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IIMS Bhubaneswar conducted a successful quadruple joint replacement surgery on a crippled patient from Kendrapada district. Doctors performed surgery on her hip and knee joints in one setting, according to an official statement.
Taking to Twitter the PM said: “Compliments to our doctors for always being at the forefront of innovation and embracing new changes in the medical world. Their dexterity makes us proud.”
Compliments to our doctors for always being at the forefront of innovation and embracing new changes in the medical world. Their dexterity makes us proud! https://t.co/TsCaHhAxJP — Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 13, 2023
A 37-year-old woman from Aul Block of Kendrapara district was admitted to AIIMS Bhubaneswar with severely painful arthritic knee and hip joints on both sides. The patient was suffering from rheumatoid arthritis and was on numerous medications. Unfortunately, she was crippled because of severe arthritic involvements of the hips and knees.
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The patient used to walk with the help of walking aids and with extreme difficulty. There were no movements in the hip joints and she had very little movement in both knees. She needed replacement surgeries on all four joints.
The patient was evaluated by a team of doctors and surgeries were planned on both the hip and knee joints in one setting. Four joint replacements in one setting incur numerous challenges to the patient and surgeon.
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