Unique Cases

PROMPT ACTION OF CRITICAL CARE TEAM SAVES ANOTHER LIFE

A 57 year old lady had been presented in the Emergency of Ruby General Hospital in a gasping condition... Read More

 

PYOGENIC MENINGITIS WITH MIS-C AND LEFT SIDED HEMIPARESIS

A 6 year old female child had been admitted under the care of Dr. Anirban Basu (Consultant Paediatric)... Read More

 

MULTISYSTEM INFLAMATORY SYNDROME IN CHILDREN (MIS-C)

A 16 year old girl had been admitted in Ruby General Hospital under the care of Dr. Prashant Verma... Read More

 

A TIMELY INTERVENTION SAVED A MAN POST A ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENT

A 32 year old gentleman had been admitted in Ruby General Hospital under the care of Dr. Dipanjan Bhadra (Consultant Orthopaedic)... Read More

 

LIMB SPARING SURGERY PREVENTS AMPUTATION OF THE HAND

A 48 year old lady had been admitted under the care of Dr. Syed Hassanujjaman (Consultant Surgical Oncologist)... Read More

 

ERCP WITH STENT REMOVAL ON A TEENAGER

A 13 year old girl had been admitted in Ruby General Hospital under the care of Dr. Sunilbaran Das Chakraborty with complaints... Read More

 

TIMELY INTERVENTION SAVED A MAJOR COMPLICATON

Unfortunate events and incidents happen by chance and unintentionally resulting in damage and injury. Such was the case... Read More

 

“CHILDREN ARE LEAST AFFECTED BY THE COVID 19 VIRUS” – A MISNOMER

A four years and five month old girl child had been admitted to PICU under the care of Dr. Nicola Flynn (Consultant Paediatric and Neonatology) with... Read More

 

Bouncing Back In Life

A 67 year old gentleman had been admitted under the care of Dr. Kumardip Banerjee (Consultant Medicine) with complaints of shortness of breath... Read More

 

WHEN EXPECTATIONS AND HOPE BECOME REALITY

A 21 year old pregnant lady had been admitted in Ruby General Hospital under the care of Dr. Sujay Samanta (Consultant Critical Care) and Dr. Bikash Banerjee (Consultant Gynaecologist) with complaints of fever and shortness of breath... Read More

 

ALL SYMPTOMS OF COVID IS NOT ALWAYS COVID

A 48 year old gentleman had been admitted in Ruby General Hospital under the care of Dr. Manali Bhattacharya (Consultant Medicine) with complaints of a day old fever and pain... Read More

 

CERVICAL MYELOPATHY TREATED WITH ANTERIOR CERVICAL DISECTOMY & CORPECTOMY

A 45 year old middle aged lady had been admitted in Ruby General Hospital under the care of Dr. Tirtha Pratim Purkait (Consultant Medicine) with complaints of severe pain... Read More

 

STRONG WILL OVERCOMES PHYSICAL WEAKNESS

A senior citizen of 65 years had been admitted in Ruby General Hospital with complaints of chest pain and shortness of breath under the expert care of Dr. Saujatya Chakraborty... Read More

 

Urosepsis With Multi Organ Dysfunction In A Teenage Girl

A 13 year old female girl had been admitted under the care of Dr. Anirban Basu (Consultant Paediatric) with complaints of abdominal pain, fever and vomiting for the last seven days, along with decreased urine output... Read More

 

A Timely Intervention Saves A Potential Amputation

Mishaps occur when we expect the least and when it happens, a quick and correct decision is all that matters. Such was the case of a 30 year old man who had been presented late night in the Emergency department... Read More

 

There Is Always Light At The End Of The Tunnel : Challenge Taken And Life Saved

Sk Mehabub Ali, a 64 year old senior citizen had been admitted under the care of Dr. Dibyadip Mukhopadyay (Consultant Intensivist and Pain Physician) with complaints of acute respiratory difficulty. ... Read More

 

Professional Singer Begins Singing Anew

We always consider home as the safest haven but, sometimes emergencies take place in the safest of places. Brain hemorrhage is a catastrophic event in any one’s life and it causes a lot of neurologic disabilities... Read More

