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Docs remove whistle from child’s breathing tract at SMI Hospital

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By Our Staff Reporter
Dehradun, 3 May: The doctors of the ENT Department of Shri Mahant Indiresh Hospital have removed a whistle trapped inside the breathing tract of an eleven year old child. The child had swallowed the plastic whistle while playing, which had got trapped inside the breathing tract. For the last nine months, the whistle was caught inside.
The doctors conducted successful surgery of the child through laparoscopy. After the operation, the child is healthy and has been discharged from the hospital.
The child is a resident of Mori, Uttarkashi, swallowed the whistle nine months ago. The family members had no knowledge of this. When the child continuously suffered from cough, the parents brought the child to Shri Mahant Indiresh Hospital for treatment. The doctors of the pediatrics department consulted ENT specialists. ENT Surgeon Dr Apoorva Kumar Pandey, along with his team, conducted successful surgery on the child on 30 April. The parents of the child expressed deep gratitude to the team of ENT doctors. Dr Nitesh Kumar of the Pediatric Department played a significant role in the treatment. Others involved were ENT HOD Dr Tripti Mamgain and Professor Dr. Arvind Verma, as also Dr Nidhi, Anaesthetist, Dr Rishabh Dogra, Dr Akanksha, Dr Tooba and Dr Sahil Deep.