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New knee replacement technique

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  2 May 2016 12:00 AM GMT

By our Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, May 1: Popular Nursing Home, Pat has come out with a new technique of knee replacement with the induction of a team of doctors from Dubai. In the new technique the replaced knees can be bent for offering pujas or nomaaz.

Addressing a press conference in the city today, the nursing home's chief consultant and orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Ashok Kumar Sinha said as many as 1,200 patients from Assam were operated upon in the nursing home last year.

The cost of a knee surgery in the nursing home, according to him, is Rs 1.25 lakh against around Rs 3 lakh in nursing homes and hospitals run by corporate houses in the country.

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