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World’s Shortest Hip Ball Transformation in Record Time by Fortis Escorts

Health & FitnessWorld's Shortest Hip Ball Transformation in Record Time by Fortis Escorts

Shortest hip replacement surgery done in record time by Fortis Escorts, Okhla, New Delhi. It happened when the 86-year-old female patient, Sumitra Sharma, a resident of Gaya in Bihar, slipped in the washroom and fractured her left hip. She was on dual blood thinners, with a medical history of surviving breast cancer and angioplasty a few years earlier.

Three days after the date of injury, he went, traveled from Bihar and was admitted to the emergency unit of Fort Escorts Hospital. The patient then complained of chest pain and an echocardiogram was performed. The results were a massive heart attack, and parts of his heart walls slowed down. The patient underwent angiography and heparin was added to his blood thinners.

Subsequently, the team led by Dr. Kaushal Kant Mishra, Director – Orthopedics and Joint Replacement, Fortis Escorts, Okhla, New Delhi, performed the hip ball replacement surgery in 15 minutes 35 seconds – a world record for such an operation. is the shortest duration known at the surface.

Treatment of such fractures is difficult as the patient in this case was suffering from multiple comorbidities. Timely surgery is key in managing and saving life as it prevents complications of prolonged immobilization. The advanced age of the patient and the fact that the patient was taking dual antiplatelet drugs were major risk factors for heparin used for angiography two hours before surgery. Dr. Kaushal Kant Mishra was quoted as saying that its emission fraction was only 30% (normally 60%).

He added that he faced challenges with anesthesia, including general weakness, risk of post-operative memory loss and other neurological complications.

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