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Promed Hospital Organises Free General Surgery Camp

 Chennai: In a bid to promote accessible healthcare for all, Promed Hospital Chennai is organizing a Free General Surgery Camp from February 26th to March 1st, 2024, at its premises at Kottivakkam. This initiative aims to provide the community with vital health services, consultations, and screenings, particularly focusing on individuals suffering from specific general surgery conditions.

“At Promed Hospital, we believe that healthcare should be accessible to everyone. This free camp is our commitment to serving the community and providing early diagnosis and treatment options for those in need,” said Dr. Spoorthi Arun, Managing Director, Promed Hospital. ‘Special care has been taken to organize this camp in the evening time between 5-6 pm over a five-day period so as to allow maximum people to take benefit without interrupting their daily activities,” added Dr Spoorthi.

Camp Highlights:

•    Free consultations: General surgeons will provide expert consultations to all attendees who can get further information by calling 94807 94807.

•    Free diagnostic tests: Comprehensive blood tests (CBC, RBS) will be offered free of charge to aid in diagnosis.

•    Free physiotherapy sessions: Experienced physiotherapists will assess and provide personalized therapy sessions for eligible patients.

•    Free nutritional advice: Qualified nutritionists will offer valuable dietary guidance to support recovery and overall health.

•    Conditions addressed: The camp will be specially beneficial to individuals facing:

o   Hernia

o   Piles

o   Diabetic foot ulcer

o   Gall bladder stones

o   Breast lumps

o   GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease)

o   Stomach ulcer

o   Cancer screening

o   Fissure in Ano

o   Fistula in Ano

o   Skin cysts and swellings

o   Gynecomastia

Who should attend?

This camp is open to all members of the community, especially those experiencing symptoms related to the listed conditions or seeking general surgical consultations. Individuals who haven’t undergone recent blood tests or require physiotherapy guidance are also encouraged to participate.

“We have observed that often patients suffering from conditions such as hernia, gall bladder stones and stomach ulcers ignore their conditions until it reaches an emergency stage. This camp is an opportunity for those who have been procrastinating to take corrective action to ensure speedy recovery and relief from symptoms,” said Dr Sarath Kumar V, Consultant general and laparoscopic surgeon, Promed Hospital.”

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