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Year : 1993  |  Volume : 39  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 10-3

Analytical data of March 1993 blast victims--the KEM Hospital experience.


Dept of General Surgery, Seth G.S. Medical College and KEM Hospital, Parel, Bombay, Maharashtra.

Correspondence Address:
S G Shenoy
Dept of General Surgery, Seth G.S. Medical College and KEM Hospital, Parel, Bombay, Maharashtra.

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On 13th March 1993 consequent to a series of explosions in the city a large number of casualties were attended to at this hospital. A total of 248 patients were treated for various injuries which included 85 minor and 34 major operations. Seventy-nine patients were brought in "dead on arrival". There were 12 deaths after admission out of which 6 patients died after surgery. The cause of death was hemorrhagic shock in 5 patients, burns in 2, severe head injury in 2, and shock lung in 3 patients.






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2004 - Journal of Postgraduate Medicine
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