TOUCHING LIVES

Standing strong: 97 year-old war veteran undergoes hip replacement

Standing strong: 97 year-old war veteran undergoes hip replacement Mr. T.N John an honourable 97 year-old war veteran who fought in the Second World War, the Sino-Indian war and the Indo-Pakistan war, fractured his left hip and was bought to Apollo Hospitals, Navi Mumbai. Dr. Siddhart Yadav, Orthopaedic & Joint Replacement Surgeon, soon operated on him and within 24 hours, Mr. John was back on his feet, walking with the help of a walker. His daughter, Joy, who came all the way from Noida to look after her father, said that she was extremely happy with all the services – from the surgical procedure to the personal care. She especially thanked Dr. Yadav, the dieticians and the nursing staff for looking after her father. She added that her father is back to being his healthy, independent self and thanked the entire team for their “care, love and affection.”