 

Age Is Not A Factor For Fighting Against Cancer

A female senior citizen of 82 years had been presented with ulceration on pre existing mole on right cheek and right post auricular area (Area around the ear)... Read More

 

Surgical Removal Of A Tumour Weighing More Than 11 Kgs

A 49 year old lady could feel that she was gradually finding it difficult to proceed in her day to day life. Her abdomen began swelling and she could not fathom any reason for the discomfort along with accumulation of fluid... Read More

 

Expert Care Despite The Pandemic Scenario

A 66 year old female patient who is a known case of stage IV Lung Cancer had been admitted under the expert care of Dr. Dipanjan Majumder (Consultant Oncologist) with complaints of convulsion... Read More

 

Advanced Age And Comorbidities Is No Longer A Hindrance

A 64 year old senior citizen who is a known case of ductal carcinoma left breast had been admitted under the care of Dr. Syed Hassanujjaman (Surgical Oncologist)... Read More

 

When The Mind Goes Against The Body

A 50 year year old male patient had been presented in the Emergency department of Ruby General Hospital with cut throat injury and multiple cuts on flexor aspect... Read More

 

Correct Timing And Decisions Can Save Lives

A 36 year old young man had been presented with complaints of pain abdomen under the care of Dr. Madhu Priya (Consultant Pulmonologist)... Read More

 

Quick Intervention In The Emergency Department Saves Another Life

Working people are the most vulnerable ones as they commute to their workplace on a regular basis surpassing all hurdles, racing against time and traffic... Read More

 

Dengue Adds To The Woes Of Covid Pandemic

A gentleman of over 50 years had been presented in the Emergency department of Ruby General Hospital with complaints of severe weakness for the last seven days along with fever... Read More

 

When Decortication Is A Breath Of Fresh Air

A 30 year old young man had been presented with sudden onset of shortness of breath and recurrent fever for one month along with a history of Type II Diabetes mellitus... Read More

 

A Strong Will, Expertise And Science Can Overcome All Odds

A 51 year old gentleman had been presented with a history of gradually increasing ulcerproliferative (Growing and increasing in number rapidly) lesion involving right lower alveolus... Read More

 

Another Brave Heart Overcoming The Pandemic

A 60 year old lady with a history of hypertension had an acute episode of abdominal pain and jaundice two years ago. Back then, on evaluation at a local hospital she was diagnosed with multiple gall stones... Read More

 

Laser Lithotripsy For An Expectant Mother

Motherhood is a lifetime experience which makes every woman complete. This had also been the wish of a 29 year old lady who had been expecting her first child post six years of marriage... Read More

 

Early Detection Is The Key To Cancer Free Life

A 62 year old gentleman had been admitted under the care of Dr. Kumar Gauraw (Consultant Urologist) with symptoms of blood in the urine. He had a history of Type II Diabetes Mellitus and Hypertension... Read More

 

Optimism Is Half The Battle Won

A 54 year old lady had been presented with complaints of gradually enlarging ulceroproliferative lesion over left lower jaw for the last three months... Read More

 

Advanced Laparoscopic Liver Surgery

A 58 year old diabetic man had been presented in the Emergency department of Ruby General Hospital with complaints of upper abdominal swelling and occasional pain for 4 – 5 months... Read More

 

When Unwanted Weight Cannot Weigh You Down

A 40 year old lady had been presented with menorrhagia and severe anaemia and was admitted under the expert care of Dr. Sudhir Adhikary (Consultant Gynaeocologist)... Read More

 

B – Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (All)

A six year old child had been shifted from a nursing home and admitted under the care of Dr. Anirban Basu (Consultant Paediatric) with pancytopenia... Read More

 

Cancer Counts Go Up Silently Along With Covid Counts

A 53 year old lady had been suffering from a gradually increasing constipation for last 4 – 5 months and did not consult any doctor until an episode of blood mixed stool... Read More

 

Overcoming the pandemic makes one feel lucky

The global pandemic has been taking a toll on innumerable lives worldwide and the senior citizens are more vulnerable as, generally, their immunity levels are pretty low... Read More

