Thursday, 8 February 2018

Kenyian Hospital sucessfully re-implants hand severed at the wrist

The Kenyata National Hospital has successfully re-implanted a severed limb in a surgery to lasted 7 hours and was performed by fifteen specialists. Media reports from the country say the owner of the restored limb which was severed from the wrist, Mr. Theuri arrived the hospital on 26th January, 2018 in severe pain with the hand completely detached from the right arm. The hand was restored after a surgery led by Prof. Stanley Khainga and Dr. Ferdinand Nang’ole.



According to Dr Nang’ole, “two teams were constituted with one team preparing the hand and the other team working on the stump. This was very important as we were racing against time”

“Two teams were constituted with one team preparing the hand and the other team working on the stump. This was very important as we were racing against time” 



Lily Koros Tare, CEO KNH celebrated the team for their precision and expertise that has reclaimed the hand of Mr. Theuri.
“This successful surgery adds into the list of the great milestones that KNH specialists have made to save, transform, reclaim and prolong lives of many Kenyans and patients from East and Central Africa region.” 




Source: Venas News

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