Youth dies during operation, family alleges negligence
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Last Updated: Sunday, July 04, 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.


First Published: Sunday, July 04, 2010, 23:02

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