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DEPARTMENT OF PATHOLOGY
GOVERNMENT VILLUPURAM MEDICAL COLLEGE       

 
 The Department of Pathology in Government Villupuram Medical College was established in 2010.  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 premises, is equipped with Automated cell counter and approximately 700 - 750 investigations are done per day. Cytopathology section serves around 1300 patients per year with Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology, Fluid Cytology and Pap smear studies. Histopathology laboratory is equipped with Leica Automatic tissue processor and about 1600 biopsy and autopsy specimens are processed and reported per year.

ACADEMIC 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 TAMIL NADU DR. MGR MEDICAL UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI. The first batch of students entered to the department of pathology in October 2011.  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 authors, aims at providing a better reference for the students.

DEPARTMENT MUSEUM

                 




STAFF PATTERN
 
Sl. No. DESIGNATION NO.OF POSTS
1. PROFESSORS 1
2. ASSOCIATE PROFESSORs
3
3.
 
ASSISTANT PROFESSORS 3
4. TUTORS 4
 
PERIODIC ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES HELD IN THE DEPARTMENT
 
  1. Students Seminar On SHOCK conducted on 03.02 2013
  2. Students Seminar On ANEMIA conducted on 19.11.2013
  3. Student seminar on Molecular basis of CANCER conducted on 11.03.2014
  4. Student seminar on Neoplasia conducted on 10.6.2014
  5. Student Seminar on Breast pathology conducted on 01.10.2014
  6. student seminar on leukemias & lymphomas to be conducted on 21.03.2015.
  7. student seminar on breast pathology proposed.
GOLD MEDAL EXAMINATION:
Second MBBS students conducted on 23.01.2014- won by Mr.Amalan ignatius.


 
RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS
      1. AgNOR study in gastrointestinal lymphomas - Dr. B. Pushpa. World Applied sciences Journal 27(1):98-    
100,2013  ISSN 1818-4952

     2. A case of CLL/SLL with rapid courses Dr. B. Pushpa**., Dr. Jeya Shambavi.J*  Academic journal of Cancer                Research  6(2): 65-68, 2013  ISSN 1995-8943 
 

    3. clincopathological study of nodular hidradenoma- Dr.Gayathiri M.D.,

CME CONDUCTED
            1.CME ON BREAST LESIONS   on 17.11.2013
            2.CME ON FACTS OF BLOOD DONATION on 14.06.2014
            3.CME ON THYROID PATHOLOGY on 24.08.2014
           4. Training cum WORKSHOP on "Voluntary Blood Donation for Camp Organizers & Blood Donor
              Motivators on 20.12.2014.                  

 
               



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
  1.  
 
 
 
 
 
 





 
  1. URINE ANALYSIS
 
ALBUMIN
SUGAR
DEPOSIT
BILE SALTS/BILE PIGMENTS
KETONE BODIES
  1.  
 
 
 
  1. MOTION ANALYSIS
  2. SEMEN ANALYSIS
  3. FLUID CYTOLOGY
                a.   PLEURAL FLUID
                b.  ASCITIC FLUID
                c.  BRONCHIAL WASH
                d.  CEREBROSPINAL FLUID

     6. PAP SMEARS
     
7. FINE NEEDLE ASPIRATION CYTOLOGY
     
8. HISTOPATHOLOGY

          The Department of Pathology has performed

305354 Clinical Pathology investigations,
3697     Histopathology investigations and
1512     Cytopathology investigation during the year 2014
 

ACHIEVEMENTS:
1.100% pass in university theory & practical examinations conducted on Febrauary 2014.
2. 100 % pass in university theory & practical examinations conducted on August 2014 
 
 
 

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