Doctors blunder: operates right kidney instead of left

Prime News, Nation, Ranchi, July 19:- In a incident bringing disrepute to the doctors, a patient’s right kidney was operated  instead of the left at a well known hospital.

According to the reports, the surgery was performed on Gudia Bai a patient suffering from kidney stones at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) while the kidney stones were detected on left kidney the doctors operated on right kidney.

Pradeep the husband of the patient said that initial diagnose was stones at left kidney after she complained of severe pain, but after operation he noticed stitches on the right kidney instead of left kidney.

Pradeep complaint that when he approached the doctor who had operated Gudia Bai, the doctor assured the treatment in a private hospital but later asked to leave the hospital, meanwhile the head of the Urology Department has blamed the junior doctors for the blunder done.

-(NAV, Inputs: Agencies)


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