American medical team performs first paediatric heart surgery in Tobruk, Libya
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Tobruk Medical Centre announced Thursday the first paediatric heart surgery performed by an American team of Novick Cardiac Alliance, the Libya Observer reports. 

The operation was done on a two-year-old child who was suffering from ventricular septal defects, which required his transfer from Rajma district in Benghazi to Tobruk Hospital to undergo an urgent surgery after the arrival of the medical team to the centre. The operation was successful and the child who underwent the surgery was in good condition

The medical team is visiting the Centre for a specific period to perform a number of important heart surgeries for children


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