Hope, there’s life in the Topdokters

Hope, there's life in the Topdokters

In the sixth episode of the Topdokters is professor Company for a risky surgery. He will need a new jaw the 23-year-old Dixie. As a child, she had a groeischade in the face by a radiation treatment for a tumor in the bone. She gets her mouth almost does not open and it is not normal to eat, “The challenge here is to the healing of a wound. After radiotherapy, to heal a wound are not so good. And if there’s an infection occurs, the tissue resistance. I have some fear, but what else are you going to do? This, as it does not give any hope for Speed.”

Also, dr. Moreels have to worry. In the East of Congo, is a woman with him at the consultation, who are complaining about excruciating pain in the abdomen. It is clear that the cancerous tumor is. Due to the dire lack of medical facilities, dr. Moreels, her surgery as soon as possible, in order to be able to judge whether the tumor can be removed. “We have to have an ultrasound done, that is, a mass of shows at the belly, but in doing so, you don’t know where it comes from. It should have a computed tomography (CT) scan or an MRI is shown to be the extent to which the surrounding organs are affected. Here, you will have none of this. Nothing at all.”
Dr. Moreels, “My personal opinion is that the people don’t have the naked truth of me. I tell you, of course, is that the case is a serious one, but I’ve seen it in my practice, and that the people to whom you hope to live longer than those who have no hope.”