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Maharagama Nawinna Medicare Hospital opens Laparoscopy Unit

Officials of Mediquipment Ltd and Dr. Sarath Rathnayake, the Managing Director of Nawinna Medicare Hospital
Officials of Mediquipment Ltd and Dr. Sarath Rathnayake, the Managing Director of Nawinna Medicare Hospital

Nawinna Medicare Hospital (Pvt) Ltd joined with Mediquipment Ltd, the sole agent of Olympus Medical Equipment in Sri Lanka to provide Surgical Endoscopic needs of Laparoscopy to the hospital.

The new Laparoscopy Unit was opened with the participation of specialists of the field and many other guests. This Laparoscopy Unit which cost Rs. 20 million assists in carrying out minimum invasive procedures (use of a camera to carry out the procedure rather than open surgery which needs a bigger incision) to ensure faster recovery to the patients by reducing the post-operative hospital stay.

Nawinna Medicare Hospital offers a wide range of laparoscopic services including cholecystectomy, appendectomy, hernias, nephrectomy, hysterectomy, myomectomy and diagnostic laparoscopy for gynaecology.

Dr. Sarath Rathnayake, the Managing Director of Nawinna Medicare Hospital said that the patients can experience this service at a lower cost as compared to other hospitals though this latest Laparoscopy Unit.

Incorporated in 1986, Mediquipment Limited is committed to excellence in medical-engineering solutions, with equipment installed in just about every one of the island’s 400 hospitals,” aCompany spokesperson said.

“All our key services personnel undergo regular skills-development programmes at our principals’ overseas factories and training facilities. We also carry an extensive spare parts inventory for equipment supplied by us.”