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Nanagarhar doctors conduct extraordinary operation successfully

Nanagarhar doctors conduct extraordinary operation successfully

Jan 27, 2017 - 11:02


JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Doctors in eastern Nangarhar province after successful surgery removed an extra muscular part attached with the head of a baby girl, an official said on Friday.

Public Health Director Dr. Najibullah Kamawal told Pajhwok Afghan News it was the second medical operation of this nature conducted by the Neurosurgeons of the Zonal Hospital.

Hailing from Kunar province the girl was born two month ago with an extra muscular part attached with her head. She was brought to the hospital for operation which ended successful.

Kamawal said vital nervous vines were attached with the extra part of the body which the doctor had to separate them and it was a tough operation lasted for about three hours.

The extra part was attached at the back side of the girls’ head due to which the baby could not sleep properly.

According to the Kamawal operations of this nature were conducted in private facilities and foreign countries against to 500,000 afghanis but doctors of the Zonal hospital conducted the operation without charges and successful.

He said the baby girl would be kept at the hospital for a week.