A 55 year old Police cop who met with a Road Traffic Accident & suffered severe shoulder joint fracture was successfully operated by implanting artificial shoulder joint by young & dynamic Orthopedic & Trauma Surgeon Dr. Mahantesh Patil at KLES Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital. Lodging of artificial joint for the ailing Shoulder Joint is the first of its kind in North Karnataka.
The patient was shifted with severely deformed right shoulder from Civil Hospital. Dr. Mahantesh Patil successfully performed the complex surgery which lasted for 3 hours. It may be recalled that Dr. Patil did his Post Doctoral Course (M.ch) in Joint Replacement Surgery recently at University of Dundee, United Kingdom.
Dr. M V Jali, Medical Director of KLES Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital congratulated Dr. Patil for successful surgery.