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Hard pressed on every side, but not crushed

Remarkable resilient spirit of patient and team of doctors of fortis hospital helps him to recover from life threatening situation .
Rajan (name changed ) had life threatening problem due to swallowed denture - whole denture got impacted in food pipe and over time started causing obstruction of wind pipe.
Patient had accidentally swallowed denture in night . For intkam few days he tried home based remedies only leading to more complications and slowly he started having problem with his breathing . The denture Has got badly impacted into his food pipe and resulted into compression on his trachea ( wind pipe ) . He was advised to undergo major surgery associated with complications and life risk . After consulting many hospitals and delay of 1 month , he consulted Dr. Nitin Behl , Additional Director , Gastroentrology at Fortis Hospital , Ludhiana . Dr Behl , after careful evaluation decided to remove it with endoscopy and close the leaks in food pipe with clips endoscopically using advance state of art equipment at fortis hospital .
Dr. Behl and his team of doctors finally were able to remove it endosocpicaly and close leaks without need for surgery .
Patient recovered in 1-2 days time and now has normal breathing and eating comfortably.
Dr. Behl said that it was technically challenging case as wind pipe was also involved but he and his team of doctors were able to succeed using care fully planned procedure at state of art endoscopy centre.


Dr. Pinak , Zonal Director at fortis hospitals said that Fortis Hospital is always there for care of patients

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