A live workshop on performing bedside percutaneous trachesotomy was conducted by the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical care on 16th March 2019. Dr.A.M.Kuttappa,Senior Consultant and Head of Critical Care, BGS Gleneagles Hospital , and Dr.Vivek, Consultant Neurointensivist conducted the workshop. The workshop started with a video demonstration by Smiths Medical about the procedure followed by a demonstration on a mannequin.
This was followed by a live surgery performed at the bedside in ICU by the Dr.Kuttappa and Dr.Rangalakshmi,Professor and HOD,Critical Care. Dr.Sahajananda, Professor and HOD , Anesthesia presided over the function and gave away the momentos. The workshop was attended by all the faculty and residents of Departments of Anesthesia and Critical Care along with the residents of General Medicine and ENT.
More than 50 residents attended and it proved to be a useful teaching experience for all.