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Heidi and our friend Dr. Nastia Furtak attended the medical missions conference hosted by the IMB in Virginia. Heidi was a speaker at the event.
Malrotation or volvulus begins in the womb when intestines are not correctly positioned within the abdomen and bands of scar tissue are formed that can cause issues later in life.
Performing a bilateral mastectomy on a 17-year-old Ghanaian girl with a rare condition.
William created a video about Dr. George Faile III and his family’s legacy at BMC to accompany this article about the upcoming MedAdvance conference in Virginia (which Heidi will be speaking at).
A month after a young man had injured his thumb in a machine which fills “pure water sachets,” he came to BMC. He had been dressing his wounds at another hospital, but he had not seen any improvement. The skin, soft tissue and tendon on the nail side of his thumb overlying the knuckle joint […]
KJ’s former schoolmates send an incredible gift to her Ghanaian primary school
One day, I got a text from one of our visiting doctors requesting a consult for a 3-year-old boy. He had an ultrasound report (from a local herbal medicine seller who also has an ultrasound machine) with the following diagnoses: liver cirrhosis, ascites (fluid in the abdomen) and splenic tears. Confused, I asked the young […]
Last September, I was in northeastern France with a friend who was president of his local Disc Golf Association. He invited me to join them on a Saturday morning to play a course in a park that he had created. It was a lot of fun and gave me the inspiration to try to create […]
Video and photos from our Christmas Day at church in Kolinvaai