Cataract surgery turned to vision loss in 7 patients at Hyderabad
A case has been registered in opposition to doctors of a central authority-run eye health centre in Hyderabad following allegations that seven patients suffered lack of vision after present process cataract surgery, police stated today following a complaint, the case was registered in opposition to a few doctors of the eye clinic underneath IPC section 338 (inflicting grievous harm by using act endangering existence or non-public safety of others).
13 elderly sufferers, inclusive of ladies, contracted infection in their eyes with seven of them suffering partial loss of vision after undergoing cataract surgery at the hospital last week.
But, medical doctors at the health centre have already dominated out any negligence on their element and claimed that the saline bottles used for the duration of the surgical operation were infected, ensuing in infection in the eyes of the thirteen patients, who had been within the age organization of 60-70.
Almost 21 patients underwent cataract surgical treatment within the hospital on June 30 and thirteen had advanced infections in their eyes, though right away they have been taken for re-surgical operation and six patients answered well to the treatment. however, seven instances are nevertheless underneath treatment.
Further investigation lead to the conclusion that 13 instances had been operated upon in a single operation theatre. it became found that fluid bottles used during surgical operation have been infected with klebsiella micro organism, which caused infection within the eyes of patients and ended in partial vision loss to a number of them-the hospital authorities said.
Describing the incident as “unlucky”, the telangana government had yesterday stated first-class treatment might be supplied to the victims and action taken in opposition to the ones answerable for it.