Rohtak news: Doctors at PGIMS Rohtak have once again given new life to a patient. This feat of breathing new life into the patient was achieved jointly by the medical team from the Department of Cardiac Surgery, Plastic Surgery and the team from the Department of Cardiac Anesthesia and Orthopedics.
PGIMS Director Dr. SS Lohchab says that recently a person became a victim of a serious train accident in Panipat, after which the police took the person to the trauma center in a critical condition, where after examining the patient, doctors found that his chest was completely torn . The ribs on his left side were completely broken, his lungs and heart were exposed with a large gap.
The patient’s chances of survival were slim to none.
It increased due to damage to the skin on the person’s chest and abdomen. In addition, hematomas also occurred in the brain. In such a situation, doctors considered the patient’s chances of survival to be negligible. Even then, the patient was immediately referred to the cardiac surgery department. Where cardiac surgeon and PGIMS director Dr. SS Lochab together with cardiac anesthesiologist Dr. Geeta, the ortho surgeon Dr. Raj Singh and plastic surgeon Dr. Abhishek operated on the patient.
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The patient’s condition was serious
Dr. Lohchab said the patient’s condition had worsened. In such a situation, the patient was operated on with great care. If the operation had not been carried out carefully, the patient could have died. The operation took about 10 hours due to severe injuries requiring reconstruction of the entire left chest with titanium ribs and the patient had a successful operation.
He further said that the patient could not be identified initially as he was unconscious. When he was resuscitated, he shared his name and address, bringing joy to the medical staff at the Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit. His family members were then informed about it.