Key to saving your life: Don't lock your phone
03 Dec, 2018

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Amar (name changed) had recently got a new phone and just hadn't found the time to lock it. Little did he know, this would end up being the key to saving his life. Thane resident Amar, 45, was on his way to work at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) when he suffered a stroke and collapsed on the roadside. A Good Samaritan found his phone in his pocket, and luckily, the device wasn’t password protected, so he was able to call Amar’s wife, Ritika, and notify her of his condition. Ritika immediately sent a friend to rush Amar to the hospital within the golden hour.

Dr Mazda Turel, Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai Central, said, "The patient had a haemorrhage within an infarction of his right cerebral hemisphere, and was rapidly deteriorating clinically. Hence we decided immediately to take him to surgery. We removed his bone flap and deposited it in the abdomen. This procedure provided space for his swollen brain to expand outward, rather than compress the vital structures within. He was then shifted to the ICU."

Amar was discharged around a fortnight ago, on his way to making a full recovery.

Big congratulations to Dr. Mazda K. Turel, Consultant Neurosurgeon and other nursing team members of Wockhardt Hospitals SOBO.

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