Trauma Hospital Kangan performs first ever laparoscopic surgery


A team of doctors at Trauma hospital Kangan have conducted first ever laparoscopic surgery here on Tuesday.
Medical Superintendent Trauma hospital Kangan Dr Yasmeen Kango said a laparoscopic cholecystectomy was performed on a 30-year-old female patient by the surgical unit of the hospital. 
"It was a long pending demand from the locals and for the first time we have managed to start it," She said, adding that the laparoscopic surgeries will be a regular process now and will be performed once or twice a week in the hospital.
The operative team under the supervision and logistical support from Hospital Administrator included Dr Feroze Khan, Consultant Surgeon, Dr Abid Sofi, Dr Arshiya, Dr Faheem (Anaesthetists), Farooq Ahmad Rather, Sheikh Gowhar, Sheikh Hilal, Showket Magray, Mohd Yaqoob, Amina and Mushtaq Sheikh (OT Staff) performed the first ever laparoscopic surgery. 
Pertinently it’s to mention that Diagnostic Endoscopy has been started as well in the hospital.
Director Health Services, Kashmir Dr Saleem ur Rehman has complimented the Hospital Adminstrator Dr Yasmeen Kango and the operative team for achieving this feat.

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