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Historic surgery recipient dies

Update: October, 28/2013 - 11:05
Da Lat native Nguyen Duy Hai, who underwent historic surgery performed by American surgeon McKay Kinnon to remove a 90kg tumor on his leg last year, died on Friday at the Lam Dong General hospital.— Photo dantri

LAM DONG  (VNS)— Da Lat native Nguyen Duy Hai, who underwent historic surgery performed by American surgeon McKay Kinnon to remove a 90kg tumor on his leg last year, died on Friday at the Lam Dong General hospital.

According to Hai's relatives, he was rushed to the hospital for emergency treatment the night before in a critical condition. He was unconscious and suffering from respiratory problems.

FV Hospital where Hai was operated on last year said it would work with its counterparts from Hoan My Hospital and Lam Dong General Hospital to find the cause of his death.

The hospital also claimed that during Dr Kinnon's August visit, Hai's health was examined and found to be stable. — VNS

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