Thiruvananthapuram KGMCTA The problems were caused by the box containing the kidneys being snatched from the hands of the doctors. The KGMCTA said an inquiry was needed against it.
At the same time it is absurd to say that the surgery was delayed. The organization stated that the surgery was delayed by one hour only because the patient underwent dialysis again and did not think there was any negligence in it.
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The Medical College Doctors’ Association also demanded an accurate scientific investigation into the incident. The organization also said that the suspension of the suspended doctors should be withdrawn during the preliminary investigation or else it will move towards more strikes.
The Department of Health is suspending two medical college doctors in connection with the death of a patient following a delay in organ transplant surgery on June 20 yesterday. Health Minister Veena George has announced that the heads of the urology and nephrology departments have been suspended. The move follows a preliminary inquiry by the Additional Chief Secretary of the Health Department at the behest of the Minister. Dr. Dr. Vasudevan Potti Jacob George has been suspended following an investigation by the Department of Health.
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The health minister said that those who went inside with the box containing the organs were outsiders and it was confusing that they did not know where the operating theater was. A check will be made to see if there is a drop in the uniformity of the kidney delivery. The Minister directed a comprehensive inquiry into the incident.