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Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU)

Intensive Care Unit is an integral part of the hospital for the management of critically ill cancer patients. A cancer patient (adult or paediatric) is admitted to the ICU for:

  • Critical complications of the cancer disease
  • Complications of treatment
  • Patients requiring cardiopulmonary support
  • Severe metabolic problems related to cancer

Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) at RGCI&RC is a 25 bedded unit that includes 5 isolation beds. It is well equipped and managed by a team of well trained and experienced doctors and nursing staff. At SICU, we manage highly critical patients including immunocompromised patients. SICU is well equipped with modern ventilators, non invasive ventilation systems, multi-modular monitors, automated beds, dedicated ultrasound system, bronchoscope, defibrillator, dialysis machine, portable X-ray, CRRT and ABG machine to immediately evaluate sick patients; volume, syringe infusion & feeding pumps for precision delivery; CRRT (Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy) system and dedicated beds for hemodialysis.

The patients care in SICU is based on our core values of quality, ethics, compassion and respect for all with patient-centric approach. SICU aims to give each patient a totally dedicated and compassionate care. A devoted and motivated team of doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, dieticians and technicians provide round-the-clock care. We look after the physical, psychological and emotional needs of the patients.

At SICU, we provide care for all surgical patients requiring critical and high dependency care. Along with this, SICU also provides care for critical patients of hematological malignancies including post bone marrow transplant, pediatric oncology and medical oncology. The treatment is protocol driven and based on current medical evidence.

The critical care is backed by an efficient Laboratory and Radiology services round the clock. The SICU offers facilities for:

  • Tertiary care support for critically ill patients.
  • Post operative management of surgical oncology patients.
  • Care of sick neutropenic patients.
  • Management of patients who require short-term or prolonged ventilation support including non-invasive ventilation.
  • Ultrasound guided procedures to ensure and enhance patient safety.
  • Post op pain management with multimodal analgesia which includes PCA pumps.
  • High end multi parameter monitoring and care.
  • Dedicated ICU bed for dialysis.
  • Advance CRRT machine and facility for CRRT.
  • Especially designated area for post-liver transplant patients as liver transplantation facility is starting soon.
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