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More than 700 mucormycosis surgeries performed in the SSG hospital

More than 700 mucormycosis surgeries performed in the SSG hospital

More than 700 mucormycosis surgeries performed in the SSG hospital
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Team of dedicated doctors wakes up till late night and performs surgery

Mucormycosis the side effect of Corona is more challenging in the second wave and the doctors have to work harder to save the affected organs and lives of patients.

Head of the Department of Nose, Ear and Throat of Sayaji Hospital and Medical Superintendent Dr. Ranjan Aiyar said that as on June 10, 446 admitted patients have been given the necessary treatment for the disease and 710 surgeries of various organs have been performed to counteract the effects of the disease in the patients. The disease requires more than one type of surgery per patient.

Currently, in addition to the ear, nose and throat department, specialist doctors in departments such as eye, dental, plastic surgery, medicine, microbiology, radiology, anesthesia, contribute to the treatment of the patient with integrated teamwork according to the extent and prevalence of this fungal disease. Thus, more than one medical discipline is involved in the treatment of this disease, almost like Corona.

The surgery continues from morning till late night in the operation theater for the last several days as per requirement. Doctors know that night vigils are being carried out incessantly and tirelessly to save the lives of patients and to protect the organs including eyes and mouth.

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