US Doctors are doing ‘Virtual Surgery’ in Syria
By: Mohamed Elawad
The Union of Syrian Medical Relief Organizations is connecting US Doctors with their Syrian counterparts in order to assist them with the ever-increasing medical needs created by the war in their country which has left over 100,000 dead. This process has been made possible via secret Skype sessions. Voice of America (VOA) was recently given access to one such session in which a 19-year-old with periphery nerve damage as a result of a shot to the leg was receiving surgery.
Dr Abdalmajid Katranji, a hand surgeon based in Michigan who had volunteered, was on hand to consult.
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