Youth dies during operation, family alleges negligence

Last Updated: Sunday, July 4, 2010 - 23:02

Burdwan: Family members of a youth today
filed a police complaint against doctors of a private Nursing
Home here alleging that the youth died due to their medical
negligence during an elbow operation.

Kuntal Dutta (25) of Amdhara village near Bolpur suffered
a fracture in his hand some seven days. The doctors in Bolpur
had advised him to undergo an elbow operation, police sources
said.

Accordingly Dutta today underwent the elbow operation at
a private nursing home at Khosbagan area here but he died
during the operation, the sources said.

Family members of Dutta alleged that medical negligence
of the doctors during the operation was responsible for his
death while the doctors claimed that he suffered a heart
attack during the operation and died, sources said.

But the family members claimed that Dutta had an ECG
before the operation which said his heart condition was
normal.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, July 4, 2010 - 23:02

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