After 8 Hours of Surgery Cop’s Hand Successfully Reimplanted : PGI Report (*Checkout Video)

After 8 Hours of Surgery Cop’s Hand Successfully Reimplanted : PGI Report (*Checkout Video)

The Patiala incident which happened on 12th April 2020, The Cop who was severely injured was admitted to the Chandigarh PGI Hospital and as soon as he got admitted the Doctors Began His Surgery. We Hereby would like you to have a look at the official report which came out from PGI Chandigarh.

The details of  (12 04 2020) re-implant case of left hand done in main OT (Plastic Surgery) at PGI, Chandigarh

After a phone call from Mr Dinkar Gupta, DG Police, Punjab to Dr Jagat Ram, Director PGI, Chandigarh around 7 45AM on 12thApril 2020. Dr Jagat Ram activated the emergency team at Advanced Trauma centre, PGI andhe  gave the responsibility to Prof Ramesh Sharma, Head Department of Plastic Surgery to organize admission and hand re-implantation of a 50years old patient from Patiala.

The details of today’s (12 04 2020) re-implant case done in main OT (Plastic Surgery) Plastic Surgery team consisted of Consultants  Dr Sunil Gaba and Dr. Jerry R John. Senior residents : Dr Suraj Nair; Dr.Mayank; Dr Chandra and Dr Shubendu Anaesthesia team Consultant: Dr Ankur Senior Resident : Dr. Abhishek and Dr. Purnima,  Nursing team S/N Arvind, S/N Sneha and S/N Arsh

A 50 years old patient had an amputation through the proximal wrist of left hand. The reimplantation was started around 10 am after initial preparation of the amputated part. Both radial and ulnar artery, the vena commitantes and an extra dorsal vein were anastomosed. All the flexors and extensor tendons were repaired.    All the nerves at the wrist repaired Bony fixation done using three K- wires. The approximate time taken is about 7.5 hours.
This is technically very complex and challenging surgery,  which has been successfully done.
It was evaluated at the end of surgery that hand is viable, warm with good circulation.  We pray to God for his fast recovery



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