Hospital to offer joint replacement surgery

DAVANGERE, NOV. 29. The Bapuji Hospital, a sister concern of the Bapuji Education Association, will offer total joint replacement surgery from December 11.

Addressing presspersons here today, T. Satyanarayana, administrator of the hospital, said the cost of the surgery would be economical. A two-day continuing medical education programme would be held from December 11. Surgeons from Chennai, Mumbai and Bangalore would give live demonstrations on joint replacement surgery. They would be here for two months to train a team of doctors from the hospital in joint replacement surgery. Mr. Satyanarayana said the hospital would set up a blood component unit at a cost of Rs. 45 lakhs in the next three months.

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