Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

  • Out-patient services
  • Preconception counselling and prenatal diagnosis
  • Streamlined rational antenatal care with thorough screening of foetal and maternal conditions
  • Expertise in the management of pregnancy complications including PIH, foetal growth restriction, preterm labour with backup of neonatal intensive care provided by a 40-bedded, state-of-the-art level III Neonatal ICU
  • Multi-disciplinary management of medical disorders such as diabetes, heart disease, liver disease and critical illnesses in pregnancy
  • A referral centre for severe obstetric emergencies such as postpartum haemorrhage, liver disease, eclampsia and other hypertensive emergencies
  • An Obstetric ICU within the Labour and Delivery suite to manage these cases

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at KEM Hospital provides care for high risk pregnancies, which include:

  • Morbidly Adherent Placenta and management of PPH
  • Ectopic pregnancies
  • Eclampsia and preeclampsia
  • Pregnancy associated with diabetes
  • Elder mother (> 35 years)
  • Breech presentation
  • Grand multipara
  • Previous 3rd stage abnormalities / problems
  • All major medical disorders
  • Multiple pregnancy
  • All malpresentations
  • Cephalopelvic Disproportion (CPD)
  • Previous Lower Segment Caesarean Section (LSCS)
  • All hypertensive disorders
  • Recurrent premature labour
  • Rh negative women with Rh positive husbands
  • Gynaecological abnormality
  • Elderly primi
  • History of infertility
  • Extremes of age, regardless of parity (< 18 years or > 35 years)
  • History of abortions
  • Out-patient services: Diagnosis and management of gynaecological problems like menstrual disorders, genital infections, infertility, preventive screening for and evaluation of genital malignancies
  • Family Planning Clinic: Contraception and medical termination of pregnancy

The Department of Family Planning at KEM Hospital, Pune offers various family welfare services. We believe that a planned pregnancy contributes towards a better health outcome. Family planning enables people to improve pregnancy planning, such as their desired number of children and spacing of pregnancies, make informed choices and prevent unintended pregnancy.

Services:

  • Family planning counselling and motivation to patients
  • Helping patients choose the appropriate method of contraception
  • Providing access to the various methods of contraception, including oral pills, injectable contraceptives, intrauterine devices, and permanent methods of sterilization, such as tubal ligation and vasectomy
  • Counselling and advice on Medical Termination of Pregnancy
  • Immunization in pregnancy
  • Vaccination and child immunizations
  • Participation in the National Pulse polio programme and other programmes offered by the government
  • Hysterectomy: Abdominal, Vaginal, Non Descent Vaginal Hysterectomy (NDVH)
  • Sling surgeries: management of uterine and vaginal vault prolapse
  • Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI): Colposuspension, TOT, TVT
  • Laparoscopic surgery: Cystectomy, LAVH, TLH, myomectomy, fertility enhancing surgeries
  • Hysteroscopic surgery; septum resection, adhesiolysis, polypectomy, TCRE
  • Gynaec Oncosurgery: Radical hysterectomy and debulking surgery with facilities for medical oncology

Gynaecological malignancies like Ca Cervix, Ca Endometrium and ovarian cancers are managed with help from other specialities whenever required.

The department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology provides excellent services to women suffering from urogynaecological disorders such as uterine and vaginal prolapse, stress urinary incontinence and urinary fistula. Burch colposuspension, a gold standard in urinary stress incontinence, has been pioneered in the department and has been practiced for over 30 years with excellent patient satisfaction rates.