Maiden laparoscopic colectomy performed at JLNM hospital

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Laparoscopic colectomy was performed for the first time at JLNM Hosptal at Rainawari here. 
In a statement, spokesperson of directorate of health services said the colectomy was performed on a 42-year old male. The statement said the patient was operated upon by a team led by surgical oncologist Dr. Zahoor Ahmed, Dr. Manzoor, Dr. Muzzaffar, Bashir Ahmed and Masarat. “Patient has been discharged in a stable condition and is doing well on follow up,” it said. 
The statement said recently two cases of parotidectomies utilizing the facelift incision for minimal visible scar were performed at JLNM hospital. 
The statement said more than 330 onco-surgeries have been performed by the onco -surgical unit of JLNM Hospital. Director Health Services, Kashmir, Dr. Saleem ur Rehman appreciated the hospital administration and the operative team.

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