Forensic experts go several hours late in Lezha hospital and family accuse doctors of negligence
She goes to give birth at the maternity hospital, but instead she lost her life at age 22. This is the story of a girl from Shullaz village of Kurbin. The shocking event, which once again targets “the white shirts” occurred in Lezha maternity hospital. The new mother has died of heart attack. Lorena Imeri died in the early hours of Tuesday. The 22-year-old was in the ninth month of pregnancy and after birth pains, along with her family members were addressed to the maternity hospital of Lezha. Unfortunately the 22-year-old died without being able to bring her baby to life.
The victim’s family accuse doctors of failing to intervene in time and that the new mom to be hadn’t expressed any complication during pregnancy. On the other hand, the director of maternity hosptal in Lezha, Mr. Llesh Marku has reacted after this accuse, stating that the cause of death of 22-year-old has been a heart attack at the time of anesthesia for surgical intervention and rejects the family accusations that the woman died of doctors negligence.
Mr. Llesh Marku, director of maternity hospital in Lezha
“She entered the surgery room and she got a serious cardiac complication with a tachycardia and frequent heart beating with cardiac arrest that brought to the heart break. We try to resuscitate with all the tools and possibilities we had in the resuscitation room. The patient arrived around 7 – 8 pm, but with cardiac problems that she had previously from unconfirmed examinations during pregnancy” reacted the director Mr. Llesh Marku.
“Regarding to this event, the girl’s family show another shocking fact that they first took the girl at the hospital emergency in Lac, but there were no specialized doctors and therefore they were forced to send her in maternity hospital of Lezha. Unfortunately, the 22-year-old neither brought her baby to life, nor saved her own life.
Meanwhile, even many hours late, experts from Tirana arrived to conduct the forensic expertise and to determine the true cause of death of the pregnant women. Family requested withdrawal of the body to perform the funeral ceremony, but the morgue staff did not allow without prior forensic expertise.
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