Kerala Boy, 7, Needed Nose Surgery. Doctor Operated Him For Hernia
Thursday, May 23, 2019, 7:39 AM
A doctor in Kerala's Malappuram performed a hernia surgery on seven-year-old boy instead of removing an outgrowth in his nasal-passage after the names of two-patients got mixed-up. The boy was operated for hernia on Tuesday at a-medical-college in Kerala's Manjeri town, 175 km north of Kochi, sources said. State Health Minister KK has Shylaja ordered a probe and suspended the doctor, A Suresh Kumar.
B'luru couple demand to do surgery on son after watching YouTube video
Sunday, December 23, 2018, 7:59 PM
A young Bengaluru couple visited a hospital with their son who required a delicate surgical procedure and demanded to do it on their own after watching a YouTube video about the procedure. The couple allegedly argued that the hospital would charge for 'unnecessary things' and only sought a nurse for help. The hospital refused to comply with the couple's demands.