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Hyd stabbing: Girl conscious, 48 hrs crucial

HYDERABAD: After a seven-hour-long surgery, the 17-year-old girl who was stabbed by means of her stalker on Wednesday spoke back to the medical doctors by means of nodding her head and waving out to them.

While the team of medical doctors getting to her mentioned that her situation had marginally progressed submit surgery, the teenager continues to be critical. “Her situation continues to be critical but she is responding and is conscious. The surgery went on from 4pm to 11.30pm on Thursday. She began responding to medical doctors at around 8am on Friday,” mentioned Dr Vijay Kumar, COO of Yashoda Hospital, Malakpet.

Initially, the sufferer's blood pressure was abnormal. The surgery was carried out simplest after it stabilised. “We have been ready to repair many of the reduce nerves and tendons. So a ways the sufferer has been given 20 blood units, three of the units have been supplied all through the surgery,” mentioned Dr Chandramouli, a plastic surgeon.

The team also controlled to take away the small piece of cranium pierced into the mind. “We also seen some leak of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), which has also been contained. Due to the pinnacle injury, she may suffer from seizures within the long-run. However, we've got began the medication for that as smartly,” mentioned Dr Srinivas Botla, the neurosurgeon. Doctors suspect the sufferer might be vulnerable to infections and are taking measures to minimise it. “Wound debridement has been carried out by means of the medical doctors, because of this we've got got rid of dead or infected tissues. She had sustained over 15 deep reduce injuries, but she is strong and is preventing,” mentioned Dr Vijay.

The sufferer has been shifted to the Neuro Intensive Care Unit and will probably be saved there for a minimum of a week. “If her situation improves, we will be able to remove the ventilator toughen and observe her situation. Next 48 hours are crucial for the sufferer's heath,” mentioned Dr Ram Babu, a basic surgeon at the health facility.

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