Doctors to operate on woman to remove scissor from stomach

A woman, who was left suffering after doctors allegedly forgot a small scissor in her stomach during a surgery has been admitted to the government general hospital in Kakinada district of Andhra Pradesh.

Updated: Sep 01, 2010, 18:43 PM IST

Rajahmundry: A woman, who was left
suffering after doctors allegedly forgot a small scissor in
her stomach during a surgery has been admitted to the
government general hospital in Kakinada district of Andhra
Pradesh following complaints of severe stomach ache.

V Annapurna of I Polavaram Mandal, who underwent a family
planning operation nearly seven years at the GGH Kakinada was
admitted there when doctors, who performed the operation
successfully then sent her back home without removing a small
scissor from her body.

According to her family, she has suffering from stomach
pain since then but recently it aggravated following which
doctors found the instrument in her stomach on diagnosis.

Doctors attending on her said that the operation will
be performed within three to four days and said there were no
complications.

"We are taking all necessary steps to perform an
operation on Annapurana," they added.

PTI