Our specialists for general surgery, Dr. med. Dr. phil. Annemarie Nijboer and Panagiotis Fikatas travelled to Myanmar with Pro-Interplast Seligenstadt (e.V).
On 09.02.2019, a team of 12 doctors, specialists and support staff travelled to Bago, Myanmar to provide free surgery for children. The team, consisting of hand surgeons, plastic surgeons, orthopaedic surgeons, anaesthetists and nurses, was onsite for 10 days.
As a part of this team, M1 specialists Dr. med. Dr. phil. Annemarie Nijboer and Panagiotis Fikatas travelled to Myanmar to operate on children suffering from cleft lips, jaws and palettes, hand defects and burn scars, greatly improving their quality of life.
Thanks to the nursing staff of the hospital in Bago and the many local helpers who took care of logistics for the trip, including transport of the patients, the German team of doctors were able to operate on 150 patients.