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Man gets new lease of life after declared brain-dead

DNMUM437182 | 6/4/2019 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :340 | Health

Medical Miracle He fought a rare kind of brain tumour, Acute Hydrocephalus

A 29-year-old neuro technician fought a rare kind of brain tumor, Acute Hydrocephalus and got a new lease of life after he was brought brain dead at the time of emergency at Global Hospital, Parel.
Ritesh Kumar (name changed) was suffering from a benign tumour which resulted in accumulation of excess Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) within the brain. This resulted in increased pressure of fluid in the brain. An MRI scan later revealed that he had developed a rare cyst called colloid cyst in the centre of the brain, which needed immediate intervention.
Almost three months ago, Kumar started experiencing the symptoms which consisted of severe headache, slurring of speech, fever and blackouts. He developed sensorium, a medical condition ch
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