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Quick-thinking doctor uses mentor’s Whatsapp tips to save labourer’s hand

Quick-thinking doctor uses mentor’s Whatsapp tips to save labourer’s hand

Boisar doctor sends photos of the nearly-severed hand to his mentor, who then guides him through a complex 10-hour-long microsurgery.

 

Besides performing a microsurgery that could only be done in a super-speciality hospital, a Boisar-based orthopaedic surgeon used sheer presence of mind to save the nearly severed hand of a labourer after it was almost sliced off by a saw machine.

 

Since he had never handled such a case, Dr Jitendra Patil, who owns a hospital in Boisar, immediately called up his mentor. Dr Hemant Patankar, orthopaedic head of department at Ghatkopar’s Rajawadi Hospital, directed him on how to go about the delicate operation going by photographs and details of the wound that Dr Patil sent him via smartphone messenger WhatsApp.

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About biomedical engineering

 

About biomedical engineering

Biomedical Engineers topped the technology and science category in the year 2011, according to U.S. news and world report in 50 Best careers. Biomedical is deemed as a career of future!

Well those reading the word “Biomedical Engineering” for the first time would quickly open a new tab and google it!

 

According to Wikipedia definition “Biomedical Engineering is the application of engineering principles and design concepts to medicine and biology. This field seeks to close the gap between engineering and medicine: It combines the design and problem solving skills of engineering with medical and biological sciences to improve healthcare diagnosis, monitoring and therapy”

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