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The doctor runs 3 kilometers to get out of the traffic and do the surgery

The doctor runs 3 kilometers to get out of the traffic and do the surgery

A video clip of a doctor running 3 km in Bangalore, India to reach the hospital in time for the surgery went viral on social media. Govind Nandakumar, a gastroenterology surgeon at Manipal Hospital, Sarjapur, was in a traffic jam and had to run to reach the health centre.

The situation occurred on August 30. The professional, who was on his way to the hospital, was stuck in traffic along the Sarjapur-Marathahalli stretch. The Hindustan Times reported that without thinking twice, he opened the car door and started running.

When I checked the file The Google, it showed 45 minutes to cover the last stretch, which takes 5-10 minutes otherwise. (…) That day, I had laparoscopic surgery and I had to start right away, because it was important to the patient and others waiting for treatment. I left my car with my driver and ran about three kilometers to the hospital.”

The patient was a middle-aged woman who, according to the newspaper, had been suffering from gallbladder disease for a long time. Delay in surgery could have caused severe abdominal pain.

The team of Dr. Govind, who was willing to induce a Anesthesia In the patient, work began as soon as the doctor arrived in the operating room. The doctor without delay washed and put on the surgical suit to perform the surgery. The patient was discharged on time and is in good health.

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