Jharkhand Education Minister Jagarnath Mahato sent to Chennai by air ambulance, now MGM will be treated

There was no improvement in his health even in Medica. His health deteriorated further on Sunday (October 18, 2020). After this, he was shifted to ventilator. However, before this, Mr Mahato's family refused to put him on the ventilator.

19th October, 2020

Jharkhand Education Minister Jagarnath Mahto Airlifted. Jharkhand Education Minister Jagarnath Mahato, who was suffering from a lung infection after being infected with Corona, was airlifted to Chennai. On Monday (October 19, 2020), he was sent by air ambulance at 6:35 pm under the supervision of lung pathologists from Chennai. Dungri MLA Jagranath Mahato of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) may also have to undergo a lung transplant. Earlier, he was removed from ventilator at Medica Hospital and put on Ekmo machine. Jagarnath Mahato will now be treated in Chennai under the supervision of doctors of MGM Hospital.

Earlier, expert doctors in Chennai had said after conducting a clinical review of Education Minister Jagarnath Mahato that they needed to be put on an extra corporeal membrane oxygenator (Ekmo) machine. On the advice of expert doctors, its procedure was started late at night. Ekamo is colloquially called an artificial lung. Before the Education Minister was sent to Chennai, Chief Minister Hemant Soren went to Medica and spoke to expert doctors from Chennai.

In view of the serious condition of the Education Minister, he was put on an AMO machine. This was done following the advice of a team of specialist doctors who reached Ranchi from Chennai late on Sunday night on the special request of Chief Minister Hemant Soren. Three doctors Dr. Upper Jindal, Dr. Murari Krishna and Dr. Junaid Amin who reached Ranchi around 11 o'clock at night, examined the Education Minister after midnight and advised him to put them on Ekmo machine.

Expert doctors in Chennai after doing a clinical review of Education Minister Jagarnath Mahato said that they need to be put on an extra corporeal membrane oxygenator (Ekmo) machine. On the advice of expert doctors, its procedure was started late at night. Ekamo is colloquially called an artificial lung. Education Minister Jagarnath Mahato's lung infection has spread and it has come to transplant.

Corona virus-infected Education Minister Jagarnath Mahato is undergoing treatment at the Critical Care Unit of Medica. On 28 September 2020, after being infected with Corona, he was brought to the capital Ranchi from Bokaro and admitted to the Kovid-19 ward of Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS). On 1 October, his health suddenly deteriorated and soon the Education Minister was shifted to Medica Hospital.

There was no improvement in his health even in Medica. His health deteriorated further on Sunday (October 18, 2020). After this, he was shifted to ventilator. However, before this, Mr Mahato's family refused to put him on the ventilator. However, considering his condition on Sunday, he was put on ventilator. Due to difficulty in breathing, Education Minister Mr. Mahato, who was placed on ventilator, has now been put on Ekmo machine.

It will be relevant to say here that Education Minister Jagarnath Mahato has a lot of trouble breathing. His oxygen level also started falling on Sunday. This increased the concern of doctors. Senior doctors were called. Chief Minister Hemant Soren himself reached the Medica and took information from the doctors about the health of the Education Minister. Interacted with doctors on all options. After this, specialist doctors of Chennai were called to Ranchi.

It will be relevant to say here that Education Minister Jagarnath Mahato has a lot of trouble breathing. His oxygen level also started falling on Sunday. This increased the concern of doctors. Senior doctors were called. Chief Minister Hemant Soren himself reached the Medica and took information from the doctors about the health of the Education Minister. Interacted with doctors on all options. After this, specialist doctors of Chennai were called to Ranchi.

After reviewing the medical reports of Jagarnath Mahato late at night, the doctors shifted him to Ekmo machine. If this improves Mr. Mahato's health a little bit, then he will be taken to Chennai by air ambulance. It would be relevant to say here that Ekmo machine is such a machine, with the help of which oxygen is supplied to the whole body. It is used only on those people whose lungs do not work.

With the help of this machine, the whole body gets oxygen and the lungs do not need to work. If his oxygen level is controlled on Monday and there is a slight improvement in his health, then education minister Jagarnath Mahato will be considered to shift to Chennai. It will be done as needed there. Their lungs can also be transplanted if needed.

Category: India: Jharkhand

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Reported by:
Rachna Kumari