Doctors of police hospital Srinagar headed by Dr. Suhail Afzal performed a successful Orthopedic Surgery, Cauda equina syndrome, a serious neurologic condition in which there is acute loss of function of the lumbar plexus, neurologic elements (nerve roots) of the spinal canal below the termination (conus medullaris) of the spinal cord, on Monday. The procedure lasted for three hours and the patient Mohammad Yousuf is recovering well.
Quoting Medical Superintendent, Police Hospital Srinagar, Dr. Mohammad Shafi Koka, a government statement said that the surgery was performed on a patient suffering from Cauda Equina Syndrome Secondary To Apace Occupying Lesion of Spine and had developed Neurological deficit of lower limbs with bladder involvement.
According to the statement, earlier this year, the doctors of Police Hospital had performed two successful cancer surgeries on the patients suffering from Carcinoma of Sigmoid Colon and Stomach Cancer. The surgeries were described as a mile stone achievement and were hailed at large, in a press statement.