Young doctors need to adopt new research: PGMI principal

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Postgraduate Medical Institute & Amir-ud-Din Medical College Principal Prof Dr Sardar Mohammad Al-Freed Zafar has said that young doctors must adapt themselves new research and requirements to ensure international standards in the field of medical.
He expressed these views while giving special address as a chief guest on the live operative workshop on the new method of kidney stone surgery at Lahore General Hospital.
He said that doctors will have to continue to enhance their medical education and experience with the passage of time. Apart from Head of Urology Department & Secretary General of Pakistan Association of Urological Surgeons Prof. Dr. Muhammad Nazir, the training workshop was attended by medical experts from different hospitals, both at home and abroad. Prof Al-Freed Zafar expressed his happiness that the LGH was providing best possible latest medical treatment in the Urological Department and state-of-the-art facilities for treating patients with kidney stones, proving that there is no shortage of talent in Pakistani doctors.
Addressing the workshop, Professor of Urology LGH Dr Muhammad Nazir said that till now 250 cases have been completed under this modern system of “Supine PCNL” in which only one centimeter cut is made from the kidney without changing the patient’s position.
The biggest stones are made out of powder, he added. He further said that in this way, the operation is less time consuming and the patient can return to his house within 24 hours.
Talking to media, the PGMI principal said that there were about 80 million kidney patients are in the country. It is estimated that stones are found in the kidneys of eight crore people which is mainly due to the lack of clean water & cleanliness and usage of non-prescribed medication of quacks.
He expressed his best wishes for HOD Urology Department of LGH Prof. Dr. Muhammad Nazir on his success. Medical Superintendent Dr. Mahmood Salah Uddin, Dr. Shah Jahan, Dr. Ammar Yousuf, Dr. Zeeshan Vaince, Dr. Kamran Zedi and a large number of doctors & nurses were also present. Various doctors also participated in this live workshop from other countries.