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Dr. Md. Iqbal Qavi
Arthroscopy is being regularly performed at NITOR. Pink – I unit regularly admits patients requiring arthroscopy examination and treatment from OPDon Wednesday. They perform the arthroscopic procedure on Monday OT. Others units also perform arthroscopic procedure as per their own schedule.
The deferent procedures being regularly perform include arthroscopic menisectomy and ACL reconstruction both by BTB and ST technique. Other procedures include loose body removal and synovial biopsy. Rarely PCL reconstruction has also been performed.
Limitations include meniscal repair due to lack of instruments. Arthroscopic procedures of other joints are yet not being performed.
Recently 6 subspecialty units have been formed at NITOR, with Arthroplasty and Arthroscopy as one of them. This subspecialty unit is to be headed by Professor Kh. Abdul Awal. (Rizvi) and Prof. Md. Iqbal Qavi as unit chiefs.
Arthroscopy at NITOR back in mid 90s
Arthroscopy at NITOR at present
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare