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The child lost his leg due to callousness of doctors

March 20 2008

Governor of the Krasnodar Territory Alexander Tkachev has dismissed the chief doctor of the hospital. According to the governor, in Absheron district hospital, which they brought with meningitis four Nikita Grishkova, showed callousness toward the boy and his family.

In January this year, four of Nikita as a result of meningococcal infection developed necrosis of the lower extremities, he had to amputate his legs almost to the knees.

The child's mother, Nina Varenikova appealed to the Department of Investigation UPC Russia in Krasnodar Krai, a statement about perfect for her child's crime. She was sure that amputation was the result of unprofessional approach to the case of medical intensive care unit hospital Apsheronsk, who failed to provide timely assistance to a qualified child and prevent so grave outcome of the disease. According to her doctors in a rude manner she refused to carry the baby to the regional infectious diseases hospital. She said that the boy was transportable and could die on the road. However, after Nikita day spent in intensive care, it still sent to Krasnodar, despite the fact that the child's condition has deteriorated significantly. Amputation of the leg as an extreme measure to save the life of the child was in the regional children's hospital, says, " Interfax ".

Earlier, head of the regional health department Sergey Alekseenko said that experts have tested this case and saw no fault of doctors Absheron hospital that the child had her legs amputated because his condition was too heavy and choice of physicians was not.

This is not the first time accusations of incompetence of doctors and amputation in children in the Krasnodar region. December 31, 2006 two-month child with a diagnosis of whooping cough "was taken in critical condition from Abinsk district hospitals to the regional children's infectious diseases hospital in Krasnodar, where, after unsuccessful catheter girl formed artery thrombosis legal forearm. Child was transferred to Children's regional clinical hospital, and after unsuccessful attempts to save the patient's hand doctors decided to amputation. The expert commission from Moscow came to the conclusion that the child has lost his hands due to an error of doctors, recalls .

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