Bilal Ahmad

First case of covid positive general surgery conducted at SDH Sopore

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Sopore: Apart from routine Covid positive LSC’s operations being done at SDH Sopore, the first case of Covid positive emergency general surgery operation was done at SDH Sopore on Wednesday.
Dr. Shahid Nabi nodal officer for Covid-19 at SDH Sopore said that a young male patient referred from GMC Baramulla was suffering from acute appendicitis, a life threatening condition if not operated on time.
He said that his Surgery was done by a dedicated team including Dr. Liaqat Malik (SURGEON) Dr. Riyaz Ahmad Dagloo ( Anaesthesist) Ghulam Nabi, Sajad Ahmad (surgical assistants) and Fayaz Ahmad (Anaesthesia technician).
Dr. Shahid said that the patient is recovering well in post operative period.
Dr. Shahid said that since last two months when Second wave of covid-19 started they have done successfull LSC’sof 37 Covid-19 positive pregnant patients at SDH Sopore.
Pertinently, SDH Sopore is the only hospital performing surgeries on Covid positive patients.


Bilal Ahmad

Bilal Ahmad is a reporter and covers city beat and sports, can be contacted bilal@kashmirvision.in.

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