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Punjab cop’s severed hand successfully re-implanted after 8-hr surgery

Chandigarh: After almost eight hours of surgical procedure, a workforce of medical doctors on the Submit Graduate Institute of Medical Schooling and Analysis (PGIMER) in Chandigarh on Sunday efficiently re-implanted the left hand of Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of Punjab Police that was chopped off in a conflict by Nihang Sikhs in Patiala.

The 50-year-old affected person had an amputation by means of the proximal wrist of left hand, mentioned the PGI.

The reimplantation was began round 10 a.m. after preliminary preparation of the amputated half. Each radial and ulnar arteries, the vena comitantes and an additional dorsal vein have been anastomosed (reconnection of blood vessels). All of the flexors and extensor tendons have been repaired, it mentioned in a press release.

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All of the nerves on the wrist required bony fixation performed utilizing three Okay-wires. The approximate time taken was about 7.5 hours.

The PGI mentioned this was technically very complicated and difficult surgical procedure, which was efficiently performed.

ASI Harjeet Singh’s seven-and-a-half hour surgical procedure on the PGIMER was accomplished efficiently, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh knowledgeable on Twitter.

“I am happy to share that a 7 1/2 hour long surgery has been successfully completed in PGI to repair the severed wrist of ASI Harjeet Singh. I thank the entire team of doctors and support staff for their painstaking effort. Wishing ASI Harjeet Singh a speedy recovery,” tweeted the Punjab CM.

It was evaluated on the finish of surgical procedure that hand is viable, heat with good circulation, it added.

After a cellphone name from Director Normal of Police Dinkar Gupta, PGI Director Jagat Ram activated the emergency workforce at Superior Trauma centre and he gave the accountability to Ramesh Sharma, Head Division of Plastic Surgical procedure, for hand re-implantation.

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The surgical procedure workforce comprised Sunil Gaba, Jerry R. John, Suraj Nair, Mayank, Chandra, Shubendu, Ankur, Abhishek and Purnima, whereas the nursing workforce comprised Arvind, Sneha and Arsh.

The surgical procedure workforce after the operation (Pic Credit score: IANS)


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