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Ankura Hospitals successfully handled & managed an extremely low weight preterm baby

· A preterm baby was delivered with 550 gms

· After 2 months of medical care healthy baby was discharged with 1500 gms

· Only 30% in this condition survive with good neurological outcome, globally!!

· Baby achieved discharge weight in less than 60 days!! ( 20 days less than expected duration)

11th February 2021, Hyderabad : Ankura Hospital, a super specialty Hospital chain dedicated to Women and Children in the state of Telangana & Andhra Pradesh, with 10 Centers at Hyderabad ,Khammam & Tirupati has successfully handled & managed a preterm baby girl ,who was born 27 weeks premature with an extreme low birth weight of 550gm at Ankura hospital for Women & Children, Mehdipatnam in December 2020 has managed to fight all odds & survived.

Sharing the details Medical Director Dr.Naveen Chettupalli at Ankura Hospitals

Mehdipatnam saidThe situation was critical and challenging due to the low weight and given medical conditions. Baby was fragile, required oxygen support at birth and was immediately placed in Incubator (machine simulating womb environment). 24/7 expert Nursing care and specialist doctor team services led by the neonatologist Dr.Ankush Kommawar was rendered to the baby as the initial few weeks are crucial for nutrition, lungs & brain maturity and establishing feeds. Having the advanced equipment, standardized treatment protocols ,key medical intervention & procedure, helped the baby to survive after 2 months of special care by the entire medical team who spent several sleepless nights in managing the baby”.


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