NIMS Medical negligence costs Rs 5.63 lakhs to the doctors.

01 November, 2016

Hyderabad: 2 years after A. Mallikamba under went a surgery for a cystic lesion of the pancreas, she had to be operated on a second time. Only this time, the surgery was conducted to remove the  gauze swab which the team of surgeons forgot in her abdomen during the initial operation. The gauze swab led to the formation of pus and the development of tumor in her abdomen. This the Hyderabad District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum-3  amounted to what is termed as medical negligence, costing the ...

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