The Swara Hospital at Jalgaon has a multidisciplinary team to care for children born with conditions that require corrective surgery. The Institute for Maternal-Fetal Medicine and the Level 3B Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) provide unparalleled care to mothers and their babies at Jalgaon Hospital. The NICU is in close proximity to labor and delivery and post partum units in the hospital. Neonatologists staff the NICU 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The latest in neonatal diagnostic capabilities include laboratory medicine, radiology (ultrasound, CT and MRI) and echocardiography. Pediatric anesthesia and general surgical services are readily available and some procedures for premature infants such as ligation of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) can even be performed in the NICU.
Common problems diagnosed and treated include:
Congenital lung malformations - cysts and sequestrations
Esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula
Intestinal obstruction or atresia
Gastroesophageal reflux disease
Patent ductus arteriosus