Mysore - Anesthesiology

The Department of Anesthesiology  at Columbia Asia Hospital – Mysore provides anesthesia  services to all  surgical specialties.  Pre-anesthesia check- up prior to any surgery is mandatory in order to decide on which modality of anesthesia is suitable for each patient.  The department includes skilled and experienced anesthesiologists who are also qualified in pain medicine including labor analgesia. 

Pain management is a subspecialty of anesthesiology using an interdisciplinary approach for easing the suffering and improving the quality of life of those living with pain. At Columbia Asia Hospital - Mysore, the pain management team includes the pain consultant /anesthesiologist, primary consultant of the patient, psychiatrists, neurologists, physiotherapists and occupational therapists.

Treatments and Procedures

  • Pre–operative check up
  • Various modalities of anesthesia
  • Post-operative recovery
  • Chronic pain management
  • Palliative pain control as part of end of life care
  • Labor analgesia including epidural anesthesia
  • Pharmacologic measures: analgesics, tricyclic antidepressants, anticonvulsants
  • Interventional procedures: epidural injections, facet joint injections, blocks, intrathecal drug
  • Physiotherapy and exercise, application of ice and/or heat, Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Psychological measures: biofeedback, cognitive behavioral therapy

Methods of Pain Management

  • Pharmacologic measures: analgesics, tricyclic antidepressants, anticonvulsants
  • Interventional procedures: epidural injections, facet joint injections, blocks, intrathecal drug
  • Physiotherapy and exercise, application of ice and/or heat, Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Psychological measures: biofeedback, cognitive behavioral therapy

 

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