33 VVF pa­tients un­dergo sur­gi­cal in­ter­ven­tions in Ilorin

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Romoke W. Ah­mad, Ilorin

Sur­gi­cal in­ter­ven­tions have been car­ried out on 33 pa­tients suf­fer­ing from Vesico -vagi­nal fis­tula (VVF) at the SOBI Spe­cial­ist Hos­pi­tal, Alag­bado in Ilorin , the KWARA State cap­i­tal.

The State com­mis­sioner for Health, Al­haji Sulie­man Ato­lagbe Alege dis­closed this at the week­end in Ilorin while speak­ing to jour­nal­ists, say­ing it took the sur­geons about seven hours to op­er­ate one of the pa­tients with VVF which ended up suc­cess­ful.

He com­mended the sur­geons as well as the Coun­try Di­rec­tor for Vis­tu­lar Plus, Chief Iyeme Efem and Pro­fes­sor Ola­dosu Ojemgbede of the Uni­ver­sity Col­lege Hos­pi­tal (UCH) Ibadan for the pro­gramme and called for the es­tab­lish­ment of a cen­ter for the treat­ment of the dis­ease in the state to take care of the North Cen­tral zone of the coun­try.

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