Plastic surgery gives new lease of life for 14 leprosy patients

Summary: Seventeen surgeries have actually been executed on the subject of the 14 patients and every one of them were successful, HoD of Plastic Surgery P.V.
Prizes distributedPrizes were presented to the winners of a quiz on the subject of plastic surgery carried out with home surgeons and certificates were given away to the internees that were trained in easy surgical skills.
This was the 4th successive year the department has actually carried out workshop on the subject of tendon transfer of leprosy patients on the subject of the National Plastic Surgery Day to offer them a brand-new life to them disfigurement remained though they were cured of the disease.
Fourteen persons that endured disfigurement because of leprosy have actually undergone tendon transfer at a surgical workshop carried out by the Department of Plastic Surgery of Andhra Clinical College and King George Hospital below on the subject of Friday on the subject of the occasion of the National Plastic Surgery Day.
HoD of Anaesthesia A. Satyanarayana, Added DMHO (Leprosy and AIDS) Ronanki Ramesh, surgeons B. Ratna Bhushan and M. Sushma spoke.

Fourteen persons that endured disfigurement because of leprosy have actually undergone tendon transfer at a surgical workshop carried out by the Department of Plastic Surgery of Andhra Clinical College and King George Hospital below on the subject of Friday on the subject of the occasion of the National Plastic Surgery Day.

This was the 4th successive year the department has actually carried out workshop on the subject of tendon transfer of leprosy patients on the subject of the National Plastic Surgery Day to offer them a brand-new life to them disfigurement remained though they were cured of the disease.

Seventeen surgeries have actually been executed on the subject of the 14 patients and every one of them were successful, HoD of Plastic Surgery P.V. Sudhakar said. The surgical procedures were executed by consultant surgeon of Leprosy Mission D.

Vijay Kumar along along with Dr. Sudhakar while anaesthetist V. Ravi offered anaesthesia services.

The workshop was inaugurated by previous DME G.

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