(ORDO NEWS) — The Republican Clinical Hospital of Tatarstan told about a unique operation, during which a toothbrush was pulled out of the patient’s head.
The man was brought to the emergency room in consciousness, the object was stuck in the head. Computed tomography showed that vital areas were not damaged.
The patient was also a doctor, though from a different region. A year and a half ago, he received a severe head injury, underwent surgery, and recovered for a long time.
On the evening of the hospitalization, the brush went almost to the very bristles into the brain through the site of the first injury.
“The smoothed edges of the toothbrush handle seemed to “spread”, and not pierce the brain, without damaging the vital centers and large vessels.
There was no profuse hemorrhage, hematoma,” the medical facility said.
Doctors of the Republican Clinical Hospital carefully removed the brush from the head, it was necessary to act with jewelry, any wrong move could lead to the death of the patient.
The doctors did an excellent job, after a few days the man was transferred from the intensive care unit to the department, and he gradually began to recover.
How exactly the toothbrush hit the head, the medical facility did not specify.
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