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Orthopaedic Department of Rajindra Hospital performs Arthroscopic reconstruction of ACL, first time in its history

Punjabnewsexpress | December 02, 2021 07:43 PM

PATIALA:Rajindra Hospital, Patiala heralds the beginning of a new era with Orthopaedic Department, RHP where Arthroscopic surgery has been started under the leadership and able guidance of Dr Hari Om Aggarwal (Associate Professor & HOD, Deptt. Of Orthopaedics, Rajindra Hospital Patiala). For the first time in the history of Rajindra Hospital Patiala, Arthroscopic reconstruction of ACL performed by Dr Girish Sahni (Associate Professor and Incharge Ortho Unit 2 ) on 2nd December 2021.

Dr. Sahni said that the patient had a history of ACL injury 8 months back whose ACL repair was done. This mini incision surgery was done free of cost under Ayushman scheme in RHP, which costs around 50, 000 to 1 lakh in private hospitals. With the help of this surgery patients can be made to walk full weight bearing from next day onwards and routine activities of the patient can be started within a week of surgery.

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