Sonowal dedicates multi surgery microscope at Siu Ka Pha Hospital
Guwahati, January 29: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today set on the roll northeat Indian's first multi surgery microscope at Siu Ka Pha Hospital at Dimow in Sivasagar district.
It may be noted that the microscope helps in visualising small structures in great details. Sodium fluorescence helps in giving details of tumours and helps in complete removal.
The high-end ENT microscope can be used for all micro ear surgeries, lateral skull base surgeries, microvascular surgeries with fluorescence imaging. It will be useful in neurosurgery, spine surgery, head and neck surgeries etc.
The hospital, where it the microscope has been operationalised, built as a part of Corporate Social Responsibility of the ONGC and maintenance is being looked after by Babasaheb Ambedkar Vaidakiya Pratisthan, Aurangabad, Maharashtra.
Speaking on the occasion Chief Minister Sonowal, while thanking the hospital management for inducting the microscope for treatment purposes, urged the management for turning the hospital into a centre of excellence in South East Asia. He also asked the hospital authority to increase the green coverage in the campus of the hospital and make it symbol of happiness.
Paying tributes to Swargadeo Siu Ka Pha, Sonowal termed him a champion of unity and harmony who came to Assam and established his kingdom which ruled the state for nearly 600 years. He also asked the hospital authority to install a life sized statue of Siu Ka Pha at the entrance to the hospital.
Chief Minister on the occasion also took stock of the construction work of extended part of the hospital buildings.