14-year old Developed a new Medical Procedure for hysterectomy Surgery –
At the age of 14, the medical intern and child prodigy, Tony Hansberry II developed a way of sewing up patients after hysterectomies that decreased the risk of complications and simplified the tricky surgical procedure.
Tony’s goal is to become a University of Florida neurosurgeon and according to RisingAfrica.org: While interning at the University of Florida’s Center for Simulation Education and Safety Research, based at Shands Jacksonville, FL, the young intern figured out the following problem: The problem was that the endo stitch couldn’t clamp down properly to close the tube where the patient’s uterus had been. Tony figured that by suturing the tube vertically instead of horizontally, it could be done. And he was right.
Original article posted on Risingafrica.org