DC Pulwama hails docs for major cancer surgery

PULWAMA: District Development Commissioner Pulwama, Muneer-ul-Islam has appreciated district hospital administration Pulwama and the operative team for conducting maiden successful major cancer surgery in the district.
An elderly male patient with colo-rectal cancer was successfully operated upon by a team of doctors in district hospital (DH) Pulwama.
According to hospital authorities the patient had a history of bleeding PR for the last 6 months and had a polypoid growth of 5 cm from anal verge on digital rectal examination. It was said that histopathological report of the patient showed high grade dysplasia and patient underwent low anterior resection with stapled anastomosis besides a covering ileostomy.