Our Facilities

LIGG is a 40 bedded tertiary care hospital located Near Block office, Potapokhari, Nayabazar, Cuttack. This place is approachable by road 5km away from the Badambari Bus stand and just 3km away from Railway station, in Cuttack city. Patients from outside Orissa and international patients can reach easily by flight, nearest International Airport (Biju Pattanaik International airport, Bhubaneswar) is located at approximately 25Km away from the hospital. LIGG hospital is built up with a vision to emerge as a tertiary referral healthcare destination in the field of Gastroenterology (Medical & Surgical), Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Infertility in east zone of India and a mission to make sophisticated healthcare facilities available to the masses, irrespective of class, creed and community with the sole aim of care, compassion and service to the sick and unhealthy.

Following advanced Instruments are available at LIGG hospital, that makes it a special in the locality: Advanced Laparoscopy Instrument (Karl Storz) and High definition laparoscopy unit from Stryker (1588 series with facility for ICG (Indocyanine green) Cholangiography and infared technology (trans-illuminating ureteric stent - for advanced pelvic laparoscopic surgery). Martin Maxium –II, ERBE Electrocautery and vessel sealer Unit and Harmonic ace as electrosurgical unit for all types of Laparoscopy and open advanced Bariatric and Thoracoscopy surgery. Hysteroscopy Instrument and Morsillator from Karl Storz, Ultra-sonography (GE), Fetal Doppler, Video-Colposcope, Cryotherapy and IUI lab (Intrauterine insemination) helps the Infertility, Obstetrics and Gynaecology departments to perform all advanced Hystero-Laparoroscopic and open surgeries easily.

Infrastructure & Facilities

Ligg Hospital’s facilities include State-of-the-art Operation Theatres, Emergency Department, Intensive Care Units (Surgical and Medical), High Dependency Unit, Critical care unit, 24*7 patients’ cares, casualty care, Exclusive Day Procedure Unit, Renal Unit, Central Sterilizing Department, Imaging Department, Laboratory services and Pharmacy for IP & OP.

NICU facilities

A four bedded NICU with Central oxygen, Central Air and Central suction connection from the Gas plant. In house doctors and trained staff nurse are available round the clock.

It is well equipped with

1) Neonatal Ventillator (Maquet Servo-i)

2) Bubble C-PAP machine

3) GE Lulla bay phototherapy unit

4) Double surface Phototherapy

5) Baby Warmers from Nice neotech.

6) Neonatal monitors (GE)

Arterial blood gas analysis (with ABG analyzer) and dialysis facilities are available for the patients within the NICU.

All neonates post delivery are attended by Pediatrician at Labour room, only sick babies are selectively triaged to NICU.

Labour Room facilities

At LIGG our specially designed centrally air conditioned Labour room provides a relaxing and personal place for you to Labour and give birth. You will remain in this room until your baby is born.

The Labour room in charge along with the Gynecologist and Pediatrician co-ordinate the whole procedure of delivery of your baby. Fetal well being is checked with CTG-Cardiotocography machine from Borze, Germany and Fetal Doppler's. The Labour room is equipped with

1) One operating light and Operating table

2) Two delivery beds,

3) Central oxygen and air supply

4) Crash cart with complete range of medications

5) Multipara patient monitors

Modular OT facilities

The Modular OT of 14 x 28 ft2 area is situated adjacent to the ICU, Laparoscopy OT and Labour room complex in 1st floor of the building.

The modular OT walled in by Stainless steel risers and having a anti-static Epoxy flooring minimize the crevices in the walls and floor and is resistant to weather changes and chemical corrosion.This enables maintenance of high standards of hygiene.

The laminar air flow systems with High Energy Particulate Air (HEPA) filters filter away atmospheric particulate matter which is any bigger than 0.3 microns in size to maintain the highest standards of infection control.

Modular OT is equipped with

1) Two OT tables (One C-Arm compatible, sliding, fully remote control operated Table with all advanced neurosurgery and Orthopedic attachments., and another non –C arm compatible remote controlled table)

2) Two double doom LED OT Lights and Two Multipara patient monitors

3) Datex Omeda anaesthesia work station from GE

4) C-arm from Skanroy with facilities for peripheral vascular angio by cine modes

5) All advanced electrosurgical units ( Martin Maxium –II and Harmonic ace for all types of both laparoscopic and open surgery)

6) The Modular OT is connected with Inverter and automatic Silent Generator for round the clock un-interrupted electrical supply.

Laparoscopic OT facilities

The Laparoscopic OT at LIGG hospital of 14 x 14 ft2 area is situated adjacent to the ICU, Modular OT and Labour room complex in 1st floor of the building.

