New Delhi: A shocking incident of negligence was reported in the National capital on Tuesday where doctors of renowned Fortis Hospital, situated in the Shalimar Bagh area, operated 24-year-old Ravi Rai’s left leg instead of his injured right leg.
The incident happened after Ravi fractured his right leg as he fell down from stairs. His family rushed him to Fortis Hospital. The doctors there got some tests done, including a CT-scan and an X-Ray and diagnosing the reports, said that his condition was serious and a surgery would have to be performed.
On the doctor’s advice, Ravi agreed for the surgery but surprisingly, doctors operated his left leg which was perfectly fine.
When the family of the patient came to know about this they called the police and registered an FIR against the hospital.
First Published | 22 June 2016 12:45 PM