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Live operative Rhinoplasty workshop held at DH Pulwama

Dir Health inaugurates event


Srinagar, Feb 12 (KNS): A live operative work Shop on “Modern Techniques in Rhinoplasty” was conducted by the ENT unit of District Hospital Pulwama under the aegis of Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir(DHSK). The event was inaugurated by Director Health Services Kashmir Dr. Saleem-ur-Rehman who was the Chief Guest on the occasion.
Rhinoplasty, commonly known as a nose job, is a plastic surgery procedure for correcting and reconstructing the form, restoring the functions, and aesthetically enhancing the nose by resolving nasal trauma, congenital defect, respiratory impediment, or a failed primary Rhinoplasty.
During the live work shop three advanced Rhinoplasty surgeries were performed by Consultant ENT Dr. Shafqat-ul-Islam. The surgeries were telecasted live to the audience, which comprised of ENT and Plastic Surgeons of GMC Srinagar/SKIMS/ and Peripheral Hospitals of the valley.
This academic event was first of its kind ever held in District Hospital Pulwama. The officers of Directorate and Chief Medical Officer Pulwama also attended the work shop. The event will go long way in creating academic environment in peripheral hospitals, besides helping the doctors in acquiring the newer trends and advanced surgical skills, which will benefit the patients.
Director Health Services, Kashmir in his inaugural speech stressed for the significance of conducting such academic events routinely for better patient care. He also appreciated the efforts of Dr Akhtar Ganai Organising Secretary, Academic Committee DHSK, Dr Irfan ul Shamas Organizing Secretary Rhinoplasty Workshop and Dr AR Parra MS DH Pulwama and his team in making this event a success. (KNS)

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