The doctors of Arambagh Hospital have set a unique precedent by successfully removing a tumor weighing about five kilograms from the stomach of a poor woman. The woman belonged to a poor family and her husband who performed puja-archana has been undergoing psychiatric treatment.
Lakshmi Chakraborty, aged 40 years was a resident of Tajpur village in Harinkhola, Arambagh. The woman had complaints of severe pain for quite some time. On January 21, her husband admitted her to Arambagh hospital where doctors examined her to realize that Lakshmi was suffering from an abdomen tumor.
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“The hemoglobin level was very low in the patient’s body. Hb level was 3.0gm% with massive abnormal uterine bleeding. The patient received 3 units of whole blood transfusion along with hemostatic support but the bleeding remained uncontrolled. Therefore, we decided on total abdominal hysterectomy with BL salpingo-oophorectomy”, said the Gynaecologist surgeon Dr. Anarul Haque. The doctor was surprised to see that the tumor weighed five kilograms.
Currently, patient Lakshmi Devi is doing well, and the achievements of Arambagh Hospital staff; Dr. S P Dey anesthetist, OT sister Lufia, and two assistants. The patient’s family also mentioned gratitude towards ward nurses Ms. Mnisha and Ms. Piyali
Where once people complained about the poor service of government hospitals, today people of Arambagh stand in full confidence about the services provided by the Arambagh hospital. Such incidents reinforce one’s faith in government healthcare providers who provide free high-quality treatment.