Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Patient in Serious Condition as Adamawa Doctor Removes Kidney in Bizarre 'Medical Error'


The Adamawa State Police Command has detained a medical doctor for his heartless act in the removal of the kidney of a male patient in his clinic. 

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A medical doctor identified as Hassan Yakubu, has been arrested by the Adamawa State Police Command and is currently being interrogated by officers of the criminal investigations department for his alleged role in the removal of the kidney of a 24-year-old male patient, Isa Hamma in his clinic. 
 
According to the state Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, Othman Abubakar, who confirmed the arrest of the medical doctor on Tuesday in Yola, said the arrest was to help with their investigations into the alleged theft of the kidney of the male patient levelled against the doctor.
 
According to Punch Metro, the sad incident perpetrated by the evil doctor have now left the victim, in a life – threatening condition, followed alleged medical lapses on the part of the medical doctor who treated him for stomach complications.
 
Isa, whose kidney, according to his relative, Umaru Hammanseyo, was allegedly removed, owing to medical errors on the part of the doctor, had been placed on a weekly dialysis at the Federal Medical Centre, Gombe.
 
Umaru said further that the victim’s uncle, Yakubu, who treated Isa, at his Jimeta Clinic, for stomach complications, ended up operating the victim on July 8 but allegedly removed his kidney in the process. Three days after the operation, Umaru said Isa could not urinate.
 
The complications further degenerated with the face and legs of the victim becoming swollen which prompted the family to return to the accused doctor who later referred them to the Federal Medical Centre in Gombe.
 
Hammanseyo said it was at the Gombe hospital that medical officials working with the Federal Medical Centre told them that Isa’s kidney had been “removed.”

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