B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences

Ghopa, Dharan, Nepal

OT and minor procedure Services

OT services (major, intermediate, minor and Day-care OT services)are provided by the department of General Surgery under Gastrointestinal surgery, Open Urology, Pediatric surgery, Neurosurgery, Endourology surgery and Laparoscopy Surgery. Major Operations are performed in ten sessions in major OT and 4 sessions per week in day care OT. Laparoscopic surgeries are routine in this institute and laparoscopic and lap assisted surgeries are becoming more commonnow. Endourology services are now in full swing with procedures like: cystoscopy, optical internal urethrotomy, TURBT, TURP, Ureteroscopy and Intra-corporal shock wave lithotripsy (ICSWL). Minor OT procedures under department of Dermatology are skin biopsies, electrocautery, molluscum needling, pairing, intralesional steroid, chemical peeling/cautery, slit skin smear for AFB, comedone extraction, radiocautery, CO2 laser, podophylline application, nail avulsion/biopsy, patch and photopatch test, KOH mounting, PUVA/NB-PUVA, dressing, vitiligo surgery, etc.

Cardiology services provided are ECG, TMT, ABPM, Holter, ECHO, Coronary Angiography, Coronary Angiography + Angioplasty, Renal Angiography, PTMC, PPI, TPI, TPI + PPI, Pericardiocentesis etc. Endoscopy and Colonoscopy are performed under Gastro-hepatologyservices. Peritoneocentesis, pleural fluid tappings, Bronchoscopy and PFTs are performed routinely. Dialysis Services (Peritoneal and Hemodialysis) are also done routinely.

OT and minor procedure Services : Departments of Eye and ENT routinely perform various minor procedures along with major surgeries. Some of them being SICS + PIOL, ECCE +IOL, Phacoemulsification, Cataract surgery, DCR, Penetrating Keratoplasty, Amniotic Membrane transplantation, Orbitomy, eyelid reconstruction, contracted socket, enucleation, evisceration, Contact Lens application, YAG laser,Oculoplasties, Chalazion and stye removal etc under Ophthalmology surgeries whereas syringing, cautery for epistaxis, foreign body removal from ENT, tissue and structures repair, tonsillectomy,FESS,myringotomy and myringoplasty, etc. under ENT Department. Electroconvulsion Therapy (ECT) is routinely performed by the Psychiatry department.