Surgical scissors left in a woman’s abdomen due to negligence of doctors in Bangladesh were removed after 20 years.
According to media reports, 55-year-old Bachina underwent an operation to remove a stone in 2002, but a few days after returning home from the hospital, she started having abdominal pain, after which she went to the same hospital again and described her condition.
A surgeon who oversaw the case at the time of the surgery refused to acknowledge his concerns, saying “this is normal, there is no need to worry, you will recover.”
When Bachina’s abdominal pain became unbearable, she underwent an X-ray of her abdomen at the request of another doctor, which revealed that she had a pair of surgical scissors in her abdomen, which was saved 20 years ago by a terrible mistake made by doctors. Were left in the stomach.
Doctors performed a successful operation and removed a pair of scissors from the woman’s abdomen and she is now in good health.