Department of Otorhinolaryngology

Since its inception at Saveetha Medical College & Hospital, the Dept. of ENT has been very active both clinically and academically. There are 2 units. We have alternate days OP and OT. We take class for 2 nd year MBBS and 3 rd year MBBS. 2 theory classes per week. Students are posted in batches in rotation for clinical posting totally 8 weeks in 2 nd year and 3 rd year. There are 4 theory internal assessment and 2 clinical assessments. We have 60 beds and 6 operation days. We do 4-5 major cases and 10-12 minor cases everyday. We have a complete audiology unit doing pure tone audiometry, impedance audiometry, ECochG, BERA, VEMP and OAE – all the children born in our hospital are screened for hearing loss on the 2 nd day of birth and followed up. We have a full fledged sleep lab doing work on OSA. We do micro ear surgeries, endoscopic, microlaryngeal and head – neck cases. We do all endoscopies (DNE, VLS and bronchoscopy). We have an advanced laryngeal examination called Stroboscopy for studying movement s of the larynx. All equipments are fitted with audio-visual systems for teaching and research purposes.

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