Successful Total Knee Replacement at JLNM Hospital Under Ayushman Bharat Scheme

Srinagar, December 11(KNS):  In a commendable medical achievement, a 60-year-old female diagnosed with severe osteoarthritis in both knees underwent a successful Total Knee Replacement (TKR) at the Government JLNM Hospital in Rainawari, Srinagar.

 The surgery, performed on December 11, 2023, was carried out under the Ayushman Bharat scheme, providing the patient with this essential procedure free of cost.

The surgical team, led by Dr. Naveed Bashir, Dr. Suhail Bhat, and Dr. Bilal Lone, demonstrated exemplary skills and dedication throughout the procedure.

 The anesthesia team, consisting of Dr. Nikhat Mumtaz, Dr. Sadia Wani, and Dr. Aakif, played a crucial role in ensuring the patient's comfort and safety during the surgery.

The theatre team, headed by Mr. Sami Ullah, Nahida, Bashir Ahmad, and Mohd Shafi, contributed to the seamless execution of the operation. 

Medical Superintendent Dr. Tajamul Hussain Khan provided vital logistic support, fostering an environment conducive to such medical interventions that benefit economically disadvantaged patients.

Director of Health Services Kashmir, Dr. Rather Mushtaq, extended his heartfelt congratulations to the hospital administration, the surgical team, and the supportive staff for the successful completion of this procedure.

 Dr. Mushtaq expressed optimism that such medical initiatives would continue in the future, further enhancing healthcare accessibility for the underprivileged.(KNS)

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