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3Novices:Two cancer patients had small metal parts left in body after surgery, Hong Kong Hospital Authority reveals

Two cancer patients at Queen Elizabeth Hospital were found to have had small metal parts from a new medical device left in their bodies after surgery since as long ago as last year, it emerged on Thursday.
In the first case, a patient underwent surgical procedures during chemotherapy last year and this year in which a new model of implantable long-dwelling catheter was inserted through the left and right side of the neck, a Hospital Authority spokesman said.
A routine review of the patient…
July 07, 2017 at 07:50AM http://ift.tt/2tOqzz7
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