Srinagar: First time in any institution under Directorate of Health, Services Kashmir that a Maxillofacial trauma, a case of Zygomatico complex fracture was operated upon by Dental Unit of District Hospital Budgam as on 12/11/2016.The fracture was reduced and fixed using mini plates.
The patient is doing well post operatively, said a spokesperson of the department.
The Surgery under the logistic support from Dr Ibrahim Makaya, MS DH Budgam was performed by Dr Manzoor (Maxillofacilal Surgeon), Dr Sanjeet Singh (Consultant,OM), Sartaj and Snober (Dental Technicians).
Director Health Services, Kashmir Dr Saleem ur Rehman complimented the hospital administration and the operative team in initiating such procedures at peripheral hospitals and has assured in promoting the oral health sector across Kashmir Division. (PTK)