The blunder occurred during surgery at St Paul’s Hospital in Causeway Bay. Photo: Google Maps

Medical blunder cost woman her spleen in operation at Hong Kong private hospital

  • The 57-year-old underwent surgery to remove a tumorous kidney at St Paul’s Hospital but it was later discovered her spleen was mistakenly removed
  • A spokesman for the hospital said the doctor’s admission rights and privileges for the establishment had been suspended
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The blunder occurred during surgery at St Paul’s Hospital in Causeway Bay. Photo: Google Maps
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The man had been admitted to Grantham Hospital to have a stent inserted. Photo: Wikipedia

Patient forced to undergo open heart surgery after broken wire left in artery following insertion of stent in Hong Kong’s Grantham Hospital

  • Patient, 60, originally admitted to hospital for non-surgical procedure to open up heart arteries by inserting stent into blocked vessel
  • When clinician retrieved coronary guide wire during original stent procedure it was found to be broken
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The man had been admitted to Grantham Hospital to have a stent inserted. Photo: Wikipedia
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