APOA award for Coimbatore Surgeon

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Coimbatore, Sep 19: Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association (APOA), a leading association of Orthopaedic and Spine Surgeons from Asia Pacific Region, has given the prestigious spine award to Dr S Rajasekaran of city-based hospital for developing a new unique technique for correction of Tuberculous Spine Deformity at Seoul.

The award carrying a citation and a purse of 2500 US dollars was presented by the APOA President Prof Myung-Sang Moon to Dr Rajasekaran of the city-based Ganga Hospital during the APOA triennial Congress held at Seoul recently, a release from the hospital said here today.

The spine unit of Ganga Hospital led by Dr S Rajasekaran had developed a new operative procedure through which safe correction of the deformity could be performed by a single staged surgery. This technique could be applied for severe hunch-back deformities following congenital problems and paralytic problems of the spine, the release added.


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