AIMS (Asian Hospital) Doctors Restore Disfigured Face of Road Accident Victim

▴ Asian Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) Faridabad
Asian Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) Faridabad, the premiere medical care facility in Delhi NCR announces successful treatment of a young man with severe facial and skull injuries inflicted from road traffic accident.

10th  July 2024:

Mr. Trilok Sharma, from Firozpur Jhirka arrived at the hospital on June 8, 2024 with severe facial trauma massive bleed and hypovolemic shock caused by wrong side road driving and not wearing helmet. He was immediately resuscitated in the emergency department under the guidance of Dr. Satish Chaku, Director & HOD emergency medicine who successfully intubated the patient and stabilised him.

The case was then handed over to the Plastic and reconstruction team of Dr. Anshumali Misra, Associate director and head and Dr. Karan Goyal consultant. He was shifted to the ICU where he was further stabilised. Patient continued to have massive bleeding and was taken to the operation theatre on emergency basis. On evaluation he was found to have injury to the right eye, multiple facial fractures. Disruption of nasal cavity bleeding from skull base, loss of oral mucosa, skin loss over right side of face and fracture left forearm.

ENT team led by Dr. L M Parashar performed a Tracheostomy and the bleeding was then controlled by Dr Anshumali & Dr Karan. The patient was again managed in the ICU and once he was stable, complete reconstruction of the face was done by Dr Anshumali & Dr Karan Goyal with help from Dr. L M Parashar & team. Ophthalmology consultation and Ortho consultations were also done and treatment instituted as per advice.

The patient was managed in the ICU again & shifted to the ward once stable.

At present patient is doing well and the Tracheostomy and feeding tubes have been removed.

Speaking on the successful recovery, Dr. N K Pandey, Chairman & Managing Director, AIMS said, “Mr. Sharma's case underscores the importance of adhering to road safety protocols, including wearing helmets. Such measures are crucial in preventing severe injuries like those suffered by Mr. Sharma."

Dr. Anshumali, Associate director & head Plastic & reconstructive surgery lauded the prompt response of the emergency team which played a vital role in ensuring that the patient gets best emergency care. He emphasised the role of multi-speciality team work in managing such complex cases and said that this case is a testament to proficiency of our health care workers.

This case reflects the dedication and commitment by doctors at AIMS in giving most comprehensive and high quality medical care in most challenging cases. The team plastic surgery would also like to emphasize the need for following rules and road safety protocol to avoid such injuries

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