Doctors perform rare pancreas surgery
When 17-year-old Vishwajit Singh arrived in Mumbai three months ago from Uttar Pradesh, little did he know that he'd come so close to death. During a late night stroll, he was hit by an SUV. The accident cost Vishwajit 50 per cent of his pancreas, but a rare life-saving procedure saved his life.

After bystanders rushed him to the nearby Life Line Hospital, he was later taken to Mira Road's Wockhardt Hospital for advanced medical attention. The doctors there suspected damage to his pancreas. Vishwajit's pancreas were leaking into his abdominal cavity. "This has deadly consequences. The pancreatic juices are digestive, they dissolve anything that they come in contact with. In his case, they were eating up blood vessels, soft tissues, and muscles rapidly," said Dr Imran Shaikh, Hepato-pancreato-biliary Surgeon at Wockhardt Hospital....

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