Chandigarh, Jan. 15 -- : In a rare achievement, doctors at Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh here have successfully conducted hip replacement surgery on a 110-year-old woman.

According to doctors at the facility, the operation was conducted on January 8.

"It is a great achievement for her age. Otherwise, this is a very common procedure. We have already conducted such procedure on people age up to 101 years," Dr Vijay Goni told ANI on Tuesday.

The doctor at the medical facility said that if the patient is not operated on in such conditions, their quality of life suffers and is shortened.

"If we don't operate, they (patient) will have a bad quality of life and their life is shortened. They mi...