Smt.Pramilatai Medhe, 88-year-old female, resident of Devi Ahilya Mandir, Dhantoli, Nagpur was admitted in Orange City Hospital & Research Institute on 06.10.2017 around 2:30 PM. She is the former Pramukh Sanchalika of Rashtra Sevika Samiti.
She has history of fall at home today afternoon. After fall she had complaints of inability to walk with painful restricted movement Right leg. She was shown to Dr. Ashutosh Apte, Orthopedic Surgeon. Investigation showed signs of Impacted Fracture Neck Femur Right. In view of her allied co-morbid conditions like Hypertension and Ischemic Heart Disease ; Dr. Ashutosh Apte interacted with Dr.Anup Marar, OCHRI Director and referred her to OCHRI for admission and surgical management. Accordingly, she is presently admitted under care of Dr. Ashutosh Apte- Orthopedic Surgeon and supported by Dr. Nikhil Balankhe- Critical Care Physician at OCHRI. Dr. Smita Harkare, Dr. Neeta Deshpande, Dr. Anita Pande are the Anesthetists. Dr.Anit Prakash is Section Coordinator while Dr.Kavita Dhurvey will be assisting Dr.Ashutosh Apte as SMO I/c- Surgery. Dr.Noorul Ameen and Smt.Priya Sashi coordinated the admission process at OCHRI while Dr.Milind Pande, Dr.Nishikant Lokhande and Dr.Prashant Shende are ensuring timely diagnostics and imaging services.
Her vitals are presently stable and subject to Physician and Anesthetist fitness assessment; she will be posted for surgery on 07.10.2017.
Smt.V. Shantha Kumari, Pramukh Sanchalika of Rashtra Sevika Samiti was prominently present to check on the progress of Smt. Pramila Tai Medhe.
Visitors to meet Smt.Pramilatai Medhe has been restricted by OCHRI authorities to prevent infection.
Rashtra Sevika Samiti is today the largest Hindu women’s organization working for the upholding Indian culture and traditions.
Dr. Ashutosh Apte MBBS, MS(Orthopedic), LLB is an acclaimed name in Central Indian Orthopedics field. He is one of the distinguished and recognized practitioners in the orthopedics. Recently he has joined Department of Orthopedics at Orange City Hospital & Research Institute, Nagpur. He has vast experience in Polytrauma management, Spine & Joint replacement surgeries. He has special interest in Degenerative Problems in Orthopedics including Osteoporosis related complex fractures, Spine problems and Joint replacement surgeries. He is trained in diagnosing various bone and muscle related illnesses. He has published several papers at national journals. He is past president of Vidarbha Orthopedic Society.
To cater to needs of patients in South west Nagpur, he is providing his regular expert services in OCHRI OPD on Tuesdays & Fridays from 3pm -6pm. He will also be providing his indoor services at OCHRI on all days.
It is added that OCHRI has gained a distinct name in field of Orthopedics and various needy patient suffering from varied fractures, critical Orthopedics cases, Joint Replacement need, Spine afflictions etc reach here for solace.
On this occasion; Dr. Ashutosh Apte stated that availability of comprehensive team at OCHRI consisting of Senior Physicians, 24X7 functioning Operation theatre complex with qualified team of Anesthetists, Diagnostics and imaging including MRI/ CT scan/ C-arms, Critical Care, Maxillo-facial surgery, Plastic/ Vascular Surgery, 24×7 team of Intensivists and Emergency room complex, Cardiology, Cath lab under one roof etc gives confidence to attending Orthopedicians to manage varied critical Orthopedics cases including Polytrauma management.