The pediatrics department of Gian Sagar medical College and Hospital has successfully saved a premature baby boy with multiple organ infection born to a couple from village Cheeka in Haryana whom even the best of hospitals could not treat.Dr. Harijot Singh and Dr. Navdeep Singh Dhaliwal from Gian Sagar Medical College and Hospital said that the baby boy born was born on November 3 prematurely. “It was a case of high risk pregnancy wherein the baby delivered was low weight at 1.1 kg. The child was born to Haryana in a renowned hospital of Patiala. Clinically the baby was critical and was suffering from severe multi-organ infection involving liver, lungs, kidneys and brain,” said Dr Harijot Singh.The doctors at Patiala hospital referred baby to Chandigarh’s top government hospital, but the child remained critical. Thereafter, the baby was referred from top government hospital to a super specialty pediatrics hospital in Chandigarh where he was put on ventilator as he was unable to breathe, but the condition worsened.
From there the baby was referred to Gian Sagar Hospital. The team of pediatrician from Gian Sagar Hospital brought the critically ill baby in Gian Sagar Hospital Ambulance which is equipped with artificial life support system to the hospital.“We have fully functional neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) where all kind of critically ill pediatric patients get quality treatment at affordable cost. The child was shifted in NICU,” added Dr Dhaliwal.The baby was kept in ventilator for 60 hours and was managed with high dosage of intravenous antibiotics along with blood platelets. When the baby\s condition improved, he was kept beside the mother and breast feeding was started. The baby stayed at hospital for 14 days, and was finally discharged after adequate weight gain.On follow up the child is now in healthy condition. They added that the child is immunized at regular intervals and parents are very much satisfied with the treatment.