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Posted at: Jan 19, 2019, 8:41 AM; last updated: Jan 19, 2019, 8:41 AM (IST)MEDICAL NOTES

Free medical camp by Trident Group

Around 3,000 patients suffering from various ailments were examined and treated by a team of doctors at a free mega medical camp organised under the leadership of Trident Group chairman Rajinder Gupta. Rupinder Gupta, an official from Trident Group said the patients suffering from skin diseases, eye ailments, dental problems, bones and cancer turned out for treatment from various districts at the camp. All the required tests were conducted free-of-cost. The needy patients were distributed medicines. The medical services were rendered by experts from Christian Medical College and Hospital. This free mega medical camp was organised under second phase by the Trident Group.

Seminar on knee arthritis

Lakshmi Ladies Club organised a seminar on knee arthritis and its management. They had invited Dr Harpreet Singh Gill, Senior Consultant and Head of Orthopaedics, SPS Hospital, for this interactive session. Dr Gill discussed various stages of knee arthritis pain and how to tackle this. He advised about various measures or treatments to be taken in the four stages of knee arthritis. The club members were told about preventing arthritis and once the patient reached the fourth stage, then only Total Knee replacement (TKR) can help.

Laparoscopic surgery for cancer

The most advanced kidney-saving cancer surgery was done laparoscopically for cancer removal at Aykai hospital, Ludhiana. The laparoscopic surgery was done by team of doctors led by renowned Urologist and Transplant surgeon of Aykai Hospital Dr Baldev Singh Aulakh . This surgery is not only technically difficult but needs lot of surgical expertise to save kidney tissue. and visited Aykai hospital and after investigations and imaging techniques , was found to have cancer in the upper part of the kidney. Normally whole kidney needs to be removed in such cancers but patient was keen that his kidney be saved. Dr BS Aulakh carried out partial nephrectomy of a 32-year-old Australian chef who complained of pain in his abdomen. The laparoscopy was performed meticulously under camera and the monitor guidance.

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