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Former Table tennis player chandrasekhar - Apollo Hospital - what is the connection

Asked by thyagarajan mahadevan, 23 Aug '08 12:40 pm
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He had wrist injury and he was admitted inApollo Hospital. The treatment given to Chandra was so bad that he was almost paralysed and he was bed ridden unable to move. After light improvement he went to another specialist who confirmed the treatment was wrong. He applied in High Court andwanted heavy compensation which I believe was fought tooth and nail by Apollo hospital and he didn't succeed. Even noe his movements are restricted even though more than 20 years have elapsed.
Answered by KR Sundaresan, 23 Aug '08 12:46 pm

 
  
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Chandra was twenty-five and at his prime when he went for a relatively minor surgery to mend a cartilage tear in Sep. 1984. His life turned topsy-turvy during the surgery when the reverse anaesthesia was not properly administered resulting in irreparable brain damage.

"He had spent 36 days in a near coma state. Eighty one days in the hospital as part of 'rehab'. 411 days trying all kinds of local treatment, just hoping he would get better, with not much effect." The treatment abroad was funded mainly from responses to a public appeal by Chandra for funds. Members of the public, other sportsmen from India and abroad, politicians, and actors responded generously. The treatment abroad improved Chandra's condition a bit. The lawsuit was filed in 1985 and it was three years before it came to trial. The medical community's omerta was broken by a few brave doctors, especially an anaesthetist from Maharshtra who helped to demolish the hospital's case. During the trial it ca ...more
Answered by Janee Rajaa, 23 Aug '08 12:47 pm

 
  
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