Laminectomy conducted in District Hospital

A team of Surgeons have performed Laminectomy surgery for the first time in south Kashmir at district hospital Anantnag (Islamabad).

A team of Surgeons have performed Laminectomy surgery for the first time in south Kashmir at district hospital Anantnag (Islamabad).  

"The medical tests of Dilshada  Jan, (45) revealed that the patient has Protusion of Disc between L1 and L2. A team of doctors performed successful surgery on the patient today," said an official. 

Meanwhile, a team of Doctors from SKIMS along with the other doctors of District Hospital Anantnag conducted four cancer surgeries on Monday. Superintendent of Hospital Dr Majid Mehrab told Greater Kashmir that such surgery will be conducted every month "as per the MOU sign between Director Health services Kashmir and Director SKIMS."He added that in an effort to promote health awareness among the general public, World Diabetic Day was observed in the hospital and about six hundred patients were screened. "Out of 500, 50 persons were detected as diabetic. Necessary counseling and Medicines were distributed among them," he added.

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