Amritsar: The condition of a 14-year-old Jalandhar gang-rape victim, whose ruptured uterus was removed and intestines repaired, today continued to remain critical.
"Girl's uterus had ruptured that caused severe infection. A panel of surgeons, gynaecologists and anaesthetists decided to remove the uterus amid septicemia (infection)", medical superintendent of Guru Nanak Dev Hospital, Tejbir Singh said.
The team of doctors also had to perform surgery on her intestines that had been damaged, he said.
The surgery was carried out last evening after the girl was brought here from Jalandhar following which she was shifted to the ICU unit, a hospital official said.
She would be observed closely for the next 72 hours since her condition remained critical even after the surgery, doctors attending on her said.
"The girl had suffered extensive blood loss and her haemoglobin count was mere 3 (against the normal range of 11.5-16). Sufficient blood units were infused to her but her condition would yet take time to respond medical treatment", Singh said.