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Shoulder Arthroscopy performed in ASCOMS Hospital

Post by RK News on Saturday, November 12, 2022

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Jammu, Nov 11: Acharya Shri Chander College of Medical Sciences & Hospital (ASCOMS), Sidhra has achieved yet another milestone by successfully performing Arthroscopic repair of rotator cuff (Shoulder Tendon).
A surgical team led by Head of Orthopaedic Department, Prof. Rajesh Gupta successfully repaired the supraspinatus tendon through keyhole (Arthroscopic) technique. 
Prof. Gupta informed that a 40-year-old male had history of pain in left shoulder from last 4 years. “The patient is a laborer who was unable to lift weight from his affected side and had seen multiple doctors who advised him injections in the shoulder but his symptoms did not improve despite injections. The surgery was conducted using three stab incisions in the shoulder and tendons were repaired to footprint using specially designed suture anchors. Only three stitches were given on the shoulder area and joint can also be seen through Arthroscope,” he said. 
Prof. Pavan Malhotra, Director Principal, informed that department of Orthopaedics, ASCOMS Hospital has been successfully conducting Arthroscopic surgeries of Knee Joint. It is for the first time, Arthroscopic repair of shoulder tendon has been done in our hospital. The department of Orthopaedics is fully equipped and strained to perform these kinds of surgeries.
The surgery was performed by Prof Rajesh Gupta, HOD Orthopaedics and Dr. Shafiq Hackla, Assistant Professor, assisted by Dr. Nitish Shasrma. Prof. Rajesh Gupta is an expert in the field of Orthopaedics, Sports Injury, complex trauma and joint replacement surgeries.

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