Extensively disfigured face of RTA victim reconstructed at OCHRI

Dr. Sameer Jahagirdar & Dr. Rajesh Atal lead TEAM OCHRI

Recently one 22 years, young male from Hinganghat was brought to OCHRI casualty at 4am on 01.01.2018. He had h/o Road traffic accident (RTA) with fall from bike on 31st December’s night at Hinganghat with gross contamination of wounds with multiple facial avulsion injuries. Emergency assessment and First aid was rendered by on duty Intensivist Dr. Santosh Gadge, CMO Dr. Milind Gujar and Sr. Papita Kokata. After initial assessment he was admitted in CCU- Orange City Hospital & Research Institute, Nagpur under care of Dr. Rajesh Atal, Critical Care Physician, Dr. Sameer Jahagirdar, Plastic Surgeon and Dr. Husain Bhati, Neuro Surgeon, OCHRI.

He was thoroughly investigated at OCHRI. On detailed examination, it was noted that he had Rt. Nasal Ala, nasal sill, columella avulsion, upper lip thru & thru avulsion injury extending up to Rt. Cheek with upper incisor teeth loss, avulsion injury Rt. Lower eye lid extending up to Rt. Nasolabial fold, avulsion injury forehead with multiple lacerated wound. He was given blood transfusion and daily bedside dressing & debridement to reduce the contamination since the wounds were totally dark due to road tar and dust. He was planned for delayed reconstruction surgery.

Dr. Sameer Jahagirdar performed the intricate reconstructive surgery of avulsion injuries of forehead, upper lip, cheek & nasal Ala, nasal sil, columella with meticulous suturing and multiple advancements of flap. Dr. Sweety Pasari provided the necessary anesthesia while Sr. Jayshree and Sr. Sarika assisted them. Dr. Rajesh Atal looked after the medical pre & post-operative part of management and stabilized the patient during the course of recovery. The team was ably backed by round the clock stationed Intensivists Namely Dr. Ashish Shukla, Dr. Santosh Gadge, Dr. Roshan Jawlekar, Dr. Neha Agarwal, Dr. Shivam Puniyani and Dr. Akshay Burlawar.

Dr. Nishikant Lokhande, Dr. Prashant Shende, Dr. Milind Pande and Dr. Kavita Kubde provided elaborate timely diagnostic backup while Dr. Anit Prakash and Dr. Kavita Dhurvey led the team of medical officers.

He was successfully treated and discharged home on 10.01.2018. Relatives thanked TEAM OCHRI for the comprehensive care delivered to their patient. OCHRI is recognized and well equipped to facilitate all types of Polytrauma cases as a dedicated multi-disciplinary Polytrauma treatment team consisting of Critical Care Physicians, Neurosurgeons, Orthopedicians, Maxillofacial surgeons, Plastic Surgeons, Nutritionists and Rehabilitation services along with allied diagnostics are all available under one roof.

On behalf of OCHRI management led by Chairman Shri.Udaybhaskar Nair; Dr. Anup Marar, OCHRI Director has complimented TEAM OCHRI including all specialists, medical officers, nursing and paramedical staff and diagnosticians for this commendable collaboration.

Free Medical Checkup Camp held by OCHRI Doctors in Laxminagar Slum Dwellers

Orange City Hospital & Research Institute is one of few private hospitals which have the rare distinction of rendering consistent significant contribution towards upliftment of the society. The social responsibilities undertaken by OCHRI are quoted as examples by statutory authorities for others to follow. Recently a Free Medical Checkup Camp was held by team of doctors from Orange City Hospital and Research Institute in association with Lokakalyan Samiti, an outfit of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh at Laxminagar, Nagpur for the benefit of slum people.

Under the guidance of Dr. Deepak Dongre- OCHRI I/c- Community Health ; Dr. Milind Gujar, Dr. Pradnya Gijre, Dr. Vijay Karjekar, Dr. Himani Bakshi, Dr. Shivani Mahajan and Dr. Aditi Nevaskar rendered their expert services in this medical checkup camp. Shri. Rajan Thakur, PAE- OCHRI assisted the doctors in this endeavour. Apart from medical health check up, medicines were also distributed to needy people free of cost. Almost 150 persons took the benefit of this camp.

Dr. Anup Marar-OCHRI Director said that, “Under Corporate Social Responsibility Policy, Orange City Hospital and Research Institute supports various organization in holding health screening camps for the benefit of economically poor section, rural population, tribal people, women, senior citizens, and children etc.”

Shri. Anil Sole, MLC, Nagpur, Shri. Lakhan Yerawar, Corporator and Shri. Sandip Joshi, Corporator visited the camp and motivated the team of doctors. Shri. Dilip Gulkari, Convener of the camp thanked OCHRI management for their noble gesture. Shri. Vijay Bagdikar, Shri. Puranik Kaka, Shri. Anantrao Loye, Shri. Killedar, SahaSevaPramukh, Shri. Deshpande, Sevapramukh, Shri Chandrakant Kulkarni, Shri. Ramdasji Ambhorkar, Shri. Chandrashekhar Date of RSS and Members of Bharat Vikas Parishad Shri. Vasudeorao Kulkarni, Shri, Jayawant Sayare, Shri. Dilip Chandrayan, Shri. Dilip Gulkari, Shri. Kakde were prominently present on this occasion. Shri. Sunil Sure, GM (Admin) and Shri. Ramkrishna Mankar of OCHRI worked hard for the success of this camp.

