Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Palestinian Doctors Remove Bullet from Heart of Gaza Child

A team of Palestinian surgeons at Al-Makassed Hospital in Jerusalem led by professor Nizar Hajja took out a bullet from the heart of Gazan child, Al-Watan Voice reported yesterday.

Eight-year-old Ibrahim was shot while playing with his friends in the courtyard outside his house in the north of the Gaza Strip two weeks ago.

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Due to the lack of medical equipment in Gaza, Ibrahim was transferred to Al-Makassed where he had a six-hour laparoscopy which allowed doctors to remove the bullet.

Prof. Hajja said:

“The bullet was in a sensitive place near the heart and the operation was very dangerous because we did not want to waste the fluid around the heart.”

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He added:

“At the end, we took the bullet off successfully.”

(MEMO, PC, Social Media)

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