DMCH holds lecture on plastic surgery

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Ludhiana
  • Updated: Oct 14, 2014 19:06 IST

A lecture on review of plastic surgery and its procedure was organised at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) on Tuesday. Dr Prabha Yadav, professor and head of plastic surgery, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai was the key note speaker.

In her lecture, Dr Yadav said each year, plastic and reconstructive surgeons improved lives of millions of patients with congenital malformations, disfiguring wounds and profound burn injuries as well as those requiring reconstruction after surgery for malignancy or other chronic conditions.

Dr Yadav elaborated on 'Post breast cancer reconstructive surgery using various flaps'. She said with the breast reconstruction surgery, woman could get the shape of breast back.

On this occasion, residents and PG students of plastic surgery department were shown free flap surgery videos.

Dr Sanjeev Uppal, professor and head of plastic surgery, said that department of plastic surgery in DMCH was on the forefront of adopting latest surgical techniques for plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Prem Kumar Gupta, secretary, DMCH; Dr Jaspal Singh, Dr Rajinder Mittal and Dr Ramneesh Garg were also present on the occasion. Nearly 100 resident doctors and students attended the programme.

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