 

An extremely rare surgical emergency becomes part of the pandemic

A 75 year old obese hypertensive lady had been presented in the Emergency department of Ruby General Hospital at midnight after being referred by a couple of hospitals of the city... Read More

 

Overcoming age and comorbidities, the fear factors during the pandemic

A 76 year old senior citizen had been admitted under the care of Dr. Kumardip Banerjee (Consultant Medicine) with complaints of fever and weakness for 3 days... Read More

 

Unusually Large Ovarian Tumour

A 62 year old lady had been admitted under the expert care of Dr. Gautam Mukhopadhyay (Consultant Onco Surgeon) with history of a gradually increasing abdominal distension for the last six months... Read More

 

More Science Less Fear

A 59 year old gentleman had been admitted with complaints of left sided nasal bleeding for two months, left nasal obstruction for a month along with left dimness of vision... Read More

 

Age Is Not A Barrier For Heart Ailments

A 30 year old young gentleman had been admitted under the care of Dr. Tanmoy Majee (Consultant Cardiologist) with complaints of central chest pain associated with bilateral upper limb radiation... Read More

 

Femoral Richter’s Hernia – An Uncommon Hernia

A 75 year old lady had been admitted in Ruby General Hospital with complaints of abdominal pain for twelve days associated with nausea, vomiting, intermittent fever and severe pain abdomen... Read More

 

Adenocarcinoma Sigmoid Colon

A 74 year old, female senior citizen had been admitted under the expert care of Dr. Sumanta Dey (Consultant Advanced Laparoscopic, Bariatric and GI Surgeon) with complaints of bleeding... Read More

 

When The Heart Oovercomes All Barriers And Keeps Beating

A 71 year old senior citizen had been admitted in Ruby General Hospital under the expert care of Dr. Sunip Banerjee (Consultant Interventional Cardiologist) with complaints of palpitation... Read More

 

Broad Ligament Fibroid Removed Through Morcellation Technique

A 40 year old lady presented with complaints of pain in the lower abdomen associated with heaviness and difficulty in passing urine. She had been admitted under the expert care of Dr. Bikash Banerjee... Read More

 

Ruby critical and trauma care in action

There are numerous times when things happen unintentionally and they are undesirable in nature. These, we call accidents, which are often very severe and sometimes even fatal... Read More

 

A rare infection checked in time

A 66 year old lady had been presented with complaints of low grade fever, headache and severe left eye infection for around six days. She also had a history of vomiting... Read More

 

When The heart races against the clock

A 51 year old lady had been admitted under the expert care of Dr. Sankhadip Pramanik (Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon) with complaints of chest pain on exertion for the past six months.... Read More

 

When the clock ticks backwards

A 65 year old lady had been presented with severe chest pain for approx six months and had been admitted under the care of Dr. Saujatya Chakraborty... Read More

 

When the rhythm of life suddenly changes

In todays world, though we try to be very careful, yet unwanted incidents occur, changing the rhythm of life. The tune of life suddenly changed for a 28 year old youth when he met with a Road Traffic Accident... Read More

 

A journey from disabling low back pain to walking painfree in two days

A 70 year old man had been admitted under the care of Dr. Arindam Mukherjee (Consultant Pulmonologist) with complaints of severe disabling Low Back pain... Read More

 

Let your shoulder pain rest on our shoulders

I have been relieved from my pain and I can stretch my hand”, said a 35 year old lady who had been presented with severe shoulder pain... Read More

 

Undiagnosed respiratory failure

A 35 year old lady who had suffered a respiratory failure and was on mechanical ventilator had been referred to Ruby General Hospital... Read More

 

Cardiologists plug in Left Atrial Appendage Closure of patient with atrial fibrillation to prevent from stroke

A 73 year old lady had been diagnosed with Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation and had been admitted under the care of Dr. Sunip Banerjee... Read More

 

ROTA Guided PTCA

A 69 year old gentleman had been presented with complaints of exertional dyspnoea (Difficult or laboured breathing on exertion)... Read More

 

A Negligilbe Stomach Pain Could Cut A Precious Life Short

A 68 year old lady with diabetes and hypertension had been presented with complaints of pain abdomen for a few days associated with... Read More

