Story by; Harpreet Kaur
India (Bhopal) Patient named Ravi 25 yr / male belongs to Rajgarh district of Madhya pradesh was assaulted with a gupti(large knife) which entered from the left frontal region just above the left eyebrow and reached upto the right subtemporal region. It was four and half inches inside the skull. The patient was in a bad shape. Dr. I.D Chaurasia of hamidia Hospital of Bhopal along with team planned to operate the patient.
The inherent dangers associated with surgery were that it was life threatening, the patient might have loss of vision in the left eye, might have developed changes in higher mental functions and there were fair chances of intracranial infection. Doctor along with the team completed the surgery in one and half hour and successfully removed
the dangerous weapon. Presently, the patient is conscious and doing well without any loss of vision and sensorium. Hospital staff has started liquid diet from today morning. But patient will keep under observation for few more days.