Jerusalem surgeons reattach Arab boy's head

 

Dr. Ohad Einav and Dr. Ziv Asa with 12-year-old Suleiman Hassan.

(JNS) - Surgeons at Hadassah Medical Center-Ein Kerem managed to reattach a boy's head after a horrific accident left him internally decapitated.

A car hit Suleiman Hassan, a 12-year-old Arab from the Judea and Samaria region, as he rode his bike, the Jerusalem hospital announced.

After he was airlifted to Hadassah's trauma unit, doctors discovered that the ligaments holding the rear base of his skull were seriously damaged, leaving it disconnected from the top vertebrae of his spine.

"The injury is extremely rare, but we do know that because children between ages four and 10 have heads that a...



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