- Nigerian medical doctors at Lagoon Hospital in Ikoyi, Lagos state have completed a complicated brain aneurysm surgical procedure
- As the news of the feat broke on Twitter, many people said the health officials represent the hope in the nation's healthcare system
- The CEO of the hospital, Jim Coker, said that the patient is recuperating after the surgery
A team of Nigerian doctors has made the country really proud after the health officials successfully carried out brain aneurysm surgery.
According to Google support for medical searches, an aneurysm is "a ballooning and weakened area in an artery". It can happen in areas such as in the aorta, brain, back of the knee, intestine, or spleen.
The news of the successful operation was announced by Dr Jim Coker who is the CEO of Lagoon Hospitals. Coker said that the patient is recovering fine after the operation in the intensive care unit.
Many Nigerians reacted to the news on Twitter as they congratulated the team for a job well done.
Below are some of the things they said:
In other news about African doctors doing the thing, a group of stunning young ladies who graduated from the University for Development Studies (UDS) as medical doctors have heated social media with their beautiful photos.
The photos sighted by Briefly.co.za were mostly shared or retweeted by Ayorkor with the handle @naainvasion, who also graduated as a medical doctor.
The ladies beamed with adorable smiles although their graduation year was greeted with the Covid-19 pandemic, which ruined their chances of properly celebrating their success.
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