Successful Surgery of Tropical calcific pancreatitis (rare diseases) in Apollomedics Hospital

Successful Surgery of Tropical calcific pancreatitis (rare diseases) in Apollomedics Hospital

Lucknow, 29 August: A rare disease chronic pancreatitis was successfully performed at Apollomedics Hospital. The patient named Rajni Kumari, she was from Allahabad, complained of constant abdominal pain, vomiting, weight loss for the last 5 years. For the last one year, her sugar level also increased. Due to this her studies and social lives were being affected. She visited many hospitals and got treatment, but even after that, there were no changes in her health. Then she heard about Apollomedics by an acquaintance, she reached Apollomedics to get treatment, where she was tested by the Apollomedics well known gestrosurgen Dr. Walilullah Siddqui.

Dr. Walilullah Siddqui said “this disease is chronic pancreatitis (stones of pancreas).  

Generally, this problem is found in people living in areas around the equator like – South India, Sri Lanka, Africa, but this disease is rare in North India and hence it is also known as Tropical calcific pancreatitis. This disease can also be caused by gene mutation. He said it is possible to be treated by surgery, but due to the rare disease, its treatment is not available anywhere.”

In the last 5 years, the patient had visited several prestigious private and government hospitals in Allahabad and Lucknow, but she could not get complete treatment anywhere.  But Apollomedics Hospital made the surgery possible for this disease. No blood transfusion was done for surgery. Surgery was completely bloodless.

Dr. Siddqui said this surgery, which lasted for 9 hours, was easily carried out successfully. One week after surgery, the patient was discharged from the hospital. He also suggested that who has such problem should avoid to eating tobacco, alcohol spicy and fatty foods. Chairman of Apollomedics Dr. Sushil Gattani said that, “I congratulate with pride to the Doctor & his team for the successful surgery of this rare disease. And also thank the people for their trust and love that they have given to the Apollomedics Hospital.”

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