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LASUTH denies allegations of missing intestines of a 12-year-old patient





The Management of the Lagos State University teaching Hospitals LASUTH has reacted to the viral video on Some Media Platforms about the said missing intestines of a young lad after surgery at the Hospital

In Press Statement made available Sunday, the hospital empathized with the family of the patient, adding that financial assistance from any quarters for the Family will be in order but they should stop blackmailing the state government via the social media.


According to the statement, the hospital management is cooperating with the state agency which is already investigating this rather unfortunate case.


The Hospital Management said their hospital is an excellent tertiary institution with highly knowledgeable and skilled medical consultants and also equipped with state of the art facilities.


It noted that The patient in question was referred to their hospital after having two surgeries carried out in a private hospital and He required extensive optimisation in our facility before a corrective surgery could be carried out.


At the surgery, which was carried out by an experienced pediatric surgeon and her team , certain strange findings were discovered.


According to LASUTH Management,There is a video clip of these intraoperative findings as The mother was informed about these findings but she appeared to be in denial.

The hospital is in possession of a comprehensive report of the findings by a high powered panel that it quickly set up to look into all ramifications of this case.


The hospital said they carried out a corrective surgery and did not wilfully remove any organ or structure.


The Governor of Lagos State Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Sunday paid an unscheduled visit to Debola Akin-Bright at LASUTH After listening to his case and pledged to take over his medical care, by pulling all medical expertise from LASUTH and other resources to save Debola’s life. .



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