Recently one 31-year-old Police personnel from Gadchiroli was referred in a critical condition to Nagpur based Orange City Hospital & Research Institute, a unit of Ravi Nair Hospitals Private Limited. He had suffered injuries in an alleged Grenade Blast. After First aid treatment, he was shifted to OCHRI for further specialized treatment. He was admitted under care of Dr. Sameer Jahagirdar- OCHRI Plastic Surgeon. He was stabilized in casualty and shifted to ICU. Provisional diagnosis was Blast Injury with multiple foreign bodies in Left Thigh and Right Flank with related complications.

Emergency surgical intervention with wound exploration and Foreign Body (Splinters) removal was performed by Dr. Sameer Jahagirdar- Plastic Surgeon and Dr. Sandeep Wagh- Orthopedic Surgeon while Dr. Anita Pande provided the necessary anesthesia and Sr. Sujata Gaikwad assisted them.

Dr. Sameer Jahagirdar informed that “While exploring wound; foreign bodies were found deeply embedded in muscles distant to entry wound. Post operatively patient recuperated well and he is fit for discharge now.”

Dr. Usha Nair- RNHPL Director complimented TEAM OCHRI and stated that, “Needy central Indians with varied medico-legal presentations like Poly-trauma, Blast injuries, Firearm injuries and Poisoning reach OCHRI to seek solace in view of the experienced multi-speciality team, round the clock comprehensive diagnostic, surgical, critical care, and rehabilitation facilities available under one roof.

Dr. Vina Bang-Physician looked after pre & post-operative management supported by Dr. Sandeep Wagh- Orthopedic Surgeon and Dr. Ninad Gawande- Medico Legal Consultant while full time round the clock team of intensivists namely Dr. Mohit Gharpure, Dr. Akshay Burlawar and Dr. Roshan Jawlekar provided necessary expert support. Dr. Milind Pande- Pathologist and Dr. Nishikant Lokhande, Dr. Manish Agarwal, Dr. Saurabh Jaiswal – Radiologists rendered diagnostic support. Dr. Anit Prakash – SMO I/c Wards and Dr. Kavita Dhurve- SMO I/c Surgery led the team of medical officers. Sr. Nisha Ashok, Sr. Preethy Joseph and Sr. Kavita Gotphode led nursing & paramedical team in Operation Theatre, ICU and Ward Complex under supervision of Sr. Jessy Abraham- Nursing Incharge.

Police authorities thanked TEAM OCHRI for the timely round the clock comprehensive care delivery methodology.