E-mail : info@westforthospital.org / wfh.trichur@gmail.com

Phone : 0487 - 2439300 (10 Lines)
Fax: 0487 - 2380039

Neonatology

We have a level III NICU for managing high risk and extremely preterm babies with very low birth weight and other morbidities. We have a team of dedicated neonatologist, nursing staff, physiotherapist, audiologist, ophthalmologist and other supportive staff for comprehensive and developmentally supportive care of newborns. We also have tie up with Pediartric Cardiologist and Pediatric Neurosurgeon from Amrita Institue of Medical Sciences, Cochin who will be regularly visiting the hospital. We are well equipped with specialised staff for emergency transport and retrieval of sick neonates from peripheral hospitals.

Treatment offered

  • Surfactant Replacement Therapy
  • Neonatal Ventilation including Noninvasive And Invasive Ventilation and High Frequency Ventilation
  • Double Volume Exchange Transfusion
  • Central Line/ Picc Line Insertion
  • Parenteral Nutrition
  • Phototherapy
  • Neonatal Echocardiography
  • Neonatal Neurosonogram
  • Hearing Screening (OAE)
  • ROP Screening (Eye evaluation)
  • Neonatal Screening Program

Equipment

  • Ventilators- SLE 4000, SLE 5000- for Invasive and High Frequency Ventilation
  • Transport Ventilator/ Incubator (Phoenix)- For Transport And Retrieval Of Sick And Extremely Preterm Babies
  • F &P Bubble CPAP Machine- Non Invasive Ventilation
  • HHHFNC-AirvoJunior- Non Invasive Ventilation
  • LED Phototherapy units
  • Radiant Warmers
  • Neopuff–For Delivery Room Resuscitation And CPAP Therapy
  • Ultrasound And Echocardiography

Special procedures

  • Intubation And Surfactant Administration
  • Neonatal ventilation (volume guarantee)
  • Central Line And PICC Line Insertion
  • Neonatal Echocardiography
  • Neonatal Neurosonogram
  • RopScreening Program and laser photocoagulation
  • Ventricular CSF tap and lumbar puncture
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