Geetanjali Medical College & Hospital, Orthopedics & Spine Surgeon Dr. Harpreet Singh have successfully performed a Spine Re-Exploration and Discectomy of a 45 years old patient hailing from Banswara District. He was re-operated for spine surgery as the muscles got glued to spine thereby causing severe back pain and problems in roaming and moving. On consultation & investigations of MRI confirmed the same which required immediate surgery intervention as the patient could have been bed stricken for whole life.
“The surgery lasted four hours in which the muscles were removed successfully from the spine thereby unblocking the vein for the patient to move. This procedure helped saved the spine and were able to give the patient a whole new life,” said Dr. Harpreet.
Dungarpur resident, Naveen Patidar, Age 45 years, four years back went for a spine surgery at Ahmedabad’s Hospital. But from past six months he was again suffering from back pain and was unable to do all the routine work. Due to the lacking facility of an expertise spine surgeon the patient was on nerve root injections which may be help him could get rid of the pain. But, it was all in vain and with the symptoms of unable to walk or move & severe back pain the patient reported at Geetanjali Hospital where he was prescribed & suggested for a re-exploration of spine surgery. The team included Anesthetist Dr. Bhagwant & team of Orthopedicians of GMCH.
The patient recovered very well and is now walking, moving & sitting on his own. He was treated free under the flagship scheme of Rajasthan Government’s Bhamashah Swasthya Bima Yojana (BSBY). Availability of an expert spine & orthopedic surgeon at GMCH helped him survive well.Press release