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American Oncology Institute at ASCOMS Hospital performed a rare lung surgery
8/6/2022 11:24:32 PM
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Jammu, Aug 6: American Oncology Institute (AOI) at ASCOMS Hospital, Jammu achieved a milestone by successfully performing a rare lung surgery. The procedure was led by Dr. Avinash Rajra, Consultant Surgical Oncology, AOI & Dr. Sujeet Bhat, Consultant Surgical Oncology, AOI with the support of the anesthetic team led by Dr. Atul Sharma, Consultant Anesthesiologist, AOI & Dr. Khuram Malik Senior Resident Anesthesiologist AOI.
Patient was diagnosed with Squamous Cell Cancer in lungs can now breathe easily without coughing up blood. The operative technique of the advanced modern stapler proved to be much more secured and efficient than the traditional surgical knots, especially around the large blood vessels coming directly from the heart.
Adding yet another feather to its cap, AOI performed 200+ major oncological surgeries with positive outcomes in the last year. AOI at ASCOMS Hospital has been routinely performing thoracic oncology procedures with the most advanced surgical technologies offering precision cancer care.
Commenting on the successful surgeries, Dr. Neeraj Bishnoi, Regional COO, AOI, said, “Jammu Kashmir recorded an estimated 13354 cancer cases in 2021. With the latest technology, AOI is committed to offering best-in-class clinical expertise, technological superiority, and service excellence for patients in the Jammu & Kashmir region. American Oncology Institute (AOI) has always been at the forefront of providing quality healthcare that is on par with state-of-the-art infrastructure and international standards.
With best-in-class diagnostic modalities and treatment processes, protocols, and standards, AOI is providing the best quality outcomes.”
Dr. Avinash Rajra, Onco. Surgeon, AOI Jammu, said, “Thoracic surgical oncology is a specialized field that requires experience, expertise, and teamwork between multiple specialties. American Oncology Institute (AOI) has always been at the forefront of providing quality healthcare that is on par with state-of-the-art infrastructure and international standards. AOI is the first and only exclusive Cancer Hospital in Jammu offering precision cancer care. We take pride in our systems & process that deliver international standards of cancer care based on the state-of-the-art technology and most advanced medical practices.”
Dr. Sujeet Bhat, Consultant Surgical Oncology, AOI, said, “Lung cancer contributes 6.9 per cent of all new cancer cases in the country. NSCLC (Non-small cell lung cancer) is the common type and constitute 80-85% with three main subtypes squamous cell carcinoma, adenocarcinoma, and large cell carcinoma. Seeking timely consultation to a thoracic or lung surgeon is the key to surviving and thus the only way to prevent fatality.”
American Oncology Institute (AOI) operates its full-fledged facility at Acharya Shri Chander College of Medical Sciences, Sidhra (ASCOMS) Jammu. Founded by a team of leading oncologists at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre in the US, American Oncology Institute (AOI) has expanded its network of super-specialty cancer hospitals in India and South Asia.
All the clinical departments, along with the diagnostic laboratories provide round-the-clock service at the campus. Located inside ASCOMS hospital, Sidhra (Jammu), AOI center for cancer treatment is easily accessible from almost all towns and districts of Jammu and Kashmir. The state-of-the-art hospital offers comprehensive cancer treatment services including Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Surgical Oncology & Nuclear Medicine for people across all age groups. American Oncology Institute follows a multidisciplinary approach to prevent and treat all cancer types like Breast Cancer, Oral Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Leukemia, Head & Neck Cancer, etc.
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