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A team of four Jamaican surgeons, led by hepatobiliary specialist at the University Hospital of the West Indies Dr Shamir Cawich (second left), successfully carried out four laparoscopic surgeries at Percy Junor Hospital, recently.
The other members of the team were (foreground from left) Dr Carlos Wilson, Percy Junor; Dr Lindberg Simpson, Kingston Public Hospital; and Dr Akil Baker of Mandeville Regional Hospital, who were complemented by Percy Junor medical theatre staff.
The surgeries, the first of their kind to be performed at the institution, were carried out on November 23, 2012 as part of a day dubbed ‘Hospital-based training in Laparoscopic Surgery at Percy Junor Hospital’.
Laparoscopic surgery is a modern surgical technique in which operations in the abdomen are performed through small incisions.
Chief Executive Officer Earl McLaughlin said the occasion was another display of the administration’s commitment to introducing cutting-edge technology at the institution and improving service delivery.
Percy Junor Hospital is located on the border of Manchester and Clarendon.
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