1st Hip Replacement Surgery in Manipur at Shija Hospitals


Dimapur, March 19: After having successfully performed 2 knee replacement surgeries for the first time in any private hospital in Manipur by its own in-house Orthopaedic Surgeons on September 22, 2017, Shija Hospitals has performed the first Hip Replacement Surgery by a private hospital in the state on March 12 this year. The landmark surgery was performed by a team of doctors led by Dr. Iboyaima Ph., Consultant Orthopaedic, Spine and Joint Replacement Surgeon and Dr. L. Ibobi, Senior Consultant Orthopaedic, Spine and Arthroscopic Surgeon on a 33 years old female suffering from perthes disease left hip joint with severe osteoarthritis. She also had shortening of the left lower limb, which was corrected following the surgery.
Shija Hospitals is now equipped with full fledged facilities for joint replacement surgeries and patients with joint problems need no longer go outside the state for treatment of joint problems. Department of Orthopaedics, Shija Hospitals is well equipped with MRI, 16 slice CT scan, CR X-Ray, C-Arm and other necessary diagnostic tools. The department has two full time orthopaedic surgeons with facilities for 24 X 7 emergency service, arthroscopic surgery, joint replacement surgery, spine surgery and any other orthopaedic related surgical intervention facilities. (Page News Service)