Doctors confirm Memon needs disc replacement surgery

SCH says procedure can be performed abroad


News Desk February 27, 2018
Sharjeel Inam Memon. PHOTO: EXPRESS/FILE

South City Hospital (SCH) has confirmed that Pakistan Peoples Party leader Sharjeel Inam Memon needs disc replacement surgery, but since the procedure is 'complex and high risk' it therefore cannot be performed at SCH.
In a letter addressed to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre's (JPMC) Chairperson of Special Medical Board AR Jamali, the hospital has recommended that the procedure be performed in a European country, due to the advanced medical technology there. The checkup was conducted in compliance with the orders of the accountability court, which ordered a second opinion to be obtained in Memon's case.

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Doctors at the JPMC examined Memon on Monday and noted that he displayed weakness in his right big toe and restricted movement in his right shoulder and advised physiotherapy and medicine.
A notification letter was also written by the Central Prison, Karachi SSP, informing the Sindh Assembly secretary that Memon was unable to attend the session on February 23 due to 'severe backache'.

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COMMENTS (3)

YP Mississauga | 3 years ago | Reply Let him deposite amount of money he is prosecuted for as surety money in government treasury then allow him to proceed abroad for his treatment, if he does not come back confiscate the money. Atleast government gets back looted money.
Amir | 3 years ago | Reply Get a second opinion from other private hospitals such as AKUH. In case he is to be sent abroad a mutual agreement with the concerned country should take place that after treatment the under arrested to be returned to Pakistan
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