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

Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals
The blunder occurred during surgery at St Paul’s Hospital in Causeway Bay. Photo: Google Maps The blunder occurred during surgery at St Paul’s Hospital in Causeway Bay. Photo: Google Maps
The blunder occurred during surgery at St Paul’s Hospital in Causeway Bay. Photo: Google Maps
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