As per reports, a man named Niwas Sharma from Bhubaneswar had a needle lodged in his heart for some reason. He consulted a lot of hospitals and doctors for treatment, but failed everywhere.
Many doctors and well-wishers rushed to the SCB Hospital after receiving the news about his death. Maharana, otherwise known as the ‘Crisis Manager’ was well-known all over the State for his dedication to work and his performance as a physician.
While some patients, who can stand, take the doctors’ elevator after a lot of waiting, the patients on stretchers are suffering far more. They have to be carried dangerously by at least four persons on the stairs with a constant fear of falling down from the stretcher.
The incident dates back to over a year when Kutulu Majhi was admitted to SCB hospital for kidney ailments. When the doctors suggested a kidney transplant, his wife searched for doners and came in contact with a couple from Balasore.
Recently, back-to-back power outages at several departments for two consecutive days and a lack of water supply at the hospital had created widespread resentment in the state.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said "Earlier incidents of treatment under candlelight and other means used to be reported from rural pockets of the state. But now similar scenes are witnessed at the state’s major health institution.
Patients have been deprived of drinking water as there has been no water supply in several departments since last night.
Patients have been deprived of blood test and CT scan due to such frequent power disruption at the hospital.
A high-level meeting was held at CMC headquarters to chalk out a strategy in this regard. Discussions were held to ensure that people keep surroundings near their respective houses clean and ensure that there is no accumulation of rain water in items with hard surfaces which can turn into a breeding sites for the Aedes aegypti mosquito.
A team of doctors from plastic surgery, orthopaedics and anaesthesia department successfully replanted the chopped hand of the youth after a long surgery that lasted for some eight hours.
Pasvan was earlier shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in critical condition on the day of the train accident on June 2.
At present, 111 passengers from various states, including West Bengal, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, and Odisha are undergoing treatment in various departments of SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.
She finally lodged a written complaint with Mangalabag police station after the agency did not take any action in this regard.
The proposed bone bank will be set up in the Orthopaedic department. Already the proposal has received the Odisha government’s nod and tenders have been invited to procure necessary equipment, said SCB Superintendent, Dr Sudhansu Sekhar Mishra.
As the tumor was found in the windpipe, it was not possible to administer anesthesia. So, the surgery was carried out using ECMO support. More such surgery will be performed in the coming days, said Cardiovascular Surgery department head, Prof Dr Manoj Patnaik.