Doctors at NIMS Hyderabad Leave Scissor in a Woman's Abdomen
X-Ray showing a scissor left in patient's abdomen | (Photo Credits: ANI)

Hyderabad, February 9: A man filed a complaint against doctors of Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) for leaving a scissor in his wife's abdomen during surgery. Medical Apathy: 60-Year-Old Patient Declared Dead by Doctors of Delhi Ganga Ram Hospital, Found Alive While Being Taken for Last Rites.

Vijay Kumar, ACP Panjagutta, said that a case has been registered against the team of doctors who performed the surgery and that a probe is on in the case.

Dr Manohar, Director NIMS said that the patient complained of pain in her abdomen and that she had undergone a hernia surgery on Nov 2.

But on Saturday, an artery forcep was found in her abdomen after tests.

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The medical team is reported to have removed it after operation. The patient is stable now, said a senior doctor. An internal committee has been set up to investigate  the matter.

Last year, a woman patient at Sir Sunderlal Hospital of Varanasi's Banaras Hindu University (BHU) had accused a lady doctor of leaving syringes inside her body while she underwent an operation for surgical sterilisation in 2017. After medical reports, the charges proved to be true.