Odisha’s Tata Steel Medica Hospital Performs Critical Limb Surgeries To Treat Accident Victim

Kalinganagar: Doctors at Tata Steel Medica Hospital here successfully performed complex limb surgeries on a patient with life-threatening injuries.

Bhimsen Mohanta, an accident victim from Kolia village, was brought to the hospital with severe damage to both lower limbs, massive blood loss and no pulse.

An emergency team, led by Dr Sudhakar Jena, first stabilised the patient.

The left limb, which was beyond repair, was amputated above the knee to allow for future prosthesis fitting. The right limb, which had multiple fractures and tissue loss, was treated with external fixation, vascular repair and skin grafting.

It was a first of its kind surgery in the region, the hospital claimed in a press release.

The hospital provided psychological support and 10 units of blood from its own storage unit to the patient.

The patient was recently discharged from hospital with a healed right leg and thigh stump wound.

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