The Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir (DHSK) on Thursday said that a zygomatico fracture was operated for the first time in a peripheral hospital in Kashmir.
"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," said a spokesman.
He said the fracture was reduced and fixed using mini plates. "The patient is doing well post operatively," he said.
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).