‘Improve facilities at SKIMS to treat GI cancers’
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Srinagar, Feb 28: A prominent Laparoscopic surgeon, Dr PC Kothari from Gujarat Cancer and Research Centre during his visit to SK Institute of Medical Sciences, Soura has said the hospital should further improve laparoscopic facilities to treat Gastrointestinal cancers.
“GI(Gastrointestinal) cancers common here as compared to Gujarat. Laparoscopic treatment to GI cancers has proved beyond any doubt that it has more advantages over open surgery,” he said while underlining the need for up gradation of equipments like Harmonic Knife and Staplers required for conduction of the procedures.
Dr Kothari was in the City to attend workshop on Laparoscopic Thoraco Abdominal GI Surgery.
The function was attended by senior state surgeons including Prof Mehmooda Khan, surgeons from different medical colleges and the department of Health Services and members of J&K State Chapter of Association of Surgeons of India, an official handout said. This was followed by a live surgical demonstration of a patient having cancer rectum in which Prof Nisar A Chowdari, Dr Fazal Q Parray and Dr Rauf A Wani participated.
Talking to Prof Nisar A Chowdri, Organizing Secretary of the event and the Chairman of J&K State Chapter of Association of Surgeons of India said the programme was academically simulative for the faculty, postgraduate students and the resident staff.
The procedure was facilitated with support from the Department of Anaesthesiology headed by Prof. Imtiaz A Naqash along with his team. Prof. Abdul Hamid Zargar, Director SKIMS & Ex-officio Secretary to Govt. J&K as usual provided all possible logistic and moral support for this academic event, it added.
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