“Global Hospital Doctors performed 16 surgeries to salvage my hand” adds Pratik Joshi – Saradhy
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“Global Hospital Doctors performed 16 surgeries to salvage my hand” adds Pratik Joshi

Team lead by Dr. Nilesh G. Satbhai, Consultant Plastic, Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgeon at Global Hospital, Parel successfully performed complex and complicated hand salvage surgery on 25-year-old Mr. Pratik Joshi, who met with a road accident. Truck hit and rushed over his hand. He suffered from a severe and extensive crush and degloving injury and underwent 16 surgeries in order to salvage his hand. Prompt treatment, effective, and aggressive wound management at Global Hospital gave him a new lease of life.
Pratik Joshi a resident of Ghatkopar was heading home from work on his bike. A full speed truck hit him from behind and ran over his left forearm and hand near Wadala truck terminus. Immediately after the accident, people took him to nearby hospital. Looking at bad condition of his hand, doctor on call at the hospital suggested that amputation will be the only option for saving his life. When the family reached it was shocking for them as they had no hope of saving his limb, hence they thought of taking a chance and took him to emergency department of Global Hospital, Parel.
At Global Hospital, he was immediately taken to the operating room for cleaning of the wound and resuscitation. Few investigations and x rays were performed to assess all the injuries. Dr. Nilesh G. Satbhai at Global Hospital, explained the gravity of the injury and discussed the possibilities of saving the limb and the surgical efforts needed.

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