Rare surgery of hernia with double sac performed by surgeons at Gousia Hospital

Srinagar: A rare surgery of a 19-year-old female patient was successfully conducted by the surgeons at Government Gousia hospital in Khanyar area of Srinagar.

The surgeons said that it was a challenging case as a young female from Srinagar was diagnosed as a case of female inguinal hernia.

This hernia of canal of Nuck was planned as per surgical principles in standards surgery textbooks for this rare female inguinal hernia.

“Prior to the surgery, a single Sac was identified, dissected and deposited back into peritoneal cavity. However, during the operation, two sacs were found on either side of the round ligament. One was having omentum as a content and the other sac having ovary,” the statement said.

Both the sacs were separately ligated without ligating round ligament. This was a new principle applied in this case, which was never reported anywhere across the globe, it added.

A team of surgeons who performed the surgery include Consultant Surgeon Dr. Imtiaz Wani, Senior Surgeon Dr. Nadeem Agha, Dr. Wasem Lone, Dr. Umar while Dr. Rohana Ali was an expert Gynecologist in this case.

Expert anesthetists were Consultant Dr Massod Rashid and Dr Salim Javeed. OT Technicians were Jahan Ara, Imtiyaz Sahab, Ishrat, Ashraf and Farooq.

Radiologist Dr Saika Ambrren diagnosed this case.

The statement later thanked Dr. Tariq Jan Medical Superintendent Gousia Hospital and Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Srinagar, Dr. Jehjangir Bakshi for persistent moral support and for motivation of achieving best surgical care—(KNO)


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