Free endoscopy camp held

Free endoscopy camp held

ROING, Feb 7: A free video endoscopy camp organized at the District Hospital here from February 5 to 7 by Vivekananda Kendra Arun Jyoti and VKV Alumni Association in association with Lower Dibang Valley District Health Society saw registration of 290 patients with 76 of them undergoing the endoscopy procedure. While three patients underwent FFS/sigmascopy one was treated for colonoscopy.

The camp was inaugurated by Deputy Commissioner Mitali Namchoom, who appreciated the noble work done by the VKAJ and VKV Alumni Association. She hoped that more such camps would be conducted in near future for the benefit of the needy villagers of the district while assuring all possible help from her end.

Dr Debasis Dey of VKAJ gave a brief on the diagnostic programme and Dr Vinayak Kulkarni (Gastroenterologist) of USA informed about the important aspects of the endoscopy camp. SMO Dr Mite Linggi and Dr Ista Pulu (Gynaecologist) also spoke on the occasion. (DIPRO)

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