Quang Ninh doctors save neonate stabbed in head

Doctors in the Northern Province of Quang Ninh have successfully performed an operation to save a 35 day old baby whose head was stabbed with a knife, said Dr. Nguyen Quoc Hung, director of Maternity-Children Hospital Quang Ninh on March 20.

The baby born on February 13, 2016 in Mong Cai Town of Quang Ninh Province was taken to the hospital on March 19. Her brain was seriously injured because the knife was stabbed on the head.

Soon surgeons carried out scan discovering the injury was bleeding and brain in the left was seriously damaged. Surgeons decided to conduct an operation.

Surgeons took out 10 ml blood clot out of the baby’s brain and stopped bleeding with a special medical knife.

At present, the neonate is recovering and tests showed that her health condition is stable.

By MINH KHANG - translated by Uyen Phuong

Other news