Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

UHS saves the life of a woman who had been wrongly diagnosed  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN Press - 14/01/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN Press) The medical team at the University Hospital Sharjah (UHS) was able to save the life of a woman in her fifties who suffers from diabetes and who had succumbed to sudden illness that caused most vital functions to be severely compromised. The woman's condition had seriously deteriorated because none of the interventions or the treatments she had received at other medical centres had been appropriate. She underwent prompt and effective surgical intervention at the UHS that cured the symptoms that had resulted from the previous diagnosis. The patient was discharged from hospital in a healthy and stable condition and was able to safely resume the activities of daily living



The patient had been visiting hospital and medical centres for a week and her condition was clinically diagnosed as hyperglycaemia (high blood sugar) which requires raising the dose of insulin. She did not respond to the new dosage and was taken to University Hospital Sharjah where specialists immediately admitted her to the intensive care unit



Dr Ahmed Abdul Aziz Sharab, Consultant and Head of Anesthesia Department at the University Hospital Sharjah, said: "Diabetes is a common disease that requires continuous treatment and follow-up. The symptoms of diabetes related complications or diseases can at times fall outside of the normal scope, therefore making them difficult to diagnose and treat. The patient was suffering as a result of inaccurate clinical diagnosis.



Sharab added: "From the first instant, we observed acute health problems and a decline in the body's vital functions. We suspected the patient's condition was due to complications in the abdomen and she was referred to a surgery consultant who confirmed our suspicions. An immediate surgical intervention was carried out and the patient recovered and was discharged. We are pleased that she has joined her family and is able to perform routine daily activities.



Emergency procedures were taken to restore vital functions. After a four hour surgery, the patient was found to with a hole in large intestine accompanied by purulent infections in the abdomen with no signs of hyperglycaemia as was clinically diagnosed by other medical centres. After the successful surgery, the patient was kept in intensive care until her condition was stabilised. Later, she was discharged from the UHS



UHS consultants advise diabetes patients not to neglect treatment and to check up on their condition if at any point in time they feel serious sickness or acute pain. Diabetes patients must inform their doctors immediately when new symptoms appear to enable doctors to detect the disease early enough, soothe the symptoms, administer the appropriate medication and speed up recovery


About UHS
UHS

 


MENAFN Press




  MENA News Headlines
 Dec 20 2014 - Etihad has no further A380 orders, Boeing 787 delayedMENAFN
(MENAFN) Etihad Airways is not interested in ordering any more Airbus A380s, while the launch of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner into service has been delayed, Gulf News reported.The Dreamliner ...

 Dec 20 2014 - Saudi rail expansion contributes to domestic tourismMENAFN
(MENAFN) Saudi Railways Organization (SRO) President has lauded the efforts of Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) in developing the tourism sector and preserving national heritage, ...

 Dec 20 2014 - Tunisia, Germany sign USD55.21m loan agreementMENAFN
(MENAFN) Tunisia and Germany have signed a loan agreement worth USD55.21 million for the modernization of more than 300 educational institutions in the different regions of the country, QNA ...

 Dec 20 2014 - Qatar- Magnificent Mirza wins stage 2The Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Overnight leader Azzedine Lagab yesterday retained his position at the Tour of Zubarah where defending champion Yusif Mirza of the UAE produced a late burst to win stage ...

 Dec 20 2014 - Aishwarya to make comeback with JazbaaKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Jazbaa is a contemporary thriller set in modern-day Mumbai. Los Angeles - Former Miss World and popular Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will make her comeback with ...

 Dec 20 2014 - UAE- Srikanth looks to change strategy for next two tiesKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Indian star Kidambi Srikanth set to play Sugiarto and Jorgensen in Dubai event.Kidambi Srikanth faltered in the first set but made a strong comeback against Kento Momoto on ...

 Dec 20 2014 - UAE- Aussie rookie makes an early impactKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Cannon makes statement for Mena Golf Tour with a steady performance at the Dubai Open. Chris Cannon was playing for the first time in an asian tour event Dubai — An ...

 Dec 20 2014 - UAE- Chen and Saina cruiseKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) South Koreas Bae shocks Chinese No.Saina Nehwal of India in action against Sung Ji Hyun of South Korea at the BWF Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals on Thursday. ...

 Dec 20 2014 - UAE- Teary-eyed for 132 dreams lostKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Pak ambassador condemns Taleban for using Islams cover to justify massacre Abu Dhabi: The Pakistani community in Abu Dhabi gathered at the embassy on Thursday morning to ...

 Dec 20 2014 - IT teacher steals students iPad sells it onlineKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The teachers theft was allegedly busted after she posted an advertisement on a popular website to sell the iPad. Dubai: An Information Technology (IT) teacher is standing ...

more...


 






Google

Click to Apply

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help