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Sepsis Amputation Surgeon Back at Work After Losing Legs

A surgeon who has amputated thousands of limbs during his career has returned to work after having both of his legs removed. Vascular surgeon Neil Hopper, 43, (pictured above) underwent the operation after becoming seriously ill with sepsis last April. Mr Hopper, who works at Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro, recently performed his first surgery… View Article
Mayday surgeon wins recognition for saving diabetic patients’ legs

Mayday surgeon wins recognition for saving diabetic patients’ legs

Monday, August 10, 2009, 18:00 by Aline Nassif To her patients, surgeon Stella Vig is something of a phenomenon at Mayday Hospital. Her gift is saving thousands of diabetic patients the agony of losing a leg. The 42-year-old vascular surgeon and diabetes expert has received two prestigious awards in the last few weeks for her… View Article