Delhi High Court Asks AIIMS to Consider Plea of Cancer Patient for Surgery

The Delhi High Court has asked the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, to consider the case of a 44-year-old woman suffering from esophageal (food pipe) cancer who is looking for a medical procedure while ensuring her wellbeing amid the overall Covid-19 circumstance.

“This Court is certain that the group at AIIMS managing solicitor’s case in the Department of Surgical Oncology, would guarantee that a proper equilibrium is drawn between guaranteeing the prosperity of the candidate as well as the Covid-19 circumstance which is common as of now,” said a solitary appointed authority seat of Justice Prathiba M. Singh. Steps for the lead of the medical procedure are coordinated to be taken as soon as the specialist/group in the concerned division suggests something similar for the candidate, while keeping in mind the general realities and conditions.”

Following notice of the entries of the gatherings coordinated, the Court directed that the CT examine report of the patient, as well as the CT filter itself, be communicated to the specialist concerned, via scholarly Senior Counsel Satvik Verma. The candidate’s supervisor will hand over the CT examination report to Verma, so it is possible that it will be given to the specialist/specialist in question.

After the specialist has reviewed the CT scan report, a teleconsultation should be scheduled between the specialist/oncology group involved and the candidate to determine the date of the medical procedure, keeping in mind the Covid situation in AIIMS, as well as the likely date of resumption of elective medical procedures.

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