GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >> Healthcare, Fitness and Medicine

 
  Share
The 24-year old Omani woman was brought to RAK Hospital from home country suffering from severe abdominal pain, fever and nausea
Post a complicated laparoscopic surgery at the Hospital, the patient was back on her feet within days
Post-delivery abdominal pain, if persistent, could indicate complications and should be addressed quickly, advises doctor 
 
September 12, 2017; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE:  Persistent abdominal pain in women in postpartum stage could be a life-threatening sign if not addressed at the earliest, warn doctors at RAK Hospital. Citing the example of a recent surgery conducted at the hospital, Dr Anup Kumar Panigrahi, Specialist and Head of Department, Minimal Access Surgery, RAK Hospital, cautioned women to consult a doctor if such discomfort continues or becomes unbearable. 
 
A 24-year-old Omani woman (name withheld on request) who had delivered her baby two weeks ago, was rushed to RAK hospital from Oman, complaining of severe pain on the right side of her abdomen. She was also feverish and suffering from nausea and had been vomiting intermittently. Despite been given treatment in her home country, the patient continued to feel severe discomfort and had to be flown to the UAE for further medical intervention. 
 
“Ultrasound report at RAK Hospital revealed gall bladder inflammation, with fluid accumulation in the peritoneal cavity and around the chest,” explained Dr Panigrahi, while discussing the case, “Further laparoscopic findings suggested a pierced colon with the right side of her colon as pre-gangrenous. The patient immediately underwent surgery where the right side of her colon was removed, and then the remaining portion was attached to the small intestine. An opening was surgically created – also known as stoma – in the large intestine to allow faeces removal out of the body.
 
“Given the critical condition of the patient, the complicated surgery took almost six hours to complete. However, since it was a key-hole – or non-invasive – operation, the patient was able to recover quickly, and has plans of returning to RAK Hospital for the closure of stoma. This is the beauty of laparoscopic surgery which shortens the operation time with minimum blood flow, speeds up the recovery process, allowing patients to return to their normal routine earlier,” added Dr Panigrahi.
 
For women in postpartum stage, abdominal pain is generally common, since it indicates the uterus shrinking and contracting back to its normal size. However, if it continues for long durations and is accompanied by pain in right shoulder and back, tenderness over abdomen, nausea, vomiting and fever, this could be a sign of inflammation of the gallbladder.
 
Dr Raza Siddiqui, CEO Arabian Healthcare Group and Executive Director, RAK Hospital, said: “Once again, the surgical team at RAK Hospital has made the institution proud. In a life-and-death situation like this, it was extremely important to take speedy measures with least amount of discomfort, something we are adept at. The hospital's reputation as a reliable messiah in emergency situations has spread far and wide; we have been receiving a number of cases that need urgent surgical attention from other countries as well”.
 
The patient thanked the RAK Hospital staff for the timely medical intervention.
 
A forerunner in conducting Minimal Access Surgeries, RAK Hospital's laparoscopic department takes pride in its state-of-the-art technology and a skilled team that has conducted hundreds of surgeries, particularly on patients suffering from gallbladder, ruptured colon, appendicitis, Crohn's disease, cancer, rectal prolapse and severe constipation as well as most gynaecological and many urological procedures.



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 10431 times
Posted on : Tuesday, September 12, 2017  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Middle East Arthritis Foundation Will Host Its Annual UAE Event to Support People Living with Arthri...
Next Story : Aster DM Healthcare bags Gulf Business Awards-2017 for the “Healthcare Company of the Year” category...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
100% Vegan New… Body Yogurts 15 Seconds to Glowing Healthy-looking Skin Spoon It on
Therése Neaimé- Sold to perfection
Linda Paradis brings non-invasive ink removal to Dubai
Timeless Ties
Sony's PXW-Z280, World's first 4K 3-chip Camcorder with new 1/2-type Exmor R CMO...
IKEA announces latest INDUSTRIELL and HJÄRTELIG Collections
Martin Hoping for Amstel Gold as Irishman Leads Team to Ardennes Classics
HP's New High-Performance Workstations Push Creative and Technical Workflows to ...
Tommy Hilfiger's SS2018 men's and women's watch collection
COLAB - Dry Shampoo
Boss watches presents the Ocean Edition
The Chronofighter Grand Vintage by Graham is exactly as big as it appears in the...
Accessories Collection 2018 Gentleman Attitude
Al-futtaim Names Its New Dubai Lifestyle Mall – ‘Festival Plaza'
ORANGE & BERGAMOT Awaken the Cult Icon New Additions
Skyline Mega Fitness Challenge Sparked Positivity and Happiness
MG Motor and Al Yousuf Motors Open New Dubai Showroom
FOREO delivers the ultimate festival survival kit for a glow-on-the-go.
Latifa bint Mohammed visits PCFC's stand at DIGAE, hails state-of-art initiatives
Summertime Beauty Picks at Glambeaute.com
Samsung launches Exciting Smartphone Trade-In Program with Galaxy S9 or S9+
Sony unleashes refined creativity with the new FS5 II
Get the best bargains at Dragon Mart's End of Season Clearance Market
Enhance skin radiance, smoothness and brightness in just 14 days, with the new J...
Dubai-based Al Kasir Group launches three Crypto assets backed by diamonds
Skyline University College Economics Day 2018: One Step towards Tomorrow
A Royal Ramadan Experience by Master Chef Mama in Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre
Indie Film ‘Selfie' Premieres in Dubai
New Blow Out Bar and Make-Up Studio SWISH by Immaclife Opens in Abu Dhabi in Apr...
ETIHAD AIRWAYS BOOSTS SERVICES TO MOROCCO
Rolling Cones, a new luxury ice cream concept, launches at the Hyatt Regency Dub...
Get Vibrant and lively hair with Rahua's new Color Full Range
Finnair to offer a hand baggage only ticket type on selected North Atlantic routes
HONEYWELL TO INSPIRE NEXT GENERATION OF PROGRAMMERS AND SCIENTISTS AT THINK SCIE...
Abu Dhabi Ship Building Company Launches Two 64-Meter Landing Ships for the Kuwa...
Filorga Mesotherapist Derma Roller
Dubai Sports Council Pavilion a big hit at Bangkok SportAccord
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Takes Home MENALAC 2018 Best Theme Park Award
Penny Scallan Design Launches in the Middle East
New XE 300 Sport Edition Wins Gripping Ice Race
10 Kg gold for 100 winners at Malabar Gold & Diamonds
Olivia Burton Marble Florals - Embrace these styles for a new artistic way to wo...
Mumzworld Announce Recruitment Drive To Empower Women in the Middle East
Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi Leads Sharjah Contingent to Kuwait Arab Media Forum
Genesis G70 Luxury Sedan Arrives in Middle East
Qualcomm Unveils the Vision Intelligence Platform Purpose-built for IoT Devices ...
Lingual Orthodontic Treatment now a reality at Al Mariffa Medical Center
Munich Airport reports record net annual profit of €155 million for 2017
Understanding what women want Balmain reveals the Madrigal Mini II
Salem Ahmad Almoosa Enterprises to recognize talent and skills of young Quran me...