Heidi removes and ovarian cyst with torsion only to find something quite peculiar inside of it!
Heidi removes a bowel obstructing mass from a 3 year old boy that turns out to be Burkitt’s Lymphoma.
A grass cutting teen gets his achilles tendon severed by a cutlass. Heidi uses the Krakow Method to repair it successfully.
Using ultrasound Heidi finds that a ruptured appendix is much more serious and an urgent operation is needed.
Working here in Northern Ghana, I have seen conditions and tumors that I have never seen elsewhere. Sometimes, I have to refer patients to the larger teaching institutions for further investigations. Other times, I just have to approach a problem in a stepwise fashion until a conclusion is found. This case is a good example […]
A kid has a major bowel obstruction caused by dozens of seeds from the swamp ebony tree fruit or diospyros mespiliformis.
Heidi extracts a large ovarian cyst that appears to be cancerous. The actual diagnosis is a bit of a surprise.
From time to time I have patients come to me with deep lacerations to the hand which on further inspection reveal injuries to the tendons. This causes an inability to move their fingers as they should. Often the injury is caused by a knife or cutlass but it can also due to a moto accident.