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Keyhole surgery on baby

Surgeons at the Cayman Islands Hospital have made medical history by performing laparoscopic or “keyhole” surgery on a three-week-old patient suffering from pyloric stenosis, a digestive disorder in newborns, which keeps food from moving into the intestines. Sacha and Fitzroy Miller, parents of little Sariah Miller, said they became terrified …

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Cayman Islands Hospital celebrates medical success

The Cayman Islands Hospital is the first hospital in the Caribbean to perform gall bladder removal surgery using the Fluorescence Cholangiography technique. According to a press release, the new surgical technique involves the use of a fluorescent dye that, when activated, provides surgeons with a clearer view of the area …

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Virginia teen still in “serious condition”

At press time a teenage tourist remains in “serious condition” at the George Town Hospital after being struck by a Suzuki mini-van on Monday, 6 April. US media have identified the teen as 16-year-old Harrison Zierenberg of Midlothian, Virginia. Harrison was reportedly vacationing with his family in Cayman for spring …

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A day dedicated to Midwives

The Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) celebrated ‘International Day of the Midwife’ on Monday, 5 May, with a display in the atrium of the Cayman Islands Hospital showcasing midwifery, one of the most vital services provided. Midwives play an integral role in the maternity and birthing process and have …

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