The Laparoscopy OT has C-Arm compatible, sliding, fully remote control operated Table, one double doom LED OT Lights, Multipara patient monitor & EtCO2 monitor(Capnography), Datex Omeda anaesthesia work station from GE

All advanced electrosurgical units including latest HD laproscopy unit with facilities for ICG (Indocyanine green) Cholangiography and infared technology (trans-illuminating ureteric stent - for advanced pelvic laproscopic surgery ) from stryker (1588 series) has enabled the surgeon for all advanced laproscopic procedures.( Martin Maxium –II and Harmonic ace for all types of Laparoscopy, Bariatric and Thoracoscopy surgery).

The OT is equipped with Laparoscopy equipments of Karl stortz, Olympus and 1200 Full HD system from Stryker.

It is suitable for all types of basic and advanced Laparoscopy, Bariatric, Hysteroscopy and Thoracoscopy surgery,

Besides it helps for simultaneous on table Enteroscopy, ERCP and therapeutic Endoscopy, Bronchoscopy and Colonoscopy.

The Laparoscopy OT is connected with Inverter and automatic Silent Generator for round the clock un-interrupted electrical supply.

Endoscopy Unit facilities

he Endoscopy Unit is located at ground floor of the hospital building. We pride ourselves on providing a service that is timely, informative, efficient and friendly. Our aim is to provide the very highest standards of care to patients and relatives alike ensuring privacy and dignity are maintained at all times.

The Endoscopy Unit at LIGG sees around 120 patients per week for endoscopic examinations and therapeutic procedures of the oesophagus, stomach, duodenum, billiary system, colon, bladder and lung. The main types of procedures undertaken are: Gastroscopy, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Colonoscopy, Intra-operative Enteroscopy, Bronchoscopy, PEG (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastroscopy) insertion, changes and removal, Oesophageal and Colonical stenting and ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography).

An endoscope is a flexible tube of varying lengths with a video chip on the end which allows a live video image to be seen on a screen. You will be asked to lie on your side. The doctor will gently put the camera in your mouth and down your throat. Air is blown into your tummy. It might make you burp. This is normal so don’t feel embarrassed. If it feels strange or sore you can ask the doctor to stop.

Your tummy must be empty when you have your endoscopy. You must stop eating 6 hours before your appointment. You must stop drinking milky drinks 6hours before your appointment. Stop drinking clear fluids 2 hours before your appointment. Clear fluids include water, lemonade, black tea, black coffee and herb tea

The unit is open from 8:00am to 10.000 pm every day and also operates an emergency 24–hour GI bleed service.

The facilities on the Unit include: - Toilets, Admission rooms, Changing areas, Levage rooms (for preparation pre-procedure), Recovery Areas, Discharge Area with facilities to provide hot / cold beverages, Interview room for private talks with staff.

Dialysis Unit facilities

Dialysis is a life saving procedure for patients whose kidneys are not working properly, in which excess water and waste products (Urea / Creatinine etc) are removed from the body.

In hemodialysis, blood is drawn out through a tube in patients arm into a special machine which filters the blood and pumps it back into the body.

This procedure can last several hours, during which patients entire blood courses through the machine numerous times.

The Nephrology and Urology department at LIGG offers diagnosis, treatment and care for

acute kidney injuries (acute renal failure)

Kidney, Ureter and Bladder stones

chronic kidney failure (CRF)

Renal and urological cancers.

The dialysis unit is from Fresinius,USA.

CSSD Unit facilities

The central sterile supply department (CSSD) provides complex services including the preparation of sterile medical supplies for the surgery rooms, ICU, NICU and all other stations. The scope of the task and responsibility of this department places this centre as a unit which deals with the prevention of nosocomial infection and represents one of the core aspects of comprehensive health care. The Department has a Vertical sterilizer, a Horizontal sterilizer and a washing machine. The CSSD provided specialized hygienic operations (complex pre-sterilization preparation, High temperature sterilization and low temperature sterilization) whose outputs are sterile medical supplies. In order to routinely supply all necessary sterile material, the management of the Department closely co-operate with the leading employees of the surgery rooms and in and outpatient clinics. The main aim of the department is to guarantee a high quality and level of sterilization for the medical supplies.

ETO Sterilization facilities

Sterilization with ETO is a low-temperature process (typically between 37 and 63°C) that uses Ethylene Oxide gas to reduce the level of infectious agents. EtO is used in gas form and is usually mixed with other substances, such as CO2 or steam.

It is mainly used for products that cannot withstand the heat of typical autoclave sterilization such as plastic. The main physical parameters to be monitored are temperature.