SRINAGAR: First ever laparoscopic surgery was performed at Trauma Hospital, Kangan on Tuesday.
An official statement issued here said that laparoscopic cholecystectomy was performed on a 30-year-old female patient by the surgical unit of the hospital. The operative team under the supervision and logistical support from hospital administrator included Dr Feroze Khan, Consultant Surgeon, Dr Abid Sofi, Dr Arshiya, Dr Faheem (Anaesthetists), Farooq Ahmad Rather, Sheikh Gowhar, Sheikh Hilal, Showket Magray, Mohd Yaqoob, Amina and Mushtaq Sheikh (OT Staff).
The diagnostic endoscopy has been started as well in the hospital, the statement added.
Director Health Services Kashmir Dr Saleem ur Rehman has complimented the hospital administrator Dr Yasmeen Kango and the operative team for achieving the feat.