Srinagar: First ever Neurosurgical procedure was done at District Hospital Anantnag by the Neurosurgical Unit of District Hospital Anantnag headed by Dr Basharat Mujtaba.
A 65 year old male patient, presented with severe headache & weakness in left side of the body from last 5 days. CT Scan of Head was done which showed Chronic Subdural Haemorrhage with Sub Acute Component with mass effect, a statement said.
As per the statement the Neurosurgical Unit operated upon the patient and a burr hole drainage was done. The patient improved considerably in immediate post operative period and is conscious, oriented, haemodynimically stable and will be discharged soon. The operative team of doctors & theatre staff under the logistic support of Hospital Administrator Dr Majid Mirab included Dr Basharat Mujtaba (Neurosurgeon), Dr Nasir Malik (Anaesthetist) & M Afzal (Theatre Assistant).
Quoting Director Health Services, Kashmir Dr Saleem ur Rehman, the statement said that this surgery is first of its kind that has been performed in whole south Kashmir. He has complimented the hospital administrator and the operative team for achieving this feat and has assured the hospital administration in upgrading the logistics so as quality health care services is being provided to the patients.