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RIMS doctors remove hairpin from bronchus of eight-year-old girl successfully

RIMS doctors successfully conducted bronchoscopic removal of a hairpin stuck in the left main bronchus of an eight-year-old girl child from Moreh.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 22 Oct 2022, 4:34 pm

RIMS, Imphal, Manipur (PHOTO: IFP)
RIMS, Imphal, Manipur (PHOTO: IFP)

A team of doctors of the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Imphal successfully removed a hairpin that was stuck in the left main bronchus of a girl child from Moreh, Tengnoupal district.

RIMS stated in a release that one eight-year-old Celina Lhingmeiting from St George Church, Moreh in Tengnoupal district was referred from Moreh for removal of a foreign body in the lungs to RIMS, Imphal.

The child had a complaint of productive cough for the past two months associated with an episode of hemoptysis and fever and radiologically a hairpin was found impacted in the left main bronchus, the release stated.

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RIMS Hospital said the girl was admitted in the Respiratory Medicine Ward, RIMS, on October 13 and bronchoscopic removal of the hairpin was done successfully by the team of doctors led by head of the department, Prof Sunanda Haorongbam, on October 18.

The bronchoscopic removal was carried out with the help of anaesthesia team and nurses, the release added.

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