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Forum orders two doctors to pay Rs. 6 lakh to patient
The Hindu, June 18, 2019

Woman developed complications after hysterectomy
The Shivamogga District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum has ordered two doctors to pay Rs. 6 lakh as compensation to a person for the alleged negligence they displayed during a hysterectomy procedure.

Dr. M. Muralidhara Rao and Dr. Vijayalakshmi Raveesh, with Raghavendra Nursing Home in Shivamogga city, performed hysterectomy on K.A. Geetha on October 5, 2012. Following this, the patient developed hydronephrosis and urinary retention problems. During the medical tests conducted at another hospital, it emerged that the damage done to the ureter portion while performing hysterectomy had resulted in these complications.

The victim had to undergo another surgery in Bengaluru later to get the post-hysterectomy complications resolved. Ms. Geetha approached the Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, alleging that she had to suffer physical as well as mental agony owing to the medical negligence during hysterectomy. After examining the documents related to the medical treatment that Ms. Geetha had taken, the forum held the doctors guilty of medical negligence.

In a press release, the Assistant Administrative Officer of the forum said it had ordered payment of Rs. 6 lakh as compensation to the victim towards medical expenses she had incurred for the treatment of the complications that emerged after the ureter was damaged during hysterectomy and to compensate the mental agony she had undergone. The forum also ordered payment of Rs. 30,000 to the victim towards litigation expenses. The payment should be made by six weeks failing which 10 per cent annual interest would be charged on the compensation amount, the forum said.

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