OCHRI donates first aid kits to SJAN

Orange City Hospital & Research Institute (OCHRI) is sought after by most of the major sports, cultural and event management organisation for emergency medical assistance during their events. Recently, Sports Journalist Association of Nagpur(SJAN) which organises Inter Press Cricket tournament every year wanted first aid kit boxes to be used during their daily matches. Hence, Shri. Kishore Bagde, SJAN President requested Dr. Anup Marar- OCHRI Director for the same.

Accordingly, Shri. Sunil Sure, General Manager- OCHRI handed over compact first aid kits to Mr. Avishkar Deshmukh who accepted it on behalf of SJAN and thanked OCHRI for the valued support.

It is added that OCHRI has a full-fledged professional team to commission on site medical unit with trauma and cardiac experts as per need and arrange ambulances with backup of comprehensive health care assistance in their base hospital apart from undertaking on site health screening camps and health related lectures. Most of the major organisations utilise the services of OCHRI assured of methodological ethical quality services for such undertakings.


ROTARY CLUB NAGPUR DOWNTOWN conducts OCHRI Health Camp for farmers at Village Chouki

Recently, as a Corporate Social Responsibility, Rotary Club of Nagpur DownTown & had organized a free Mega Health Screening Camp of Orange City Hospital and Research Institute for the benefit of poor farmers at Village Chouki, near Kanholibara, The. Hingna, District: Nagpur. The camp focused on health education & preventive aspects of healthcare issues. Diagnosis of cataract, breast cancer, maternal and child health diseases, malnutrition, geriatric diseases, glaucoma, skin diseases, Hernia, Hydrocele and various infection was done. More emphasis was given on the importance of preventive health check-ups at the villages.

Counseling & consultation was provided by medical experts and senior specialists from OCHRI. Eminent doctors Dr. A. K. Verma- Family Physician, Dr.  Rtn. Dr. Hrishikesh Mayee- noted Ophthalmologist & Secretary, RCN Down Town, Dr. Sheekha Saraf- Family Physician, Dr. Rasika Gogte- Physiotherapist & Dr. Deepak Dongre Incharge- Community Health,OCHRI rendered their expert services in this camp. Team of doctors assisted by Nursing Staff Ms. Asmita Meshram, Shri. Rajan Thakur & Shri. Ramakrishna Mankar. More than 250 patients from Chouki and adjacent villages of Hingna Tehsil took the benefit of this camp. Blood Sugar Tests done free of cost. Necessary medicines were also distributed free of cost in this camp. 17 patients have been identified for Cataract Surgery while 12 for Hernia, Hydrocele Surgery. Four Bicycles were also given by Rotary Club of Nagpur Down Town to needy school children on this occasion.

Speaking about the camp Dr. Anup Marar- OCHRI Director said, “Promoting Wellbeing in community is important for national growth. To build a healthy nation, it’s necessary to build healthy community first. Coordinating effectively to address preventable, chronic illness and create a productive, self-care society is our focus for changing a scenario of healthcare economy that costs too much and delivers too little care to too few people. At OCHRI, we always remain persistent in our goal of providing quality healthcare services, which will benefit the community as a whole. With this objective in mind, we join hands to organize community health check-up camps that would aid prevention and onset of various diseases. These health check-up camps are part of regular community healthcare programmes and are small steps towards building a healthy community.”

Rtn. Vijay Thakre- Rotary DownTown President stated that, “Spending on ill-health is the leading cause of suicides in India. Proper Health reforms at the state levels and particularly in rural areas are likely to have a greater impact on distress and suicides than forgiving institutional loan.” He expressed concern at the poor people, including farmers, are meeting untimely death unable to afford the treatment cost of various diseases. “People are not much affordable to private health care providers. We thank the OCHRI doctors who with dedication in the service to humanity did a detail checkup of poor farmers and villagers. We are also thankful to OCHRI management for organizing this medical camp for the benefit of needy people.”

  On this occasion, Rtn. Meenal Dehadrai, President Elect- Rotary DownTown said, “The camp saw a good response from the farmers with over 90% of families from adjoining villages Hingni, Khadki, Jungad, Wadgaon, Khapri, Kanholibara, Hingna, Bori etc. Participating in the camp. We are heartened by the positive response to our initiative with backing of OCHRI under this “Rotary Club Nagpur Downtown Aarogya Abhiyan”. This camp was part of the Rotary Club Nagpur Downtown’s mission to promote sustainable development of the rural health and economy and we look forward to organizing many such camps in the future. We are planning to send farmers having surgical problems to the private hospitals for surgeries and necessary diagnostic tests.”

Rtn. Sandeep Deshpande, Vice-President, Rotary DownTown, Rtn. Jagdish Lanjewar, Director-Medical Services, Rtn. Nishikant Kashikar, Rtn. Bhushan Banhatti, Rtn. Manish Shah, Rtn. Mohan Pande, Rtn. Abhijit Deshpande, Rtn. Girish Kulkarni, Rtn. Virendra Patrikar, Rtn. Pratiksha Mayee, members of Bharat Vikas Parishad Shri. V. S. Kulkarni, Shri, J. S. Sayare, Shri. Chandrayan, Shri. Dilip Gulkari, Shri. Vijay Bagdikar, Shri. Kakde, Trustee of Bruhaspati Mandir Devasthan Shri. Miskin were prominently present on this occasion. Rtn. Jagdish Lanjewar, Director-Medical Services & Shri. Rajan Thakur- OCHRI PAE coordinated this village camp. Members of Rotaract Club and many local villagers worked hard for the success of this Mega free Health Check-up Camp.


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