From our Correspondent
KOKRAJHAR, May 16: tiol archer Gohela Boro, one of the most promising archers of India who was under treatment, was released from AIIMS, New Delhi on May 15. She underwent treatment at AIIMS from April 8 to May 15. She is on the way back to her home at new Amguri in Kokrajhar.
Sources from Discovery Club said she was diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), Gangrene and iron deposit on liver due to 24 units of blood transfusion in Kokrajhar and Guwahati. Gangrene is almost cured and she can walk, but there is a chance of infection if she skips any medical course. Medicines have also been given to get rid of iron stored in the liver. Doctor has prescribed a life-long medicine to keep her hemoglobin rate constant. Doctors said Lupus is not a curable disease but could be treated and she needs to take medicine for life and undergo regular check-up.
Sources said Gohela has to take 28 tablets a day and few are cheap but some are expansive costing Rs 800- Rs 900 per tablet but doctors said slowly they would decrease the consumption of medicines.
As her medicines are expensive, the Discovery Club members went to visit DG, SAI-Injeti Srinivas at Shastriya Bhavan to discuss about the medicine expenses and ministry has agreed to provide advance medicines worth Rs 1 lakh for Gohela Boro and plastic surgery of her limb will also be done after two months which will be borne by the ministry. Regular check-ups will also be done and in case emergency she will be shifted to AIIMS, said Dr. Uma Kumar, Head of the Department of Rheumatology.