Man Killed After Being Sucked Into MRI Machine

29 January, 2018, 10:56 | Author: Kim Reid
  • Mumbai: Man dies in Nair Hospital after getting sucked into MRI machine

The oxygen cylinder's metal reportedly activated the machine's fatal magnetic field after which the man was pulled with severe force along with the cylinder. They were waiting for the doctor outside the MRI room, when a ward boy attached to the ICU told them to take the oxygen cylinder inside.

Following the incident, Agripada police registered a case under section 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) of the IPC against Saurav Lanjekar, a doctor, the wardboy, identified as Vitthal, and an ayah. Maru's bloated body was sent to Sir JJ hospital for post mortem examination.

According to eyewitnesses, Rajesh Maru, who worked as a salesman, entered the MRI room carrying an oxygen cylinder which was helping his relative breathe.

Relatives of Rajesh Maru, 32, blame the staff for their "massive negligence" in the matter. The civic body has ordered an inquiry to ascertain how the cylinder made it to the MRI room where metal objects are not allowed. MRI scanners use strong magnetic fields, electric field gradients, and radio waves to generate images of the organs in the body.

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Atul Kulkarni, past president of the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine, said: "I do not know the circumstances of this incident, but exposure to oxygen is extremely unlikely to kill a person".

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According to NDTV, he said, "When we told him that metallic things aren't allowed inside an MRI room, he said 'sab chalta hai, hamara roz ka kaam hai'". After he was pulled from the machine he was rushed to the emergency ward, but died within minutes. He was sucked in and his hand got stuck there.

The freak accident, involving a man who got suck into an MRI machine, happened last night in a hospital in Central Mumbai, India.

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Mumbai Police spokesperson DCP Deepak Deoraj said Dr. Shah and the ward boy, Vittal Chavan, were arrested on Sunday evening and charged with causing death due to negligence.

"It's due to their carelessness that Rajesh died", Mr Solanki said, blaming the staff for negligence and demanding action against the erring doctor and ward boy.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced an ex gratia of Rs 5 lakh to Maru's family.

The victim, as directed by the doctor, took the patient to the MRI ward for the scan. Further investigation is on, a senior police officer was quoted in the report as saying. "Rajesh Maru was the only earning member in his family".

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