Doctors fight for the life of the victim at explosion of gas in Khabarovsk Krai

Doctors fight for the life of the victim at explosion of gas in Khabarovsk Krai© Photo: courtesy of the press service dvrts MOE Russia

Doctors fight for the life of the victim at explosion of gas in Sovetskaya Gavan women that eve was taken for treatment in Khabarovsk, told RIA Novosti Deputy chief physician by medical part of KGBUZ «Regional clinical hospital №2» Natalia Garaeva.

On Thursday evening, the victim was taken by helicopter from Sovgavan in Khabarovsk for treatment in regional hospital №2. The woman has severe burns, earlier she was admitted to ICU in serious condition.

«Now the patient’s condition is serious but stable, she is in intensive care, yesterday she was a tubal and bronchoscopy. She had inhalation burns of the first degree and a large percentage of the body burns of 50%, 10% of which are deep. We have every reason to fear for her life, since we are talking about the burn disease – there’s not a terrible situation at the time of injury, as it can develop later,» he said.

According to her, the patient also detected a pneumothorax of the two parties, injury to the lungs.

«So we are fighting not only for her health but for her life. Over 30% of burns of a body – it is life threatening. With such severe injuries, patients lie up to a year if overcome all extreme situations. Now the patient’s stage of burn shock, at this stage, the percentage of death of around 60%. Therefore, not all here depends on the doctors. The fact that she was brought to Khabarovsk, already gives a small chance, but much will depend on how the body can handle all stages of the disease,» he added.

According to the MOE, the message on explosion in an apartment house № 13 «and» on the street Working in the city of Sovetskaya Gavan entered 6.50 MSK environment. Four people were injured: one male treated on an outpatient basis, three women were hospitalized. The building evacuated 74 of the tenant, a significant portion have already returned to their apartments, the residents of the emergency entrance is located at family.

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