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Parkinson’s disease and Ghana’s untold medical feat


Ghanaweb, June 24, Ghanadot - What many outside medical circles in Ghana may not know, is that Ghana made medical history and recorded a major breakthrough in brain surgery in November 2007, when a team of brain surgeons at the Tema International Neuro-Center successfully performed a seven-hour operation to treat a patient suffering from Parkinson's disease......

For the first time in sub-Saharan Africa, a patient with Parkinson's disease had a brain pacemaker placed within the sensitive structure of his brain, in order to stop the disabling.....The head of the surgical team, Ghanaian neurosurgeon, Dr. Nii Bonney Andrews led colleague surgeons  ...........More

 

 

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Parkinson’s disease and Ghana’s untold medical feat

Ghanaweb, June 24, Ghanadot - What many outside medical circles in Ghana may not know, is that Ghana made medical history and recorded a major breakthrough in brain surgery in November 2007, when a team of brain surgeons at the Tema International Neuro-Center successfully performed a seven-hour operation to treat a patient suffering from Parkinson's disease ....More

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