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King Saud Hospital – Unaizah: 90 Minutes Restore Normal to a Patient in her 30s
03 October 2017
A medical team at King Saud Hospital – Unaizah has successfully operated on a patient in her 30s suffering from lower back and right foot pains, as well as inability to walk. After due checkup and x-rays, she was diagnosed with big lumbar herniation pressing on her spine, causing partial physical paralysis and inability to walk at all. Immediately, she was taken to the operating room and had 1-and-half hour operation, with in incision in her skin and bone plate of L-5 vertebra. Then the disc was sucked out, while keeping her spine intact. By Allah's Grace, she improved, restored her normal life and was discharged a day after.
It is noteworthy that the MOH has launched a daily specialization-based e-Waiting List for surgical operations on its online portal. The list features the MOH's hospitals, along with surgical specializations and corresponding waiting days respectively.
By launching this initiative, MOH aims to update all patients and beneficiaries of services provided by its health facilities on the developmental efforts to boost performance levels, and to provide high quality service to satisfy and meet the health needs of citizens.

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