NEW DELHI: Indian doctors and surgeons are recognized world over and setting a new world record Delhi based surgeon has achieved a new milestone in “minimally invasive hip replacement surgery”.
Dr Kaushal Kant Mishra, Director, Bone and joint institute, Fortis Escorts Hospital , New Delhi has made impossible possible. His 92-years-old patient Jot Singh who had severe co morbid condition like CAD-EF, coronary blockage, Hypertension and Diabetes has undergone hip replacement also known as Hemiarthroplasty. Dr Kaushal performed the surgery with just 2-inch of skin incision instead of 5-8inch incision in traditional hip surgery.
“This is a global record of smallest incision hip replacement as per available data, ” Dr Kaushal Kant Mishra said.
This small incision surgery not only benefits the patient by less blood loss, less infection, fewer complications, faster recovery, cosmetic appeal and above all boosting confidence of patient but also proves the technical excellence of surgeon globally.
“We are in process of indexing on Guinness book of world records, Limca book of world records and confirmation obtained by Academy of world records USA,” Dr Kaushal Kant Mishra said.
The surgery was done February 3 and the patient was discharged on February 6. There has been no complication even after the patient has been discharged. The time taken for the surgery was 50 minutes.
Previously, Dr Kaushal Kant Mishra successfully did the same surgery on 107 years old patient which was nominated in Guinness book of world records for oldest patient hemiarthroplasty globally, now oldest one in India.
Recently he did the fastest hip replacement in just 18 minutes which is under process for indexing in record books.
Dr Ranvijay, Dr Manju, Sarvari, Uma, Vikash, Manish and other team members have contributed their efforts to make it successful.