Kenya: Corrective Surgery Done At KNH
By Cynthia Kimola and Cindy Namisi, 7 February 2013
There are cases of children being born without an opening for passing out stool. Pediatric Surgeon Joel Lessan say this condition requires an operation known as a colostomy which is among one of the top surgical procedures for children under 5 years.
He says if the condition is contained early the kids can live a normal life. Kenyatta Hospital is the only public hospital in the country with specialists for this surgery.
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