Nigerian National Hospital Shows Off 8-Year Old’s Heart Surgery On Twitter

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Nigerian Hospital tweets surgery: The surgeons carry out operation

Nigerian Hospital tweets surgery

A heart surgery on an 8-year old child was tweeted live by the operating team at the Nigerian National Hospital.

Nigerian Hospital tweets surgery: The surgeons carry out operation
Nigerian Hospital tweets surgery: The surgeons carry out operation

In an interview with the BBC, the hospital’s PR spokesman, Dr. Tayo Haastrup, spoke about the decision to broadcast the surgery.

 

According to Haastrup, the operation was tweeted live to show Nigeria’s expertise to the world, and did not raise ethical concerns as the eight-year old patient was not identified.

See the tweets below!

Wana

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