Family tourist attacked by shark risk was alerted by firefighters
Committee Chair Incident Sharks relayed this information.
Rainy season and frequency of tourists are worrying factors.
Doctors Eli Carlos and Maria Claudia Albuquerque are ahead of the case of the young, hospitalized in HR (Photo: Priscilla Miranda / G1) Doctors Eli Carlos and Maria Claudia Albuquerque are the
front of the case of the young Bruna Gobbi, interned in the HR
(Photo: Priscilla Miranda / G1)
The chairman of the State Committee for Monitoring Incidents with Sharks (CEMETERY), Rosangela Lessa told the G1's family Bruna Silva Gobbi, 18, attacked by a shark on Monday (22), on the beach of Boa Viagem, in Recife, was informed by the Fire Department who was in a hazardous area. Even so, the group would have refused to leave the sea. "The family was approached by firefighters, who explained that it was an area where there was possibility of attacks and asked to leave the water. Then they were monitoring [the group] of the observation post, so they came to the point quickly, when the attack occurred, "said the professor, Federal Rural University of Pernambuco (UFRPE). This was the 59th shark attack off the coast of Pernambuco since 1992, when it began the count.
This time of year is also a risk factor more, added the president CEMETERY. "We are in a period of troubled waters, where the probability of attacks is higher, because the winter rains and the large amount of suspended material that comes from rivers. Moreover, we have in the city a lot of people on vacation which often do not believe what the signs say, "he continued, referring to the signal that alerts you to the risk of shark attack on the coast of Pernambuco.
Rosangela Lessa also informed that the call "return current" was another complication. "It is a very strong current and need to swim very well to escape. Bruna and another person was with her were dragged further into the sea. Currents are common on any beach, is not a peculiarity of Recife, is not an exceptional situation . Exceptional is the person know who is at risk, be warned and stay in place.'s a set of factors predictable and undesirable, with terrible consequences for the victim, his family and the city, "he lamented.
The Hawker Leonardo Ferreira de Brito confirms information CEMETERY. "The current was pulling, they were trying to get back [to the side]. Fireman spoke three times for them not to enter the water. Two swimmers were trying to help, and two firefighters. Apoximou After the jetski was, was that sangueiro seemed Hollywood movie. Her leg 'tava' totally torn, "he said.
According to the president of CEMETERY, there are 44 pairs of plates indicating the occurrence of shark attacks, around 30 kilometers from the coast of Pernambuco - one of them, less than 100m from the scene of the second. No examination of the wound, it is not possible to determine the species of shark that attacked a young São Paulo. "We can only assume, within a very broad assumption, which are species that have been involved in previous incidents that are the flathead and the tiger," he added.
Doctors Hospital of Restoration (HR) who met Bruna Gobbi talked to the press this afternoon. The girl's left leg was amputated about 15 centimeters above the knee after a bite considered extensive. "She's in the ICU and that has in its favor is that it is a young patient who has a healthy heart," said vascular surgeon Maria Claudia Albuquerque.
Sand has bloodstains, the attack site is monitored by military police (Photo: Priscilla Miranda / G1) Blood stains were in the range of beach sand
Boa Viagem (Photo: Priscilla Miranda / G1)
Maria Claudia reported that the patient arrived at the hospital with the pressure to zero, in an extremely serious condition. "We made all measures of support and she was taken to the operating room for evaluation. Injury presented in the limb was very extensive. Chunks of muscle and bone tissue were lost. Needed a quick atitiude to stop the bleeding and try to save the life of the patient, "detailed the medical
"There is still a risk of life because she lost a lot of blood, and a very small period of time," noted Maria Claudia. "Within 48 hours we will have a picture of her and evaluation of neurological status, since she had a cardiac arrest in the hospital and we have reports that the patient had other stops, and when the UPA was being transporada for HR" said Dr. Eli Carlos.
Bruna was admitted to the HR after being transferred from the Emergency Unit (APU) in the neighborhood of Imbiribeira, which had displayed a cardiorespiratory arrest. The girl underwent surgery around 15h, which had part of leg amputated. After the procedure was referred to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Bruna is in serious condition, breathing with the aid of equipment and making use of vasoactive drugs.
First time in the Reef
A student on vacation with family in Recife. It was the first time that the young woman visiting the city. She arrived last Thursday (18) to the state and return to the state capital next Wednesday (24).
At the time of the attack, Bruna was accompanied by relatives. A cousin of hers, Daniele Souza recalled the moments of despair on the beach. "We were in a group of people, me, her, our cousins from Olinda, her mother and grandmother. She and I were in the shallows and realized there was a hole, a slope, and we could not hit the ground. At this time one of our cousins enlisted the help of one of the lifeguards. Shortly after I had been placed on the jet-ski Firemen, Bruna was attacked, "he recalled.
The cousin of Bruno added that knew the history of shark attacks at the beach Recife. "We knew there were risks of attack, but I did not think it would be so in the shallows, but in the background," he said. Witnesses reported that the girl was bitten on the left leg around 13h20.
The attacks in Pernambuco began to be recorded in 1992. Data of the State Committee for Monitoring Incidents Sharks reveal that 70.2% of victims over the years, had between 14 and 25 years. In addition, 35.1% of occurrences were recorded during the full moon period. Of the 59 attacks, 23 occurred in Boa Viagem Beach and 17 in neighboring Piedade Beach, located in Jaboatão Guararapes in Recife Metropolitan Region (RMR).
SOURCE: GI Pernambco, July 22, 2013,