Anaesthesiology, is a branch of medicine that lets the safe usage of medical drugs to make patient partial or total unresponsive during any surgical procedures, so that surgery can be carried out efficiently, without causing any inconvenience to the patient.
The anaesthetist’s role is not limited to operating room, as they also carry out preoperative assessment of the patient, which allows anesthesiologists to make judgments about the safest anaesthesia plan for each patient.
The Department of Anaesthesiology at SSB Heart and Multispeciality Hospital uses the most safe, advanced and patient-focused techniques in the delivery of anaesthetic care to the patient. Our team of highly skilled anaesthetists provides specialized care for all surgical specialties including cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, orthopaedics, obstetrics & gynaecology, general surgical procedures, ENT, Plastic surgery, etc. Our team is available round the clock for any emergency.
Mainly four types of anaesthesia techniques are used in hospitals, which depend on the type of procedure or surgery and patient’s condition.
- Local Anesthesia: It numbs a small area of the body. Patient stays alert during the procedure.
- Intravenous (IV) sedation: It includes mild sedative to relax you and relieve pain. Patient stay conscious during the procedure, but may not remember it afterwards.
- Regional Anesthesia: It numbs a particular area or part of the body, such as leg, stomach or arm. It is sometimes used during childbirth or a small surgical procedure.
- General Anesthesia: It is given to make you unconscious during the procedure. Patient feels nothing.