New Delhi: An utter case of medical negligence was carried out by an AIIMS doctor who wrongly performed Dialysis surgery on a 30-year-old woman who had come to the hospital after an abdominal surgery in her hometown caused health complications.
The operation was carried out in February under the chairmanship of Dean Dr. Y K Gupta on the directions of AIIMS director.
The Doctor then performed the dialysis operation on the patient and created an arteriovenous (AV) fistula- a connection between the artery and vein created by Doctors artificially for use in Dialysis in people suffering from severe Kidney disease.
It was only after having the conversation with the patient did the Doctor realize the patient never suffered from kidney disease and that he had wrongly operated her for Kidney ailment said the sources.
A source claimed, “It was after the procedure took place and the doctor was talking to the patient about her medical history, that the doctor appears to have realized there had been a mistake.”
According to the preliminary report, “The patient and the attendants were counseled regarding the adverse event and a corrective procedure was carried out the next day… A wrong surgery has been performed on the patient which has not been documented in the patient records but was mentioned in the nursing report book.”
Sources said the incident was then reported to the unit head, Dr Sunil Chumber, who initiated a probe into the matter. And during the probe, it was that the Doctor did perform a “wrong surgery and had tried to cover up by changing the documents”.