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Taif: Twisted Bowel Straightened for Youth
01 January 2018
A team of surgeons at King Abdulaziz Specialist Hospital- Taif has successfully straightened twisted bowel of a 17-year-old youth. He suffered from severe abdominal distension and colic. After due medical examinations by digestive surgeons, he was diagnosed with twisted bowel (volvulus), at 260 degree; causing intestine obstruction. During the surgery, the team straightened the twisted bowel, removed the damaged part and made reconnection. Thank Allah the surgery was successful.
On the other hand, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has recently launched the (e-health) App. to facilitate access to visual medical consultations on smartphones. In so doing, MOH seeks to employ cutting-edge technologies to enhance effective communication with service beneficiaries, and to provide them with the needed specialized medical consultations.
According to MOH, the first stage of the new App. will cover the Northern Borders, Asir, Tabuk, Jazan, Najran and Al-Jouf Health Affairs. The, the App will be used across the Kingdom, Allah Willing.
The App. is designed to enable audio-video communication from 9 a.m. to 12 a.m. during working days, and from 1 p.m. to 12 a.m. on weekends. Accordingly, users can login into the App., communicate directly with a specialist, and have their cases diagnosed through the App. Hence, the specialist can answer the users' inquiries, and provide the needed medical consultation and the necessary medical procedure.

Last Update : 03 January 2018 12:23 PM
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