Doc of civil hospital leaves gauze pad in woman’s abdomen

Doc of civil hospital leaves gauze pad in woman’s abdomen
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Jalgaon: In a bizarre incident, doctor of a government hospital left a gauze pad, that is used to sop up blood, in a woman’s abdomen while carrying out an operation. The woman had to undergo another surgery.

According to sources, Aqeela Bi went to civil hospital for Hysterectomy. After surgery doctors gave stitches leaving behind the gauze pad in the abdomen. After coming to home post-surgery, Aqeela felt pain in the stomach. When she again went to the hospital she came to know that the doctor who undertook surgery was not available. She was then shifted to Hayat hospital of Jalgaon where the doctors after sonography detected a gauze ball in the stomach. She underwent another surgery on April 1 and the gauze was successfully removed.