A medical team at the Luxor International Hospital managed to perform a rare operation for a 40-day-old child who was found to have a congenital defect of a diaphragmatic hernia in the right diaphragm.
Dr. Tarek Mohammed Al-Sayed, director of the hospital, said that this condition is rare in cases of congenital abnormalities and occurs only 5%.
He also confirmed that the medical team consisting of Dr. Mohamed Abdalbari, General Surgery Consultant, Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim Ali General Surgery, Dr. ir. Ibrahim Musa, Consultant Anesthesiology and Care, and Dr. Ahmed Abulhasan, Anesthetist and Care Specialist, refused to postpone the operation for the post-Eid al-Adha period, Her second month, and she suffers heavily from this congenital defect.
Dr. Mohamed Abdel-Bari, head of the medical team, confirmed that the condition of the girl is stable and transferred to the pediatric care unit, which is in good condition and that it will be closely monitored in the coming period and that this operation is considered as one of the rare operations that took place during the last period, in Egyptian hospitals, since the occurrence of this congenital defect is rare in children.