HMC Surgical Team Performs Spinal Procedure Using Innovative Device
Submitted by QNA on Doha, July 19 (QNA) - A team of surgeons from Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) performed an advanced procedure for the first time in Qatar to correct the abnormal spinal curvature of a nine-year-old boy The surgical team led by consultant orthopedic surgeon Dr. Abdulaziz Al Kuwari included associate consultant Dr. Alaa Zakout, Dr. Omar Al Noori and Dr. Nasser Khan, both spine fellows, performed the surgery on a young patient suffers from severe scoliosis, a condition where the spine twists and curves to the side, caused by a genetic condition, scoliosis gradually weakens the muscles around the spine The team inserted state-of-the-art MAGEC growing rods along the child's spine to correct the…
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