Tripura hospital conducts successful arthroscopy surgery

Critical surgeries are reflecting the government's positive stand in view of public health safety and health services

After hip replacement, open heart surgery, angioplasty and heart bypass surgery, now, the doctors of Agartala Government Medical College and GBP hospital have successfully performed the state's first arthroscopy surgery.
The GBP hospital, the prime healthcare facility in Tripura, had a bad name for its poor services and a huge number of referral cases even a few years ago.
But, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb who also holds the portfolio of health laid special focus on improving the healthcare services by appointing specialist doctors and installing advanced equipment.
Such critical surgeries are now reflecting the government's positive stand in view of public health safety but also building trust among the commoners about the health services.
Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb who also holds the portfolio of health laid special focus on improving the healthcare services by appointing specialist doctors and installing advanced equipment
In this case, the patient- Rajib Malla, a rubber plantation worker, had visited the hospital after suffering a knee injury. After necessary medical examinations, the specialists planned the surgery and performed it successfully on Friday.
Successful Arthroscopy Surgery performed in Tripura's prime referral hospital
Image: Successful Arthroscopy Surgery performed in Tripura's prime referral hospital
A team of doctors including Dr. Avishek Majumder performed the operation during which Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction was done.
The Chief Minister, who always praises various achievements in every field, has congratulated the medical team of AGMC and GBP hospital for this feat"the first arthroscopy surgery of the state.
"Congratulations to the doctors of AGMC & GBP hospital for performing the first arthroscopy surgery in the state. Rajib Malla, a rubber plantation worker, who suffered a knee injury, was successfully operated on in the hospital. Extremely proud that after angioplasty and open-heart surgery our state is capable of providing another critical surgery in#Tripura," the Chief Minister wrote in a Facebook post..



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