Patient undergoes cardiac procedure without authorization from Covid-19 status at SGPGI Lucknow; positive tests

LUCKNOW: The administration of the Sanjay Gandhi Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences () ordered an investigation on Monday to find out under what circumstances a patient underwent surgery without him.

According to the orders of the state department of medical education, they should even be evaluated before the procedures of greatest public interest.

The fact that the patient tested positive for later created panic among the staff and patients of the institute. As a precautionary measure, medical personnel who came into contact with the patient were quarantined while the areas involved were disinfected.

According to the SGPGI administration, the incident took place on Sunday night.

In an official statement, the director, Professor RK Dhiman said: the 63-year-old patient was a case of complete heart block and needed an urgent temporary pacemaker, he was admitted to the institute's waiting area. They transferred her to MICU to achieve a permanent rhythm. ”

She added that when her coronavirus status was found to be positive in the Hospital Information System, she was transferred to Rajdhani Covid Hospital, the director said: Although the areas involved were disinfected and health workers were quarantined according to protocol. , a probe was ordered to investigate the lapses.