As cases rise, elective surgeries put on hold
The Times of India Hyderabad|January 23, 2022
Many patients scheduled to undergo knee replacement surgery, bariatric surgery, gall bladder stone removal, angiography have been forced to put their plans on hold
Preeti Biswas

Hyderabad: The rise in Covid-19 cases across the city has hit elective surgeries across various government and private hospitals with many postponing their plans.

Elective surgeries are scheduled procedures and not an emergency. During the second wave too, a similar situation was reported with multiple elective surgeries either called-off or postponed, amid the raging pandemic.

Now, with the number of cases soaring, many patients scheduled to undergo a knee replacement surgery, bariatric surgery, gall bladder stone removal among others have been forced to put their plans on hold.

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