April 21 : A 40 year old male patient named Abdul Azeez hailing from Aavalapadoor, Bantwal was brought to the Father Muller Medical College Hospital with alleged history of road traffic accident on 19/02/2021 at 12:30am near Kundapura. He had sustained severe degloving injury of heal & back of right foot and injury to hip bone.
The crushed and badly injured foot was successfully managed by the plastic surgery team of Father Muller’s headed by Dr Aravind Rao, and Dr Harshit, ortho registrar and Dr Shivraj, surgery registrar. The patient underwent multiple surgeries including debridement skin grafting and free tissue transfer.
Patient recovered well after surgeries and was discharged. Currently on physiotherapy and recuperation he has shown excellent healing.
The patient was managed by a team of plastic surgeons (Dr Aravind rao, Dr Harshith, Dr Shivaraj), urologist (Dr Prashanth Adiga, Dr Anuj) and orthopedicians (Dr Alfred, Dr Calvin).
Such and many other complicated surgeries are handled on a daily basis by experts at Father Muller’s with the mission of “Heal and Comfort”.
With the newly renovated outpatient departments, casualty and of recent the Health Checkup lounge the hospital has seen an increase in patient volume. Public coming in for the COVID-19 vaccine have appreciated the service of the hospital and the prompt treatment they provide.
Left-right sitting : Dr Calvin, Dr Arvind Rao, Dr Prashanth Adiga
Left –right standing : Dr Harshith, Dr Alfred