD TIBIAL FRACTURES TREATED WITH LOCKING COMPRESSION PLATE-DR.DINESH KUMAR
3.FUNCTIONAL OUTOME OF SERIAL CAST CORRECTION OF CTEV BY PONSETTI METHOD - DR.GURUPRASAD
4.FUNCTIONAL OUTCOME OF BICONDYLAR TIBIAL FRACTURES MANAGD WITH LOCKING COMPRESSION PLATE - DR.R.SUBRAMANI
5.MANGEMENT INFECTED NON UNION TIBIA BY LIMB RECONSTRUCTION SYSTEM - DR.A.M.SHANTHA KUMAR
6.ANALYSIS OF FUNCTIONAL AND CLINICAL OUTCOME OF INTRA ARTICULAR DISTAL RADIAL FRACTURES BY VOLAR BUTTERESS PLATING - DR.R.MOULIDHARAN
7.FUNCTIONAL AND RADIOLOGICAL OUTCOME OF EXTRA ARTICULAR PROXIMAL THIRD TIBIAL FRACTURES TREATED WITH PROXIMAL TIBIAL NAIL - DR.O.OBULI VIJAY SHANKAR
8.TO ANALYSE FUNCTIONAL OUTCOME CLINICALLY AND THE COMPONENT POSITION RADIOGRAFICALLY USING 2D CT FOR CASES WHO UNDERWENT THA - DR.K.VIJAYASHANKAR

 


 
SERVICES OFFERED
No. of units : Three
OP Days:
                Unit I: Monday & Thursday
                Unit II : Tuesday & Friday
                Unit III : Wednesday & Saturday

OP timing : 7.30AM to 12 noon
 

Bed Strength:
IN PATIENTS BED STRENGTH
S.No. Ward Available No. of Beds
1. Orthopaedic  Male Ward I 40
2. Orthopaedic Female  Ward 30
3. Orthopaedic Male Ward  II 10
  Total 80
                                Total no of teaching beds                  80                
 
 
 
 
 
   OUT PATIENT CENSUS
YEAR MALE FEMALE TOTAL AVERAGE PER MONTH
2010 67115 68942 136057 11338
2011 68124 66715 134839 11236
2012 70042 68025 138057 11504
2013 65152 62995 128147 10678
2014 61425 60562 121987 10165
2015 98860 90528 189388 15782
 
 
 

IN PATIENT CENSUS                      
YEAR MALE FEMALE TOTAL AVERAGE PER MONTH
2010 525 488 1013  84
2011 792 727 1519 126
2012 1085 871 1956 163
2013 1126 909 2035 169
2014 1147 1052 2199 183
2015 1618 1290 2908 242
         
 
 
 
                                 THEATRE CENSUS
YEAR MAJOR MINOR TOTAL AVERAGE PER MONTH
2010 1192 365 1557 130
2011 1510 494 2004 167
2012 1534 534 2068  172
2013 1919 206 2125 177
2014 1615 343 1958 163
 
2015 1338 449 1787 149



Type of surgeries performed:
                Fracture fixation procedures
                Deformity correction
                Spine Surgeries
                Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement surgeries
                Arthroscopy procedures
                Tumour Surgeries
                CTEV Correction

       Special Clinics:
                CTEV clinic
                Tumour clinic
              Knee  clinic  
 
 

 

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