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First ever cancer surgery performed at DH Pulwama

Dir health appreciates operative team

Srinagar, Feb 23 (KNS): District Hospital Pulwama has achieved yet another feat by performing first ever major cancer surgery on Thursday.
According to the statement issued to KNS, the officials said that an elderly male patient with CA Rectum was successfully operated upon by a team of doctors which included Dr Shameem (Onco Surgeon), Dr Khalid (Surgical Gastroenterologist), Dr Imran Gul (Surgeon), Dr Hilal, Dr Naseer (Anesthetist), Naseer Pandit, Mohammad Maqbool, Mushtaq and Sabiya (OT Paramedical Staff) under the overall supervision and logistic support of Medical Superintendent DH Pulwama, Dr Rashid Para.
The patient was having a history of bleeding PR for the last 6 months and had a polypoid growth 5 cm from anal verge on digital rectal examination.
“The histopathological report showed high grade dysplasia. The patient underwent low anterior resection with stapled anastomosis and a covering ileostomy,” the officials added.
Director Health Services Kashmir Dr Saleem-ur-Rehman has appreciated the hospital administration and the operative team in achieving this feat. (KNS)