1.47 Kg tumour removed from patient in police hospital


SRINAGAR: A team of doctors of Police Hospital Srinagar, comprising of Dr. Irshad Ahmed Kuchey, Dr. Nahid Gynaecologist, Dr. Baljeet Anaesthesia and other team members  successfully removed 1.47 kg benign tumour from the uterus of female patient Laproscopically today. This was the first surgery of its kind performed by the doctors in the hospital.

Giving the details about the successful surgery, Medical Superintendent Police Hospital, Dr. Foziya Habib said that the surgery was performed on patient from Kupwara suffering from tumour of uterus. She said that earlier the doctors of the Hospital had performed several successful advanced laparoscopic surgeries on patients suffering from various diseases. It was a milestone achievement in the history of Police Hospital considering the size of tumour. She said that during the procedure Dr. Irshad was assisted by his operation theatre staff and anaesthetist.

Dr. Foziya said that various other successful surgeries including Hepaticojejunostomy, open Prostatectomy, Hepatic Hydatid Cystectomy, total gastrectomy and advanced  laparoscopic  surgeries are being done in the Hospital and now the doctors are focusing to achieve successes in other fields. He lauded the dedication and expertise of Dr. Irshad and Dr. Nahid and the team of para-medics, whose efforts have brought laurels for the Hospital.

The Director General of Police, K. Rajendra Kumar in his message has congratulated Medical Superintendent and other doctors of Police Hospital for this successful attempt. He expressed hope that the able doctors of Police Hospitals would continue their efforts to make successes in the field of medical science. He said that their efforts would prove beneficial for police personnel and their families. He reiterated that the facilities in Police Hospitals of twin capital cities would be upgraded to provide more medical facilities to the jawans and officers and the families of martyrs.

The ADGP (Headquarters), S. P. Vaid, who visited the Hospital today congratulated the team of doctors for this achievement and enquired from the patient about her welfare.

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