 

Optical Coherence tomography (OCT) Guided PTCA

Mr. Nirmal Saha, a 69 year old gentleman had been admitted with complaints of shortness of breath under the care of Dr. Sunip Banerjee... Read More

 

A Mother’s Will Overcomes All Odds

A 32 year old lady had been presented with a history of Jejunoileal Perforative Peritonitis along with Uterine Perforation which had been... Read More

 

Unrelenting pain of six months – gone in six minutes

A 51 year old man was admitted with complaints of an aggravating chest pain and a chronic arm pain for the past six months. The pain was so severe that he had great difficulty... Read More

 

Humanity in todays mechanical world

It is very hard to find a little humanity on the roads in todays mechanical world. Usually we see people falling sick on the road but, none are willing to lend a helping hand... Read More

 

Painless normal delivery

Pain is a subjective feeling and is defined as ‘an unpleasant sensory or emotional experience, which may or may not be associated with tissue damage’.... Read More

 

A ray of hope

Taniya Das, a 75 year old lady had been admitted in Ruby General Hospital with complaints of Shortness of Breath (SOB), pain, swelling and weakness of both lower limbs... Read More

 

Golden hour care by trauma team saved a teenager

A 15 year old boy had been admitted under the care of Dr. Kunal Sengupta Consultant Orthopaedic) in Ruby General Hospital after sustaining polytrauma... Read More

 

When pessimism becomes optimism

A 49 year old male had been admitted in Ruby General Hospital with complaints of left lower limb cellulitis and left thigh abscess of seven days duration... Read More

 

Two CTOs in one sitting is an extreme rarity

DR. P. K. JHA MD. (Med), MRCP

Mr. Mukesh Shah, 60 years of age, consulted Dr. Pradyot.K. Jha, Consultant Interventinal Cardiologistwith complaints of frequent incapacitating chest pain... Read More

 

Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrilator – A unique service at Ruby

Dr. Ranjan Srivastava (Consultant Cardiologist)

Suranjan Pathak, a 31year old gentleman had been brought to Ruby General Hospital on 08/08/2015 with complaints of a sudden onset of weakness... Read More

 

An acute on chronic patient was restored back to a functional state

Ranjan Srivastav (Consultant Cardiologist)

Chhaya Rani Devi, a 62 year old female patient, who is a known case of Obesity, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Diabetes Mellitus Type II, Obstructive Sleep Apnoea and Bifascicular block, was admitted with respiratory difficulty along with... Read More

 

Dr. Kalyan Kar & Dr. Amitabha Saha & Dr. Tapan Kumar Dass & Dr. Sougata Deb & Dr. Anjula Banerjee

A 58-year-old lady was admitted in ITU of Ruby General Hospital with a history of severe pain in lower abdomen with nausea and discharge of faecal material through a drain in... Read More

 

When the unknown comes knocking

Dr. Sumanta Dey - MS , DNB , MNAMS , FMAS , FNB - Minimal Access Surgery

A 58 year old lady had come from Jharkhand with complaints of abdominal pain associated with low grade fever... Read More

 

When high risk dwarfs infront of courage and science

Dr. Suvadip Chakrabarti, MCh (Surgical Oncology)

A 62 year old lady from the land of “MaaJagadhatri”,Chandannagar, Hooghly,had come to Ruby General Hospitalwithahistory of post menstrual bleeding and a biopsy report... Read More

 

Lady begins life anew . . . blesses ruby cancer centre team

Dr. Gautam Mukhopadhyay , Surgical Oncologist , HOD

A 20 year old lady had been admitted in Ruby General Hospital with a history of gradually increasing painless swelling over right lower back... Read More

 

Dr. Gautam Mukhopadhyay & Dr. Tapan Kumar Dass & Dr. M. B. Das & Dr. Avijit Banerjee (Anaesthetist)

This 36-year-old gentleman was admitted with history of gradually increasing dysphagia (solids >> liquids) since November 2010. Upper GI Endoscopy revealed ulceroproliferative growth in oesophagus at 32cm from the incision teeth ... Read More