TOTAL KNEE REPLACEMENT SURGERY SUCCESSFULLY PERFORMED ON A 59-YEAR-OLD WOMAN AT SMRC, VASCO

VASCO: A total knee replacement surgery was successfully performed recently on a 59-year-old woman at V M Salgaocar Hospital (SMRC), Vasco by Dr Yogeesh Kamat.

Dr Kamat’s expertise in using scientifically proven technique of enhanced recovery allowed the patient to walk within 24 hours of this major surgery.

Dr Kamat, a Goan by birth, has over 20 years of international experience in the field of Orthopedic academics and research. After being awarded a gold medal at KEM Hospital, Mumbai, Dr Kamat did his FRCS (Ortho, PHD) in London. He returned to India after practicing as a Specialist Consultant in London for several years.

Dr Kamat’s expertise lies in joint replacement surgery, arthroscopy, bone realignment, ligaments reconstruction, management of failed joint replacement and cartilage regeneration.

He is one of the few orthopaedists in India who specialises in treating complex sports injuries and can be consulted at V M Salgaocar Hospital (SMRC).

There are various advanced technical developments related to joint surgery. However, the most important factor is to deliver successful outcomes consistently and predictably, such that the best is available to each and every patient. The hospital now has a fully functional team that can deliver modern techniques if high quality. 

Dr Kamat visits Goa regularly and is available for consultation at his OPD consulting rooms at V M Salgaocar Hospital (SMRC) once every month. Patients can make appointments by calling the Hospital at 0832-6691919, www.smrcgoa.org

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