Two of the items left in patients' bodies following surgery: a 1cm drill bit which snapped off during hip surgery, and a 12cm silicon tube. Photos: HA Risk AlertTwo of the items left in patients' bodies following surgery: a 1cm drill bit which snapped off during hip surgery, and a 12cm silicon tube. Photos: HA Risk Alert
Two of the items left in patients' bodies following surgery: a 1cm drill bit which snapped off during hip surgery, and a 12cm silicon tube. Photos: HA Risk Alert

Number of surgical objects left in bodies of Hong Kong patients hits four-year high

Two of the items left in patients' bodies following surgery: a 1cm drill bit which snapped off during hip surgery, and a 12cm silicon tube. Photos: HA Risk AlertTwo of the items left in patients' bodies following surgery: a 1cm drill bit which snapped off during hip surgery, and a 12cm silicon tube. Photos: HA Risk Alert
Two of the items left in patients' bodies following surgery: a 1cm drill bit which snapped off during hip surgery, and a 12cm silicon tube. Photos: HA Risk Alert
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