The Gynaecology-Obstetrics Department of the OLYMPION hospital is fully equipped with the most up-to-date medical equipment and carries out the full range of the Obstetrics and Gynaecological surgical procedures.
At the Obstetrics Clinic, every mother to be, can trust that she is in an absolutely secure environment until childbirth, with high end medical equipment according to the standards of the contemporary medical science. The Pediatric team consists of specialized and experienced Pediatricians, to the care of infants. The Pediatrician is present in every childbirth and is in charge of every newborn’s resuscitation. The surveillance and care of a normal infant are continued under his guidance, at the women’s post-birth Department.
It is worth noting that the Scientific Director of the Neonatal Unit as well as the Director of the newborns in the Delivery Room and the Obstetrics Clinic, is the Professor of Pediatrics and Neonatology, Mrs. Varvarigou Anastasia.
The highly specialized personnel, midwives and nurses, under the guidance of chief midwives with many years of experience (Mrs. Karagiorgou, Mrs. Kakkali), will always be by the side of the mother and the newborn, to advise her and answer to her every question.
Knowing how important it is for the newborn to be with its mother, from the first hours of its birth, the Obstetrics Clinic has established the Rooming in. Also, keeping in mind the benefits of breast feeding, the midwives and nurses, are there for the new mother, with patience, love and compassion, in order to assist her.
The Obstetrics clinic has 2 Operating rooms, 2 labor rooms, 4 rooms for expecting women, 1 recovery room and a neonatal unit of mid-hospitalization level II. The unit’s equipment includes open and closed incubators, respirator and phototherapy devices. The unit can hospitalize full-time and premature infants, with weight at birth above 1500 grammars and pregnancy age above 32 weeks.
The most common infant conditions are treated in the unit, such as transient tachypnea, jaundice, infections, hypoglycemia as well as conditions related to the normal immaturity of the prematures like difficulty in temperature control and in mouth feeding or prematurity apnea.
In more severe conditions, the neonatal unit can carry out the stabilization of the infant to the end, including the respiratory mechanical support and ensure its secure transfer to the specialized units of the surrounding area. The unit is also supported by portable radiology device (ultrasound at the patient’s bed) and microbiological laboratory.
We aim to offer to every woman and her baby, the security, affection and warmth that is adequate to the certain moment of her life.
The comfortable and sun-lit rooms overlooking the Gulf of Patras and the countryside greenery, the spacious and pleasant waiting areas, the continuous renewal of the air in the rooms, at the right temperature, make your stay at the OLYMPION Obstetrics Clinic as pleasant as possible. The strict disinfection of the bedding along with the meticulous cleaning of the rooms and the other spaces, have eliminated the percentage of in-hospital infections.
For those of you that wish to follow a more natural procedure for your childbirth, we have created with responsibility and care, a unique space that feels like home but always within the safety and guidelines of a contemporary Obstetrics Clinic and knowing that the neonatal unit is always ready to offer its services in case it is needed. The highly experienced midwives and your Obstetrician, will be there to guide you every step of the way of your childbirth.
The childbirth “like home” gives the you the opportunity to have your loved ones by your side, to move around as you wish, to shower, relax, listen to music or watch TV.
At the Olympion Obstetrics Clinic, the future mother will be especially prepared for her childbirth and breast-feeding, with psychoprophylactic method (Lamaze technique) which is offered for free, in order to be ready for the labor experience but also for the baby’s care in the future.
We are expecting you with love and hope for the best!
The Gynecology Department of the Olympion General Clinic offers state-of-the-art medical equipment and highly qualified scientific and nursing staff. It specializes in primary care as well as in conservative and surgical treatment, covering the whole range of gynecological conditions, benign and malignant, by implementing the most innovative methods in diagnosis and treatment.
With the use of innovative techniques in classic and laparoscopic surgery, operations for the treatment of gynecological oncology, vaginal and cervical pathology, urogynecology conditions, ovarian cysts and uterine conditions, are carried with absolute success. Gynecological endoscopies such as colposcopies and hysteroscopies, interventional and diagnostic, are also performed successfully.
Primary care is the most important part in the maintenance and promotion of the women’s health. At the OLYMPION Out-patient Gynaecological Department, a woman may schedule an appointment with one of the specialized Gynecologists in order to perform her regular gynecological exam that may also include a PAP test and ultrasound.