Med College docs give new lease of life to carpenter

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 08 Jul 2017 13:20:33


Staff Reporter,

Once again Government Tertiary Hospital proved to provide best care to patients in emergency, doctors at Government Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College and Hospital performed surgery of an unidentified person and saved his leg from being amputated, setting an example of humanity, despite all odds.

Junior doctors of Department of Orthopaedics at Government Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College and Hospital comprising doctors Dr Dhirendra Sharma, Dr Aditya Soni, Dr Prashant Pandey under direction of HoD Dr H K T Raza and Consultant Dr Rajesh Turkar conducted surgery and with help of external fixator saved legs of a patient badly damaged in an accident.

Dr Surya Prakash Garg informed that an unidentified person was admitted at ward no 7 at around 2 pm on Thursday, with a complaint of open fracture of Tibia Fibula Bone came at, his blood pressure was low. Taking note of serious condition of the patient, junior doctors after getting nod from the HoD decided to perform surgery and save the patient.

Doctors managed for medicines and implants from their own heads without thinking if the patient has Deendayal Card or was covered under Government beneficiary scheme, Superintendent Dr Rajesh Tiwari and CMO Dr Shivom Shukla also arranged free blood for the patient.

Dr Prakash informed that after performing high-risk surgery, external fixator was implant to make tibia fibula bone stable. Condition of the patient is stable and he will be able to walk normally in future.  Patient Amit Vishwakarma informed that he is a carpenter by profession, some heavy object fell on his leg and he fell unconscious and people took him to Medical College for treatment.