Prince of Wales Hospital, in Sha Tin, where a finger that was meant to be reattached to a patient’s hand was temporarily discarded. Photo: Wikipedia Prince of Wales Hospital, in Sha Tin, where a finger that was meant to be reattached to a patient’s hand was temporarily discarded. Photo: Wikipedia
Prince of Wales Hospital, in Sha Tin, where a finger that was meant to be reattached to a patient’s hand was temporarily discarded. Photo: Wikipedia

Hong Kong’s Prince of Wales Hospital launches inquiry into case of severed finger that was thrown away mid-surgery

  • The hospital says the severed digit was ultimately found among the operating theatre’s medical waste, but could not be reattached
  • The patient had cut off the index finger and badly injured two others in an accident involving an electric saw

Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals
Prince of Wales Hospital, in Sha Tin, where a finger that was meant to be reattached to a patient’s hand was temporarily discarded. Photo: Wikipedia Prince of Wales Hospital, in Sha Tin, where a finger that was meant to be reattached to a patient’s hand was temporarily discarded. Photo: Wikipedia
Prince of Wales Hospital, in Sha Tin, where a finger that was meant to be reattached to a patient’s hand was temporarily discarded. Photo: Wikipedia
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