SHOPIAN: Doctors at Community Health Centre (CHC) Zainapora, District Shopian performed first ever cholecystectomy (gall bladder surgery) on a 30 year old female patient of Reshipora on 26 March.
Directorate of Health said the surgery was conducted under the supervision of BMO Shopian and the team was headed by Dr Altaf (Surgeon) and Dr Nasir (Anaesthetist) along with theatre staff Mushtaq and Aleem.
CHC Zainapora is located approximately 31 kms from District Hospital Shopian and with this landmark achievement the inhabitants of this area will be availing quality health care at their doorsteps.
The hospital has a fully functional operation theatre where caesarean sections (LSCS) is done.
More than fifty operations have been performed in last three months.
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