The case of the uprooted tree in front of the Tran Van On school: the pregnant woman has passed the critical state
The ultrasound showed that the gestational sac was still in the uterus.
Gia Dinh People’s Hospital (Ho Chi Minh City) said that the pregnant woman was taken from District 1 Hospital to the emergency room in shock, blood loss and multiple trauma at 7:40 am 3-4 minutes.
Here, through initial CT findings, the patient had a grade 2 left kidney tear, a grade 3 liver rupture, a right sacral fracture, and a left upper third femur. The patient was operated on by hospital doctors.
Dr. Hoang Quoc Thang, Deputy Head of the Department of Anesthesiology – Resuscitation of Gia Dinh People’s Hospital, said on the night of the 3rd to 4th that the surgery ended at 12:30 on the same day. The doctors performed drainage of the left pleura, stitched up the perineal wound, fixed it outside the pelvis, sutured the left thigh wound, and pierced the left leg with a dumbbell for the pregnant woman.
“During surgery, the patient received a transfusion of 4 red blood cells and 4 units of frozen plasma. Liver and kidney damage continued to be closely monitored,” Dr. Thang said.
According to Dr. Thang, as of 4:00 p.m. on the same day, the patient is being sedated and mechanically ventilated. The ultrasound showed that the gestational sac was still in the uterus. Doctors are currently actively resuscitating the patient after surgery.
Earlier, in the morning of the same day, a tamarind tree on the campus of Tran Van On High School (Nguyen Van Thu Street, Da Kao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City) was suddenly uprooted and fell onto the street, causing 7 people injured and hospitalized emergency hospital.