A new facility of transplantation of bone and soft tissue has been started at Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) 32 for the first time by Dr Anand Gupta, assistant professor in oral and maxillofacial in the Department of Dentistry.
Dr Gupta completed his prestigious fellowship by International Association for high skilled training in Oral Cancer and Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery at Shanghai, China.
Three oral cancer patients have been given new lip and check by doing reconstruction of face using transplant of tissue from hand and other two patients have been given new jaw bone by doing transplantation of leg bone and hip bone on face. This new facility has been started at GMCH for the welfare of advance staged oral cancer and facial deformity patients. – TOI