Docs carried out the complicated surgical procedure to avoid wasting the lifetime of Naseem Sheikh, a labourer from Nashik, who was impaled by the rod that pierced his torso whereas working at a building web site.
Whereas working at a building web site on March eight, Mr Sheikh slipped and fell on the iron rod that was jutting out of concrete pillars. His co-workers minimize the iron rod to detach him from the pillar.
The rod had entered his physique by way of the groin, perforating his intestines, liver, stomach and chest earlier than popping out of the again.
Mr Sheikh’s household employed a non-public ambulance for the 200-km journey to Mumbai.
Dr Ajay Bhandarwar, who was a part of the group which eliminated the rod final Friday, mentioned open and laparoscopic strategies have been used within the surgical procedure.