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                                                  DEPARTMENT OF PATHOLOGY
                              GOVERNMENT THIRUVANNAMALAI MEDICAL COLLEGE
 
The Department of Pathology in Government Thiruvannamalai  Medical College was established in 2013. The Department offers laboratory and academic services.
 
LABORATORY SERVICES
                          The Department has various subsections like Morbid Anatomy, Histopathology, Cytopathology and Clinical pathology. The Clinical Pathology laboratory, situated in the hospital permises, is equipped with Automated cell counter and approximately 600 – 700 investigations are done per day. Cytopathology section serves around 1700 patients per year with Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology, Fluid Cytology and Pap smear studies. Histopathology laboratory is equipped with Leica rotary microtome and about 2000 biopsy and autopsy specimens are processed and reported per year.
 
 
ACADAMIC SERVICES
                        Our institute is affiliated to THE TAMIL NADU DR. MGR MEDICAL UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI. Academically we teach 100 undergraduate students per academic year  with regular theory and practical classes, conducting seminars at regular intervals as per the syllabus prescribed by THE TAMILNADU DR. MGR MEDICAL UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI. The museum at the department has the collection of finest specimens enriching knowledge of students. The library with its widest range of books by various authours, aims at providing a better reference for the students.
 
 
STAFF PATTERN
SI.No. DESIGNATION NO. OF POSTS
1. PROFESSORS                        1
2. ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS                        2
3. ASSISTANT PROFESSORS                       3
4. TUTORS                       4
 
 
PERIODIC ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES HELD IN THE DEPARTMENT
1.Students seminar on BREAST normal histology conducted on 3. 02. 2017
2.Students Seminar on Neoplasia conducted on 19.6.2017
3.Students Seminar on ANEMIA conducted on 11. 09 2017
4.Students Seminar on NORMAL HISTOLOGY OF ALL SYSTEMS conducted on 2.02.2018
 
LIST OF LABORATORY TESTS PERFORMED
CLINICAL PATHOLOGY
1.     BLOOD TESTS
 
1. TC
2. DC
3. ESR
4. HEMOGLOBIN
5. MP
6. MF
7. BT,CT
8. PLATELET
9. RETICULOCYTE COUNT
10. PERIPHERAL SMEAR
11. PCV
12. ABSOLUTE EOSINOPHIL COUNT
 
2.URINE ANALYSIS
 
ALBUMIN
SUGAR
DEPOSITS
BILE SALTS/BILE PIGMENTS
KETONE BODIES
 
 
3.MOTION ANALYSIS
4.SEMEN ANALYSIS
5.FLUID CYTOLOGY
         a. PLEURAL FLUID
         b. ASCITIC FLUID
         c. BRONCHIAL WASH
         d. CEREBROSPINAL FLUID
6.PAP SMEARS
7. FINE NEEDLE ASPIRATION CYTOLOGY
8. CERVICAL CYTOLOGY
9.VAGINAL CYTOLOGY
10. HISTOPATHOLOGY

The Department of Pathology has performed
 
1,37,335 Clinical Pathology investigations
1,815 Histopathology cases
1544 Cytopathology investigations during the year 2017
 
 

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