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Kidney Patient Commits Suicide over Treatment Costs

by Medindia Content Team on October 7, 2006 at 7:17 PM
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Kidney Patient Commits Suicide over Treatment Costs

Lucknow: An Uttar Pradesh villager suffering from a serious kidney ailment died Saturday after jumping from the third floor of a premier hospital here, apparently because he could not afford the high treatment costs.

The man jumped out of a window of the nephrology ward of the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, where he was being treated, hospital sources told IANS.

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However, hospital authorities were unwilling to comment.

Source: IANS
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