India, June 9 -- In a rare feat, doctors at Sassoon General Hospital (SGH) and BJ Medical College (BJMC) attached the hand of a 22-year-old man that was severed after it got stuck inside a dough kneading machine in a seven-hour-long surgery, said the officials on Saturday.

The incident happened on May 23 at around 6 am in Baramati and the victim was taken to the government medical college in Baramati. Later he was shifted to the BJMC and SGH for the surgical management.

The right hand of the man was severed at the proximal level and the avulsion injury and delay of six hours made the case challenging, said doctors.

The team included- Dr Parag Sahasrabudhe, head of plastic surgery department; Dr Nikhil Panse, Prof. of plastic surgery; D...