Grantham Hospital, in Aberdeen, where Hong Kong’s first hole-in-heart operation was performed. Pictures: SCMP

Why Hong Kong’s first hole-in-heart surgery in 1968 was ‘years behind China’

How the closure of the Suez Canal and the lack of a specially trained team and essential equipment delayed the opening of a life-saving hospital unit

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Grantham Hospital, in Aberdeen, where Hong Kong’s first hole-in-heart operation was performed. Pictures: SCMP
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