Medical board formed at NRS Hospital to treat needle case victim

first_imgKolkata: A medical board has been formed at NRS Medical College and Hospital for the treatment of the Krishnanagar girl who had swallowed 10 needles.The doctors have successfully removed all the needles from Aparupa Biswas’s throat on 31 July. The patient’s condition is stated to be serious and she has been kept in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the hospital. The hospital authorities have formed a medical board for her treatment. According to the hospital sources, the patient has developed some psychological problems and has been kept under observation. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeAccording to the hospital authorities, many tests are yet to be conducted on the patient to ascertain her problems. A senior official of the hospital said special attention has been given to her.A student of class VIII from Krishnanagar Akshay Vidyapith had swallowed as many as 10 needles. She complained of pain following which her family members took her to a local doctor, who prescribed some medicine but her condition did not improve. The family members initially thought that she might have caught cold. She was later taken to NRS Medical College and Hospital on 30 July. After conducting an X-ray, the doctors found that needles are stuck on her throat. Doctors gave a fresh lease to the 14-year-old girl by removing the needles from her throat through an operation that lasted for more than three hours.The doctors are not yet sure as to how and why the girl had swallowed 10 needles. It is suspected that she might have been involved in black magic after she lost her elder brother three years ago. She had been under depression since the death of her brother. The medical board is been examining the patient to ascertain the exact cause.last_img

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