BREAKING NEWS

Metro

World

Spiritual

26 Jul 2017

‎‎Sokoto Hospital Performs Successful Total Knee Transplant [See Photos]

Surgeons at the Sokoto State-owned Orthopedic Hospital, Wamakko on Sunday successfully conducted a bilateral total knee transplant on a 50-year old woman.

The hospital had conducted two of such surgeries in March.

Dr Nuradeen Aliyu, the Chief Medical Director of the hospital, told journalists that the surgery was conducted on the woman who was hitherto suffering from Osteoathritis, a severe degenerative disease of both knees.

“The surgery was conducted by surgeons of the hospital and their colleagues from the National Orthopedic Hospital, Dala in Kano, Kano State.

“The entire procedure costs N1million per knee, hence gulping only N2million, as it was highly subsidized by the state government.

“The surgery would have cost her nearly N5million per knee if it was done outside Nigeria.

“This is great relief for her, as the cost had been highly subsidized here, compared to other places like India, Egypt or Germany.”

Mr Aliyu commended the state government for providing the implants needed for such surgeries at highly subsidized prices.

“This is better than embarking on medical tourism which is more costly and highly inconveniencing.

“The state government will continue to support the hospital to function effectively, to bring more succor to patients in the state and other parts of Nigeria,” he added.

See more photos below:





SHARE YOUR STORY WITH US VIA EMAIL: INFO@247NIGERIANEWSUPDATE.CO

RECEIVE NEWS VIA OUR WHATSAPP, KINDLY TEXT +234 701 056 0394 TO ADD YOU

CLICK HERE TO JOIN US ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL FOR NEWS UPDATE

CLICK HERE TO JOIN US ON TWITTER FOR INSTANT NEWS UPDATE: @247NGNEWSUPDATE

CLICK HERE TO JOIN MILLIONS AROUND THE GLOBE TO READ NEWS ON OUR FACEBOOK FAN PAGE

FOR INSTANT UPDATES ON INSTAGRAM CLICK HERE

RECEIVE INSTANT NEWS UPDATE VIA OUR BBM BROADCAST: D3EDEFDF

PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW:>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Loading...

Post a Comment

 
Copyright © 2015 247 Nigeria News Update
Website by Tech Guardian